New every morning is your love, great God of light, and all day long you are working for good in the world. Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors and all your creation, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
"A Liturgy for Morning Prayer," Upper Room Worshipbook
Used by permission from the Book of Common Worship, © 2018 Westminster John Knox Press. All rights reserved. This prayer appears in “A Liturgy for Morning Prayer” in Upper Room Worshipbook.
Rev. Dr. Bener Baysa Agtarap is an ordained elder in the California-Nevada Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Bener’s experience of over 30 years has established him as a seasoned church planter, mentor, and disciple-making movement leader. He is executive director, Community Engagement & Church Planting/ Path1, and director, Connectional Mobilization at Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church.