Gail Bucher, UniLu’s service deacon, was commissioned at University Lutheran Church in 1999 after graduating from Diakonia-Boston. Part of her ministry is to the poor and liaison to the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter, housed in the basement at University Lutheran. She holds a B.S. in pharmacy from MCPHS University and a M.S. in pharmacology from Northeastern University. Gail currently serves as chaplain and trustee at MCPHS University, president of the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter Corporation, and secretary/treasurer of the North American Province of the Society of Ordained Scientists. She lives in Concord with her husband Ed, longtime University Lutheran treasurer. She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.