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.

Claudia Lavy

Claudia Lavy is vice president of Deepening Your Effectiveness, Inc., a non-profit organization focused on equipping mission-minded pastors and church leaders through consulting, training and coaching. Claudia has served as part of the Discipleship Ministry Team at Ginghamsburg Church and Program Coordinator at Tipp City United Methodist Church, both in Tipp City, Ohio, as well as Operations Director for EUM Church in Greenville, Ohio. She gained extensive experience in administration, operations, management and sales in marketplace leadership positions that range from construction sales management for a large regional home builder to ownership of her own custom home construction company. She is also a former Realtor and licensed land title agent. Claudia and her husband, Keith, are the parents of five grown children and live in Troy, Ohio.

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