Pastor Debra Schaffran
Cell 320-515-2054 | debraschaffran@gmail.com

500 Clark Street, Mora, MN 55051 | 320-679-2713
Office Hours Wed. – Fri., 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Office: moraogilvie.umcs@gmail.com
Handicapped Accessible

Pastor Debra Schaffran
Cell 320-515-2054 | debraschaffran@gmail.com

500 Clark Street, Mora, MN 55051 | 320-679-2713
Office Hours Wed. – Fri., 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Office: moraogilvie.umcs@gmail.com
Handicapped Accessible

From Our Pastor

Seasons of the Christian year

February 2019 Greetings my Friends, The Sunday between Christmas and New Year’s Day we worshiped in the fellowship hall.  The worship service included wonderful egg bakes and muffins.  During the service we had a time of “Ask the Pastor.”  Everyone was challenged to ask whatever questions they had, and I was challenged to provide answers. … Read moreSeasons of the Christian year

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Happy New Year!

January 2019 Happy New Year As I look ahead to the New Year, I find myself pondering Christmas. Technically Christmas has only just begun. Our liturgical (church) calendar tells us that Christmas is a season of 12 days that begins on December 25 and ends on January 5. Sunday, January 6th we celebrate the Epiphany … Read moreHappy New Year!

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Celebrating Advent

December 2018 Dear Friends, Season change so fast, it seems we were just celebrating the independence of our country and here we are now in Advent. The word Advent as described in www.umc.org, comes from the Latin word adventus meaning “coming” or “visit.” The season of Advent begins four Sundays before Christmas and ends on … Read moreCelebrating Advent

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Why not say thank you throughout the day?

November 2018 Pastor’s Thoughts: Have you heard or read the statement: “What if You Only Had Tomorrow What You Thanked God for Today?” I find this statement to be quiet humbling. If we are honest with ourselves we might have to acknowledge that we would have very little. We are a society consumed with self. … Read moreWhy not say thank you throughout the day?

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Change isn’t always easy

October 2018 Friends, While on vacation in August I read four “non-church” books.  I spend so much time reading in preparation for sermons and other church related activities that I had forgotten how great it is to read just for fun. But now I am back at the church and deep into reading church related … Read moreChange isn’t always easy

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