Hassaun Jones-Bey

Hassaun Jones-Bey

“I was christened at birth with a Muslim name in a Nazarene Church in Brooklyn, where I grew up in a West Indian household in a Jewish neighborhood,” reflects Hassaun on the lifelong spiritual journey that brought him to Starr King. He embraced Islam in his early 30s and was initiated in three Sufi orders.… Read More

Stephanie Kroner

Stephanie Kroner

A native of the Netherlands, Stephanie lived in India, Ghana, and several European countries before moving to the U.S. six years ago. She begins her M.Div. program in low-residency from her home in Bozeman, Montana, where she teaches religious education at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Stephanie holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology and says her… Read More

Abbey Tennis

Abbey Tennis

Read a sermon by Abbey Tennis (M.Div. 2014), “Tell Them I Said Yes to Life,” given at Starr King Chapel service for the opening of the 2013-14 school year. Abbey relates her transformational experience as a student of the Rumi Immersion course in Turkey.

Lauren Way

Lauren Way

Lauren is a student in Starr King’s MDiv program. She began seminary in the fall of 2013. Why Lauren Chose Starr King There is laughter and joy and lightness in most everything we do at Starr King. There is also respect and gravitas, but everyone here embraces all sides of ideas, including the light and… Read More