2018 Urantia International Conference

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.

Spanish Urantia Book Readers Meet

The 16th meeting for Spanish Urantia Book readers was held from April 28th to May 1st in the Hotel Tryp in Guadalajara (near the capital, Madrid.) In attendance were almost 50 people hailing from the north, east, and south of Spain. Antonio Schefer’s presence was appreciated as he again came The Netherlands to represent Urantia Association … read more of Spanish Urantia Book Readers Meet.

Our Trilogy Mission – London, Birmingham & Ghana

We were already excited about the prospect of working in partnership with Urantia Association International during our 2017 Urantia Conference in Accra Ghana, when Antonio Schefer alerted us to Antonio Roque’s desire for us to host a Study Group “meetup” in London in the UK during our visit to Birmingham (UK) en route to Africa. … read more of Our Trilogy Mission – London, Birmingham & Ghana.

Study Groups and Us—Survey Results

Two months ago a survey was sent to English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French readers on the email list of Urantia Association International. This survey was created with the goal to find better ways to serve the growing community of study groups, and with the objective to find the different characteristics inherent in the many kinds … read more of Study Groups and Us—Survey Results.

Youth & Study Groups

I worry that we are swimming upstream when we try to insert younger adults into study groups made up entirely of older people. Many times I have been one of the token young adults at Urantia events, and while I am glad that I attended them, being the odd man out always held an undertone … read more of Youth & Study Groups.

Young Readers & Study Groups

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.

Southeast Urantia Gathering, USA

On the weekend of May 5 a group of 20 Urantia Book readers from different states including Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida and Georgia met at a beautiful nature center in Alabama for the whole weekend. Mark Kurtz, who was the main organizer for this event had created a program that covered interesting topics for all those present. … read more of Southeast Urantia Gathering, USA.

Dutch Speaking Urantia Conference—21st August

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.

Daughters of God Women’s Retreat

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.

Upcoming Events

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.

Attendee Reports – Urantia Gatherings in UK

Following are reports from 2 attendees who attended the Urantia gatherings organized by Pato Banton and Antoinette Rootsdawtah and held in London and Birmingham. The first is by Alex H of Germany, and the second by Anna Zeven of the Netherlands.  Alexander H of Germany writes: I arrived in London by plane from Germany on Friday the 27th … read more of Attendee Reports – Urantia Gatherings in UK.

Annual Conference for French Speaking Urantia Book Readers

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.

The Finnish Summer Conference

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.

Urantia DACH Annual Meeting in Frankfurt

Urantia DACH held its annual meeting from 4 to 6 November 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany. It was the 10th meeting of Urantia Book readers in Germany and the second meeting for the new Urantia Association, “Urantia DACH.” Urantia DACH became official as a Local Association at this latest meeting. A short informal ceremony was held … read more of Urantia DACH Annual Meeting in Frankfurt.

UK Urantia Book Readers’ Meeting with Pato Banton

Fourteen devotees of the Urantia revelation gathered on 28th January at a hotel on the old site of Croydon Airport, south London, for a rare chance to meet with Pato Banton and his musical and life partner Antoinette Rootsdawtah. Pato and Antoinette were visiting Britain, and in fact the next day they were moving on … read more of UK Urantia Book Readers’ Meeting with Pato Banton.

Study Groups – A Key Tool

Hello to study group hosts and participants. In the November edition of Tidings, I wrote an article on Study Groups and Young People which attracted the attention of a few readers. I have obtained permission from these readers to publish their comments so you will have the opportunity to read what they have said about … read more of Study Groups – A Key Tool.

Responses to Call from Young Reader Feedback

Below are a couple responses to the articles that were published by Gaetan Charland, the Association’s Study Group Chair in the November 2016 Tidings concerning the subject of young Urantia Book readers in study groups. Gaetan wrote: “After my return from the Budapest conference, I was contacted by one of our members asking me about … read more of Responses to Call from Young Reader Feedback.

Alabama Gathering Reminder

Space is still available at 2017 Southeast Urantia Gathering at the Alabama 4-H Youth Center, Columbiana, Alabama (USA). The deadline for registrations is March 15 but late ones may be accommodated up to March 25 with an additional fee of $25. Registrations can be sent to our mailbox or via email. Please visit the website … read more of Alabama Gathering Reminder.

Holy Land Pilgrimage

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.