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.

Gayle Quay

Rev. Gayle Quay has served as a full time ordained deacon. She has served churches in Western North Carolina and the South Carolina conferences since 1982. She holds a BA degree from Florida Southern College and a MA degree from Scarritt Graduate Center. She has served in all areas of Christian education and for the last fifteen years solely in the area of children’s ministry. Her passion is for children to grow in their faith and become disciples of Christ.

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