United Theological Seminary

Rev. James Mitulski

Adjunct Professor

Rev. Jim Mitulski (he/him/his) is a pastor, activist, community organizer, and fundraiser. He was ordained in 1983, and maintains standing in the United Church of Christ (Southern New Conference, Metropolitan Boston Association), the Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC), The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries, and previously in the Disciples of Christ. He has been pastor of MCC San Francisco (serving during the AIDS years of the ’80s and ’90s); the multiply affiliated New Spirit Community Church at Pacific School of Religion (PSR) in Berkeley, CA; City of Angels MCC in Los Angeles; MCC of the Rockies in Denver; the Cathedral of Hope in Dallas; The Congregational Church of Needham, MA; and Island United Church in Foster City, CA. He has been on the development staff of the San Francisco Public Library; the Oakland (CA) Peace Center; and the Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies at PSR; and was the denominational Director of Development and Clergy Vocations for the MCC Churches. He was co-director of Worship at PSR, where he also taught courses such HIV Theology, History, Ethics, Liturgics, and Liberation Theology. Jim has a BA from Columbia University, an MDiv from Pacific School of Religion, an honorary doctorate from Starr King School for the Ministry, and was a Merrill Fellow at Harvard Divinity School. He is currently the Interim Pastor at Peace UCC in Duluth, MN, where he makes a home with Keats, his feline companion.


M.Div., Pacific School of Religion
B.A., Columbia University