EVANGELICAL BIBLE CHAPEL

 MINISTRIES

                                          4982 Cambridge St. Greenacres, Florida 33463  Phone:561-965-0363  Fax 866-464-8640

                                             

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 Interdenominational Minister's Association  Dr. David Donnally President

 Bible College and Counseling Center & Administrative offices 5700 Lake Worth Rd. Greenacres Professional Office Plaza Suite# 7 At the south east corner of 57th Ave. & Lake Worth Rd.

Phone - 561-965-0363     FAX  - 866-464-8640  Email: dpdonnally@cs.com

 

The IMA Enabling ,Educating ,and Encouraging men and women called to ministry

 

Chaplaincy Certification Board

Dr. David Donnally President, Evangelical Bible College and Semianry   DRE, ThD, PhD

Dr Bettye Knighton Director of Christian Education, DRE

Dr. Gregory Fitch   Hospice Chaplain

Dr.  Rick Kendall President, Global Embassy Network

Dr. Carlton Gant  President, Pathway of Life Fellowship

Dr.  Ernestine Daniels  Director, Lightbearer's Ministry & School

OVER 180 YEARS OF COMBINED MINISTRY EXPERIENCE!

QUALIFICATIONS AND BENEFITS OF ORDINATION, LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION  

IMA Ministerial Manuals are available from our office for $15.  The manual contains the IMA member listings, ceremonies and much more.

     Welcome to the Interdenominational Ministerís Association.

  The I.M.A. is a ministry of the Evangelical Bible Chapel of Lake Worth, Florida.  Our main goal is to assist  those called by God to ministry by credentialing them , and also to provide credibility, fellowship and training.  Our goal will always be to further the cause of Christ.

ALL LICENSED MEMBERS MUST:

1.    Have satisfactorily completed at least 1 year (30 credits) of Bible Seminary or Bible College at a recognized school.

2.    Adhere to the E.B.C. Core Values

3.    Believe they have  received a calling from God  and demonstrate Godly character and spiritual maturity.

4.   Have a plan for service

5.   Meet committee approval

6.   Have paid $25 application fee and $125 annual dues

ALL ORDAINED MEMBERS MUST:

1.      Meet all the above requirements

2.    Have held a license for at least 1 year, and receive a positive report from the leadership under which they have served OR have completed at least 2 years (60 credits) of Bible College or Seminary from a recognized school, OR have transferred ordination from another organization.

3.    Have paid $25 application fee and $125 annual dues.

ALL MEMBERS are required to submit written annual reports & fees by January 25th each year to remain a member in good standing.  Any member NOT in good standing will be removed from the membership.  Members displaying actions unbecoming of a minister of the gospel may be censured or dismissed.

 Call or write for more information: 

Evangelical Bible Seminary   Dr. David P. Donnally, President

4982 Cambridge Street, Lake Worth, FL  33463  Email:  dpdonnally@cs.com

 

 

BENEFITS OF JOINING THE IMA

We are Interdenominational

I M A is an internationally recognized credentialing body licensing, ordaining and certifying pastors, evangelists, missionaries, teachers, counselors and chaplains

We have been in ministry since 1973.

We give the counselor support through training, fellowship, and recognition

We are affiliated with the Global Embassy Network and the Evangelical Church Alliance

We offer Web presence, office support, credibility, accountability, stability

LEADERSHIP      FELLOWSHIP  RELATIONSHIPS

are what make the IMA right for you!

THE IMA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DROP ANY MEMBER AT ANY TIME FOR MISCONDUCT

QUALIFICATIONS FOR BOARD CERTIFIED CHAPLAINS AND BIBLICAL COUNSELORS

1.  Must be a licensed or ordained minister with the IMA.  If not already a member, please submit IMA application and $125 membership fee.

2.  Must have earned a Masters degree or higher (MRE, MBS, MDIV, THM, MBC or higher from a recognized Bible College or Seminary

3.  Must have three letters of professional reference, three character reference letters and three letters from clients you have counseled that are willing to share your effectiveness.  Also, please submit a personal resume or biographical sketch.

ALL PROFESSIONAL/MINISTRY LETTERS SHOULD BE ON ORGANIZATION'S LETTER HEAD.

4.  Must complete Pastoral Counseling I, II & III from EBCS

5.  Have completed sufficient supervised counseling sessions or have been counseling for at least 2 years as an assistant or group leader or one on one.  Provide documentation.

5B.  List of current ministry duties.  Name of immediate supervisor, senior pastor, superintendant, bishop, elder, etc.  Please include their contact information.

6..  Must be approved by the IMA Chaplaincy Board by interview conducted by at least three board members.

7.   Must stay current with ministerial dues, and be in good standing.

8.   Must adhere to EBC Ministries Core Values

9..  Pay $25 application fee, and $125 annual dues if not an ordained member of the IMA

Partnering with Global Embassy Network

and the Evangelical Church Alliance

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