The International Missions Association (IMA) is an association of Anabaptist mission bodies established for prayer, mutual support and partnering in carrying out the Great Commission. It was begun in 1997 by four members (PIPKA of Indonesia, MKC of Ethiopia, Amor Viviente of Honduras and EMM of the USA) and currently membership has grown to 23.

Read a brief history of the IMA called Side by side: Celebrating 20 years of the International Missions Association.


2017 IMA Gathering
This year’s IMA Gathering takes place September 19–26 in Lancaster County, Pa., at Mount Joy Mennonite Church. IMA will be celebrating its 20th anniversary!

Theme: “When the Spirit moves ..."

The gathering consists of three parts:

  1. Holy Spirit in Mission Conference (September 19–22)
  2. Ministry trips (September 23–24)
  3. IMA Annual Meeting (September 25–26)

View the full 2017 IMA Gathering schedule.

Members of the public are invited to come to the following sessions at Mount Joy Mennonite Church:

  1. IMA/Holy Spirit in Mission Conference opening session: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m.
  2. IMA 20th anniversary celebration (followed by an ice cream reception): Thursday, Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m.
  3. Holy Spirit in Mission Conference closing celebration: Friday, Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m.

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Stories from 2006

IMA news and updates - Philippines - September 2006

“Making room for the glory of God” – Stories and reports from ministry teams - Philippines - September 2006

Philippine Mennonite churches host Holy Spirit in Mission Conference & International Missions Association - Philippines - September 2006

Stories and reports from the Holy Spirit in Mission Conference - Philippines - September 2006


Stories from 2005

Indonesian Mennonites host Holy Spirit in Mission Conference and
International Missions Association

Read 2005 IMA meeting report

Read 2005 country reports

Read a story from one of the 2005 Holy Spirit in Mission ministry teams

Download the latest issue of IMAges, the IMA's newsletter (PDF format)


Stories from 2004

Fifteen international mission groups confer at International Missions Association meeting in Honduras

Honduran Mennonite churches host Holy Spirit in Missions Conference 2004




IMA Members
African Christian Mission International - Kenya
Agencia Misionera de las Iglesias de la Convencion Menonita de Costa Rica
Amor Viviente - Honduras
Asia Pacific Missions - Singapore
Binay Fellowship of Churches - Nepal
Global Outreach Ministries - Kenya
Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) - USA
GITJ - Indonesia
Happy Church - Kenya
Honduran Evangelical Mennonite Church (IEMH)
Hope Celebration Christian Church - Kenya
Integrated Mennonite Churches of the
Philippines (IMC)
Junta Misionera Convencion Menonita de Nicaragua
Kanisa la Mennonite Tanzania (KMT)
Kenya Mennonite Church (KMC)
Koinonia Fellowship of Churches - USA
Meserete Kristos Church (MKC) - Ethiopia
Overcoming Faith Church - Kenya

PIPKA - Indonesia
Pocket Testament League (PTL) - India
Rosedale Mennonite Missions - USA
Spanish Mennonite Council - USA
Word-of-Grace Network - USA


President- Yesaya Abdi
Vice-president- Henry Mulandi
Secretary – P. C. Alexander
Coordinator- Tilahun Beyene Kidane

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or phone 717 898-2251.

Mailing address:
53 W. Brandt Blvd,
Salunga, Pa. 17538