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About Pastor Sutton
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About Pastor Sutton

 

Pastor William Bernard Sutton, III, was born in New York City, and is the eldest son of seven children born to the late William B. Sutton, Jr., and the late Floydie G. Sutton. Pastor Sutton is married to the former Ms. Maria Eugenia Kerr, who is a native of San Jose, Costa Rica, and they are the proud parents of two daughters, Christina and Crystal.


Pastor Sutton was educated in the Public School System of New York City graduating from High School with a New York State Regents Diploma with Honors. He graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, a Master of Divinity Degree (Summa Cum Laude) from the New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and a Doctor of Ministry Degree from the Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. Pastor Sutton has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors for outstanding achievements in preaching, evangelism, biblical studies, professional ministry and community service. Pastor Sutton was licensed and ordained as an American Baptist Minister at the Walker Memorial Baptist Church, in the Bronx, New York, under the dynamic and vibrant leadership of his Pastor, the Reverend Dr. J. Albert Bush, Sr.


On January 1, 1998, Pastor William B. Sutton, III, assumed the responsibilities as Under-shepherd of the First Baptist Church Family. Pastor Sutton’s ministry has centered on the empowerment and mobilization of the laity and lay leadership of the church and on strengthening the spiritual and administrative aspects of the congregation. Under Pastor Sutton’s leadership, the Church places a high emphasis upon Christian Discipleship, Leadership Training, Christian Stewardship, and Home and Foreign Mission Support. In September of 2005, under the visionary leadership of Pastor Sutton, the First Baptist Church family embarked upon a community venture where the congregation has committed itself to the building of a multimillion dollar Family Life Center in order to serve the Stratford and Greater Bridgeport Community in order to advance the Kingdom of God.


Of all the things that Pastor Sutton would have us to know about him, he says that his most prized possession is he knows that he has eternal life because he is trusting in Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior.

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