Since Father Divine's physical passing in 1965, Mother Divine
has presided over the Peace Mission, and the Movement has developed a matriarchal quality, with Mother Divine maintaining her husband's moral and religious standards
as she looks after the spiritual and temporal needs of their "children" or followers.
Though the membership of about 100 is elderly and dwindling, Mother Divine maintains the Peace Mission standards for living and believing from her estate
in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, outside of Philadelphia. Abundance of material wealth
signifies "Heaven on Earth
." Still, she has changed certain aspects of the lives of followers. For example, Mother Divine transformed elements of their principle ritual, the Holy Communion Banquet Service, when she introduced in the late 1970s concepts from vegetarianism and macrobiotics transforming food preparation, food ingredients, and even eating habits of the followers. A focus on the health
of the aging body.