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Barb-Greve

I Am Starr King: Interview with Mr. Barb Greve

Watch Mr. Barb Greve, Developmental Director of Lifespan Religious Education at Mount Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church and the Acting Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees at Starr King School for the Ministry, speak about his experience of Starr King School. Why did you decide to become a religious leader? I believe that… Read More

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I Am Starr King: Interview with The Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt

Watch The Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt, 7th President of Starr King School for the Ministry, speak about her experience and vision for Starr King School. Why did you decide to become a religious leader? I think I became a religious leader after years of doing a lot of other things, most notably, journalism. I was… Read More

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Welcome to Rev. Dr. Yvette Flunder

The Starr King School for the Ministry is proud to announce that Rev. Dr. Yvette A. Flunder is now a member of our Board of Trustees. Rev. Dr. Flunder is the Founder and Senior Pastor of the City of Refuge United Church of Christ and the Presiding Bishop of The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries. She… Read More

Alexa Fraser

I Am Starr King: Interview with Alexa Fraser

What inspired you to become a religious leader? I’ve been so moved and touched, and my heart has been so expanded by religious leaders that I knew that I wanted to be able to do the same for someone else. It was a long process of discernment. I had a twenty-eight year career— a very… Read More

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I Am Starr King: Interview with Derrick Mustelier

Derrick Mustelier 1st Year, M.Div. Student What inspired you to become a religious leader? For a long time, I was… I don’t want to say lost, because that sounds cliché. But throughout my undergraduate years, I bounced around between all of these different things that I wanted to do. I had trouble with the idea… Read More

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I Am Starr King: Interview with Abbey Tennis

Abbey Tennis Interim Advancement Director Graduate of Starr King, Class of 2014 What inspired you to become a religious leader? A few things … above anything else, I simply feel called to religious leadership. That inspiration is outside the realm of logic, outside of any “pro/con” list about what career to choose… but when the… Read More

Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt

Repent and Believe in the Gospel of Love

Dear Ones— Wednesday was a busy day, with lots to do—preparation for two big meetings and a retreat, little personal errands I couldn’t seem to get done. My head was full, and yet I felt a restlessness, as though I had forgotten something, as though I should have been somewhere but hadn’t yet arrived. I… Read More

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I Am Starr King: Interview with Amanda Weatherspoon

Amanda Weatherspoon 2nd Year, M.Div. Student What inspired you to become a religious leader? I was doing social work for about 10 or so years. Then around when I started doing social work professionally after college, I also started attending the local UU congregation. And the values just aligned so well with my values around… Read More

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Taking My Leave — Message From Helio Fred Garcia

Dear members of our beloved Starr King community, By now you will have heard of the Board’s actions and recommendations in response to the report of the Ad Hoc Committee. I believe this allows the board, the school, and the broader community to begin a new chapter of healing, renewal, and recommitment. As some of… Read More