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.
6th October to 8th October, 2017 We invite you to our third yearly Italian-Swiss-French conference, taking place this year in the city of Rimini, in northern Italy. The theme for this conference is: “Doing the Will of the Father.” We will read and study the following Urantia Book selections: 108:2.10 / 11:5.4 / 141:2.2 / 153:3.2, … read more of Italian-French-Swiss Urantia Conference.
27th October to 29th October, 2017 To the RC members and other leaders of the European Urantia Community, We are happy to announce that we are going to have our first European Urantia Leadership Meeting in Sitges-Barcelona from 27th - 29th October, 2017 with the theme: “Serving the Revelation in Europe in the 21st Century.” The meeting starts on Friday the 27th at 6 pm with welcoming and presentations of the National and Local Associations, and ends on Sunday the 29th with a lunch at 2 pm. We encourage you to discuss these plans with the leaders of your Association as part of the preparation process for the meeting. Read More of European Urantia Leadership Meeting.
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.
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.
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.
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.