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Welcome to Starr King

Starr King School for the Ministry is a graduate theological school and seminary, a member of the Graduate Theological Union, in Oakland, California. Our roots are deep in the fertile soil of Unitarian Universalism, and our branches embrace the multi-religious life and learning that will matter most in this new century. We hold fast to a vision that theological education must focus on the development of the whole person and the calling forth of each person's gifts.

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Player Piano Donated in Honor of Dr. William S. Morgan

Over the summer, the grandson of Dr. William S. Morgan – Mr. George Clark – reached out to us about donating his grandfather’s 122-year-old Beckwith player piano to the … Read More

New Beginnings Update

Dear Ones – Earlier this summer, I wrote to you in excitement about the reopening plan for Starr King. The plan was to return to in-person classes at the start of our fall … Read More

Saturday Spotlight: Rev. Dr. Meg Richardson

About Rev. Dr. Meg Richardson Rev. Dr. Meg Richardson joined the faculty of Starr King School in 2014 as Visiting Assistant Professor of Unitarian Universalist History. Dr. … Read More

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