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Not Quickly Shaken

November 10, 2019

Not Quickly Shaken Robert P. Hoch First & Franklin Presbyterian Church November 10, 2019 Baltimore, MD Haggai 1:15b-2:9 In the second year of King Darius, in the seventh month, on…

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Can’t Apologize

October 29, 2019

Can’t Apologize Robert P. Hoch First & Franklin Presbyterian Church Baltimore MD 21201 October 29, 2019 Joel 2:23-32 23O children of Zion, be glad and rejoice in the LORD your…

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So You Want to Talk About Lynching – a prayer

October 24, 2019

A Litany for Remembrance by Robert Hoch (October 24, 2019) Adapted from Michele Norris, “So You Want to Talk About Lynching?” in the Washington Post (23 October 2019) So you…

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Meet our Interim

September 14, 2019

The Session of First & Franklin Presbyterian Church is very pleased to announce that it has unanimously agreed to hire the Reverend Christian T. Iosso, PhD. to serve as our…

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A Prayer for George the Snail

July 28, 2019

 © Robert P. Hoch  First & Franklin Presbyterian Church 210 West Madison Street Baltimore, MD 21201  July 28, 2019  Pastor’s Note: This is the final sermon from a five-part series…

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Being White These Days

May 19, 2019

Being White These Days Robert P. Hoch First & Franklin Presbyterian Church Baltimore MD 21201 May 19, 2019 Acts 11:1-18 1Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea…

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Table Manners

November 26, 2018

© Robert P. Hoch  September 1, 2019  First & Franklin Presbyterian Church 210 West Madison Street Baltimore MD 21201  On one occasion when Jesus was going to the house of…

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By Their Fruits

November 26, 2018

 © Robert P. Hoch  First & Franklin Presbyterian Church October 28, 2018  From the Pastor’s Desk:  On Sunday, I misstated the number of deaths this year. Last year, 342 people…

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