When we are tempted to magnify our self-importance, if we stop to contemplate the infinity of the greatness and grandeur of our Makers, our own self-glorification becomes sublimely ridiculous, even verging on the humorous. One of the functions of humor is to help all of us take ourselves less seriously. Humor is the divine antidote for exaltation … read more of President’s Message – December 2017.
Urantia Association International is a bottom-up organization. The Local and National Associations do the work which shapes the future of the Urantia community and the integration of the Urantia teachings into the cultures of the world. The role of the International Association is to help coordinate individuals and local groups to achieve global goals. With … read more of International Goals for 2021.
Urantia Association’s International Conference in The Netherlands 12—15 April 2018 Jesus as a Teacher: Are You Ready to Live His Teachings in the 21st Century? How did Jesus develop as a true teacher? What methods did he apply, both then and now? And what are the most important lessons he wanted to teach us so that … read more of International Conference 2018 Update.
Urantia Association’s Financial Aid Committee recently met with the organizers of next year’s 2018 International Conference (The Netherlands 12 to 15 April.) Among other things, the important subject of financial aid to students requiring sponsorship was discussed. Following is some information on sponsorships. European Sponsorships: The committee has decided to give priority to European Urantia Book … read more of Financial Aid – 2018 International Conference.
Since September 16th, 2017, the Urantia Association International Education Committee has been organizing a weekly online Zoom Worksop series about “Leadership and Teaching According to The Urantia Book,” with the purpose of studying the guiding principles that allow us to fulfill Jesus’ and the revelator’s instructions to serve the revelation. We are told in The … read more of Online Workshops “Teaching and Leadership According to The Urantia Book”.
Over the course of four days starting September 28th we manned a booth at the Gothenburg Book Fair in Sweden. The event was really much more than a book fair. It is essentially Scandinavia’s largest cultural gathering of the year with roughly 100,000 visitors. The floor space was mind-bogglingly large with many rooms and levels. … read more of Gothenburg Book Fair – Sweden.
The Finnish Urantia Association donated Urantia Books and Audio Books to Finnish prisons. There are 26 prisons in Finland and each of them received one book in Finnish and four prisons also received books in English. We placed a plastic coating on the covers of the books and posted them to the prisons in the … read more of Finnish Prison Program.
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.
8th to 10th December 2017 The first National Conference for the Urantia Association of Peru will be held in the town of Pachacamac which is in beautiful countryside region of Lima just 30 minutes away from the city. The Urantia Association of Peru has recently been incorporated and its Governing Board members are working very hard to … read more of First National Meeting – Urantia Association of Peru.
20th to 22nd April 2017 Minister Pato Banton is joining forces with The Urantia Book Readership in Accra, Ghana and across Africa for a beautiful international spiritual gathering—a visionary conference with fraternal fellowship with live musical performances, refreshments and dinner for everyone in attendance. This event will be sponsored by Urantia Association International. If you would like … read more of African Urantia Conference – Ghana.
Have you seen Urantia Association International’s Study Aids & Resources section of the website? Many students of The Urantia Book produce study aids and derivative works—creative tools that can help others understand the complexity of The Urantia Book. * The Association has developed a resource library where many of these works are available. The full index of subjects … read more of Items of Interest from the Website.
Our Membership Committee at Urantia Association International gladly invites you to participate in our “Global Member Survey” which will be launched during the first quarter of 2018. Following is a sample of the questions that will be part of the survey, which will be tailored country by country to better respond to your specific needs: Read More of Global Member Survey 2018.
Check out Urantia Association International’s Events Calendar at http://urantia-association.org/events-list. Upcoming events can be viewed in a List or Calendar view. Urantia Book reader events provide opportunities for students to gain a deeper understanding of the ideas and concepts presented in The Urantia Book and help to facilitate a personal commitment to the ideals of spiritual living. We hope … read more of Upcoming Events.
There has never been a busier, more productive time to be in service to the Urantia Revelation! The Urantia Book tells us that: Service—more service, increased service, difficult service, adventurous service, and at last divine and perfect service—is the goal of time and the destination of space. [Paper 28:6.17, page 316.4] That’s all fine … read more of President’s Message – September 2017.
12—15 April 2018 If you’re planning to go to Urantia Association’s International Conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands next year, we urge you to book your accommodation in the hotel now! A lot of activities take place in the region surrounding the conference venue at that time of the year, so it is very important to … read more of International Conference 2018 – Amsterdam.
Urantia Book study groups online via Zoom servicing Urantia Book readers worldwide. Read More of An Experiment for Study Groups.
The family is the channel through which the river of culture and knowledge flows from one generation to another. [Paper 84:0.2, page 931.2] The Education Committee of Urantia Association International is in the planning stages of developing Urantia Book related programs for children and families as part of the Association’s outreach in the spreading of the revelation to the next generation. … read more of A Call for Children’s Works.
Two students of The Urantia Book in Santa Cruz decided to present the book at the 18th International Book Fair of Santa Cruz (FIL) that was held over 12 days from 31 May to 11 June, 2017. Long before the book fair, we applied for a booth, only to discover our first obstacle: that all … read more of Bolivia Book Fair, Santa Cruz.
Attending a book fair is always interesting. Books—many books of every kind including comics, recipes, sports, stories, novels, history, science, as well as those about the customs of each invited country including our own country of Perú can be found. This year in 2017, the International Book Fair (FIL) exceeded the attendance of last year’s … read more of Book Fair in Lima, Perú .
Readers from the Urantia group, Lectores del Jardín de Edentia in Ecuador organized a Urantia Book booth at the book fair in Puce, Chillos Valley which was held 29 May to 2 June this year. Although attendance at this book fair was a little disappointing as it was held mid-week when most people were at … read more of Ecuador Book Fair .