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Pastor Charles Garjay Goah

Sunrise: June 11, 1962

Sunset: May 10, 2018

With Profound regrets and deep sadness, the Goah and UCFC families announce the death of their husband, Son, Daddy, Pastor, Brother and relative the Rev. Pastor Charles Garjay Goah, Sr. Pastor United Christian Fellowship Church (UCFC).  This sad event occurred on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, MN. He leaves to mourn his loss, his beloved wife for over 20 years Mrs. Danuta Goah, his two loved kids- Jakub & Mayetti Goah, His Mom, Julia Garduwar, brother Stanley Goah of Liberia and a host of other relatives and friends.

He left an indelible Christian life of faith transcending all cultures and religious affiliations. His passion and love for his family, his community, and most of all, his Savior will forever remain an inspiration to all who he encountered. He will be dearly missed! May his soul rest in Perfect Peace.

Funeral Arrangements/Celebration of life

Removal of Body-Friday June 15, 2018: Billman Hunt Funeral Chapel-2701 Central Ave NE. Minneapolis, MN 55418. The body of Rev. Pastor Charles Garjay Goah will be removed from the Billman Hunt Funeral Chapel in Minneapolis and taken to the United Christian Fellowship Church @ 4300 Queen Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55412. Pastor Charles Goah will be laid in state at the church for Two hours (3pm-5Pm).

Wake Keeping: 6pm-10pm-Grace Evangelical Free Church, 755 73rd Ave N, Fridley, MN 55432. All Tributes will be made during the wake keeping except for organizations, UCFC Church and the immediate Family.  Anyone wishing to give a tribute at the wake, please contact any of the following persons: Roosevelt Scott @ 763-300-1976, Famatta Zeon @ 612-306-0334, Harriett Badio @ 763-438-1201, Alliette Perkins @ 612-810-6778, Milpha Blamo @ 651-373-9031.

Funeral Service:

Funeral Services will take place on Saturday June 16, 2018 at the Shiloh Temple International Ministries- 1201 West Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55411 beginning at 9am. Parking has to be in designated parking areas/spots or your car will be towed.


The body will be taken to the Gethsemane Cemetery for interment-8151 42nd Ave N, New Hope, MN 55427.


Grace Evangelical Free Church, 755 73rd Ave N, Fridley, MN 55432

For further Information, please contact the following:

Pastor Lydia Aladdin @ 763-321-9808-Resident Pastor, UCFC

Deacon Sizwile Ncube @ 612-201-1351-Chairman, Board of Directors UCFC

Sis. Famatta Zeon @ 612-306-0334-President, Usher Ministry UCFC


Bro. Emmanuel Nyema @ 612-636-3295

Bro. Lincoln Vincent @ 763-232-2863

Hotel Accommodations:

Double Tree Hotel-2200 Freeway Boulevard, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Group Code-CGH/763-566-8000. $117 refundable deposit/ $107 nonrefundable deposit.

Booking Link:

Best Western Plus Minneapolis-2050 Freeway Boulevard, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

763-566-7500/ 1-800-528-1234. When making reservation, please request Bereavement Rate @ $85 per night. 

Courtyard Minneapolis, Maple Grove/Arbor Lakes-11871 Fountains Way, Maple Grove 55369

763-425-5355. Hotel rates vary based on individual preference.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Minneapolis-7011 northland Circle N, Brooklyn Park MN 55428

763-971-8000/ $94.00 per night