Emily McGinley

Senior Pastor @ City Church of San Francisco

Rev. Emily McGinley became a Christian in the non-denominational evangelical tradition before entering ordained ministry in the Presbyterian Church (USA). In addition to serving as the Executive Pastor of Urban Village Church, she was the founding pastor of UVC’s Hyde Park-Woodlawn site, located on the South Side of Chicago. Emily has extensive experience working across diverse networks and Christian traditions. She has preached and presented nationally on a variety of topics, including vocational discernment, preaching, church planting, social media in ministry, inclusive evangelism, and anti-racist church leadership. In addition to coaching individuals and congregations, she is a contributing writer to the books, Inter-Cultural Ministry: Hope for a Changing World and Finding Peace in an Anxious World. Her commitment to building gospel-shaped inclusive spaces that nurture, challenge, and practice radical hospitality has helped to cultivate beloved community at UVC and beyond.