Angie Thurston

Spreading Our Wings at Wild Goose

“When a great truth seeker and a great truth giver meet, the result is a great and liberating enlightenment born of the experience of new truth.” (130:1.1) Truth seeking and truth giving abounded at WildGoosethis year. An annual event, the Goose Festival drew about...

The New England Urantia Experience

Larry and Joan Mullins, Angie Thurston, Jon Zoba Angie: Jon Zoba and I got to host Larry and Joan Mullins for a weekend in Massachusetts last month. Jon and I are young adult Urantia Book readers living in New England. The original inspiration for this event came from...

Fieldnotes on Unitarian Universalism

Angela Thurston Goals rather than creeds should unify religionists. -The Urantia Book 99:5.7 When I explain that I’m in divinity school to learn how religionists might unify around goals instead of creeds, people often ask if I’m Unitarian Universalist (UU). To be...

Reflections on Christianity21

Angela Thurston Reflections on Christianity21 This winter, I attended Christianity21, a three-day conference in Denver, CO that was billed as an invitation to “live a 21st century Christianity with 21 speakers who deliver 21 big ideas in 21 minutes each.” I have been...

Regeneration

On April 18-21, against the backdrop of current events that held the greater Boston area in fear, the YaYA Committee held its fifth Youth and Young Adult Conference in Gloucester, MA on the theme of Regeneration. This was one of the most powerful examples of love...

What the UB means to me

  These few words just begin to describe: Insight into the purpose of my existence, which begins and ends with love. Inspiration to set ever higher spiritual goals and to take failures as the most valuable cosmic lessons. Appreciation for the beautiful, challenging,...

Five Days at 533

Chicago, Illinois was the birthplace of the Fifth Epochal Revelation in the 1930’s. At 533 Diversey Parkway–what is now Urantia Foundation–the original Forum members asked questions over a period of years that were answered in what we now know as The...