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.
Jenny Youngman is worship pastor at Providence United Methodist Church, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. She is also a musician and freelance writer. Jenny has edited resources for youth and youth workers for The United Methodist Publishing House and served as a youth pastor, Sunday school teacher, and youth group volunteer or mentor. She and her husband, Mark, have four children.