This is ElderPride

The Story

Founded in 2019, ElderPride received it's affiliation certification from the Cetners for Spiritual Living. ( in February 2020.  ElderPride proudly affirms, teaches and promotes the faith, philosophy and way of living often referred to as the Science of Mind.

The Science of Mind  was founded by Rev. Dr. Ernest Holmes over 100 years ago, there are now nearly 400 Centers, Study Chapters, and Focus Ministries around the world affiliated with the Centers for Spiritual Living.


Housed within, and nurtured by, the loving community known as the Central Valley Center for Spiritual Living – Fresno, (Fresno CA) ElderPride Incorporated is a CSL Focus Ministry dedicated to serving our elders in the LGBTQ+ Community.

ElderPride Incorporated was founded by Rev. Jack Elliott.  Rev. Jack serves as the Spiritual Director for both ElderPride Incorported and the Central Valley Center for Spiritual Living - Fresno. 


ElderPride and Central Valley CSL is governed by a joint board of trustees:
Chari: Rev. Jack Elliott
Co-Presidents: Elizabeth (Betty) Harris, RScP and Janis Richman, RScP
Secretary: Avery James
Treasurer: Clara Dislinger
Trustees:  Tom Deval, Rev. Mirtha Koder, Jamie Powers, and Dr. Saundria Jennings
Any trustee can be reached by emailing them at