ORUCC Candidating Weekend for Rev. Kate Mackey

Candidating Weekend for

Rev. Kate Mackey

May 5-7, 2023

Rev. Kate Mackey has been recommended to us by our Pastoral Search Committee as the candidate for the Associate Pastor for Children, Youth & Families. Recently, we mailed a brochure to help you Meet Kate Mackey, which shares more about Kate, her ministry, and her family.

Please join us for one of these opportunities to meet and greet Kate.


Friday May 5: 6-8 pm, Kate will join our regularly-scheduled Family Game Night at the church. Please plan to attend and bring your family!! Bring your favorite game and something to share for the potluck. Questions? Contact Rachael Lancor at LINK


Saturday May 6, at the church and via Zoom, we will be hosting several “meet & greet” sessions. See the link below to sign up. Light refreshments will be provided by our Catering Team! All sessions in Friendship Hall except C which is via zoom.

A: 9:00-9:40 hosted by Nancy Wettersten

B: 10:00-10:40 hosted by Jerry Hagen 


C: 10:45-11:30 virtual only, via Zoom hosted by Deanna Blanchard.

A link will be sent to those signed up for this session.


D: 1:00-1:40 hosted by Sue Dixon

E: 2:00-2:40 hosted by Suzanne Olajos


Sign up online at this LINK! Challenges with the link contact Julie at Link or Pastor Ken Pennings at LINK to let them know which session you’ve chosen.

Online sign-up link: www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0944a5ab2b0-rev#/


Sunday, May 7, Kate will co-lead and preach during our 10 a.m. Worship Service.   There will be a congregational meeting after worship to vote on this recommendation from the pastoral search committee. This meeting will be simultaneously held over Zoom, to make this important event accessible to as many members as possible. The LINK for the congregational meeting is: 

Zoom congregational meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86723983042?pwd=cGZCeW01aFVQcERwbEVBWklwMTJJdz09


If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Julia at [email protected] or 518-542-6915 or the Moderator Team (Hal Evensen, Deanna Blanchard, and Barbara Stretchberry) at [email protected].

The Rev. Kate Mackey, our final candidate for ORUCC’s Associate Pastor for Children, Youth & Families.