Pastor Debra Schaffran
Cell 952-240-3836 | debraschaffran@gmail.com

500 Clark Street, Mora, MN 55051 | 320-679-2713
Office Administrator Hours Wed. – Fri., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Office: moraogilvie.umcs@gmail.com
Handicapped Accessible

Pastor Debra Schaffran
Cell 952-240-3836 | debraschaffran@gmail.com

500 Clark Street, Mora, MN 55051 | 320-679-2713
Office Administrator Hours Wed. – Fri., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Office: moraogilvie.umcs@gmail.com
Handicapped Accessible

From Our Pastor

The practices of radical hospitality

Dear Friends in Christ: My article for this month will focus on  the subject of Hospitality.  It’s very important for a church to be warm, inviting and hospitable to others.  I would  like to share some information from Robert Schnase’s short book, “Five Practices of Radical Hospitality.”  He says in his book:  Churches aspiring to Radical Hospitality … Read more The practices of radical hospitality

Read More

The power of prayer

Dear Church Family: This month I would like to share with you about the power of prayer.  Some of what I share with you in this article is the groundwork of a sermon I will be giving sometime late this summer. Like so many people, I’m sure you have wondered about the mystery of prayer. 

Read More

Summer is upon us

June, 2014 Dear Friends in Christ: Summer is upon us…or so we hope.   It’s a time for vacations, family get-togethers, weddings and cook-outs!  It’s my favorite season of the year.  As most of you know, I recently served as Spiritual Director at the Walk to Emmaus Men’s Retreat.  Let me say, it was simply amazing.  Seeing God at … Read more Summer is upon us

Read More

May . . . it’s finally here!

Dear Friends in Christ: May…it’s finally here! I believe warm weather is going to bless us more and more now and summer will soon be here! It’s a busy time in our church also. On Sunday, May 18, our high school graduates will be honored and our prayer for them is that God will bless their futures with … Read more May . . . it’s finally here!

Read More

Resurrection foundation of our Christian faith

April, 2014 Dear Friends in Christ: This is my first Easter season with you.  I love this wonderful  season as it reminds me that Christ’s resurrection from the dead is the foundation of our Christian faith.  On Easter Sunday, the women visited the tomb (Luke 24:1-8), and the disciples gathered (John 20:2-10), and the resurrected Lord appeared … Read more Resurrection foundation of our Christian faith

Read More