I taught university courses for a few years and my favorite course to teach was Introduction to Philosophy. Introductory courses translate a subject’s ideas into common language, while in-depth courses teach you a new language to better develop these ideas. I liked the idea of taking what might literally be a lifetime of work and … read more of President’s Message – June 2017.
In October 2016, a small group of leaders from Urantia Association International and the Urantia Book Fellowship met in Chicago to discuss the potential unification of our two organizations. This meeting was approved by the Association’s International Service Board and Representative Council, and the Fellowship’s Executive Committee. It was not the first time our community … read more of Unity Initiative Report.
12-15 April 2018 Urantia Association of the Netherlands (UAISUN) invites you to attend the 10th International Conference of Urantia Association International in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Our conference theme is ‘Jesus as a Teacher’ and we are inviting students of The Urantia Book from all over the world. The subtitle is ‘Are You Ready to Live His Teachings … read more of 2018 Urantia International Conference.
Annual Report 2016 The Association’s 2016 Annual Report is now ready for you to review and download from our website at: https://urantia-association.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/UA_AR2016_Final.pdf. (You can also find this PDF by going to https://urantia-association.org/about-uai/governance-policies and scroll down to find the Annual reports.) Revised Home Page for Website The Association’s Home Page of the website has been revised to … read more of Announcements.
As in previous years Urantia Association of the Netherlands (UAISUN) is organizing this year’s 2017 annual Urantia Conference for Dutch speaking students of The Urantia Book on August 21st. We will also be celebrating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, the incarnation of Michael of Nebadon. Last year we enjoyed an upward trend in the … read more of Dutch Speaking Urantia Conference—21st August.
Dancing with God—Emerging in Sacredness September 21 to 24, 2017 Urantia Foundation, Chicago As our series of women’s retreats continues at Urantia Foundation, the “Daughters of God” facilitator team is inviting you to an intimate, experiential, and fun weekend. In their next retreat, “Dancing with God-Emerging in Sacredness,” four Daughters of God have designed a program … read more of Daughters of God Women’s Retreat.
Check out Urantia Association International’s Events Calendar at http://urantia-association.org/events-list. Upcoming events can be viewed in a List or Calendar view. Urantia Book reader events provide opportunities for students to gain a deeper understanding of the ideas and concepts presented in The Urantia Book and help to facilitate a personal commitment to the ideals of spiritual living. We hope … read more of Upcoming Events.
Hosted by French Association of Readers of the Urantia Book 15-18 June 2017 Theme: ““The Influence of the Spirit of Truth and the Divine Minister Upon Our Spiritual Evolution” Location: Hostellerie Notre Dame Des Lumieres, France 2017 ANNUAL NATIONAL MEETING The Association Francophone des Lecteurs du Livre d’Urantia (AFLLU ) invites you to the Annual Conference … read more of Annual Conference for French Speaking Urantia Book Readers.
Greetings Fellow Journal Readers, Welcome to the digital age of 2017 and the new digital format for the Journal. Starting this year, we will be producing two issues of the Journal — one in May and one in November. If there is a conference, we might publish an additional issue with transcripts of the plenaries … read more of Journal Editorial May 2017.
Hosted by Pato & Antoinette’s Spiritual Family 20 May 2017 Theme: “White and Denim.” Location: Dorothy Green Park, United States 2017 SPIRITUAL FAMILY PICNIC Good News! Pato & Antoinette’s Annual Spiritual Family Picnic will take place at Dorothy Green Park, Santa Monica Beach on May 20th 2017 from 12noon til 5pm. It will be a day … read more of Pato & Antoinette’s Spiritual Family Picnic.
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 or click on the above image. 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, … read more of About the Journal.
Hosted by Urantia Association Finland 09-11 June 2017 Theme: “The Kingdom of Heaven.” Location: Sokos Hotel, Vantaa, Finland 2017 SUMMER CONFERENCE We would like to welcome you to the Summer Conference for Urantia Book Readers in Finland and which is going to be held from 9-11 June, 2017 at Sokos Hotel at only a distance of … read more of The Finnish Summer Conference.
The following is an account of the Transition to Unity meeting held in October last year by a joint committee of representatives of Urantia Association International and the Urantia Book Fellowship. Included is an initial report written by one of the participants, followed by the proposal both parties agreed upon and presented to their prospective … read more of Transition to Unity.
The Pay-it Forward Conference Model Last summer, Lone Star Urantia Association was tasked with hosting the first united conference between Urantia Association of the United States and The Urantia Book Fellowship. This was a challenge of unknown proportions simply because we had never attempted it before! But they were ready and produced a wonderful event … read more of President’s Message – March 2017.
The Representative Council of the Association held elections in January of this year to vote for 7 positions on the International Service Board (ISB). Here are the results of the election: President: Chris Wood (re-elected) Chief Financial Officer: Bradly Tharp (re-elected) Membership Chair: Luis Garcia- Bory (replaced Anton Miroshnichenko) Conference Chair: Antonio Schefer (re-elected) Education Chair: … read more of International Service Board Elections.
Urantia Book Readers’ Pilgrimage to the Holy Land of Jesus April 20 to May 5, 2017 The United Urantia Family is delighted to invite you to join us for our 2017 Easter Spirit Renewal Retreat Pilgrimage in Israel! Jerusalem, the City of David, the Old City Tunnels, Bethesda, Bethlehem, Mount of Olives, the Israel Museum, Mount … read more of Holy Land Pilgrimage.
Ministering The Gospel March 10 – 12, 2017 Heartland Retreat Center 16965 NW 45 Highway Kansas City, MO We are a community of believers who feel compelled to research the gospel of Jesus. We have been given a rare gift, a privilege beyond measure, and a remarkable responsibility. The gospel of Jesus. We believe this … read more of Kansas City Conference.
Greetings fellow Journal readers, This issue of the Journal is only the second one for 2016. Beginning in 2017 we will be doing only two issues per year with perhaps an additional “Special Edition Issue” like this one with Urantia Association Conference presentations from around the globe. In this issue our presenters will be coming to you … read more of Journal Editorial November 2016.
The Winter Conference of the Finnish Urantia Association 28-29 January 2017 Theme: “The essential nature of the cosmic reality“. Location: Kumpeli Spa, Heinola, Finland 2017 Winter Conference The winter conference of the Finnish Association is held the last weekend of January 2017. The venue is located in a small town two and a half hours’ drive … read more of 2017 Finnish Winter Conference.
Minister Pato Banton & The Urantia Association International join forces with The Urantia Book Readership in Accra Ghana for a beautiful international Spiritual Gathering, Visionary Conference and Fraternal Fellowship with live musical performances, refreshments and dinner for everyone in attendance. This event is organized together with The Urantia Book Readership in Accra-Ghana and is open for … read more of Urantia Ghana 2017.