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.
David McKeown, a Florida resident and truss designer, made his Walk to Emmaus in the winter of 2001. Within a few months he was given his first opportunity to serve on a Chrysalis team. After several years of serving on Chrysalis teams, he became an Upper Room-certified trainer. In the spring of 2008 he became the Southeast Regional Leader for the Chrysalis movement. David and his wife, Destiny, and family live in Holly Hill, Florida, and worship at The Church of the United Brethren in Christ.