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International Metaphysical Ministry

The International Metaphysical Ministry (IMM) founded with the ordination of six ministers in 1963, has grown to over 8,000 active ministers in over 120 countries worldwide.

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Over the past half century, the IMM has become the world’s largest Transpersonal, Transcendent, Theocentric, Holistic New Thought Metaphysical Ministry in the world. This has been accomplished as the result of the open-minded, spiritual outlook of its founder, Dr. Paul Leon Masters.

Consciousness Research

Through decades of consciousness research conducted with thousands of student research participants, Dr. Masters discovered universal truths that were the original higher consciousness truths upon which many of the world’s great religious traditions were founded.

This included the revelation that the highest of all spiritual truth is One, that every religion had something to say according to the degree of spiritual awareness and awakening of its followers. This led to an appreciation of the ancient Hindu saying, “Whatever path a man may travel is my path – wherever they walk, it leads to me”.

Open-ended Spiritual Expression

The IMM gives its ministers the latitude to teach spirituality as they currently understand it, forming ministries with members who are at a corresponding spiritual level of awareness. Closed, narrow-minded religious dogma is replaced with open-ended spiritual expression.


Dr. Paul Masters founded the University of Metaphysics and the University of Sedona to train ministers.

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