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 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.
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.
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.
Dear Urantia-Community, I would like to report on my experience of the 2016 US National Conference (UAUS) and Summer Study Session (Urantia Book Fellowship) that took place at the Trinity University in San Antonio. I arrived right on time at the Trinity University Campus after an 18-hour trip with three flights from Cologne to Berlin, … read more of Reporting Conference Experiences.
Who Is Jesus? 15 to 18 September, 2016 Quietly and almost unobtrusively–but impressively–a new milestone in the maturing of the Urantia movement was achieved in September 2016 when a pan-European conference of readers of the revelation was held for the first time. More truly it was a pan-Northern Hemisphere conference, because there was a significant … read more of Budapest Conference Report.
The Master and the Student 14 to 17 October, 2016 The First Latin American Urantia Conference was held in Bogotá, Colombia October 14-17, 2016 and was organized by the Bogotá Urantia Association (Asociación Urantia Bogotá, AUB.) The Conference included the participation of 16 countries, 108 attendees (46 from countries outside Colombia) and between 20 and … read more of Bogota Conference Report.
Equipped to be Teachers of the Religion of Jesus – Are You Willing? Are You Ready? 16 to 19 September, 2016 The 2016 annual conference for the Australia & New Zealand Urantia Association (ANZURA) was held at the delightful Maryknoll Retreat Conference Centre overlooking Blackmans Bay just south of Hobart. Many thanks go to our … read more of Tasmanian Conference Reflections.
Becoming Friends & Loving Each Other 9 to 11 September, 2016 The first meeting of Russian speaking readers of The Urantia Book was held 9 – 11 September, 2016 at the Novahoff Hotel in Nicholas Uryupino Village near Moscow. This conference was initiated and skilfully organized by Tamila Ragimova from Medellin, Colombia. Twenty five readers … read more of Russian Conference Report.
Survival of the Human Self 7 to 9 October, 2016 In a quiet hotel on the shores of Lake Garda, which was our panorama during the sessions, we had met our Italian Urantia neighbours for the second time on the initiative of our dynamic Danielle La Scala, whose abilities as a translator are astonishing. Apart … read more of Italian Conference Report.
On Sunday, August 21st the annual Dutch Urantia Meeting Day was held in a nice conference centre “Groot Kievitsdal” near Baarn. It was the 10th time we celebrated the birth of Michael of Nebadon, incarnated as Jesus of Nazareth on Urantia, with readers of The Urantia Book. We could rejoice with a large number of … read more of Dutch Urantia Meeting 21st August.
The following are reflections and impressions from three conference attendees: Jay Bird, USA, Samantha Noir, France and Alex H, Germany. They recently attended the 2016 joint conference of Urantia Association of the United States and Urantia Book Fellowship held June 9th to 12th at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. From Jay Bird, USA: As a … read more of San Antonio Conference Reflections.