Youth & Family Ministry

We believe that every child is born perfect.  It is our job to let them know it!  The Youth & Family Ministry at the Center for Spiritual Living North Jersey is dedicated to helping you instill a sense of worth, self-love, and Oneness in all of our children.

Youth & Family Minister

Rev. Elaine L. De Mars, DD

Rev. Elaine L. De Mars, DD

Elaine L De Mars is a Centers for Spiritual Living Licensed Prayer Practitioner since September 2015 and  was awarded the Doctorate of Spiritual Studies degree and certified as a Religious Science Minister through Emerson Theological Institute in February 2018.  She serves as Leader Champion for the Children’s and Teen Ministry.

She was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and is retired from her twenty-five years as a public servant with the State of New Jersey as the Executive Director of the professional mental health licensing boards.  Elaine’s early professional life was spent as a public elementary school teacher.

Elaine considers her life-long personal relationship with the Divine and her family; sons, daughters-in-love and amazing grandchildren as her greatest  blessing.

Please contact Rev. Elaine at or 973.403.3306 with any questions about the Youth & Family Ministry philosophy or activities.