Home >> About >> Staff
Rev. Dr. Cathy Harrington, Interim Minister


We are pleased to announce that the Rev. Dr. Cathy Harrington will join the Untiarian Universalist Fellowship of Gainesville, beginning in August 2018. She will serve for a year as our interim minister.

Please click HERE for an introduction to Rev. Harrington by Marilyn Roberts, UUFG's Congregation President.

Cam Pierce, Office Administrator

altCam Pierce has served as the Fellowship’s administrator since 2002, coming to UUFG with a background in education and corporate training. He values daily opportunities to support Fellowship members as they strive to realize their vision of liberal religion and to create a progressive, beloved community. In his spare time, he enjoys Florida’s deep natural and cultural bounty, and seeks to be grateful for ongoing home improvement efforts in the house that he shares with his wife, Marsha, and Vinnie, their gregarious “pit bull type” dog.

Heather Arata, Director of Religious Education


Welcome to Heather, our Director of Religious Education

Heather Arata was born in Lake City, Florida. She graduated from the University of Florida in 2008 and has lived and worked in Gainesville since then. Heather has held managerial and administrative positions ranging from retail to medicine. She married her husband Joshua in 2014, and their son Jude was born February, 2016.

Dr. Thomas Royal, Pianist

Dr. Thomas RoyalDr. Thomas Royal's music has been performed at festivals throughout the United States, and he won first prize in the APSU 2007 Young Composer's Competition. Thomas earned his Bachelor's degree in Music Composition from Austin Peay State University in 2005, his Master's degree in Music Composition from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro, and his Ph.D. at the University of Florida under a supervisory committee chaired by Paul Koonce with additional support from James Paul Sain and Silvio dos Santos. He has studied with Mark Engebretson, Paul Richards, Alejandro Rutty, and Jeffrey Wood.


Office Hours

Office Administrator, Cam Pierce:

Mon–Fri: 9 AM–2 PM
Office Phone: 352/377-1669
E-Mail: uuoffice@uufg.org

Copyright © 2012 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Gainesville, Florida. All Rights Reserved.