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Name  Eugene Sutton
Education  Hope College
Appointed  June 29, 2008

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Church  Episcopal Church (United States)
Consecration  28 June 2008 by Katharine, 26th Presiding Bishop
Born  January 9, 1954 (age 61) (1954-01-09)
Diocese  Episcopal Diocese of Maryland

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Eugene Taylor Sutton (born January 9, 1954) is the 14th and current Episcopal Bishop of Maryland.

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Early life and education

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Sutton grew up in Washington, D.C. as a Baptist. He graduated from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, in 1976 and earned a Master of Divinity degree from Western Theological Seminary in the same city.

Ministry

As well as serving parishes in New Jersey and Washington, D.C., Sutton also taught at the Vanderbilt University Divinity School, the General Theological Seminary, and the New Brunswick Theological Seminary.

Episcopate

A convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland held at St James Episcopal Church (Baltimore, Maryland) elected Sutton as bishop on the first ballot. He was consecrated at the Washington National Cathedral on June 28, 2008, where he had served as canon pastor. The first African American bishop for the Diocese of Maryland, Sutton was installed in the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Baltimore) on June 29, 2008.

References

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