About IMA

 The Independence Ministerial Alliance is an interfaith and ecumenical organization of religious and community service leaders who meet on the second Thursday of each month (September through May) to better understand and serve the needs of the Independence, Missouri community.


The mission of the Independence Ministerial Alliance is to be
an interfaith and ecumenical organization which provides
religious  leaders and community service leaders with an opportunity to join  together in worship, educational activities and in support of the  community of Independence, Missouri.


To encourage and support personal/professional growth through opportunities for fellowship, study and service.

To foster understanding and information about one another and our various faith traditions.

To  engage in service with other community-serving organizations by  assisting with the formation of appropriate new organizations and  supporting existing organizations.

To  initiate and support ecumenical worship services within the community  such as the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, City Council  Invocations, Baccalaureate Service, Day of Prayer services, etc.

To offer an avenue for the faith community to speak to issues within the community when those issues need a faith perspective.