Due to the number of IDMR members visiting International Headquarters, and the frequent change in class location for IDMR Los Angeles, the class schedule for the Los Angeles Branch is now available on the website. You may also call 323-733-0672 for class schedule information. To view the November Calendar, click here. To view the November Calendar in Adobe Acrobat, click here. To view the December Calendar click here.To view the December Calendar in Adobe Acrobat, click here.
For all branch school members who plan to visit the Los Angeles, CA branch, please contact the Hospitality Chairperson prior to purchasing tickets or making arrangements for accommodations. It is imperative that notification be sent in advance of making travel plans via e-mail to email@example.com.
Funeral and Memorial Service Information
Dr. Gregory Ratliff, member of the International Board of Trustees and the IDMR Los Angeles Branch, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 10:00 am, at Angelus Funeral Home, 3875 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008. Cards and condolences may be sent to the Ratliff Family in care of Dr. Leonard Ford, 2315 West 116th Street, Hawthorne, CA 90250.
New IDMR International Vice President and Dean
The International President made an announcement prior to speakers being called in the Los Angeles branch class on Sunday, November 11, 2018. He announced that Dr. Aaron Bryant is the new International Dean of the Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research. The International President also called a meeting of the International Board of Trustees. At that meeting, the International Board of Trustees unanimously voted Dr. Aaron Bryant as International Vice President of the Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research. The announcement and meeting were recorded along with the regular class and are available for viewing by all branch schools and members on the MP4 of Sunday, November 11.
New IDMR International Trustees Elected
A meeting of the International Board of Trustees was held on Monday, February 11, 2019. At that meeting, Dr. Marlon Farley, who is a licensed medical doctor, was elected as Trustee to fill the vacancy on the International Board due to the demise of Dr. Gregory Ratliff.
A meeting of the International Board of Trustees was held on Monday, November 19, 2018. At that meeting, Dr. Keith Gilkey, California State Superintendent, was elected as Trustee to fill the vacancy on the International Board due to the passing of Dr. Robert Harris. Dr. Eugene Williams, Dean of the IDMR Shreveport Branch and the State of Louisiana, was elected as Trustee to fill the vacancy on the International Board due to the resignation of Dr. David Rosen.
As of August 1, 2010, all requests to participate in the YouSendIt program should be sent to IDMR International Headquarters, PO Box 19877, Los Angeles, CA 90019, and addressed to the attention of the Information Systems Committee. A new form has been posted on the Intranet Site. Audio Visual and Audio files of all Los Angeles classes are available via the Internet to all IDMR members. Please see the Intranet for details or contact a member of your local officer's board.
The free Home Bible Study Course has been discontinued and is no longer offered by the Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research.
Please contact your Branch officers or refer to the Intranet Site for a list of IDMR e-mail addresses.
Spiritual Survivor, Lee Rosen recalls fleeing Europe during Holocaust, The Spectator (Hornell, NY), May 25, 2008.
Metaphysics institute marks 30 years in Dallas, Dallas News.Com, The Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX), May 20, 2005.
Group has its own way of saying God's name, San Antonio Express-News (San Antonio, TX), February 17, 2003.
For IDMR, names critical to identifying God correctly, The Killeen Daily Herald Online (Killeen, TX), March 16, 2002.
Scientific Approach, Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research looks at God in different ways than major religions, Tribune Chronicle (Warren, Ohio), Sunday, December 15, 2002.
Metaphysics group teaches knowledge vs. dogma, The Tennessean (Nashville, TN), July 14, 2001.
Searching for Understanding, The Topeka Capital-Journal (Topeka, KS), June 22, 2001.
Religious 'school' hopes to grow, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Richmond, VA) June 2, 2001.
Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research: What's that? The Shreveport Sun (Shreveport, LA) April 26, 2001.
Institute operates on academic format, Mohave Valley Daily News (Laughlin, NV) January 26 - 27, 2001.
Understanding Yahweh, Muskogee Daily Phoenix and Times Democrat (Muskogee, OK) January 27, 2001.
Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research meets in Conway, Log Cabin Democrat (Conway, AR) January 26, 2001.
IDMR follows the visions of Founder Henry Kinley, Sun Post News (San Clemente, CA) January 5, 2001.
Speakers to discuss the human body, Jewish history, The Star-Gazette (Elmira, NY) October 17, 2000.
If spirit counts, why argue over 'physical rituals', The News Star (Monroe, LA) September 30, 2000.
Institute teaches knowledge, understanding, thus faith, Muskogee Daily Phoenix (Muskogee, OK) August 12, 2000.
Visionary Teaching Offers New Way To View the 'Pattern' of Religion, The Williamsport Sun-Gazette (Willamsport, PA - Wellsboro-Mansfield Branch) July 29, 2000.
Metaphysical Means, The Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, GA), July 22, 2000.
Teaching Creation's Pattern, The Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY), June 24, 2000.
Beyond the flesh, Group puts faith in God's name, The News-Star (Monroe, LA), June 24, 2000.
Institute joins religion and science, The Indianapolis Recorder, (Indianapolis, IN) June 9, 2000.
Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research, Community Shopper (Richmond, VA), June 6, 2000.
We must recognize what's inside, The Town Talk (Alexandria, LA), March 4, 2000.
Where We Worship: The Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research, The News & Observer - Faith (Raleigh, NC), February 25, 2000.
Faith and Values Section Spotlight, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Section B2, (Atlanta, GA), February 19, 2000.
Finding the light through study, research - The Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research seeks to find answers to questions about religion. The Daily Messenger (Irondequoit, NY - Rochester Branch) January 16, 2000.
Divine Metaphysics Research seminar this Sunday, Long Beach Press-Telegram (Long Beach, CA), December 22, 1999.
Institute schedules lecture at library. The Log Cabin Democrat of Conway Arkansas. December 17, 1999.
Worship Spotlight - Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research, Press and Sun Bulletin (Binghamton, NY), November 27, 1999.
Spiritual growth is essential for new millennium, The News-Star (Monroe, LA) November 6, 1999.
Group shares its doctrines about God, Science, The Times (Shreveport, LA), October 8, 1999.
Institute questions common beliefs, The Middletown Journal (Middletown, OH), September 25, 1999.
Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research establishes Internet presence, The Evening Tribune (Hornell, NY), September 23, 1999.
The Mystery of the Godhead, Trinity or Unity, The Town Talk (Alexandria, LA), August 7, 1999.
Seeing God's 'pattern' in life, The Tennessean (Nashville, TN), July 29, 1999.
Spiritual group holds convention, The Chronicle of Mt. Juliet (Mt. Juliet, TN), July 21, 1999.
Unconventional Faith, The Montgomery Advertiser (Montgomery, AL), May 1, 1999.
In His Image, The Town Talk (Alexandria, LA), February 13, 1999.
Charting the Way, The Times Record (Ft. Smith, AR), September 26, 1998.
IDMR International Public Relations mailed a CD to every branch of the Institute entitled, "Elohim the Archetype (Original) Pattern of the Universe." IDMR Branch Schools are requested to make a copy of this CD available to their members, either free of charge or at a minimal cost to cover the reproduction expenses of the CD.
As of March 2, 2017 International is now accepting orders for digital charts.
Holy Name Bible Inquiries
Although the Holy Name Bible is one of the biblical resources utilized by the Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research (IDMR), the IDMR neither prints nor publishes the Holy Name Bible, and is in no way affiliated or associated with any organization that prints or publishes it or claims to do so.