Author Archives: rwfranklin

Listening for the Next 200 Years

As part of my sabbatical, I have been accepting some invitations to preach. I preached this sermon at General Seminary in May In the name of our God of beginnings and endings, goings–out, and comings–in: Amen. Good evening. And Happy … Continue reading

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Sabbatical

One of the benefits given to Episcopal priests and bishops in our letters of agreement is sabbatical time.  We accrue a certain number of weeks of sabbatical leave each year and can take those weeks after between four and seven … Continue reading

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We are all immigrants

  A Statement on President Trump’s executive order Our Diocesan Lenten Program in the Diocese of Western New York this year is called “A Space for Grace”.  The program will use Scripture and pieces of modern writing as launching pads … Continue reading

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