Reverend Peggy D. Maclin is the second child of Irzeal and the late Dorothy McDowell. She is a native Washingtonian and received her primary education in the District of Columbia and Prince George’s County Schools.
Reverend Maclin attended the Prince George’s Community College and Howard University and has completed ministerial studies at Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Pre-Seminary/Biblical Theology from the Washington Bible College and is continuing her education at Loyola University Maryland fulfilling her academic requirements for a Master's Degree in Spiritual Integration and Pastoral Counseling.
She is the wife of Pastor Anthony G. Maclin of The Sanctuary at Kingdom Square (formerly Glendale Baptist Church) in Capitol Heights, Maryland, and the mother of Krystle, a graduate of Hampton University, and Brandon, a graduate of Berklee College of Music.
Reverend Maclin was employed with the Federal Government for 26 years and upon retirement was a Financial Specialist at the Environmental Protection Agency. She presently serves as the Minister of Member Retention where she plays a vital role in keeping up with the membership at The Sanctuary. In addition, Reverend Maclin is the Human Resources Officer for The Sanctuary at Kingdom Square.
Reverend Maclin takes a very active part in many of the ministries at The Sanctuary. She was active in the Deaconess, Missionary, and Music Ministries of the church. She held the position as the Director of Women’s Ministries for several years and continues to serve as a representative of the Minister's Wives Ministry. She participates in the Christian Education Ministry as an instructor in the Bible Institute.
Reverend Maclin was appointed to serve on the Prince George’s County Commission for Women on July 14, 2015 to advise the County Executive, County Council, and the citizens of Prince George's County on matters that influence the well-being of women throughout Prince George’s County. She serves as a liaison for the Interfaith Community on issues for domestic violence and behavioral health matters in Prince George’s County. Reverend Maclin also serves as a Board Member for the Clinton Christian School.
On July 20, 2003, Reverend Maclin was licensed to preach the gospel by Pastor Maclin. She was recently ordained as a Minister of the gospel on September 25, 2015.
God has allowed her to preach the Word of God across the United States. She is known as a preacher and teacher who love sharing the Word of God.