Tracey is an Episcopal priest, community activist, and retired Dean of Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland Ohio’s oldest church. Previously, she served as Rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Paterson, NJ and Associate Rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Ridgewood, NJ.
A graduate of the Union Theological Seminary in NYC, Tracey has spend over thirty years working for interfaith relations, social and environmental justice, sustainable urban development, arts and culture, and progressive theology. Most recently, her ministry extended to include the spiritual insights and lessons she has gained from a life complicated by early-onset dementia.
Tracey is a renowned preacher who has spoken in a variety of national pulpits, including the Chautauqua Institution. In 2014, she presented a widely viewed TEDx Talk entitled “How I Met God in a McDonald’s,” and in 2018, she and her spouse Emily Ingalls were featured in a 60 Minutes episode on FTD. Tracey is an exhibiting photographer, an enthusiastic folk musician, an avid gardener, and an adventuresome hiker, cyclist, sailor and traveler. Tracey and Emily live in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. In the summer, they reside in Wellfleet.
To learn more about the Very Rev. Tracey Lind, to read a selection of her writings, view some of her photographs, and see her speaking schedule, please visit www.traceylind.com. She can be reached at Traceylind@mac.com.