Rev. Claire Brown is a minister, writer, theologian, and mama living in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She is an alumnus of Vanderbilt Divinity School and a graduate of the Shalem Institute’s Transforming Community program. Claire is a transitional deacon in the Episcopal Church, serving as curate at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Chattanooga.

In addition to blog posts and sermons, Claire has written children’s spirituality curriculum, academic work in ritual and pastoral theology, and the occasional book review. She is an experienced facilitator of groups and retreats, from online book clubs and support groups to live mediation of empathy, storytelling, and spiritually grounded social consciousness raising. Claire is also a creator of spiritual formation practices, including her work as co-curator of the Keep Watch With Me Advent and Lenten reader series.