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.

Rebecca Bruff

Rebecca Dwight Bruff has led more than 50 cross-cultural missions and immersions with youth and adults. She serves as Associate Pastor for Faith Development at First United Methodist Church in Richardson, Texas. Her international mission travels have taken her to Mexico, Nigeria, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Russia.

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