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.

Dean B. McIntyre

Dean B. McIntyre retired as the director of music resources at the General Board of Discipleship in Nashville, Tennessee, a position that included responsibility for development of musical and worship resources, planning and leading field events related to music and worship. Dr. McIntyre has published works for organ, handbells, and adult and children’s choirs with a number of publishers. He is a member of ASCAP and a Life Member of The Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts.

Books by Dean B. McIntyre