Our Pastor

Reverend Brian Hutchison began serving as Senior Pastor of Emerald City MCC, Seattle in June 2015.


Brian came to us after serving as Interim Pastor for MCC New Haven, CT. Prior, he served as Director of Volunteer Ministries for Sunshine Cathedral MCC in Fort Lauderdale, FL. During that time, he also assisted Celebration MCC in Naples, FL through their pastoral transition. Before that position, he was the pastor of New Covenant MCC in Laurel, Maryland. Prior to ordination, he completed a clergy internship at MCC San Francisco and a Clinical Pastoral Education internship at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, CA.

Brian holds his Master of Divinity degree from Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA, his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland (College Park), and a Certificate in LGBT Studies from the same. Brian’s talents and passions include singing, preaching, pastoral care, religious education, small group meditation and study, HIV ministry, sexuality studies, and social justice activism. Brian enjoys diverse food, social networking, communing with nature, and life with his partner David and their dogs Kohl and Emma.

You may contact Pastor Brian at Pastor@MCCSeattle.org