Study Groups and Us—Survey Results

Two months ago a survey was sent to English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French readers on the email list of Urantia Association International. This survey was created with the goal to find better ways to serve the growing community of study groups, and with the objective to find the different characteristics inherent in the many kinds … read more of Study Groups and Us—Survey Results.

Youth & Study Groups

I worry that we are swimming upstream when we try to insert younger adults into study groups made up entirely of older people. Many times I have been one of the token young adults at Urantia events, and while I am glad that I attended them, being the odd man out always held an undertone … read more of Youth & Study Groups.

Young Readers & Study Groups

I read with great interest your article in the last Tidings and both responses from young readers that were printed with it. From what the young (and extremely erudite) Venezuelan reader had to say, it would appear that young readers might be more interested in group study if the group itself consisted of only young … read more of Young Readers & Study Groups.

Study Groups – A Key Tool

Hello to study group hosts and participants. In the November edition of Tidings, I wrote an article on Study Groups and Young People which attracted the attention of a few readers. I have obtained permission from these readers to publish their comments so you will have the opportunity to read what they have said about … read more of Study Groups – A Key Tool.

Responses to Call from Young Reader Feedback

Below are a couple responses to the articles that were published by Gaetan Charland, the Association’s Study Group Chair in the November 2016 Tidings concerning the subject of young Urantia Book readers in study groups. Gaetan wrote: “After my return from the Budapest conference, I was contacted by one of our members asking me about … read more of Responses to Call from Young Reader Feedback.

Study Groups and Young People

After my return from the Budapest conference, I was contacted by one of our members asking me about the different study group models I know of, because from what this reader said in her message, it was her opinion that the younger generation is less prone to joining study groups the way that most are currently … read more of Study Groups and Young People.

The Urantia Book Internet School

I would like to tell you about the Urantia Book Internet School (UBIS). This adventure of our age is staffed by a team of volunteers; women and men who are devoted to building something substantial and enduring that will assist readers of The Urantia Book. This undertaking began in late 1998 in order to respond … read more of The Urantia Book Internet School.

Rejuvenating Your Study Group

Have you ever had the feeling that the study group you are hosting or going to is getting a bit boring, or is not satisfying your need for progress in understanding the teachings you are studying together, nor helping your desire to progress spiritually? Many study groups have come and gone since the time of … read more of Rejuvenating Your Study Group.

Online UYAI Study Group Module III

Dear Friends and Students of The Urantia Book,   Welcome to the Urantia Young Adult International (UYAI) study group with a non-exclusive emphasis on younger adult readers. Why (immediate goal): In a natural and gradual way, we will grow toward the goal of being able to do personal work as we see Jesus doing in Rome (132:4.1-2/1460.5-6). … read more of Online UYAI Study Group Module III.

Cameroon Study Group

Greetings from all of us here in Cameroon! I am proud to present to you our new Study Group The Cameroon Urantia Book Study Group Yaounde. We were unable to come together as a group since 2010 but now we thank Jesus that our prayers have been answered and our problems have been solved. Thanks … read more of Cameroon Study Group.

Study Group Committee in the Making

During the last two months, calls were made to many different Urantia Associations across the world to recruit volunteers to join the Urantia International Study group Committee. We had good results; four members of different Associations have come forth and offered their help to further the mission of this committee. Presently the committee can start … read more of Study Group Committee in the Making.

Rules for Engaging Spiritual Discussions via Social Media

Introduction It is understood that discussions on Urantia Association International’s Social Media are open to all manner of cosmological, philosophical and religious thoughts relating directly to the Fifth Epochal Revelation. The Urantia Book is the focus for these discussions. All are welcome to this site and encouraged to participate in the free flow of ideas … read more of Rules for Engaging Spiritual Discussions via Social Media.

Rules for Engaging Spiritual Discussions via Social Media – short

(Abbreviated version) Introduction It is understood that discussions on Urantia Association International’s Social Media are open to all manner of cosmological, philosophical and religious thoughts relating directly to the Fifth Epochal Revelation. The Urantia Book is the focus for these discussions. The guidelines presented here are the rules and principles that provide guidance for socially … read more of Rules for Engaging Spiritual Discussions via Social Media – short.

Urantia Young Adult Online Study Group

At the beginning of December 2015 I attended a new online study group that is designed mainly for young readers. This new group was initiated by Antonio Schefer and is facilitated by Jeffrey Wattles. It is international and uses a very efficient Web platform called Zoom to gather and unite the participants. This Web application … read more of Urantia Young Adult Online Study Group.

The Urantia Book Study Group Directory

A project that began in 2009 to build a website where readers could find study groups has matured into an independent institution with broad sponsorship and a wide reach. Over 400 study groups representing 42 countries have chosen to list their study groups with the online search engine called The Urantia Book Study Group Directory … read more of The Urantia Book Study Group Directory.

Urantia Young Adult Study Group

Dear Friends and Students of The Urantia Book, Welcome to the Urantia Young Adult International (UYAI) study group with a non-exclusive emphasis on younger adult readers. Why: To prepare potential presenters and workshop leaders for the conferences in San Antonio, Budapest, and Bogotá in 2016; some training in public speaking will be included. Read More of Urantia Young Adult Study Group.

UYAI Study Group

Dear Friends and Students of The Urantia Book, Welcome to the Urantia Young Adult International (UYAI) study group with a non-exclusive emphasis on younger adult readers. Why (immediate goal): To prepare potential presenters and workshop leaders for the conferences in San Antonio, Budapest, and Bogotá in 2016; some training in public speaking will be included. When: Weekly on … read more of UYAI Study Group.