Do you feel called to
spiritual leadership?

At Starr King School for the Ministry we place
radical trust in the possibilities within you.
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Rumi Immersion

Watch reflections from 2014 Rumi Immersion in Istanbul, Turkey

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Welcome to Starr King

Starr King School for the Ministry is a graduate theological school and seminary, a member of the Graduate Theological Union, in Berkeley, Calif. Our roots are deep in the fertile soil of Unitarian Universalism, and our branches embrace the multireligious life and learning that will matter most in this new century. We hold fast to a vision that theological education must focus on the development of the whole person and the calling forth of each person's gifts.

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Unitarian Universalism

Unitarian Universalism

Multireligious Life & Learning


Sacred Activism

Radical Education

Radical Education


Betty Jeanne Rueters-Ward

I am Starr King: Interview with Betty Jeanne Rueters-Ward

Betty Jeanne Rueters-Ward Graduate of SKSM, Class of 2008 Advising and Adjunct Faculty Why did you decide to become a religious leader? I’ve never known life without … Read More

Arliss 7-19-2009

I Am Starr King: Interview with Arliss Ungar

Arliss Ungar Chair of the Balázs Scholars Committee Former Chair of the Board of Trustees Author of With Vision and Courage: Starr King School for the Ministry: The History of … Read More

Lauren Way

I Am Starr King: Interview with Lauren Way

Lauren Way 2nd Year, M.Div. Student What inspired you to become a religious leader? I have loved church and religion my whole life. My grandparents would occasionally bring … Read More

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