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Alexis Vincent

I Am Starr King: An Interview with Alexis Vincent

Alexis Vincent M.A.S.C. Student Expected Graduation May 2015 Why did you decide to study at Starr King? Interestingly, what brought me to the Master of Arts in Social Change program was the work that the Rev. Dr. Gabriella Lettini is doing with veterans around moral injury and the trauma that they are experiencing. This is… Read More

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Homily: Reflections on Thomas Starr King by Arliss Ungar

The following is a homily given by Arliss Ungar, Chair of the Balázs Scholars Committee, former Chair of the Board of Trustees, and author of With Vision and Courage: Starr King School for the Ministry: The History of its First Hundred Years, during Tuesday Chapel Service on May 5, 2015. Thomas Starr King was born… Read More

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I Am Starr King: Interview with The Rev. Jay Leach

Rev. Jay Leach Member of the Board of Trustees Graduate of SKSM, Class of 2003 Senior Minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Charlotte, NC Why did you decide to become a religious leader? I grew up in a family that was deeply committed to participation in the church. From a lay perspective, my parents… Read More

Kevin Mann

I Am Starr King: Interview with Kevin Mann

Kevin Mann 3rd Year M.Div. and 1st Year M.A.S.C. Student 2015-2016 Hilda Mason Teaching Fellow Why did you decide to become a religious leader? I decided to become a religious leader because I really felt that, as a queer person of color and also a person of faith (a Unitarian Universalist), I had a really… Read More

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I am Starr King: Interview with Betty Jeanne Rueters-Ward

Betty Jeanne Rueters-Ward Graduate of SKSM, Class of 2008 Advising and Adjunct Faculty Why did you decide to become a religious leader? I’ve never known life without religious leadership as a core, family value. My parents and grandparents modeled active, faithful lay leadership for me. My multicultural upbringing spanned multiple religious traditions, but the commitment… Read More

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I Am Starr King: Interview with Arliss Ungar

Arliss Ungar Chair of the Balázs Scholars Committee Former Chair of the Board of Trustees Author of With Vision and Courage: Starr King School for the Ministry: The History of its First Hundred Years Why did you decide to serve Starr King in the many ways that you have? I was working in my local… Read More

Lauren Way

I Am Starr King: Interview with Lauren Way

Lauren Way 2nd Year, M.Div. Student What inspired you to become a religious leader? I have loved church and religion my whole life. My grandparents would occasionally bring me to their Disciples of Christ church when I was very little. It was a special treat to go to Sunday school when I was young. And… Read More

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