Our Minister and Staff
Rev. Mandy Goheen
The Reverend Mandy Goheen (she/her) wears many hats. Mandy has been the settled minister here at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Chattanooga since 2019. She is the current president of the Unitarian Universalist Women’s Federation and serves UUA as a Commission on Social Witness member. She double majored in Family Studies and Forensic Investigation receiving a Bachelor of Science from Weber University in Ogden, UT. Mandy graduated in 2017 from Starr King School for the Ministry earning her Master’s in Divinity. During her time in seminary, she served the Prison Ministry at The Church of the Larger Fellowship for five years. Mandy lives in Hixon, TN with her husband, four of six children (mostly grown), three dogs, two cats, and six chickens. Mandy grew up in rural Southern OH and has spent most of her adult life in Montgomery, AL. She loves the woods, growing things, telling stories, and working for collective liberation. She is keenly interested in the intersections of gender, race, and class.
Minister's Office Hours
We are not currently seeking new staff members at UUCC. Check back here for future openings!
Farin Cloyd (she/her/hers)
Office Administrator & Bookkeeper
Farin Cloyd began her role as Office Administrator in July 2021. Farin grew up in Union City, TN until she moved to Chattanooga in 2016 for college. She graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2020 with a B.A. in Communication and a minor in Political Science. While in school, she served as the Director of New Member Experience and Vice President of Philanthropy for the Nu Beta Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta. Farin worked as a staff feature writer for the University Echo and completed two Public Relations/Digital Media Internships before graduation. Through her internships, she worked with the local healthcare providers and UTC’s campus to provide COVID testing and vaccines to Chattanooga’s minority communities and students. After graduation, she worked briefly as a content manager and copywriter in the insurance field before starting her role at UUCC. In her free time, she enjoys romance novels, blogging and photography.
Office Administrator Office Hours
To schedule a meeting with the Office Administrator, please email email@example.com or call 423.624.2985.
Director of Religious Education
My name is Camille Mason. I’m so excited to be the Director of Religious Education. I have a masters degree in Elementary Education from UTK! Go Vols!
I am very passionate about equity and social justice. It’s important to me as we grow our religious education program that we are welcoming and inclusive of everyone!
DRE Office Hours
Meetings with our Director of Religious Education can be scheduled by reaching out to firstname.lastname@example.org.