12-Step Programs at Epworth

We support the broader community by hosting these 12 Step programs at our church

To contact any of the 12-Step programs noted below, please call the church office at 410-667-6054.

"Epworth has kindly hosted the Day Starters Alcoholics Anonymous meeting held each weekday at 6:30 am. I attended that meeting every morning for the first eight or nine years of my sobriety. It was there I discovered a God of my understanding. The work I did in that room has been transformational, helping my relationship with God grow and mature in ways that allowed me to begin to become the person God intends me to be. The room is intimate, and the conversations often focus on developing a relationship with God that sustains sobriety and allows alcoholics to love themselves and others in ways that heal those who attend, their families, and loved ones. I am grateful Day Starters was there to meet me where I found myself in my hour of need."

Epworth Alcoholics Anonymous Alumni

Alcoholics Anonymous - Day Starters 

Monday-Friday, 6:30-7:30am

Need help with a drinking or substance abuse problem? Alcoholics Anonymous has a solution and the members of Day Starters are willing to help you find the easier way to live your life. We come together to help each other by sharing our experiences, strength, and hope. We learn to live by spiritually based principles in our 12-step program. Everyone is welcome! No dues/fees.

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Alcoholics Anonymous - Monday Night Grace

Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm

Alcoholics Anonymous is a place where people can privately share their experience, strength, and hope with each other, so they can solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. No dues/fees.

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This group no longer meets at Epworth UMC. It has moved to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lutherville on Thursday evenings. Learn More

Al-Anon is a group designed for anyone who is worried about someone they know with a drinking problem. Using the 12 Steps, members discuss common problems, share experiences, strength, and hope. We believe alcoholism is a family illness, and that changed attitudes can aid recovery. No dues/fees.

Overeaters Anonymous 

Wednesdays, 7-8pm

Overeaters Anonymous (OA) is a group of people who support each other using a 12 Step approach in order to recover from compulsive eating and food behaviors. Everyone who feels they might have a problem with food is welcome. No dues/fees.

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7:30-9:00pm (6-9 pm 2nd Friday of each month)

The S-Anon International Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship of relatives and friends who have been affected by another person's sexual behavior. No dues/fees.

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