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
Reprinted 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.
Elizabeth Mae Magill
Elizabeth Mae Magill is pastor of Ashburnham Community Church in Ashburnham, Massachusetts. She is a missioner to the affiliates of Ecclesia Ministries (the network of outdoor churches in the United States). Magill holds a doctor of ministry from Brite Divinity School, a master of divinity from Episcopal Divinity School, and a bachelor’s degree from St. Lawrence University.