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10 Years of MASC: Celebrating a Decade of Sacred Social Change

For over a century, Starr King School for the Ministry and its graduates have embodied a living legacy of theologians, activists, ministers, artists, religious educators, and lay leaders who have changed our understanding of Unitarian Universalism and progressive religion. This academic year, we will be recognizing the latest chapter in our dynamic legacy in our… Read More

Dan Kane

A Tribute to The Rev. Dan Kane

Dear Ones— I am writing with the sad news of the death of The Rev. Dan Kane, a 2008 Starr King graduate, Acting President of the Starr King Graduates Association, and a member of our Board of Trustees as well as the First Unitarian Church of Oakland, CA. Dan died at home on Tuesday, October… Read More


Welcome to Jeannie Whalen

The Starr King School for the Ministry is proud to announce that Jeannie Whalen is now serving as Executive Assistant to the President of Starr King. Jeannie Whalen has had long career in executive administration roles for nearly 40 years. Jeannie has served in the Office of the President of the University of California, Berkeley… Read More


I Am Starr King: Interview with Terra Collier-Young

Terra Collier-Young Vice President of the Student Body 2nd Year M. Div. Student What inspired you to become a religious leader?  My time as a lay leader at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Santa Cruz County has been one of the most informative teaching and learning experiences of my adult life. I began as the… Read More


I Am Starr King: Interview with The Rev. Dr. Gabriella Lettini

Watch The Rev. Dr. Gabriella Lettini, Dean of Faculty, Ex-Officio Trustee, and Professor of Theological Ethics at Starr King School for the Ministry, speak about her experience at Starr King. Why did you decide to become a religious leader? I grew up in a Waldensian family in Italy and being part of a small religious… Read More

Where Religion Meets the Law flyer

Constitution Day at the GTU

Join us for a free lunch and lecture on religious rights to honor Constitution Day at the GTU.


I Am Starr King: Interview with The Rev. Lindi Ramsden

The Rev. Lindi Ramsden Acting Dean of Students & Community Life Visiting Asst. Professor of Faith & Public Life What inspired you to become a religious leader? Well, I was actually raised in an unchurched family, but it was a family with a lot of ethical depth. I ended up going to look for a spiritual… Read More

Ibrahim Farajaje

Invitation to Symposium: Message from the Provost

Dearest Beloveds-of-the-Heart, “Come, come! Whoever you are:  wanderer, worshipper, lovers of leaving.  Though you have broken your vows 10,000 times, come, yet again come!” We enter into this time of new beginnings, into this time of returning, into this time of regeneration with our Fourth Annual Symposium. ​I warmly invite you to join us this… Read More


I Am Starr King: Interview with Jamie Krovontka

Jamie Krovontka Special Assistant to the President Operations Director Why did you decide to work for Starr King?  I decided to work for Starr King when my friend, who is a graduate of the school, told me about the position being open. At the time, the position was to be the assistant to The Rev.… Read More