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.
Teresa Gilbert is founder and owner of Pathways to Excellence, providing coaching and consulting services in leadership development and organizational communication. An active laywoman in the Illinois Great Rivers conference, she chaired the team that developed Charting a Course of Discipleship. Teresa has led this process in her current and former congregations.