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. Beth Galbreath is an ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church. Deacons are the UMC’s “specialist” clergy. Her specialty is digital culture ministry, meaning that she helps churches with technology, biblical storytelling, and spiritual formation—whatever the church needs to do to connect with 21st-century digital-culture people.