Dear UB Friends, Great news about the 2018 Urantia Association International Conference: there will be a post-conference organized by Urantia Young Adults International members and friends, for those who prefer to stay longer in the Netherlands! There are only a few months left before the event starts and preparations are progressing rapidly. Everyone is working … read more of 2018 UYAI Post-Conference.
When we are tempted to magnify our self-importance, if we stop to contemplate the infinity of the greatness and grandeur of our Makers, our own self-glorification becomes sublimely ridiculous, even verging on the humorous. One of the functions of humor is to help all of us take ourselves less seriously. Humor is the divine antidote for exaltation … read more of President’s Message – December 2017.
Urantia Association International is a bottom-up organization. The Local and National Associations do the work which shapes the future of the Urantia community and the integration of the Urantia teachings into the cultures of the world. The role of the International Association is to help coordinate individuals and local groups to achieve global goals. With … read more of International Goals for 2021.
Urantia Association’s International Conference in The Netherlands 12—15 April 2018 Jesus as a Teacher: Are You Ready to Live His Teachings in the 21st Century? How did Jesus develop as a true teacher? What methods did he apply, both then and now? And what are the most important lessons he wanted to teach us so that … read more of International Conference 2018 Update.
Urantia Association’s Financial Aid Committee recently met with the organizers of next year’s 2018 International Conference (The Netherlands 12 to 15 April.) Among other things, the important subject of financial aid to students requiring sponsorship was discussed. Following is some information on sponsorships. European Sponsorships: The committee has decided to give priority to European Urantia Book … read more of Financial Aid – 2018 International Conference.
8th to 10th December 2017 The first National Conference for the Urantia Association of Peru will be held in the town of Pachacamac which is in beautiful countryside region of Lima just 30 minutes away from the city. The Urantia Association of Peru has recently been incorporated and its Governing Board members are working very hard to … read more of First National Meeting – Urantia Association of Peru.
20th to 22nd April 2017 Minister Pato Banton is joining forces with The Urantia Book Readership in Accra, Ghana and across Africa for a beautiful international spiritual gathering—a visionary conference with fraternal fellowship with live musical performances, refreshments and dinner for everyone in attendance. This event will be sponsored by Urantia Association International. If you would like … read more of African Urantia Conference – Ghana.
Our Membership Committee at Urantia Association International gladly invites you to participate in our “Global Member Survey” which will be launched during the first quarter of 2018. Following is a sample of the questions that will be part of the survey, which will be tailored country by country to better respond to your specific needs: Read More of Global Member Survey 2018.
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.
Greetings fellow readers. This year brings changes to our Journal format, which is now an online publication and will be produced twice a year, with an occasional Special Issue containing articles and presentations from the many outstanding conferences around the world. This issue focuses on time and space, distance and destiny. Our first “out of … read more of Journal Editorial November 2017.
December 8th – 10th, 2017 Dear Friends and Readers of The Urantia Book, It is with great pleasure that we announce first National Conference of the Urantia Association of Peru. It will be held in Pachacamac, a countryside region of Lima, 30 minutes away from the city. The Urantia Association of Peru has recently been incorporated and … read more of First National Meeting Urantia Association of Peru.
April 20th – 22nd, 2018 Minister Pato Banton is joining forces with The Urantia Book Readership in Accra, Ghana and across Africa for a beautiful international spiritual gathering—a visionary conference of fraternal fellowship with live musical performances, refreshments and dinner for everyone in attendance. This event will be sponsored by Urantia Association International and is … read more of African Urantia Conference – Ghana.
The presentations and other activities held at the Urantia Book Fellowship’s recent conference in Denver, Colorado (IC17) were video recorded and are now available for viewing at https://vimeo.com/album/4706177 These recordings are of a professional standard and are very easy to watch; it’s just like being in the audience so if you were unable to attend … read more of IC17 Conference Video Presentations.
There has never been a busier, more productive time to be in service to the Urantia Revelation! The Urantia Book tells us that: Service—more service, increased service, difficult service, adventurous service, and at last divine and perfect service—is the goal of time and the destination of space. [Paper 28:6.17, page 316.4] That’s all fine … read more of President’s Message – September 2017.
12—15 April 2018 If you’re planning to go to Urantia Association’s International Conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands next year, we urge you to book your accommodation in the hotel now! A lot of activities take place in the region surrounding the conference venue at that time of the year, so it is very important to … read more of International Conference 2018 – Amsterdam.
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.
6th October to 8th October, 2017 We invite you to our third yearly Italian-Swiss-French conference, taking place this year in the city of Rimini, in northern Italy. The theme for this conference is: “Doing the Will of the Father.” We will read and study the following Urantia Book selections: 108:2.10 / 11:5.4 / 141:2.2 / 153:3.2, … read more of Italian-French-Swiss Urantia Conference.
27th October to 29th October, 2017 To the RC members and other leaders of the European Urantia Community, We are happy to announce that we are going to have our first European Urantia Leadership Meeting in Sitges-Barcelona from 27th - 29th October, 2017 with the theme: “Serving the Revelation in Europe in the 21st Century.” The meeting starts on Friday the 27th at 6 pm with welcoming and presentations of the National and Local Associations, and ends on Sunday the 29th with a lunch at 2 pm. We encourage you to discuss these plans with the leaders of your Association as part of the preparation process for the meeting. Read More of European Urantia Leadership Meeting.
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.