About Us

We are a non-religious spiritual community  that reveals the love, power, and presence of  the Divine. We teach practical spiritual  principles for living a rich and deep life.

Our mission is to support you in living a  fulfilled and loving life. We do this by teaching  spiritual principles, tools and practices in a  contemporary way, making them easy to  access and apply while building a community  dedicated to love, acceptance and  transformation in the world. We recognize  you as whole, perfect and complete.

Rev. Marigene De RushaRev. Marigene De Rusha is the Senior Minister of The Center for Spiritual Living in St. Louis, MO and has also served on the National Clergy Council of the United Church of Religious Science, the largest Religious Science organization in the world. She is one of the most colorful, humorous and dynamic speakers, thrilling listeners through impassioned talks, on spirituality, New Thought, Religious Science, Relationships, Living life and universal love. Rev. Marigene is one of the most beloved of ministers in the Religious Science movement. Many consider her to be one of the most “alive” speakers on the subject of conscious living in the world today.



Larry-DeRusha Rev. Dr. Larry De Rusha has been in the Centers for Spiritual Living movement (Religious Science) for over 30 years. He is a author, speaker, workshop leader, class instructor and scientist. He has written four books, and has been a speaker and seminar leader visiting more than 200 companies, churches, and groups. His highly interactive and fun loving style are appreciated by audiences. His area of expertise is science of spirituality, and is the Executive Director of the Institute of Higher Spiritual Learning.



Rev. Michael Lee


Rev. Michael Lee is a minister with CSL.  Rev. Michael in addition to speaking at the Center, manages our outreach programs, such as helping the homeless, warming and cooling stations during weather events, and other at-large community events.  Rev. Michael graduated from seminary with a Masters Degree.



Our CORE Council

Our mission is to help transform lives through service, education and tools for daily living.

At CSL St. Louis we have a CORE Council, similar to a Board of Trustees.

This is our CORE Council as of March 2015:

Rev. Marigene De Rusha
Marigene De Rusha, Senior Minister (314-303-6702)



Joani Alsop
Carol Scott, President



Joani Alsop
Joani Alsop, Vice President



Patrice TenBroek
Patrice TenBroek, Treasurer



Sherry Taluc, Secretary



Rev. Michael Lee


Michael Lee, Member at Large