Our center is a welcoming spiritual oasis, teaching Science of Mind principles, supporting and empowering all.


Our Intentions


Provide a rich atmosphere for spiritual growth

Create a loving spiritual community

Practice Spiritual Principle  in all endeavors

Serve others with joy

Demonstrate abundance

Celebrate life with gratitude


Our Center History


The center for Spiritual Living, Greater Chico is affiliated with the Centers for Spiritual Living.  This world organization’s home office is in Golden, Co.

Our Church Center Charter #332 was granted in October 2008. Sunday celebration began November 23rd, 2008.  The Center was founded by Rev. Michael Benson and Rev. Louie Gates who were Ordained Centers for Spiritual Living Ministers teaching Science of Mind accredited classes. Both had been in this teaching more than 20 years and shared their wisdom and love in a transparent and authentic manner. Rev. Benson was licensed in 2004 and ordained in 2008. Rev. Gates was licensed in 2000 and ordained in 2007. The pastoral team started this center recognizing Spirit as their guide and continued to value the Power of God as all of Life. Regrettfully Rev. Louie made his transition October 19th, 2013. Rev. Michael Benson continues as spiritual leader of the Center.

The center for Spiritual Living, Greater Chico is a growing, dynamic and compassionate example  of Spirit in Action!