Introducing the Center for Multi-Religious Studies

A premier hub for the academic and vocational exploration of multi-religious identity and practice.

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Welcome to Starr King

Starr King School for the Ministry is a graduate theological school and seminary 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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The End of Roe

Roe v. Wade is dead. It is not as though we did not know or expect the US Supreme Court to eliminate the right to abortion. We were warned in February when a draft opinion … Read More

Commencement 2022 Recap

The first hybrid Starr King Commencement was held on Thursday, May 12 at Mount Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church in Walnut Creek, California. We celebrated the newest 19 Starr … Read More

Welcome to Charles Clark!

Starr King School for the Ministry is proud to announce that Charles Clark will serve as our new Vice President of Advancement. Charles is an experienced fundraising … Read More

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