Commencement Celebration 2012

Starr King School for the Ministry

Date & Time
Monday, May 21, 2012

First Unitarian Church of Oakland
685 14th Street
Oakland, California
(see below for directions)

Hosted by First Unitarian Church of Oakland and
Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California.

The celebration is open to all.  Please join us for a night of music,
inspiring words, and beautiful ritual as we send forth this year’s
graduates from Starr King School for the Ministry, to
“bless the world in the spirit of love.”

Master of Divinity

December 31, 2011 Graduates

Irene Boczek

Pandora Renee Canton

Dr. Catherine Mie Ishida

Carrie Melissa Nelson Johnson

TJ Eyre Kahn

May 21, 2012 Graduates

Paul Arensmeyer

Rachel Baker

Eric Benjamin Kealoha Banner

Lane Mairead Campbell

Carole Frances Czujko

Christina Rose Gargiullo

Karen Anne Green

Dru Christina Howard

Ralph L. Krog

Marcus K. Liefert

Randall Wayne Newswanger

Susan Ursula Shannon

Aija Ruth Simpson

Master of Arts

Abdel Ali


Master of Religious Leadership for Social Change

Octavio P. Carrasco

Sandra Estafan

Jasen Kidd

Azeem Khan

Barbara Keeble

Shane Meredith Snowdon

Suzi Elizabeth Spangenberg


Balázs Scholar

Zoltán Kopándi-Benczédi


Honorary Degree Recipient

Doctor of Sacred Theology

Rev. Gary Smith


Directions and Map

First Unitarian Church of Oakland, 685 14th Street, is on 14th St. at Castro St., right next to the 980 Freeway and near downtown Oakland, CA.

For directions by car or public transit, see the church's website:

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