Rev. Gail Minnick Since 1994, Rev. Gail A. Minnick has been an active member within the Metropolitan Community Church denomination. She was called to be the Provisional Pastor of Holy Redeemer Metropolitan Community Church effective May 1, 2017. Before that she served for over 19 years as a lay leader with MCC of Northern Virginia in Fairfax, VA and then as the Senior Pastor of MCC New Orleans, LA and Shenandoah Valley MCC in Winchester VA. From 2001 until 2008, she served as an interfaith hospital chaplain at Fairfax INOVA Hospital. Rev. Gail graduated from Lancaster Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity Degree. Rev. Gail is originally from New Jersey and moved to the area in 1984. She lives with her wife Ginny and their 2 cats, Max and Ember.