Finnish Summer Conference – 2019

7—9 June, 2019

We invite you to join our 2019 Summer Conference for Urantia Book readers in Finland at Päivölän Opisto, Tarttila which is 135 kilometers from Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Our theme will be: “Thousands of Study Groups Must Be Brought Into Existence”

During this conference there will be a mixture of presentations, workshops, study groups, discussions, walking in nature, a social program, and other Urantia-focussed activities.

For more details see our program below.


To register please contact Sini Lilja, email: [email protected]no later than June 1, 2019
You can also call Sini, telephone: +358 44 546 6657


Friday June 7
18.00 Annual General Meeting. The general meeting is normally only for Finnish Urantia Association members but non-members are also welcome to observe. (According to our rules only members have right to vote and make proposals.) After the general meeting there will be supper and social activity.

Saturday June 8
08.00 Breakfast

09.00-9:20 Opening by Sini Liljaand singing together, live music by Osmo Saarela

9:20-10:20 Taking pictures of nature and participants. (When taking photos of people please ask their permission, and if you want to use on social media or internet, please also ask their permission.)

10:20-11:00 Presentation: What Did Jesus Teach About Teamwork? Kari Kippo

11.00- 12 Lunch

12:00-14:00 Workshops. Which whole chapter shall we choose? We will make notes and write questions. The results and experiences of the workshops groups will be opened and discussed together.

14:00-14:30 Coffee break

14:30-15:30  An exercise called ”The Tree of Life”, whose branches are filled with leaves and fruits which give us spiritual nourishment. How does this tree nourish us? Let’s draw together in groups this “Tree of Life” with branches and fruits on large paper. It may include prayers, worshiping, service and teachings of Jesus.

15:30-16:00  Sharing the results of the workshops groups.

16:00-17:00 Dinner

17:00-18:00 Rest break

18:00 Social program

Sunday June 9
9:00-10:00  Pilgrimage, planned and directed by Sini Lilja, music by Henrik Perelloand Osmo Saarela

10:00-11:00 Presentation: The Discoveries of Science on Working in Groups and Peer Support (psychology, education theory, neurology, sociology) by Riitta Tuori

11.00-12:00 Lunch

12:00-13:00 Spiritual AA-group. We will go through the method of AA’s 12 Step program in groups.

13:00-13:30 Singing together and Singing (solo) Sini Lilja, text by Sini Lilja, composed by Urantia Book reader, Kari Kuosmanen.

13:30-14:00  Closing words,  Risto Mäntynen, President Urantia Association Finland

14:00 Coffee and goodbyes


€30 per day/person in a shared room.

Note:There is a fee of €20 to cover Lecture Room Rentals.


Meals and evening snacks for two days is €50. You can also buy meals separately.

Note: Presentations are in Finnish but study groups will also be held in English.

Päivölän Opisto

Päivöläntie 52
37770 Tarttila (Valkeakoski).
Tel +358 3 647080
Email: [email protected]
Google Maps: click here

More information:

Sini Lilja, Telephone: 044 546 6657 or email-[email protected]

Hosted by: Urantia Association Finland