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

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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How do we share the good news of Jesus?

July 2018 There are roughly 360 Minnesota United Methodist Churches.  At times I hear about the differences between rural and metro churches and I’ve experienced differences as I have worshiped in both settings, but I think the bigger differences are between the small and large UMC’s. It seems the smaller the church the more time … Read moreHow do we share the good news of Jesus?

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