Rev. Shay MacKay

As Kingfishers Catch Fire

What I do is me:  for that I came.  You show yourself grateful not by saying ‘thank  you’ or doing something, but by being yourself.  What  would it be like if we were willing to show our  gratefulness for our … read more.

Gratitude: Holy Ground

“And this is the marvel that you see through the eyes of gratefulness:  that this whole world – every little detail of it – is filled with the life of Life, with Spirit, with fire!”  Brother David Steindl-Rast

Gratitude: New Frontiers

What would it mean to abandon these shoes and find new ways to tread, finding new ways to be and to move forward?  What needs to be let go?  What are the gifts already present that can help in this … read more.

Gratitude: The Glimpse

Sometimes we catch a glimpse of the road up ahead or a hint of what’s around the bend, but most times we don’t.  How do we pay more attention to the many gifts life offers us along the way rather than always craning our necks … read more.

Gratitude: Pilgrimage

What does it mean to move through life as a pilgrim – seeing life as a journey or search of moral or spiritual significance?

Gratitude: Wholeheartedness

The antidote to exhaustion is wholeheartedness.  Where and when do you show up wholeheartedly?  How does this impact you, others, the world?

Serving with Grace

On this path together, how do we serve ourselves, each other, and our larger community with patience, compassion, and grace?

Stepping Into Transformation

How does Joseph Campbell’s concept of “The Hero’s Journey” work within the context of community?  How does Carl Jung’s “night journey on the ocean” guide us as a community toward self-enlightenment?

Candidating Week – Part II

We will conclude candidating week with Rev. Shay MacKay in Saco.  The Sanford UU Church will join us for the final day of candidating week.  The service will be followed by a congregational vote and a celebration reception.