Brotherhood is impossible on a world whose inhabitants are so primitive that they fail to recognize the folly of unmitigated selfishness. There must occur an exchange of national and racial literature. Each race must become familiar with the thought of all races; each nation must know the feelings of all nations. Ignorance breeds suspicion, and … read more of President’s Message – December 2018.
At the Latin American Conference in Brazil recently held in Guarulhos, Brazil, young readers from all across Latin America met to exchange experiences, get involved, have fun, and make decisions for the future. We see plenty of potential in these young people who express good ideals, genuine experiences, great talents, and a great deal of … read more of Latin American Youth Meeting – Brazil 2018.
A Urantia Book readers’ conference took place in Italy, near the beautiful location of the Garda Lake from 5 to 7 October. It lasted from Friday evening (dinner and get-together) to Sunday in the afternoon. The main goal of this conference was to bring Italian and French readers together. A minority of Spanish and Portuguese … read more of Italian-French Urantia Conference – Garda Lake, 2018.
Dear Siblings and Friends, We on the Education Committee are getting in touch with you again through this article to bring you some inspiring testimonials about personal truth-seeking and growth, with thanks to the Urantia Association of Mexico for their service of disseminating the teachings of our wonderful Urantia Book. The truth-seekers and students of … read more of Testimonials of Truth-Search, Growth and Service.
During the six days of the Feria del Libro de Pereira 2018 (Pereira Book Fair), from October 2 to 7, 2018, about 20,000 people entered the Convention Center of Pereira, also known as Expofuturo, to enjoy the event. We found that a surprising number of people throughout this coffee growing region know about The Urantia … read more of Pereira Book Fair 2018.
The Urantia Book was presented at the Cali International Book Fair in Colombia, which took place in October 2018. Our mission was “… Revealing God to Men…” following in the footsteps of the Master, Jesus. The book fair brought together 776 publishers, 93 exhibitors, 48,000 publications and 231,234 visitors. For the first time in Cali, … read more of Cali International Book Fair 2018.
We are pleased to announce the 2nd European Urantia Conference that’s being held in Tallinn, Estonia, 11 – 14 July 2019. The theme of the conference is: “Sowing Seeds– Qualitative Internal and Quantitative External Growth” and we will be focused on how we can grow internally in spirit and externally in numbers. We welcome readers … read more of 2nd European Urantia Conference – Tallinn, Estonia 2019.
In the house of spiritual retreat “San Fernando” located in Ballenita, Santa Elena, Ecuador, the second National Urantia Conference in Ecuador 2018 was held from October 6 to 8 with the theme: “A Spiritual Experience in Urantia.” The event was led by Sandra Naranjo Cabezas, President of the Urantia Association of Ecuador (Asociación Urantia Ecuador … read more of Conference & Chartering – Ecuador 2018.
Having been involved for many years in the development of study groups both internationally and in my sphere of local activities within the Urantia Association of Quebec, I realize that despite all the efforts of many committed readers, growth of study groups is proceeding very slowly. I believe there are several causes for this slow … read more of Advocacy for Study Groups.
One of the many reasons I love The Urantia Book and I am continuously re-reading it is because it utilizes words which I think I understand, but then in some random paragraph in some random paper, it will define a common word in an uncommon way and suddenly I need to go back and re-read … read more of President’s Message – September 2018.
Sue Tennant, long-time supporter of the Urantia revelation and a dear friend of mine and to many reading this, left this world for the mansion world adventure in March this year. I meet Sue in 1999 at her home in Silver Springs for a meeting with other readers for the chartering and inauguration of the … read more of Farewell to Sue Tennant.
Theme: We Have Been Summoned to Eternal Life Once again, the Finnish Urantia Book readers held their annual summer conference, hosted by the Urantia Association of Finland 9–10 June 2018 at the Lautsiala Resort, Hauho. Over 30 of us gathered, the weather was lovely and the resort was a beautiful place to hold the meeting. … read more of Finnish Summer Conference Report, 2018.
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The key word is WHY? May we address its profundity? Here are some thoughts: Because we seek clarity of our life purposes in harmony with divine plans. Because we seek a better understanding of origins and destinies as we prepare to lift ourselves and others to new clarity. Because we seek truth to undergird our … read more of Why Do We Study The Urantia Book?.
Only 60 days to go for the 2nd Latin American Conference being held 1 – 4 November 2018 in Guarulhos, São Paulo, Brazil. We are happy to report that so far 115 participants from 15 countries have registered for the event. This is a positive response from The Urantia Book reader community and we believe … read more of 2nd Latin American Conference — São Paulo, Brazil.
Students of The Urantia Book in Italy are holding their fourth Italian-French-Spanish Urantia Book readers’ conference in northern Italy at the Confine Hotel in the city of Lazise (province of Verona) 5 – 7 October 2018. The theme for this conference is: “Teachings of Jesus” and the focus will be on the doing of Fathers’ will. … read more of Italian-French-Spanish Conference 2018.
On the Cosmic Background: “God Does Not Play Dice” If you haven’t registered yet, there’s still space available at ANZURA’s upcoming annual conference that’s being held on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia 5 – 8 October 2018. Theme Update: The theme for this conference is inspired by that ever-topical question by Albert Einstein, “Does … read more of ANZURA Conference Queensland 2018.
Lifting Together — United in Purpose, Serving God the Supreme The Urantia Association of Canada and the Urantia Book Fellowship will be hosting a combined North American conference in Vancouver 15 – 19 July 2020. Everyone is invited to come together to serve the global community, to work and lift together in spiritual consciousness, to … read more of Vancouver 2020 – North America Urantia Conference.
The next International Conference for Urantia Association International will be held 22 – 25 April, 2021 in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Urubamba, Cusco, Peru. The Urantia Association of Peru will be hosting the conference and members are promising to make this event unique and special for all. The theme will be “Towards Cosmic … read more of 2021 – International Conference in Peru.
The number of people who are exposed to the word “Urantia,” as well as the book and its teachings year after year at book fairs is staggering. The impact on lives—priceless. Global seeding of The Urantia Book and its teachings at book fairs is changing lives. Lives are changed when students learn how to work together as a team, … read more of Testimonials from Book Fair Attendees.