2020 Annual Conference Report

Last year’s 2020 ANZURA conference, hosted by our New Zealand team was held as a virtual Zoom conference on 10th October. For all the reasons we’re only too familiar with by now, the theme was aptly titled Post COVID Spiritual Life. This was a “first” for ANZURA and while the virtual format is not as … read more of 2020 Annual Conference Report.

President’s Report – Spring 2020

My Dear Friends and Fellow Students of The Urantia Book, I hope you are all doing well! It has been a tumultuous year. Many of you may be feeling psychologically bruised or wounded with the circumstances of the lockdown as you live with the ever-present possibility of catching COVID-19. It has been a particularly stressful … read more of President’s Report – Spring 2020.

Virtual ANZURA Annual Conference 2020

10 October 2020 Post COVID Spiritual Life Long ago in 2018 when we first started to plan this conference, we picked a theme based on 2020 representing perfect vision, and were looking forward to exploring the hindsight, insight and foresight offered by The Urantia Book. Sadly, we were not given the foresight to predict COVID, … read more of Virtual ANZURA Annual Conference 2020.

Farewell Martin McBurney

Martin McBurney, long time reader of The Urantia Book sadly passed away in July after a prolonged illness. He was a well-loved friend and kindred spirit to many in the Urantia community. He hosted and masterminded a memorable conference in Warburton, Victoria in 1990 with a theme titled “Shepherd’s Pie”. Here are a few words … read more of Farewell Martin McBurney.

August 21 – a Poem

Led by planets in conjunction Wise men traveled from afar Seeking light in his reflection Bearing gifts beneath that star August winds draped wisdom’s story Capturing stardust drifts below Tracing ancient myths in glory Glistening in the noonday glow Summer creeps past frosts and sunset City lights obscure the view Meteor showers cloak the morning … read more of August 21 – a Poem.

Annual Conference in New Zealand Cancelled

Due to the global Covid-19 crisis we regret to say that the New Zealand conference hosts have decided to cancel the physical ANZURA conference that was scheduled for October this year in Auckland, New Zealand. However, they have arranged with the venue to hold our non-refundable deposit, already paid, until 2022, which effectively postpones the … read more of Annual Conference in New Zealand Cancelled.

Virtual Study Groups and Conferences

The era of virtual study groups and conferences is upon us! With the entire world in lockdown due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus, unexpected opportunities have been arising in the Urantia Book reader communities. Readers are discovering how easy it is to meet with other readers from all over the world from the comfort of their … read more of Virtual Study Groups and Conferences.

Annual Conference Auckland New Zealand 2020

DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS WE REGRET TO SAY THAT THIS YEAR’S CONFERENCE IN NEW ZEALAND HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE PLAN TO RE-SCHEDULE THE CONFERENCE AT THE SAME VENUE IN 2022. STAY TUNED…   Old Promo: 2020 Vision Through a Cosmic Lens—Hindsight, Insight & Foresight Next year’s ANZURA conference returns to Vaughan Park, Long Bay … read more of Annual Conference Auckland New Zealand 2020.

Canberra 2019 Conference Report

Mind Over Matter – Spirit Over Mind This year’s ANZURA conference was held 27th to 30th September at the Green Hills Conference Centre, Stromlo in a gorgeous bush setting just outside of Canberra. The members of the Canberra Study Group hosted the conference and readers travelled from the various cities, towns and environs in New … read more of Canberra 2019 Conference Report.