Our Leadership Council

Marigene DeRusha

Senior Minster

Rev. Marigene De Rusha is the Spiritual Leader of the Center for Spiritual Living in St. Louis.  Marigene graduated from Holmes Institute in 1988 and became the Associate Minister of the Seattle CSL.  She was the Senior Spiritual Director of the CSL in Marin County, California and has been a minister for 35 years.

Patrice Tenbroek

President of the Leadership Council

Patrice has been a member of CSL St. Louis since 2007 and served as the Hospitality Coordinator from 2007 to 2012. She catered many CSL functions, weddings, special events and Sunday celebrations. After many classes and hours practicing the Science of Mind principles, Patrice demonstrated increased prosperity in her real estate career. As a way to give back, she began teaching prosperity and abundance classes at CSL. Patrice has served as a Leadership Council member, Secretary, Treasurer and is currently the 2019 President.


Marcia is currently serving as Treasurer of the Leadership Council, having previously held the Secretary position.  She became a member of CSL St. Louis in 2012.   She has been co-Manager of the Rising Thought Bookstore and chaired the Stepping Up to Prosperity program for several years.   Marcia  is also a member of the Prayer Team and became a licensed Religious Science Practitioner in July 2018

Rev. Larry De Rusha


Rev. Larry  has been in the Science of Mind movement for over 40 years and served on three church boards including Sausalito, CA , Novato, CA and in 1977 Terry Cole-Whitaker’s center. He was also a founding member of the church in Novato, CA.  Larry has been a minister since 2003 and an ordained CSL minister since 2013.

David Floeh

Special Member

After joining the CSL community over 5  years ago,I heeded the call to step up my spiritual growth by joining the Leadership Counsel.  My commitment is to focus on areas where CSL needs me including adding value derived from my professional interest in financial stewardship and planning