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.

Roger K. Swanson

Roger K. Swanson is a staff minister with the Foundation for Evangelism in Florida. Prior to this position, he was director of Operation Evangelization and Distinguished Evangelist in Residence with the Florida Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Now retired from the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference, Swanson continues to consult with congregations and leads workshops. He is the co-author of several leadership and evangelism resources.

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