University of the Fraser Valley, BC Canada July 28 to August 1, 2020 Lifting Together – United in Purpose – Serving God the Supreme The Urantia Association of Canada and The Urantia Book Fellowship have teamed up to host this gathering in the Vancouver Fraser Valley. They invite everyone to come together to serve the … read more of Vancouver 2020 – Urantia Global Experience.
Greetings Fellow Urantia Book Readers, The second production of the Urantia Association’s Journal for 2019 highlights articles and presentations about study groups and how they are viewed by readers around the world. We have an overview of “The Study Group,” by Agnes Lazar, Belgium, “Study Groups Revisited” by Gaétan Charland, Canada, and both “Dynamic and … read more of Journal Editorial November 2019.
In this article, I wish to share some reflections that have been long maturing, the result of which are experiences in the bosom of different study groups, including one I initiated 16 years ago. In January 2001, arising from various personal ordeals, I found myself in great confusion. Turning to God, I prayed to be … read more of The Study Group.
During the conference in Amsterdam, I met with a long-time reader and had an interesting discussion with him about the name, nature, function, mission, and goals of study groups. Since then I had a few more discussions about this subject with readers from Europe, North America, Africa, and my local association. In all those exchanges, … read more of Study Groups Revisited.
In the mid-1970s, guided by our spiritual mentor, a number of like-minded friends and I entered into a new journey of spiritual awakening based on the revelations of The Urantia Book. Our mentor, who had received his copy of the “Urantia Cosmology” directly from a French reader in the 1960s, tailored the guidance he offered … read more of What Does the Future Hold for Study Groups?.
24th to 27th October, 2019 We are pleased to announce the fifth conference in Italy for Italian, Swiss and French-speaking readers of The Urantia Book to be held 24 to 27 October later this year in Italy. At Hotel Europa in Desenzano del Garda in Lombardy, on the southwestern shore of Lake Garda in northern Italy and … read more of Italian-French-Spanish Conference 2019.
From 11-14 July 2019, the Urantia Association of Estonia hosted the 2nd European Urantia Conference at Tallink City Hotel with the theme “Sowing Seeds.” This event was the 2nd Continental Conference in Europe and took place almost three years after the Budapest conference. Eighty-seven participants celebrated friendship and brotherhood, in one of the best-preserved medieval … read more of 2nd European Urantia Association Conference.
(This is an extract summary on the Young Adults’ pre-conference retreat of Alex Heh’s personal testimonial of his experiences at the conference. Used by permission.) In July I traveled to Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, to attend the 2nd European Urantia Association Conference. A number of young Urantia Book readers and I arrived some … read more of Young Adults Pre-European Conference Retreat.
Starting Soon! This educational program of Urantia Foundation is dedicated to fostering and facilitating the self-discovery of newly revealed truth. UBIS offers courses for all students of The Urantia Book, regardless of culture, spiritual tradition, or geographic location. Whether you are a new reader or have been studying the book for years, there will be … read more of September Trimester of Urantia Book Internet School .
(Editor’s note: This was written in response to a new study group attendee who wanted a group in New Zealand to study other spiritual works in addition to The Urantia Book.) I have canvassed opinions of other members of our group, including those who didn’t attend Tuesday’s meeting. The overwhelming response expressed, was that the … read more of Study Group Testimonial.
A reminder that the time for the 2nd European Urantia Conference that’s being held in Tallinn, Estonia, 11 – 14 July 2019 is almost upon us. The theme of the conference is: “Sowing Seeds– Qualitative Internal and Quantitative External Growth” and the focus will be on how we can grow internally in spirit and externally … read more of 2nd European Conference in Tallinn – Last Reminder.
Sowing Seeds in Tallinn, Reaping Flowers in Vancouver Hi Young (hearted) Readers! Please come and join us at the Pre-Conference event of the 2nd European Urantia Association Conference in Tallinn this summer. We have an exciting and inspiring program ready for you designed to bring us closer together. If desired, sightseeing included! The Association’s Urantia … read more of Pre-Conference – 2nd European Conference in Tallinn.
Hosted by Finnish Urantia Association Members and Friends 14 – 16 July, 2019 For those of you staying longer in Tallinn-Estonia after the main conference there will be a post-conference organized by the Finnish Urantia Association members and friends. There are only seven weeks left before the 2nd European Urantia Conference starts and everyone on … read more of Post-Conference – 2nd European Conference.
The Inevitabilities ~ Burdens to Blessings We invite and encourage all students of The Urantia Book to attend this year’s Midwest Conference in Normal, Illinois 16—18 August, 2019. The uncertainties of life and the vicissitudes of existence do not in any manner contradict the concept of the universal sovereignty of God. All evolutionary creature life … read more of Urantia Midwest Conference 2019.
Being About the Father’s Business 6—8 September 2019 Once again it’s time to invite you to the annual summer retreat of British readers of The Urantia Book—a chance to relax for a weekend in congenial company and beautiful surroundings with fellow truth seekers. This is the first gathering held by our new British-Irish organization: Urantia Association … read more of Annual Retreat for UK and Ireland 2019.
Vancouver, Canada 15—19 July 2020 Lifting Together—United in Purpose—Serving God the Supreme Call for Volunteers. The Urantia Global Experience is an upcoming gathering of minds dedicated to serving God the Supreme through the exploration of solutions for the progressive evolution of civilization. We believe the overall success of this experimental endeavor rests on our spiritual … read more of Urantia Global Experience – Vancouver 2020.
The Inner Life The 18th Meeting of readers in Spain began on Thursday afternoon, April 25th at the Hotel Estival Torrequebrada, located just beside the Mediterranean Sea in the town of Benalmádena (Málaga, Spain). Forty-five attendees came from all over the country and also from abroad, including Germany, Finland, Israel, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Switzerland. … read more of 18th National Meeting of Readers in Spain.
Every year at the beginning of March, we hold a conference on a Sunday at the Intercontinental Hotel. The theme of our conference this year was “Science, Religion and Spirituality.” Presentations were held on a variety of topics from The Urantia Book as well as the application of the book’s teachings to our contemporary life. … read more of Urantia in Medellín, Colombia.
Hosted by French Association of Readers of the Urantia Book June 13 to 16, 2019 Theme: “How does the soul function within you?” Location: Hostellerie Notre Dame Des Lumieres, France 2019 ANNUAL NATIONAL MEETING The Association Francophone des Lecteurs du Livre d’Urantia (AFLLU ) invites you to the Annual Conference for French Speaking Urantia Book readers … read more of Annual Conference for French Speaking Urantia Book Readers.
7—9 June, 2019 We invite you to join our 2019 Summer Conference for Urantia Book readers in Finland at Päivölän Opisto, Tarttila which is 135 kilometers from Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Our theme will be: “Thousands of Study Groups Must Be Brought Into Existence” During this conference there will be a mixture of presentations, … read more of Finnish Summer Conference – 2019.