There is a true story about Eratosthenes, a scholar in the ancient Mediterranean world who became chief librarian at the Library of Alexandria in Egypt around 240 BCE. Eratosthenes had learned from travellers that, in the far southern town of Syene, the shaft of a well did not cast a shadow at noon on the summer solstice. Eratosthenes then measured the shadow cast by a stick in Alexandria … read more of President’s Message – September 2020.
Urantia Book Internet School (UBIS) Dear Friends and Students of The Urantia Book, For more than twenty years, UBIS has offered free online courses designed to give readers a firsthand experience with the teachings of The Urantia Book. Our approach is simple. You study the assigned readings, respond to several questions, and discuss one another’s … read more of Free Online Courses.
The world is changing fast and Urantia Association International is in a unique position to foster the Urantia revelation in so many ways. With localized teams in the form of associations springing up across the globe, we are ready to help anyone, anywhere, to study and spread the teachings that we all hold so dear. … read more of Ways to Donate to Urantia Association International.
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.
22 August 2020 This event will take place starting Saturday August 22, 2020. (If you live in the United States it actually starts on Friday 21 August at 8:00pm EDT.) Here are the time frames in 3 major cities of the main regions of the world to help you adjust to your own time zone: … read more of Program – A Celebration – 24-hour Urantiathon.
You are invited to a day of high-quality creative hacking by agents of progress in the Urantia community! Zoom Online Sessions 18 July 2020 Watch the Urantia Hackathon – 2020 promo video in English: Read More of Urantia Hackathon 2020 – an Invitation.
As a society, we began as families and slowly grew into tribes, clans, cities, and nations. As we travel and exchange languages, thoughts, literature, and culture, we come to realize the folly of sectarian divides. We are a global family of brothers and sisters united by our material origin and our spiritual destiny. Read More of President’s Message – June 2020.
In the middle of this pandemic, have you perhaps stopped to wonder: “What will the future look like after all this has passed?” We have as well, and would like to invite you to join us in crafting together some practical solutions to help us face the upcoming post-Covid-19 challenges with a steadier mind and … read more of Urantia Hackathon 2020 — A Call for Team Volunteers.
The future of The Urantia Book in Africa very much depends on having a group of core readers who are committed to the ideals of the book—readers who are willing to work towards providing dependable support and direction to the growing readership on the continent. As such, we are pleased to announce that Collins Lomo … read more of African Continental Coordinator.
John Nugent from Missoula, Montana was recently elected to be the new Secretary for Urantia Association International. (John replaced Joycee Patterson who needed to step down as Secretary for personal reasons.) John has been a student of The Urantia Book for close to 50 years, having been introduced to it while in the Jesuit Seminary. … read more of New Secretary for Urantia Association.
Members of the International Service Board (ISB) are elected by a vote of the Representative Council (RC). The officers and committees of the ISB and the Executive Administrator plan, coordinate, and carry out the activities of Urantia Association that are international in scope and have been authorized by the Representative Council. They also serve as … read more of International Service Board.
Greetings fellow Urantians, and welcome to the first edition of Urantia Association International’s 2020 Journal. These are truly trying times during the coronavirus pandemic and I’m sure the following insight and wisdom offered in the five incredible essays will provide guidelines for living in the 21st Century and will bring peace and enlightenment to your … read more of Journal Editorial—May 2020.
Articles and study aids for readers of The Urantia Book. Read More of About the Journal.
An Extraordinary 24-Hour Urantia Event Here is the Program for the 24-Hour Online Urantia Event being held 21 March 2020 from midnight to midnight UTC time (i.e. Greenwich mean-time.) This schedule is still in development so is incomplete. We will update it as more details emerge. London New York Sydney Presenter Presentation Title 12:00 AM … read more of Program for A Reward of Isolation!.
24-Hour Online Urantia Event With people around the world being asked to practice social isolation to help slow the effects of the Corona virus, Urantia Association is offering an extraordinary online event to help bring people together. This 24-Hour online Urantia Event—A Reward of Isolation!—will take place starting this Saturday March 21, 2020 from midnight to midnight Universal Time UTC (also … read more of A Reward of Isolation!.
A Solitary Messenger tells us that: The doing of the will of God is nothing more or less than an exhibition of creature willingness to share the inner life with God… [Paper 111:5.1, page 1221.2 emphasis added] In that spirit, I would like to share a little story about my life. My time with the … read more of President’s Message – March 2020.
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.
Lifting Together – United in Purpose – Serving God the Supreme University of the Fraser Valley, BC Canada July 28 to August 1, 2020 Registration is now open – Urantia Global Experience The Urantia Association of Canada and The Urantia Book Fellowship have teamed up to host this gathering in the Vancouver Fraser Valley. They … read more of Vancouver 2020 Update.
Towards Cosmic Citizenship We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2021 Urantia Association International Conference in Peru which is being held in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Urubamba, Cusco, Peru April 22—25, 2021! Sign up now for this memorable event in Peru and receive an Exclusive Promo discount … read more of Peru 2021 International Conference – Registration Now Open.
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.