President’s Message – December 2019

In the early days of the Urantia community, we were challenged to address six basic tasks: translate The Urantia Book, publish it, distribute it across the world, foster the study of the book, train teachers, and train leaders. Today Urantia Association International and Urantia Foundation work hand in hand to accomplish these six tasks. The … read more of President’s Message – December 2019.

Joe in South Lake Tahoe

While living in South Lake Tahoe in the 1970’s, I would regularly take hikes along the lake shore where I would often see the same homeless man who would always say, “Brother would you buy me a drink?” For the longest time I wouldn’t answer him and just kept walking. One especially cold and snowy … read more of Joe in South Lake Tahoe.

Peru 2021 – International Conference Update

11th Urantia Association International Conference in the Land of the Incas Urubamba, Cusco-Peru, April 22th-25th, 2021  Towards Cosmic Citizenship … The Time Has Come!   Man … can elect to become more than a man; can choose to embark upon the voyage of universe ascension, but this is because the human choice and the divine … read more of Peru 2021 – International Conference Update.

An Exciting Service Opportunity  

“Service”—a search of The Urantia Book nets over 630 mentions of “service.” It is the first of the divine fruits of the spirit—loving service. Service is vital for spiritual growth, yet at this very moment, we do not have enough volunteers. There are over 30 projects supporting Urantia Association International and the revelation that are … read more of An Exciting Service Opportunity  .

Language Multi-Linguist Project

Introducing Urantia Association’s Language Learning & Multi-Linguist Project   We are now in the Urantia Post-Bestowal Age. As regards our current age, The Urantia Book states: While Jesus has shown the way to the immediate attainment of spiritual brotherhood, the realization of social brotherhood on your world depends much on the achievement of the following … read more of Language Multi-Linguist Project.

Incarcerated and Valued

The Paradise Father values all his children. No matter what our station in life, he forgives our sins even before we think to ask for such forgiveness. Divine mercy is beyond our mortal comprehension—it is all encompassing for those who seek such mercy. In the person of Jesus of Nazareth, we see the Father’s love … read more of Incarcerated and Valued.

Bogota International Book Fair—Colombia 2019

Once again, the Urantia Bogotá Association, with the support of Urantia Association International, was present at the renowned International Bogotá Book Fair: FILBO 2019. This year we had a large stand located in one of the best pavilions of the fair—the pavilion of the universities—that brought us a more intellectual audience with deeper questions than … read more of Bogota International Book Fair—Colombia 2019.

Florida Urantia Conference 2020

The Agondonter Boot Camp Society of Florida and the Urantia Association of Florida are jointly sponsoring a conference on Service and Ministry, 14—16 February, 2020 at DaySpring Episcopal Conference Center Parrish, Florida (45 minutes from Tampa—St. Petersburg airports.) Make this a part of your winter vacation to the Sunshine State! What does it mean to … read more of Florida Urantia Conference 2020.

Vancouver 2020 – Urantia Global Experience

University of the Fraser Valley, BC  Canada July 28 to August 1, 2020 Lifting Together – United in Purpose – Serving God the Supreme The Urantia Association of Canada and The Urantia Book Fellowship have teamed up to host this gathering in the Vancouver Fraser Valley. They invite everyone to come together to serve the … read more of Vancouver 2020 – Urantia Global Experience.

Donating with AmazonSmile

Did you know that when you shop for the holidays at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates to Urantia Association International?   What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Urantia Association International every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at AmazonSmile you’ll find the exact same … read more of Donating with AmazonSmile.

Upcoming Events

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.

About Tidings Newsletter

The Tidings newsletter is an on-line publication that serves as Urantia Association International’s primary communication tool for reaching out to the Association’s membership, supporters, donors, volunteers, and general readership friends. It provides news and information on the many activities and events of the National and Local Associations around the globe as well as information and … read more of About Tidings Newsletter.

International Service Board

Members of the International Service Board (ISB) are elected by a vote of the Representative Council (RC). The officers and committees of the ISB and the Executive Administrator plan, coordinate, and carry out the activities of Urantia Association that are international in scope and have been authorized by the Representative Council. They also serve as … read more of International Service Board.

President’s Message – September 2019

Religionists, as a group, must never concern themselves with anything but religion, albeit any one such religionist, as an individual citizen, may become the outstanding leader of some social, economic, or political reconstruction movement. [Paper 99:3.15, page 1089.7] Indirectly, cultural civilization is influenced by the attitude of these individual religionists as they become active and influential … read more of President’s Message – September 2019.

2nd European Urantia Association Conference

From 11-14 July 2019, the Urantia Association of Estonia hosted the 2nd European Urantia Conference at Tallink City Hotel with the theme “Sowing Seeds.” This event was the 2nd Continental Conference in Europe and took place almost three years after the Budapest conference. Eighty-seven participants celebrated friendship and brotherhood, in one of the best-preserved medieval … read more of 2nd European Urantia Association Conference.

Young Adults Pre-European Conference Retreat

(This is an extract summary on the Young Adults’ pre-conference retreat of Alex Heh’s personal testimonial of his experiences at the conference. Used by permission.) In July I traveled to Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, to attend the 2nd European Urantia Association Conference. A number of young Urantia Book readers and I arrived some … read more of Young Adults Pre-European Conference Retreat.

September Trimester of Urantia Book Internet School 

Starting Soon! This educational program of Urantia Foundation is dedicated to fostering and facilitating the self-discovery of newly revealed truth. UBIS offers courses for all students of The Urantia Book, regardless of culture, spiritual tradition, or geographic location. Whether you are a new reader or have been studying the book for years, there will be … read more of September Trimester of Urantia Book Internet School .

Feria del Libro de Bolivia 2019 – Santa Cruz

The twentieth annual book fair took place in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia from May 31 to June 11. The fair had 200 exhibitors and more than 80 book presentations. More than 50 international writers and about 100 national writers attended it, with the presence of the European Union as Guest of Honor. In … read more of Feria del Libro de Bolivia 2019 – Santa Cruz.

Ecuador Book Fair 2019

This year’s book fair in Ecuador was held at the Puce Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador from 3—7 June. Although we are not yet officially recognized as the National Association of Urantia Book Readers of Ecuador (AUEC), this year we participated in the Puce Fair as AUEC. We were located at booth number 17, which … read more of Ecuador Book Fair 2019.