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SCIENCE
pdf The Architecture of the Universe and the Urantia Book by Frederick L. Beckner  
pdf Stars, Galaxies, Superuniverses and the Urantia Book by Frederick L. Beckner  
pdf Monmatia Revisited
by Bill Laurune
 
Earth-Moon Evolution
by Dr. Phil Calabrese
A Tale of Two Orvontons
by Dick Bain
pdf Urantia, 606 of Satania
by Israel Dix
 
A.A. Zachow, Revelation Worker
and his article in Cosmic Frontiers, April 1977
archaeology  
Jesus the Boatbuilder and the Ancient Boat by Saskia Praamsma
pdf Ancient Cyprus
by Stefan Tallqvist
 
pdf India: Lost Cities Found
Compiled by Saskia Praamsma
 
pdf Did the Jews Really Not Bury Their Dead? by Charles Arterburn  
Atlantis/Urantia Book Parallels
by Robert Sarmast
pdf First Atlantis/Eden Expedition Analysis
by Commodore Robert Staney Bates
 
urantia community
Building a Temple to the Father
by Fred Harris
Celestial Nights 2003
at Cape San Blas
CN 2004 - A New Spirit of Unity
by Al Wolf
 
Celestial Nights 2008
at St. George Island
A Voice from the Garden
by Meredith Tenney
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URANTIA outreach 
pdf Sowing Urantia Seeds in India
by Bhagavan Buritz
 
pdf The Dauntless Norman Ingram
(1999) by Saskia Raevouri
 
pdf Norman Ingram's Venice Beach Booth
by Richard Omura
 
pdf Outreach 2000
Various projects undertaken by readers
 
pdf The Revelation in Capetown
1999 Parliament of the World's Religions
 
Joys of Service - Urantia Book Prison Ministry by Joy Brandt (2003)
The Kenya Sewing Machine Project
by Meredith Tenney
Pipeline of Light
by Michelle Klimesh
South African Book Seeding Mission
Mark Bloomfield's reports
Here and Now
by Mark Bloomfield
A Letter of Gratitude from South Africa
by Simone Cox
India: The 2008 World Book Fair in Delhi
by Paula Thompson
Operation Reach Back
by Pamela Burr and Paula Thompson
Mission to Patagonia
by Pradhana Fuchs

 

Atacama Mission: "Seeding the Desert"
by Jon DeToy [2011]
Mission to South Africa
by Buck Weimer and Charlene Morrow
Mind, Body and Spirit Church of Tallahassee by Fred Harris
Pato Banton in Santa Fe NM 2009
by John Wilcox
Pato Banton's Outreach Ministry
The 2010 Cosmic Road Show
by Andrea Barnes
book reviews and articles   
The Amazing Gerdean Saskia Praamsma reports on The Zo'oid Mission
 pdf Birth of a Divine Revelation
reviewed by Matthew Rapaport
 
pdf Secondary Works - What Works?
by Saskia Raevouri
 
 Gardner, Moyer and Mullins: Three Histories by Matthew Rapaport  
pdf Secondary Works
Reviews and Descriptions, 2002
 
The Urantia Book and OAHSPE
compared by Harold Sherman
pdf Larry Mullins Reports
on The Sherman Diaries
 
Spirits of Promise
by GerdeanO'Dell
God's Orchestra
by Saskia Praamsma
teaching mission  
Correcting Time
by Fred Harris
online Welcome to Change
by Bob Slagle
The Second Revelatory Commission
Related Transcripts
spiritual travel  
Our Visit to Findhorn 1985
by Saskia Raevouri (1985)
Mediterranean Adventure 1998
with Joy Brandt and Saskia Raevouri (1998)
pdf A Visit to Russia
by Cathy Jones
 
Journeys to FreeSchools in India
A cause supported by Urantia Book readers
cartoons and more

A VOICE FROM THE GARDEN

Meredith Tenney reports on the gatherings held at Valle Crucis NC and at Kindred Spirits in Eugene OR
to plan for the reestablishment of the Garden of Eden

Visit the REBUILDING THE GARDEN OF EDEN website

Skills & Services Didn't come to the conference? There are other ways to participate. The skills and abilities of many individuals will be needed to rebuild the Garden of Eden. If you have expertise and knowledge you would be willing to share, or if you wish to become a financial partner in this endeavor, use the pledge forms at
 www.rebuildthegarden.com
to contact us and let us know how
you would like to contribute.

