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



I Am Starr King: An Interview with Jessica Clay

Jessica Clay 3rd Year, M.Div. Student Question: What inspired you to become a religious leader? I found Unitarian Universalism when I turned 30, and I felt like something was … Read More

Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt

This Opportune, Sacred Moment

Dear Ones— One of the privileges that come with leading Starr King is the chance to make common cause for justice with other African-American religious leaders.  One such … Read More

Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt

Year-End Transitions

Dear Ones— I am writing with difficult news: the resignations of Starr King faculty members Dr. Dorsey Blake, Associate Professor of Spirituality and Prophetic Justice; and Rev. … Read More

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