The Rev. Lucy Strandlund is the Associate Rector for Liturgy & Pastoral Care at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem. She has a Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation from the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. In her free time, she loves to be outside, eat good food, and learn new things.
Sermons and Bible Studies
[RCL] Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28; Psalm 105:1-6, 16-22, 45b; Romans 10:5-15; Matthew 14:22-33 When reading the gospels, it is a good idea to pay close attention to the moments when Jesus […]
[RCL] Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21; Psalm 114; Romans 6:3-11; Matthew 28:1-10 The Easter Vigil is a dramatic service. It is the first service of Easter Day. In this holy night, before […]
[RCL] Jeremiah 31:27-34; Psalm 119:97-104; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8 In the tradition of oral storytelling, there is a notion that when a story is written down, it ceases to […]
[RCL] Jeremiah 2:4-13; Psalm 81:1, 10-16; Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16; Luke 14:1, 7-14 Jeremiah 2:4-13 In the second chapter of Jeremiah, God is laying out a case against the people of […]
RCL: Baruch 5:1-9 or Malachi 3:1-4; Canticle 4 or 16; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6 During Advent and Christmas, we will be using study prompts and other activities tied to the […]
[RCL] Baruch 5:1-9 or Malachi 3:1-4; Canticle 4 or 16; Philippians 1:3-11; Luke 3:1-6 There’s a method of calling to a crowd and catching its attention in which a speaker […]
RCL: 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27; Psalm 130; 2 Corinthians 8:7-15; Mark 5:21-43 In today’s Gospel, we hear two stories of healing. They are also stories of hope—a bold, persistent, expectant […]
RCL: Acts 10:44-48; Psalm 98; 1 John 5:1-6; John 15:9-17 Jesus said to his disciples, “As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. […]
Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28 This prophetic reading from Jeremiah paints a desolate image of the earth and the fate of those who live on it, and it hits uncomfortably close to […]
Jeremiah 18:1-11 In this image of the potter and clay, I hear a message about repentance and re-making. God is offering God’s people yet another chance to turn from their […]
Jeremiah 2:4-13 In the second chapter of Jeremiah, God is laying out a case against the people of Jerusalem for straying and turning to other gods. What stands out to […]
Jeremiah 1:4-10 When I read this passage in Jeremiah, there is one line that immediately captures and convicts me: “Ah, Lord God! Truly I do not know how to speak, […]
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