Michelle Favreault

Assistant Professor of Liberal Religious Education and Liturgy

M.Div. Starr King School for the Ministry
M.A. Public Administration

Contact (email)
Phone: (510) 549-4722

Michelle Favreault is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister. She holds a Master of Divinity from Starr King, as well as a Master of Arts degree (Leadership in Value-oriented Organizations) in Public Administration. She is completing doctoral work in the area of liturgical studies and transformational leadership.

Since 1993, she has served in a variety of denominational, district and congregational roles, with a passion and commitment to ministries of teaching and learning and multi-generational community building through ritual.

Rev. Favreault lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, Oswald Castillo. They are currently working on a collection of stories for Skinner House Press featuring the faith journeys of multi-racial, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic Unitarian Universalist families.  

Rev. Favreault's students design and produce Starr King's Tuesday Chapel Services as part of their coursework for "Leadership, Liturgy, and Learning: Arts and Ritual" (course details). See their course blog at: Ritual Arts Lab at SKSM.

Other course offerings by Rev. Favreault (please see the Course Catalog for the current academic year):

  • Writing the Rites
  • Teacher as Prophet
  • Between Sundays:  Parish Life and Leadership


Full-time Core Faculty:

Dr. Ibrahim Abdurrahman Farajajé

Rev. Dr. Gabriella Lettini

Rev. Dr. Rebecca Ann Parker

Rev. Dr. Susan Ritchie

Part-time Core Faculty:

Dr. Ghazala Anwar

Rev. Dr. Dorsey Blake

Rev. Michelle Favreault

Rev. Kurt Kuhwald

Dr. Jo Sanzgiri


Research Scholars & Research Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Hilda Mason Teaching Fellows

Intern Supervisors


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