Our Chaplains & Staff

Rev. Robin Y. FranklinRev. Robin Y. Franklin, Director of Chaplaincy Services

Robin graduated from the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) in Atlanta. She became interested in CPE while matriculating at ITC and decided that she wanted to learn what it meant to help pastors, laypeople, and others to become more effective pastoral caregivers. She has been fully certified as an ACPE Supervisor since 1997. She has been at Strong Memorial Hospital since 2002 and became the Director of Chaplaincy Services in June 2003.

Rev. William Reynolds, Associate Director of Chaplaincy ServicesRev. William (“Bill”) Reynolds, Associate Director, Chaplaincy Services

Bill earned a Masters in Divinity at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and completed clinical and supervisory training through the Emory Center for Pastoral Services at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, formerly Egleston Children’s Hospital. Bill has been ordained and endorsed for institutional chaplaincy by the American Baptist Churches. Fully certified as an ACPE Supervisor since 2000, Bill joined the Chaplaincy Services Department as Associate Director in 2004.

Deirdre SexstoneDeirdre (“De”) Sexstone, Administrator, Chaplaincy Services

Originally from Dublin, Ireland, De earned a degree in Executive Secretarial Science from Monroe Community College. As Administrator of Chaplaincy Services, De is typically the first point of contact for hospital patients, visitors, and CPE candidates.

For Urgent Needs...

Contact us at
(585) 275-2222
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and ask for the chaplain on call.