Assistant Professor of Liberal Religious Education and Liturgy
M.Div. Starr King School for the Ministry
M.A. Public Administration
Phone: (510) 549-4722
Michelle Favreault is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister. She holds a Master of Divinity from Starr King, as well as a Master of Arts degree (Leadership in Value-oriented Organizations) in Public Administration. She is completing doctoral work in the area of liturgical studies and transformational leadership.
Since 1993, she has served in a variety of denominational, district and congregational roles, with a passion and commitment to ministries of teaching and learning and multi-generational community building through ritual.
Rev. Favreault lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, Oswald Castillo. They are currently working on a collection of stories for Skinner House Press featuring the faith journeys of multi-racial, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic Unitarian Universalist families.
Rev. Favreault's students design and produce Starr King's Tuesday Chapel Services as part of their coursework for "Leadership, Liturgy, and Learning: Arts and Ritual" (course details). See their course blog at: Ritual Arts Lab at SKSM.
Other course offerings by Rev. Favreault (please see the Course Catalog for the current academic year):
- Writing the Rites
- Teacher as Prophet
- Between Sundays: Parish Life and Leadership
Full-time Core Faculty:
Dr. Ibrahim Abdurrahman Farajajé
Rev. Dr. Gabriella Lettini
Rev. Dr. Rebecca Ann Parker
Rev. Dr. Susan Ritchie
Part-time Core Faculty:
Dr. Ghazala Anwar
Rev. Dr. Dorsey Blake
Rev. Michelle Favreault
Rev. Kurt Kuhwald
Dr. Jo Sanzgiri
Research Scholars & Research Faculty
Hilda Mason Teaching Fellows