Eugene Sutton

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Eugene Taylor Sutton (born January 9, 1954)[1] is the fourteenth Episcopal Bishop of Maryland. Consecrated at the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, June 28, 2008, where he served as Canon Pastor, he is the first African American bishop for the diocese. Bishop Sutton was installed in the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Baltimore) on Sunday, June 29, 2008.


Bishop Sutton is a 1976 graduate of Hope College in Holland, Michigan and earned a master of divinity from Western Theological Seminary in the same city. As well as serving parishes in New Jersey and Washington, D.C., he also taught at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, General Theological Seminary, and New Brunswick Theological Seminary.


  1. ^ Episcopal Clerical Directory 2013 (2013). New York: Church Publishing Inc. ISBN 978-0-89869-888-6, p. 936.
Episcopal Church (USA) titles
Preceded by
Robert Ihloff
14th Bishop of Maryland