Clovice A. Lewis, Jr., who has composed numerous works ranging from ensemble to electronic and orchestral pieces, graduated from the prestigious College of Creative Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1978 with a degree in Music Composition and Theory. He began teaching as a freshman at UCSB, and upon completion of his… Read More
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Anthony N. Johnson, a.k.a. Mtuaswa 3rd-Year M.Div. Student What inspired you to become a spiritual leader? I find inspiration in just about all that I see. Being a spiritual leader, for me, is as much about following as it is about leading. That is, I believe in following the signs that appear before me… Read More
Rev. Tet Gallardo Jr. 2016-17 Balázs Scholar What was it like for you growing up in the Philippines and why did you decide to become a religious leader? The Philippines is a deceivingly small country. Growing up there, it is pretty easy to get lost in the larger narratives or forced to choose between… Read More
The Rev. Mary Foran Graduate of Starr King (2010) Why did you decide to become a religious leader? It’s a great question and of course there’s a long answer and a short answer, so I’ll try to stick on the shorter side. I became a Unitarian Universalist in the late ‘80s and loved being… Read More
Em Kianka 2nd-year M.Div. student Why did you decide to become a religious leader? I knew I wanted to become a minister since I was a teenager. It was actually my mother’s recommendation–she told me I would be a good minister when I was sixteen. Since I was a teenager, and it was my mother’s… Read More
Aaron Eaves 3rd-year M.Div. student Why did you decide to become a spiritual leader? It has definitely been a long winding journey that arguably started when I was a child, but I can definitely say that the latest leg of this journey began in 2008. I had a spiritual experience following the death of my… Read More
Raphael Mills Warner 2nd-year M.Div. student Student Body President Why did you decide to become a spiritual leader? It’s been a long journey to this point. I’ve always in some way felt the call to ministry. However, the major catalyst was when I did a project where I visited 52 religions in one year. At… Read More
Graduates of Starr King (Class of ’89 and ’88) Co-ministers at the UU Church of the Monterey Peninsula Why did you decide to become a religious leader? Elaine: I was raised a Unitarian Universalist in the First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh. I wasn’t sure I wanted to be a religious leader, but I wanted… Read More
Watch Barrington Walker, first year M.Div. student, speak about his experience at Starr King School for the Ministry.
Watch Dr. Ysaye Barnwell, former member of Sweet Honey in the Rock & SKSM’s Honorary Degree Recipient at Symposium 2016, speak about her experience building a vocal community with Starr King. “There is a compassion… There is an openness here to differences that I don’t know of in other schools of theology or ministry. I… Read More