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

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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Reach out in friendship

September 2018 As I write this I am two days away from taking a two-week vacation. At the end of my time away I come back to face the month of September, oh how the summer months flew by.  But, it was a good summer, and it will be a wonderful fall. No matter the … Read moreReach out in friendship

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Forgiveness is hard

August 2018 Greetings friends, Every Tuesday morning this summer  you will find 7-10 people at Ogilvie UMC studying “What’s So Amazing About Grace” written by Philip Yancey and on Sunday’s, immediately after worship, a group at Mora UMC shares a meal and studies the same book. Our discussion around grace to others is most often focused … Read moreForgiveness is hard

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