United Theological Seminary

T. Michael Rock

Adjunct Professor

An ordained minister in the United Church of Christ since 1996, T. Michael is currently serving as one of the Co-Pastors and Teachers at Robbinsdale Parkway United Church of Christ in Robbinsdale, Minnesota.  T. Michael is an activist and experienced trainer in nonviolence, civil disobedience, and sexuality education. T. Michael is one of the faculty at the Center for Congregational Spirituality and is adjunct faculty at United Seminary of the Twin Cities. He also leads Centering Prayer and Contemplative Practice workshops and retreats, is trained in Reiki Healing I and II, and Magnified Healing. He has a special interest in male spirituality and healing through trauma. 

Michael volunteers as a member of various community non-profit boards related to nonviolence and interfaith dialogue. He is a trained Spiritual Director, holds a Specialist Certificate in Christian Education, and has served for over fifteen years as prison and police chaplain.


M.Div., Andover Newton Theological School
B.A., Heidelberg College, Tiffin, OH