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.
The 2018 ANZURA conference was held between the 5th to the 8th October at the Alexandra Headland Conference Centre, Queensland, Australia. The venue was set among the peaceful Queensland bushland and offered a lovely background chorus of native bird calls. One of things I cherish when in the company of readers of The Urantia Book … read more of Reflections of 2018 Conference, QLD.
The ANZURA conference, held in new Zealand 3rd to 6th October this year provided the chance for New Zealand readers finally to take their turn in hosting readers for a long weekend of communing, conferring, considering the gems in The Urantia Book from many different perspectives, creating new friendships, consolidating old ones, and celebrating just … read more of Auckland 2014 – Conference Report.
2013 Autumn – President’s Report Kathleen Swadling Welcome to the first edition of the Arena for 2013. I hope you all had a happy and safe Christmas and New Year season and that you are now ready and refreshed to tackle the many challenges that will no doubt confront us in this next turn around … read more of President’s Reports – Arena 2013.
Welcome to this Summer 2012 edition of the Arena. No doubt this will find you preparing for that hectic time of year as Christmas, New Year and the summer holidays loom. I wish you all a happy and save season. It’s been an eventful few months since the last edition as many of us made … read more of President’s Report & Musings on ANZURA’s Annual Conference 2012.
From the President – Winter 2011 Kathleen Swadling Welcome to the winter issue of the Arena for 2011 and I hope this year has been kind to you. Quite a few ANZURA sponsored projects have already been achieved this year and several are well underway. The annual National Study Day was held over the … read more of President’s Report – Arena 2011.
It’s been a busy year for ANZURA. Since the last Arena the main highlight has been the annual Urantia Book Readers’ Conference which was held at the glorious Lake Dewar Lodge in the Daylesford region in Victoria. The venue was ideal for our needs. We were surrounded by nature and the building had floor-to-ceiling and … read more of Report on Conference at Lake Dewar Lodge.
From the President – Autumn 10 William Wentworth With 2010 now well underway, I reflect how 2009 was dominated by ANZURA’s effort at The Parliament of World Religions. The Sydney conference in September offered time and space for some rehearsing and positive criticism of our proposed presentations, and helped lay the groundwork for the … read more of President’s Reports – Arena 2010.
At our ANZURA Conference in Canberra, we tried to deepen our experience, to brighten our insight, and to awake our slumbering love to serve and to understand. We spent the weekend exploring our Father’s relationship with us, and reflecting on our own responses to this extraordinary human opportunity—to become one with the Father. The conference … read more of 2008 Canberra – Conference Report.
With the passing of another annual conference, this time hosted by the Melbourne Study Group, I found myself reflecting on the importance of the annual conference to me, and I suspect to most of us who had the pleasure of attending.To spend a few days in the company of other Urantia Book readers is so … read more of Report on Conference.