Author Archives: rwfranklin

Turning Prayer Into Action

I wish that I could say that I was shocked by the shooting on Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. I am deeply saddened by the senseless deaths of innocent people who had sought only to … Continue reading

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The Power of Community

Sermon at the Eucharist of the 180th Convention of the Diocese of Western New York Preached at St. Andrew’s, Buffalo October 27, 2017   I am standing in this pulpit this evening with a little fear —not because of my … Continue reading

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The Noble Art of Music

This is the homily I preached at a service of celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation & the installation of officers of the Western New York Chapter of the American Guild of Organists at Westminster Presbyterian Church on September … Continue reading

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