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.
Safe Sanctuaries: Safe Sanctuaries for Children and Youth DVD
Reducing the Risk of Abuse in the Church
Joy Thornburg Melton
• August 2004
Following up on her two bestselling Safe Sanctuaries manuals (Children and Youth), Melton now brings you a DVD to use in training and in raising awareness in your local congregation. The key segments address the "Why" and "How" of developing and implementing a policy to reduce the risk of abuse in your church, and provide necessary forms to use in the process. Also includes an interview with Joy and real-life stories from diverse congregations.
Rev. Joy Thornburg Melton, J.D., is the chief resource officer of The United Methodist Property and Casualty Trust. She is the author of the “Safe Sanctuaries” series of books and resources published by Discipleship Resources. Rev. Melton is a recognized national leader in the area of development of ministry protection and abuse prevention policies. A graduate of Pfeiffer University, Scarritt College, and Emory University School of Law, she is uniquely qualified to understand both the legal and ecclesial issues involved with cases of abuse within the church.
Imprint: Discipleship Resources
Pub Date: August 2004
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BISAC Categories: RELIGION / Christian Education / Children & Youth