All About Megan

St. Marks’ Lutheran Church Column – February

By Megan Moss

Megan's megaphone!  Wow, I'm not sure I deserve that.  I was thinking more like a small corner where I would just entertain with a few words, then I got going and well, the result was last month's column. 

So, you are probably wondering what I am doing writing a column for the newsletter anyway.  Well, Pastor Steve saw the column I wrote for the newspaper and liked it and asked me if I would write something for the church bulletin, and, to make a short story short, I said yes, sure, why not.  Then he said I could write about whatever I wanted.  I thought, "Woa! You mean I don't get any guidance here?"

Therefore, I make no promises, about anything, to anyone, except that my intent is to be a positive addition to the newsletter and never a waste of space. 

Having only been a member of this church for about a year, and being very bad with names and things of that sort, I think it is appropriate that I introduce myself, at least somewhat.

My husband Jon, who was born in Yorkshire, England, and I live just south of Auburn.  We have 4 children, ages 8, 7, 4, 1.  The first three are boys, and yes, finally a girl (woohoo!).  Jon has his own business, Moss Construction Cost Management, located about a block from the church and opposite Brown and Brown insurance.  He does cost consulting and estimating among other things and works with owners and architects involved in commercial construction projects.  So basically, he's the man to talk to if you want any advice about commercial construction. 

I work at the business one day a week.  The rest of the time I work very hard at home and elsewhere taking care of our children and running our household - and believe you me, it is work!  I enjoy it though, and wouldn't have it any other way. 

Before we lived in Auburn we lived just outside of Washington, DC in Kensington, Maryland and before that we lived in Spencerville.  I was more or less (really less rather than more) raised Catholic, but Jon was not, and was not going to go there, so when we moved to Spencerville we went to Methodist church and I felt like it was too different from what I was used to, so then we went to the Lutheran church (I did have some experience as my mom was Lutheran, and I remember going to Sunday school at the Lutheran Church in Florida where I grew up.) and Jon and I both agreed that it was a comfortable middle ground, so here we are.

That's enough about me (not that I couldn't keep going).  I am interested in getting to know other people as well, and welcome the opportunity to tell your story, or just give you the opportunity to spout off.  You don't even have to write it down, just call or e-mail me and we can sit and chat over coffee about whatever it is you want to share and I will write it up, giving you the opportunity to read it before it goes in print of course!  My e-mail is and my phone number is 925-3876.  If no one contact me then I will just have to think of my own random story to tell.