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.

Sabrina N. Short

Sabrina N. Short is a ministry consultant specializing in community engagement and served as communication co-chair on the Youth 2015 design team. She has been recognized for her work with youth in the areas of social justice and youth-led community organizing. A former faith-based community organizer, she serves United Methodist institutions advocating youth leadership in ministry and mission. Sabrina has more than fifteen years’ experience in the nonprofit field and has partnered with numerous organizations to empower disenfranchised communities. She is the wife of a United Methodist pastor and is the mother of one son.

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