Webinars & Workshops

Urantia Association International’s Education Committee produces educational programs to encourage study of The Urantia Book. One of these ongoing programs is to present a number of online workshops and webinars which are recorded. Most of them are now available on the Association’s YouTube channel.

For your convenience, we have embedded the English webinars and workshops below. Some of them have been produced with the help of the Association’s Study Groups Committee in an effort to improve the quality and effectiveness of study groups. We hope you find them interesting and helpful.

Webinars are listed directly below, with the most recent at the top. Below the Webinars is a series of Workshop videos on “Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book.” To go directly to Workshops, click on this link Workshops.

Webinars

Religious Habits—Eight Steps to Spiritual Growth

Presented by Mark Blackham. All meaningful religious growth depends on our conscious and intentional decisions. This is true not just for soul growth but also for circle attainment and Adjuster attunement. Fortunately, we can ensure that we make the best decisions in all circumstances by developing good religious habits.

The Possibility of Fusion While Still Living in the Flesh

Presented by James Perry. This presentation explores the possibility of achieving fusion while in the flesh using references from The Urantia Book as well as additional insights that can be derived from those references.

Finding Your Niche – Serving with the Master Seraphim

Presented by Susan Lyon. The Urantia Book reveals that there are twelve groups of master seraphim working diligently, in very specific fields of endeavor, for the welfare and benefit of our world. We all have likely sought the assistance of the angels at one time or another, but is there something we might do for them?

On Wisdom and Worship: Becoming Human

Presented by Carolyn Prentice. The focus of this seminar is to explore how The Urantia Book discusses worship and wisdom, and how the expanded understanding of these terms can help us to grow spiritually.

The Importance of Psycho-Spiritual Work

Presented by Agnès Lazar and Guy Perron. Religious growth is a progressive life of self-realization, curiosity and adventure. And it is predicated on the discovery of selfhood accompanied by self-criticism — the criticism of oneself by one’s own value-habits, or personal ideals. [from 100:1.5]

On Gifts and Giving

Presented by Cheryl Glicker. Cheryl does a presentation on the “gifts” associated with the Fifth Epochal Revelation. A discussion of the meaning and value of some of these “gifts” is followed by a presentation of different types of “Giving” and discussion on how/why it is “more blessed to give than to receive.”

Modern Strategies for Spreading the Urantia Teachings

Presented by Urantia Association’s President, Chris Wood. Chris says there has long been a tension in our community between those who favor a “go slow” approach to spreading The Urantia Book teachings and those who favor “mass dissemination.” This webinar is an open reexamination of the issue in light of the digital age in which we now live.

The Divine Dance – A Challenge and a Joy – Are You Prepared for This Commitment?

Presented by Line St-Pierre. Line discusses “The religious challenge of this age is to those farseeing and forward-looking men and women of spiritual insight who will dare to construct a new and appealing philosophy of living out of the enlarged and exquisitely integrated modern concepts of cosmic truth, universe beauty, and divine goodness.”

The Discourse of the Master on the Soul

Presented by Guy Perron. A Divine Counselor tells us how much confusion there is in the minds of the individuals living on this planet, and there is a lot of confusion about the soul, this new reality we co-create with our Thought Adjuster. Let’s come together to appreciate how much the discourse of our Master on the soul dissolves that confusion.

Machiventa Melchizedek: Working on Earth Since 200,000 BC

Presented by Joshua J. Wilson. Joshua is a musician, pastoral counselor, and essayist who writes on historical and scientific subjects harmonizing science, philosophy, and spirituality.

How Does the New Philosophy of Living Help Us Grow?

Presented by Jeff Wattles. Jeff has devoted decades to the philosophy of living as it is sketched at the end of Paper 2. Focused on truth, beauty, and goodness (together with love, mercy, and ministry), he continues to discover how to help others grow through projects of experiential education.

The Greatest of All, Part 2

Presented by Rick Lyon. This is a continuation of a word search study for the term “the greatest of all” and for the word “greatest.”

The Greatest of All, Part 1

Presented by Rick Lyon. Rick does a word-search study for the term “the greatest of all” and for the word “greatest.” It is fascinating to pull one word from The Urantia Book and discover all the various usages and meanings of a single word. We will discover what is “the greatest of all” things and the “greatest” of many things.

True Religion—The Great Liberator

Presented by Guy Perron. Guy asks how can we courageously and steadfastly live our own relationship with God throughout the daily challenges of earthly living? How do we move from mere belief to living faith? How can we live in God, with God, for God, and for the spiritual well-being of all, including our own?

Spiritual Unity and The Spirit of Truth

Presented by the Urantia Association’s Judicial Commissioner, Benet Rutenberg. Benet talks about the need to base our spiritual desires on a sound foundation of spiritual truth and values, a firm structure of intellectual meanings, and the necessity of being grounded in material fact. He goes on to promote methods of living in the presence of God.

Improving the Quality and Effectiveness of Study Groups

Presented by the Association’s Study Group Chair, Gaétan Charland. Gaétan explores how study groups may be improved to work toward fulfilling The Urantia Book’s mission, as stated in the book: “…to expand cosmic consciousness and enhance spiritual perception.”

Lifting Together: The Future of Urantia Association

Presented by President, Chris Wood. Chris speaks about the Association’s plans over the next three years as well as what our organization might look like in the coming decades.

WORKSHOPS

Urantia Association International’s Education Committee presents a series of fourteen, two-hour workshops for students of The Urantia Book on the subject of: “Teaching and Leadership according to The Urantia Book.”

Religion does need new leaders, spiritual men and women who will dare to depend solely on Jesus and his incomparable teachings. [Paper 195:9.4, page 2082.9]

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 1

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 2

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 3

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 4

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 5

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 6

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 7

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 8

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 9

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 10

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 11

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 12

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 13

Teaching & Leadership According to The Urantia Book. Session 14