Our minister and staff provide us with confidentiality, respect, responsiveness, and care.


Reverend Doctor María Cristina Vlassidis Burgoa

Reverend María Cristina began serving as our minister in September 2016. She immigrated to the United States from Chile in the late 1970s. She holds a Law Degree from the City University of New York School of Law, a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity School, and the degree of Doctor in Theology from more »



Our long-time pianist recently left us. We are currently working to fill the position.

Kelli Abatangelo
Office Administrator

While providing administrative support to Starr King church, I enjoy interacting with visitors and members of the congregation. I especially appreciate the dedication shown by so many members. I bring 25 years of experience in customer service to this job. When I’m not working, I volunteer with my youngest daughter’s Girl Scout troop, work in my garden, more »

Allison Prout
Director of Religious Exploration

Live Your Values! It takes a village to raise happy and healthy children. It’s my job to help this village pass on our liberal religious values to our children. I believe the best way to share values is to model them; to walk the talk. It is important to participate in church sponsored activities such as more »