The Very Rev. Tracey Lind will be the Chautauqua chaplain for Week Eight. She will speak at the 10:45 a.m. Sunday Service of Worship and Sermon in the Amphitheater, on the topic “When God Pitches a Tent.” Later on Sunday, Lind will share her faith journey at the 5 p.m. Vespers in the Hall of Philosophy, and then will preach at 9:15 a.m. Monday through Friday at the Devotional Hour. Her topics will include “Busting the Myths of Scarcity,” “Family Values,” “Love Your Enemies,” “Was Jesus a Radical?” and “Keeping Sabbath.”
Since 2000, Lind has served as dean of Trinity Cathedral in Cleveland, Ohio. She earned her Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York and her Master of Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati.
Ordained in 1987, she has served urban, suburban, and metropolitan churches. Her ministry includes work for environmental justice, interfaith relations, sustainable urban planning, arts and culture, and the diversity of the Episcopal Church.
Lind is a well-respected civic and faith leader, serving as co-chair of Greater Cleveland Congregations, and a member of the Mayor’s Sustainability Council. She serves the Episcopal Church in a variety of leadership roles, including as a trustee of the Church Pension Fund and a member of the board of directors of Church Publishing. She has been the recipient of numerous leadership awards, including the 2010 Community Shares Social Justice Leadership Award, the 2008 Human Rights Campaign Equality Award, and 2007 YWCA Woman of Achievement.
Lind is the author of Interrupted by God: Glimpses from the Edge.