I was recently reading Paper 44 of The Urantia Book, studying the Celestial Artisans. We are informed about the “harmony of associated spirits” which is the arrangements of various and different beings so that they produce “majestic melodies.” This idea of the harmony within a group captures so well what I have witnessed across the … read more of President’s Message – June 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 Urantia Young Adults International committee (UYAI) recently hosted, for the first time in its short history, its very own conference, which was a truly special event. We called it the “2018 UYAI Post-Conference” as it was held right after Urantia Association’s International Conference in The Netherlands. The conference was in the form of a … read more of Urantia Young Adults Post-Conference.
Dear Friends and Readers of The Urantia Book, It is a pleasure to inform you about the latest activities of Urantia Association’s Education Committee. We are organizing a cycle of monthly live webinars. On March 24, the Association’s Study Groups Committee Chair, Gaetan Charland, presented the theme “Improving the Quality and Effectiveness of Study Groups.” … read more of Urantia Association Educational Activities.
As the Chief Financial Officer of Urantia Association International and Chair of the Association’s Finance Committee, it has been my privilege to witness the growth and transformation of the International Association. This modernization has been due to the quality leadership and exemplary service of many talented volunteers, committing their professional skill, personal idealism, and loving … read more of We Have Modernized Urantia Association International.
We are rapidly approaching the time when the 2nd Latin American regional conference will be held in São Paulo, Brazil on November 1—4, 2018. The theme for the conference will be “Living the Teachings” and will take place at the Monaco Hotel, in the city of Guarulhos (one of the towns of São Paulo) and which … read more of Latin American Conference 2018 in Brazil.
We are pleased to announce that the next International Conference for Urantia Association International will be held in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Urubamba, Cusco, Peru April 22—25, 2021 and will be hosted by the Urantia Association of Peru. The theme will be Towards Cosmic Citizenship and the program will incorporate a combination of plenary sessions … read more of 2021 Urantia Association International Conference – Peru.
The Bogota International Book Fair (FILBO) for 2018 was held in May over sixteen days. This was the 31st book fair to be organized by the Colombian Book Chamber and Corferias. This event is considered to be the most important cultural event in Colombia, and over 57,5000 people attended. Year after year FILBO is a … read more of Bogotá International Book Fair – 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.
As a host of a study group have you ever wondered how effective your group is at promoting spiritual growth in its participants? Have you ever questioned yourself about the value your group has in promoting the mission of The Urantia Book? These are just two of the many legitimate questions we might ask ourselves … read more of Effective Study Groups.
August 21st 2018 As in previous years the Dutch Urantia Association (UAISUN) organizes an annual conference on August 21st to celebrate the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, the incarnation of Michael of Nebadon. Last year we enjoyed an upward trend in the number of visitors compared to previous years. We hope this development continues. This … read more of Dutch Urantia Association Annual Conference.
October 6th – 10th, 2018 You are invited to join Spanish-speaking students of The Urantia Book at the 2nd National Conference of the Urantia Association of Peru. The theme will be: The Exercising of Brotherhood… Utopia or Reality? Like last year, the conference will again be held in Pachacamac, a beautiful countryside region of Lima, 30 … read more of Peru Urantia Association – National Meeting.
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.
Recently I went online to purchase some sports items for my son-in-law Tim’s birthday. A few years ago I set up an Amazon-Smile account. Every time I need to shop for birthdays, holidays or any special event for my family, I can do something that has been very difficult financially for me to do in … read more of Inspiration & Healing From The Urantia Book.
In January representatives of Urantia Association International and Urantia Foundation met to update each other on our current projects, discuss issues of mutual interest and to plan for the future. Many issues were discussed but two themes stand out as highlights. First is the need for succession of leadership within both organizations. A successful community … read more of President’s Message – March 2018.
The Association’s Education Committee organized a live Webinar titled “Lifting Together: The Future of Urantia Association” presented by President, Chris Wood. This presentation was developed to share with the growing Global Urantia Community the goals, plans and vision for the Urantia Association International for the next three years and beyond. The Webinar was held on … read more of Lifting Together: The Future of Urantia Association.
(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.
The website for Urantia Association International at https://urantia-association.org has a new feature allowing for multiple “subsites.” A subsite is a website that is joined to a main website, but has the appearance of a stand-alone website with its own unique domain name. In January we were pleased to announce to the Representative Council (RC), consisting … read more of Subsites for Regional Urantia Associations.