This guide has been produced with loving care by people who respect the mission given to us by the revelators to create thousands of study groups. Read More of Study Group Guide.
The Urantia Book Study Group Directory (UBSGD) recently surpassed the largest number of listings added in any single year since 2011. A total of 68 new groups were added in 2019. This is more than double the number of new groups added in 2018. The Study Group Directory continues to grow as readers from more … read more of Urantia Book Study Group Directory.
In the mid-1970s, guided by our spiritual mentor, a number of like-minded friends and I entered into a new journey of spiritual awakening based on the revelations of The Urantia Book. Our mentor, who had received his copy of the “Urantia Cosmology” directly from a French reader in the 1960s, tailored the guidance he offered … read more of What Does the Future Hold for Study Groups?.
Having been involved for many years in the development of study groups both internationally and in my sphere of local activities within the Urantia Association of Quebec, I realize that despite all the efforts of many committed readers, growth of study groups is proceeding very slowly. I believe there are several causes for this slow … read more of Advocacy for Study Groups.
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.
I read with great interest your article in the last Tidings and both responses from young readers that were printed with it. From what the young (and extremely erudite) Venezuelan reader had to say, it would appear that young readers might be more interested in group study if the group itself consisted of only young … read more of Young Readers & Study Groups.
How can you help establish the roots of a new revelation, nourish living spiritual values your life, and come to exemplify the principals of universe unity to the world. Read More of The Temple of Spiritual Brotherhood and the Greater Meaning of Study Groups.
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.
Dear Friends and Students of The Urantia Book, Welcome to the Urantia Young Adult International (UYAI) study group with a non-exclusive emphasis on younger adult readers. Why (immediate goal): In a natural and gradual way, we will grow toward the goal of being able to do personal work as we see Jesus doing in Rome (132:4.1-2/1460.5-6). … read more of Online UYAI Study Group Module III.
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.
A project that began in 2009 to build a website where readers could find study groups has matured into an independent institution with broad sponsorship and a wide reach. Over 400 study groups representing 42 countries have chosen to list their study groups with the online search engine called The Urantia Book Study Group Directory … read more of The Urantia Book Study Group Directory.
Dear Friends and Students of The Urantia Book, Welcome to the Urantia Young Adult International (UYAI) study group with a non-exclusive emphasis on younger adult readers. Why: To prepare potential presenters and workshop leaders for the conferences in San Antonio, Budapest, and Bogotá in 2016; some training in public speaking will be included. Read More of Urantia Young Adult Study Group.
Dear Friends and Students of The Urantia Book, Welcome to the Urantia Young Adult International (UYAI) study group with a non-exclusive emphasis on younger adult readers. Why (immediate goal): To prepare potential presenters and workshop leaders for the conferences in San Antonio, Budapest, and Bogotá in 2016; some training in public speaking will be included. When: Weekly on … read more of UYAI Study Group.
Dear friends of The Urantia Book, A new international study group with a non-exclusive emphasis on younger readers Why (immediate goal): To prepare potential presenters and workshop leaders for the conferences in San Antonio, Budapest, and Bogotá in 2016; some training in public speaking will be included. When: Weekly, this Saturday, December 19, at 1-3 p.m. … read more of UYAI Study Group.
Although The Urantia Book does not offer any official interpretations of its teachings, your study group may benefit from using the following selected text and questions to foster an in-depth approach to your reading and study experience. These questions, then, are designed to stimulate thought in reference to a highlighted section from The Urantia Book. … read more of Mini-Study Guide.
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.
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.
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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.
Study group hosts embark on a journey that is filled with many rewards as well as some difficulties. Successful study group hosts have found that the basic keys to success are consistency, dedication, patience, understanding, love, and effort. We hope you find these hints for hosting a study group helpful. Read More of Study Group Hosting Hints.