15 to 19 July, 2020 Lifting Together: United In Purpose – Serving God The Supreme The overriding objective of the Urantia Global Experience is spiritual unity, a unity inspired by our common motive to do the will of God, and by the recognition that each of us is indwelt by the spiritual gift of God. … read more of Vancouver Canada 2020.
The second Urantia Peru National Conference took place in Pachacámac from 20—21 October 2018. Pachacámac is a rural site about 30 km south of Lima in a place called Atinchik (in the Quechua language, “together, we can do it”.) The theme of the event was “The Practice of Brotherhood…Truth or Utopia?” In this conference, six … read more of Urantia Peru National Conference 2018.
26 to 30 August, 2019 Hello friends! Two years have passed and it’s now time for our Biannual Vancouver Island Urantia Friends Campout! We have been holding this event since 2007 and, over the years, have had the pleasure of meeting Urantia Book readers from around the world. It’s normally a small group affair of … read more of Vancouver Island Campout.
At the beginning of 2018, Mairam Durand and I started a virtual group called The Discernment Club. It was directed at potential new readers. The idea was to talk about life topics, to share different points of view and, by taking quotes from The Urantia Book, to contribute to the topic in a high-minded way. … read more of Women’s Meeting—Máncora, Peru.
Delicious food, fun, fellowship, and reading about a nation on a nearby planet (Paper 72) were highlights for 11 Pensacola Study Group reader-students and guests at a luncheon hosted by Mark and Karen Kurtz in Fairhope, Alabama, USA, on Saturday, February 2, 2019. Meeting in a home was a refreshing delight for the group that … read more of Pensacola, Florida Study Group Luncheon.
At the Latin American Conference in Brazil recently held in Guarulhos, Brazil, young readers from all across Latin America met to exchange experiences, get involved, have fun, and make decisions for the future. We see plenty of potential in these young people who express good ideals, genuine experiences, great talents, and a great deal of … read more of Latin American Youth Meeting – Brazil 2018.
A Urantia Book readers’ conference took place in Italy, near the beautiful location of the Garda Lake from 5 to 7 October. It lasted from Friday evening (dinner and get-together) to Sunday in the afternoon. The main goal of this conference was to bring Italian and French readers together. A minority of Spanish and Portuguese … read more of Italian-French Urantia Conference – Garda Lake, 2018.
We are pleased to announce the 2nd European Urantia Conference that’s being held in Tallinn, Estonia, 11 – 14 July 2019. The theme of the conference is: “Sowing Seeds– Qualitative Internal and Quantitative External Growth” and we will be focused on how we can grow internally in spirit and externally in numbers. We welcome readers … read more of 2nd European Urantia Conference – Tallinn, Estonia 2019.
In the house of spiritual retreat “San Fernando” located in Ballenita, Santa Elena, Ecuador, the second National Urantia Conference in Ecuador 2018 was held from October 6 to 8 with the theme: “A Spiritual Experience in Urantia.” The event was led by Sandra Naranjo Cabezas, President of the Urantia Association of Ecuador (Asociación Urantia Ecuador … read more of Conference & Chartering – Ecuador 2018.
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.
2nd European Urantia Conference – Tallinn, Estonia Dear Urantia Book Readers, We are pleased to announce the 2nd European Urantia Conference that’s being held in Tallinn, Estonia, 11 – 14 July, 2019. The theme of the conference is: “Sowing Seeds– Qualitative Internal and Quantitative External Growth” and we will be focused on how we can … read more of 2nd European Urantia Conference.
The Winter Conference of the Finnish Urantia Association 25-27 January 2019 Theme: “The Urantia Book, a Guide Book to Eternity”. Location: Hotel Tallukka, Vääksy, Finland 2019 WINTER CONFERENCE The winter conference of the Finnish Urantia Association is held the last weekend of January 2019. The venue is located in a small town at one and half hour drive … read more of 2019 Finnish Winter Conference.
Our Urantia Book Internet School Pedagogy This essay is offered as a context exploration of our Urantia Book Internet School (UBIS) pedagogy and methodology in response to a provocative question: can our encounter with newly-revealed, epochal truth be facilitated successfully by employing evolutionary techniques of education or can revealed truth be comprehended using the interpretive … read more of The Personal Experience of Revealed Truth.
October 6-8, 2018 The Urantia Association of Ecuador (AUEC) will be presenting its second national conference for readers of The Urantia Book in Casa Ballenita San Fernando. The theme will be “A Spiritual Experience on Urantia.” We will be addressing a variety of topics such as getting to know other readers of The Urantia Book, … read more of 2nd National Meeting – Urantia Association of Ecuador.
Theme: We Have Been Summoned to Eternal Life Once again, the Finnish Urantia Book readers held their annual summer conference, hosted by the Urantia Association of Finland 9–10 June 2018 at the Lautsiala Resort, Hauho. Over 30 of us gathered, the weather was lovely and the resort was a beautiful place to hold the meeting. … read more of Finnish Summer Conference Report, 2018.
The key word is WHY? May we address its profundity? Here are some thoughts: Because we seek clarity of our life purposes in harmony with divine plans. Because we seek a better understanding of origins and destinies as we prepare to lift ourselves and others to new clarity. Because we seek truth to undergird our … read more of Why Do We Study The Urantia Book?.
Only 60 days to go for the 2nd Latin American Conference being held 1 – 4 November 2018 in Guarulhos, São Paulo, Brazil. We are happy to report that so far 115 participants from 15 countries have registered for the event. This is a positive response from The Urantia Book reader community and we believe … read more of 2nd Latin American Conference — São Paulo, Brazil.
Students of The Urantia Book in Italy are holding their fourth Italian-French-Spanish Urantia Book readers’ conference in northern Italy at the Confine Hotel in the city of Lazise (province of Verona) 5 – 7 October 2018. The theme for this conference is: “Teachings of Jesus” and the focus will be on the doing of Fathers’ will. … read more of Italian-French-Spanish Conference 2018.
On the Cosmic Background: “God Does Not Play Dice” If you haven’t registered yet, there’s still space available at ANZURA’s upcoming annual conference that’s being held on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia 5 – 8 October 2018. Theme Update: The theme for this conference is inspired by that ever-topical question by Albert Einstein, “Does … read more of ANZURA Conference Queensland 2018.
Lifting Together — United in Purpose, Serving God the Supreme The Urantia Association of Canada and the Urantia Book Fellowship will be hosting a combined North American conference in Vancouver 15 – 19 July 2020. Everyone is invited to come together to serve the global community, to work and lift together in spiritual consciousness, to … read more of Vancouver 2020 – North America Urantia Conference.