Rev. Emily McGinley serves as the church planting pastor at Urban Village Church (Hyde Park | Woodlawn), a diverse faith community located on the south side of Chicago. Urban Village Church is a faith community, rooted in the United Methodist tradition, that seeks to bold, inclusive, and relevant. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA) with roots in the non-denominational, evangelical, tradition Emily hails from Seattle where she grew up among mountains, pine trees, and was trained as a graphic designer. In all that she does, Emily brings a commitment to racial reconciliation, radical hospitality, and creative authenticity.