Welcome to the OA NoVA Intergroup Website

OA's Fifth Tradition states

Our Primary Purpose is to carry the message to the compulsive overeater who still suffers.

OA NoVA Intergroup Mission Statement

To support individuals in need of recovery from compulsive eating (e.g.: overeating, bulimia, anorexia) through empowering all meetings within the Intergroup.

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The Steps are the Answer - Sabrina R., Chair, OA NoVA Intergroup
Excerpt from March's Novations

"The steps are the answer." This is a mantra I have heard in meetings, and have incorporated into my subconscious. I say this to myself every so often and my Higher Power reminds me of this fact from time to time when my life starts to become unmanageable. When my mind races...



The Importance of Working the 12 Steps - Bridget
Excerpt from March's Novations

One of the most instrumental roles in our recovery is working the 12 steps. The steps allow us to relinquish past resentments and feelings that propel us back into the vicious cycle of compulsive eating. Without step work many of us cannot be as spiritually free or stable as those who have worked the steps thoroughly. We truly become enriched people spiritually and in our daily living. The steps show us...


Need to find a meeting?

Here are Northern Virginia's local meetings

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Meeting Announcements

Literature Meeting in Herndon is closed!

Thursday mornings 9:30 - 10:30 am at Epiphany Episcopal Church


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Speakers have at least 90 days of back to back abstinence.


OA Nova Events

Abstinence Workshop
Sat Mar 14 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
Intergroup Meeting
Sat Mar 21 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Promises Workshop
Sat Mar 28 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM

Region 7 Events

Unity Day - 2015
Sun Mar 01 @ 1:00PM - 04:30PM
2015 Virtual 12 Steps Workshops
Sun Mar 08 @ 3:00PM - 04:00PM
Recovery by the Sea ~ Beach Retreat 23
Fri Mar 27 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM

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