Hara Davis Study Aids

Following are descriptions of three major works created by Hara Davis to assist students of The Urantia Book in their study. 1. Urantia Study Aids These colourful Study Aids are designed to clarify the main concepts from The Urantia Book and may be useful for readers who need a visual aid to comprehension. They are … read more of Hara Davis Study Aids.

Study Groups Revisited

During the conference in Amsterdam, I met with a long-time reader and had an interesting discussion with him about the name, nature, function, mission, and goals of study groups. Since then I had a few more discussions about this subject with readers from Europe, North America, Africa, and my local association. In all those exchanges, … read more of Study Groups Revisited.

Effective Study Groups

As a host of a study group have you ever wondered how effective your group is at promoting spiritual growth in its participants? Have you ever questioned yourself about the value your group has in promoting the mission of The Urantia Book? These are just two of the many legitimate questions we might ask ourselves … read more of Effective Study Groups.

Study Groups and Young People

After my return from the Budapest conference, I was contacted by one of our members asking me about the different study group models I know of, because from what this reader said in her message, it was her opinion that the younger generation is less prone to joining study groups the way that most are currently … read more of Study Groups and Young People.

Rejuvenating Your Study Group

Have you ever had the feeling that the study group you are hosting or going to is getting a bit boring, or is not satisfying your need for progress in understanding the teachings you are studying together, nor helping your desire to progress spiritually? Many study groups have come and gone since the time of … read more of Rejuvenating Your Study Group.

Study Group Committee in the Making

During the last two months, calls were made to many different Urantia Associations across the world to recruit volunteers to join the Urantia International Study group Committee. We had good results; four members of different Associations have come forth and offered their help to further the mission of this committee. Presently the committee can start … read more of Study Group Committee in the Making.

The Spiritual Attributes of Study Groups

Do You Want to Change the World? Last month my husband and I attended a church service where the pastor after reading an inspiring passage from the Bible turned to the crowd and yelled: “do you want to change the world?” “I want to change the world and I want you to join me!” People … read more of The Spiritual Attributes of Study Groups.

Effective Urantia Study Group Leadership

Lighting the Way Introduction There was a young man walking down a street one day who saw three people struggling with a piano in a doorway. The piano was wedged tightly, and the three couldn’t move it. Being a good Samaritan, the young man pitched in to help. A half hour later, he paused, mopped … read more of Effective Urantia Study Group Leadership.

The Value of Study Groups

When people join together for study, to discover together new truths, to share their spiritual journey, remarkable things can and will happen. Balanced participation, shared openness, intellectual discovery, a heightened sense of values and warm fellowship: what could be a more superb focus for study than The Urantia Book? Read More of The Value of Study Groups.

Undertaking a Personal Study of The Urantia Book

Introduction Reading The Urantia Book is like attending a conference. Many authors speak in sequence,covering a variety of topics. They speak in great accord, though they do not march in lockstep uniformity. Differences in specialization and personality are evident. To some extent, the earlier speakers anticipate the later ones, while the later ones show that … read more of Undertaking a Personal Study of The Urantia Book.

About Tidings Newsletter

The Tidings newsletter is an on-line publication that serves as Urantia Association International’s primary communication tool for reaching out to the Association’s membership, supporters, donors, volunteers, and general readership friends. It provides news and information on the many activities and events of the National and Local Associations around the globe as well as information and … read more of About Tidings Newsletter.

Website Fund

Finances the ongoing costs of our internet presence where we communicate news, provide publications and services, and connect with our community. Read More of Website Fund.

Urantia Association Educational Activities

Dear Friends and Readers of The Urantia Book, It is a pleasure to inform you about the latest activities of Urantia Association’s Education Committee. We are organizing a cycle of monthly live webinars. On March 24, the Association’s Study Groups Committee Chair, Gaetan Charland, presented the theme “Improving the Quality and Effectiveness of Study Groups.” … read more of Urantia Association Educational Activities.

About the Journal

The Journal is produced twice yearly and contains articles and study aids by readers and for readers of The Urantia Book.  To read current and past issues click here. Subscriptions The Journal is available electronically free of charge for anyone with an email address. Join our mailing list to receive free electronic copies. To receive hard copies, you may subscribe to the Journal at … read more of About the Journal.

Items of Interest from the Website

Have you seen Urantia Association International’s Study Aids & Resources section of the website? Many students of The Urantia Book produce study aids and derivative works—creative tools that can help others understand the complexity of The Urantia Book. * The Association has developed a resource library where many of these works are available. The full index of subjects … read more of Items of Interest from the Website.

A Call for Children’s Works

The family is the channel through which the river of culture and knowledge flows from one generation to another. [Paper 84:0.2, page 931.2]  The Education Committee of Urantia Association International is in the planning stages of developing Urantia Book related programs for children and families as part of the Association’s outreach in the spreading of the revelation to the next generation.   … read more of A Call for Children’s Works.

2017 ISB Election

Skills & Qualifications for Open ISB Positions President Statement of Understanding of Position, Mission and Goals: The President is first and foremost a member of the International Service Board (ISB) of Urantia Association International. Each elected member of the ISB is responsible for supporting and communicating Urantia Association’s strategic direction – its mission, purpose and … read more of 2017 ISB Election.