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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After three whole years of intensive preparation it finally happened! The 10th International Conference of Urantia Association International has taken place. It is up to me to report on this great conference. Actually it is an impossible task to reveal just how much it touched us—all the wonderful people who attended and who were so … read more of International Conference 2018 Report.
The following are testimonials from two conference attendees, Jorge Buckingham and Mairam Durand from Peru who shared their experiences of the International Conference in The Netherlands with us. Jorge Buckingham, Urantia Peru It is said that that the great experiences are remembered forever—more so if such experiences form part of a learning process that transforms our … read more of Reflections from 2018 International Conference.
Gathering together under the theme “Mother Spirit Mama Africa,” the enthusiasm for the teachings of The Urantia Book was obvious at the Urantia conference in Accra, Ghana this past April. I felt as though I was standing on the ground floor of what will become a towering continental Urantia community. Among the fifty people at … read more of Ghana Conference Report 2018.
The 17th National Meeting of Urantia Book readers in Spain was held in Zaragoza from April 28 to May 1. Zaragoza is the fifth most populated city in Spain and is located between Madrid and Barcelona. About 40 people attended and came from all the corners of the country. The conference theme was “Living the … read more of Spain National Meeting Report – 2018.
Dear Urantia Book Reader Friends, As you may know, for those of you staying longer in The Netherlands after the International Conference there will be a post-conference organized by Urantia Young Adults International (UYAI) members and friends. There are only a few days left before the 10th Urantia Association International Conference starts and everyone on the … read more of Update 2018 UYAI Post-Conference.
(Adapted from the Meeting Minutes and reports submitted by Chris Moseley, UK and Sebastian Nozzi, Germany) Members of National and Local Urantia Associations in Europe met at the Ibersol Hotel in Sitges, Catalonia 27—29 October 2017 for three days of fellowship and discussion about the present and future of the Urantia movement in Europe. Participants … read more of European Urantia Leadership Meeting.
A series of weekly online workshops on the subject, Leadership and Teaching According to The Urantia Book was organized by the Education Committee of Urantia Association International late last year. I would like to thank those who helped to make this an instructive and satisfying experience. Thank you to Gaétan Charland, who presented three beautiful … read more of Online Workshop Series Report.
Once again enthusiastic Finnish readers of The Urantia Book gathered together for the annual winter meeting of the Urantia Association of Finland. It was held 26-28 January at Lautsia Resort Center in Southern Finland, a beautiful place in the countryside near a lake. Over 30 readers attended from all over Finland and two from Estonia. … read more of Finnish Winter Meeting 2018.
Dear Friends, We would like to give you an update on the latest developments of the 2018 Urantia Association International Conference in The Netherlands, April 12-15, 2018. So far 165 Urantia Book readers from 20 different countries have registered. As you might know we organize our international conferences every three years; they provide an excellent … read more of Update 2018 Urantia Association International Conference.
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.
September 21-25, 2017 What can be expected when thirteen women gather for a retreat called, Dancing with God: Emerging in Sacredness? From the very moment of arrival at Urantia Foundation, the atmosphere of welcome, appreciation, and joyful anticipation was palpable. Thank you for the feminine touches, Joanne, Jen, and Tamara at 533! It was in a … read more of Dancing with God: Emerging in Sacredness – A Retreat for Women.
Members of the “Edentia Garden” study group organized the Ecuador National Conference 5-6 August in the Chillos Valley, which is one of the two big valleys that surround Quito, the capital of Ecuador. There were several talks and a workshop and Saturday night was dedicated to socializing which provided many opportunities for people to interact … read more of Ecuador Conference .
The annual meeting of the European Blue Club was held in Vienna from 20—21 May of this year. Around 12 people from different countries came together to talk about a very delicate and controversial topic. We discussed the different events that have been happening all over Europe. The topic was “Islam.” At the beginning of … read more of European Blue Club Meeting.
The annual gathering of the AFLLU (French-Speaking Urantia Association) for 2017 took place recently, which included a program with the theme, The Influence of the Spirit of Truth on Each One’s Spirituality. Along with the program, a business meeting took place, addressing the situation of the association, our help for the African French speakers, and the … read more of French National Meeting.