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

News

Torrential rains bring a flood of response

Lyndy Zabel August 04, 2016 Torrential rains in mid-July resulted in major damage across East-Central Minnesota, flooded roads and homes in Kanabec County—and an impressive response from a variety of volunteer organizations. One of them was the Minnesota Annual Conference Disaster Response Team (DRT). Thanks to the coordination of Anne Harvell and Gary Klason, United Methodists … Read more Torrential rains bring a flood of response

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Ogilvie 120th Anniversary

July 10, 2016, the Ogilvie United Methodist Church hosted a celebration of their 120th anniversary of holding services in Ogilvie.  Those from all generations came to celebrate all of the aspects of these years.  Memories were shared, but there wasn’t time to acknowledge all of the wonderful people that have served in this church.  The … Read more Ogilvie 120th Anniversary

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Bishop and Char Ough at Coon Rapids UMC, Sat., Sept. 17

BIG WATERS DISTRICT: CHANGE THE WORLD DAY A Day with Bishop Ough, Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Coon Rapids United Methodist Church, 10506 Hanson Blvd. NW Coon Rapids, MN 9 a.m. – Gathering for coffee and fellowship 9:30-11 a.m. – Radical Attentiveness: a workshop on prayer led by Bishop Ough 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – One … Read more Bishop and Char Ough at Coon Rapids UMC, Sat., Sept. 17

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Mora UMC pays 100% of apportionments for 2015

Feb. 2, 2016 Dear Pastors and Church Members, Thank you for your commitment and for your accomplishment in paying 100% of your apportionments in 2015! As you know, our apportionments are used to support vital ministries across our conference, nation, and world as well as important benevolence and mission projects of the General Church and … Read more Mora UMC pays 100% of apportionments for 2015

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What I no longer believe is true about congregations

By Susan Nienaber For most of my consulting practice, I “held certain truths to be self-evident.” One of these truths had to do with the capacity of congregations to revitalize. I have now drastically changed my mind. Most of us have been exposed to the theories of organizational life cycles. These theories go something like this: … Read more What I no longer believe is true about congregations

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