Dawn Skjei Cooley

Full name: Rev. Dawn Skjei Cooley

The Rev. Dawn Cooley preaches with arms open wide.

The Rev. Dawn Skjei (SHAY) Cooley believes that Unitarian Universalists are called to "Love the Hell Out of the World" and tries to practice this on a regular basis. She is passionate about helping congregations adapt to the changing cultural religious landscape.

From Dawn Skjei Cooley

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Introduction The Cornbread and Cider Communion is a tradition in some of our congregations. With gratitude for our freedom and for our abundance, let us celebrate this ritual today mindful of Syrian and other refugees who are unable to go home, those for whom we pray safe passage and a welcoming...

Ritual | By Dawn Skjei Cooley | November 24, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

The diversity of the human species is astounding. The fact that we can gather together for common experience is nothing short of a miracle. Today, let us celebrate some of those differences....

Opening | By Dawn Skjei Cooley | March 27, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

We light our chalice this morning, grateful for the love that we experience in this beloved community. May the flame light the way for all who seek such abundance.

Chalice Lighting | By Dawn Skjei Cooley | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

Because there have been times when shame has crushed our ability to be wholehearted We let go of who we ought to be and embrace who we are. Because we have not always had the courage to be imperfect We let go of who we ought to be and embrace who we are....

Reading | By Dawn Skjei Cooley | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

Here may you know that you are lovable and that, indeed, you are loved. And may you carry that love out into the world as a blessing.

Closing | By Dawn Skjei Cooley | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb

UUs’ thoughts on Jesus reflect the diversity of thought encouraged by our liberal faith. Our Principles include a commitment to “a free and responsible search for truth and meaning”; whatever one’s views, there is likely a UU who shares them. Yet we are more than our individual stories.

Pamphlet or Card | By Joy Berry, Dawn Skjei Cooley, Scott McNeill, Jonalu Johnstone, Robin Bartlett | February 8, 2013

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