The Rt. Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton elected bishop of the Diocese of Maryland in 2008, is nationally known for his commitment to non-violence, reconciliation, the environment, and the practice of Centering Prayer. Formerly the Canon Pastor of Washington National Cathedral and Director of the Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage, Bishop Sutton has also served as a college chaplain, parish priest and professor at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. The author of several articles about spiritual practices and preaching, he’s a sought-after guest preacher and a contributor to the book, The Diversity of Centering Prayer.
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The Rt. Rev. Chilton Knudsen, appointed assistant bishop of the Diocese of Maryland in 2015, was bishop of the Diocese of Maine for a decade, served as a missionary in Haiti, and then as assistant bishop in Kentucky, New York, and Long Island. Bishop Knudsen is nationally known for her expertise in conflict resolution, congregational development, and issues related to addiction and recovery, especially within church systems. She co-authored So You Think You Don’t Know One? Addiction and Recovery in Clergy and Congregations and Depending on the Grace of God: A Spiritual Journey Through the Twelve Steps.
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