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Ministry

Reverend Doctor María Cristina Vlassidis Burgoa
Minister

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 »

Staff

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 »

Marla Bacina
Pianist

Sounds are all around us – birdsong, wind in the trees, sounds of the city…  like sunlight and clouds —   we notice  –or not!  Listening can be a form of mindfulness.  As a musician, I enjoy providing sounds that enhance and support worship. I grew up surrounded by choral, organ, and instrumental music – my more »