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GARDEN CONFERENCE planners met March 13th-16th at Valle Crucis, North Carolina, and at Kindred Spirits, in Eugene, Oregon, to plan for the re-establishment of a Garden of Eden.

In all, 36 individuals from around the country participated. Planners came from every walk of life and from every sector of the Urantia movement. We came because we were called by Father to be there. We came to work hand and hand with the planetary administration to help uplift our world. From the moment of our arrival, facilitator Aurora Hill challenged us all to be in the Garden during the conference, and we were!

Rob Rocheleau led the site selection team, bringing his expertise in professional site analysis and community development to the diverse planning group with impressive experience. Their Powerpoint presentation was powerful!

The governance and fiscal sustainability team on the west coast came up with creative, exciting plans for fundraising and the communications task force offered many good suggestions for enhancing communication about the Garden.

The crew of the arts and culture task force inspired and entertained us with their planning, music and art, while all of us appreciated the diligent efforts and sound groundwork done by the spiritual life group.

Although we were a diverse gathering, harmony and goodwill prevailed throughout the weekend. When individual differences arose, we remained in silence until the presence of Spirit filled our hearts and minds and we were ready to proceed once again. We worked hard, excited by the opportunity before us. Miraculously, we connected via Skype with Garden planners on the other side of the country, and amid laughter and technological challenges were able to both see and hear each other's presentations.

There were moments of levity and song, and moments of profound stillness and mutual worship. One of the most intense experiences of the gathering was the induction ceremony on Sunday night. Seven leaders were inducted as Garden Councilors and commissioned to form an interim administrative body to carry the work of the conference forward. The new Councilors held their candles aloft in a spontaneous show of unity to indicate their commitment to holding the light of the Garden for all of us.

The new Garden Councilors, Cristina Seaborn, Rick Voss, Dolores Nice, Jon Zoba, Steve Shinall, Aurora Hill, and Jerry Prentice have already met several times via conference call and have been very productive. They have elected interim officers and are working on bylaws and a mission statement. Plans for a brochure about the Garden which can be handed out at Urantia-related conferences and the Parliament of World Religions are underway.

The Councilors have also drafted a survey to identify the skills of conference attendees and others interested in helping with the project, and are reviewing a list of potential Garden sites located around the country with substantial acreage and desirable attributes. They will meet to consider further steps two days prior to the Summer Study Session in Chicago in July. Notes of Garden Council meetings will be posted on the website: www.rebuildthegarden.com. Bravo, and thank you, Garden Councilors!

We Garden planners are learning to feast upon uncertainty, to fatten upon disappointment, to enthuse over apparent defeat, to invigorate in the presence of difficulties, to exhibit indomitable courage in the face of immensity, and to exercise unconquerable faith when confronted with the challenge of the inexplicable. Our battle cry is, "In liaison with God, nothing--absolutely nothing--is impossible!"

The wind of Spirit is at our backs, and Father is at the helm of our ship. Although the seas are choppy and our course is uncharted, we know that our ship will be brought safely into harbor. We trust that the Garden will flourish, and that we will be led according to the divine plan. The opportunity to work with the planetary administration is a sublime adventure, and our hearts are filled with hope. Please continue to support this vital endeavor with your prayers!

On behalf of the Garden Conference,
Meredith Tenney

Visit the REBUILDING THE GARDEN OF EDEN website