Rev. Tracey Lind

The Very Reverend Tracey Lind is an Episcopal priest and city planner whose ministry includes work for environmental justice, interfaith relations, sustainable urban planning, arts and culture, and the diversity of the Episcopal Church. She is also the author of Interrupted by God: Glimpses from the Edge, published in 2004 by The Pilgrim Press.

Tracey Lind is Dean of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, a growing city congregation that serves the community with worship, arts and music, peace and justice ministries, and education and spirituality programs. Trinity Cathedral is part of Trinity Commons, an award-winning, environmentally-sustainable campus developed under Dean Lind's leadership. Trinity Commons also includes the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio and three retail stores that offer fair trade and spirituality products. As Dean of Trinity, Lind speaks, teaches and preaches around the country, including at the Chautauqua Institution, the Episcopal College Conference, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and a variety of churches, conferences, seminaries and theological schools.

From 1989-2000, Tracey Lind was Rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Paterson, New Jersey. In Paterson she led the effort to revitalize a large multi-cultural urban congregation and establish the St. Paul's Community Development Corporation. Prior to entering seminary, Lind worked in nonprofit management and community development. She continues that work as a board member of many nonprofit organizations including the Episcopal Church Publishing Company, Ten Thousand Villages of Cleveland, Hospice and Palliative Care Partners of Ohio, Music and Performing Arts at Trinity, The Quadrangle, and Community Shares. She is also a member of the Spiritual and Religious Leaders Group of The Lesbian/Gay Community Service Center of Greater Cleveland.

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Lind is an alumna of the Columbus School for Girls. She holds a bachelor's degree in urban studies from the Honors College at the University of Toledo, a master of community planning from the University of Cincinnati, and a master of divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York. She has also held the seminary's prestigious Maxwell Fellowship and received the Diocese of Newark's Canterbury Scholar Award.

Lind is also an emerging photographer who has exhibited photographs in New York/New Jersey-area juried shows and in individual exhibits at the Chautauqua Institution, New Communities in Newark, Cleveland State University and Trinity Cathedral.

To learn more about Trinity Cathedral and its ministries and to read a selection of sermons by Dean Lind, please visit www.trinitycleveland.org.