Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance
of Jersey City & Vicinity

The IMA is the oldest existent inter-denominational clergy organization in the City of Jersey City having begun in 1946. Today the IMA consists of Christian pastors and associates from churches of various denominatons and independent houses of worship throughout Jersey City, Bayonne, and North Hudson. We invite you to partner with us in ministry as we believe the IMA will prove to be a place for mutual sharing and support. The Bible says, “Two are better than one for they have a good reward for their labor"(Ecclesiastes 4:9).


Obama's Presidency Revealed Our Best and Worst Selves

By Jim Wallis 01-10-2017

Genesis 1 reveals the foundational value of every human being made in the image of God (imago dei):  Then God said, “Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the wild animals of the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth.” So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. [Full Article]

Rev. Nathaniel Legay is sworn in as Jersey City NAACP President.

Jonathan Lin, Jersey Journal

The Jersey City NAACP swearing-in ceremony took place at the Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church at 597 Bergen Ave. on Jan. 7, 2017.

2017 Flyer 8.5X11 Portrait.PDF


MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017, 1 P.M.


Rev. Dorothy Patterson, Pastor of the Wallace Temple African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Bayonne, NJ will be the featured speaker. Rev. Patterson is a member of the IMA and travels widely as an ambassador of the the AME Zion Church and Jesus Christ. She has led Wallace Temple with vision and is known throughout the City of Bayonne. She has served as President of the Bayonne Rotary and is currently Vice-President of the Bayonne NAACP.

 Music will be provided by the Wallace Temple Choir, First Wesleyan Unashamed, and a liturgical dance selection will be rendered by Ashante Johnson.

Due to construction at First Wesleyan there are some inconveniences as to parking. There is also a small lot across the street.

Flyer - JCTogether Annual Meeting 2017-1-12.pdf

The IMA is a member of the Jersey City Together, a New Jersey Together branch which challenges ordinary people in Northern New Jersey to identify problems facing their neighborhoods & city, connects individuals & organizations to multiply their power, and mobilizes people to bring about creative & effective change. JCT is a branch of the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF), the nation's oldest and largest multi-faith organizing network.