Rev. Julie Raffety currently serves as the solo Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Franklin.  Pastor Julie was born in New Jersey but grew up in Wisconsin (and is a huge Green Bay Packers football fan).  Pastor Julie has also served Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rockford, Illinois as an Associate Pastor.  Pastor Julie enjoys snowboarding, running, spending time with family, and eating popcorn.  Pastor Julie’s favorite part of serving First Presbyterian Church of Franklin is being amongst a congregation of people who are not afraid to work hard and get things done for Jesus.  Pastor Julie loves outdoor worship and partnering with faith partners in the area for our yearly Ecumenical Thanksgiving service.

Amelia Kummer

Office Administrator

Amelia (or Ame) has been working as the office administrator here at The First Presbyterian Church of Franklin since January of 2022. Ame keeps our office running smoothly and is always there to lend a helping hand!

Peggy Askew


Peggy is a loving and cherished staff member here at The First Presbyterian Church of Franklin! She is always there to ensure a clean and safe church environment for all to worship.

Kevin Boehm

Music Director

Kevin Boehm has been working as an interim since the beginning of 2023, and has decided to become our permanent Music Director. We are blessed to have him share his talents with us and become a permanent part of our staff!