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.

The Emmaus Library Series: Sponsorship

Richard A. Gilmore, Janine Gilmore • June 1998

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This 40-page booklet guides individuals through the process of sponsoring fellow pilgrims on the Walk to Emmaus. The authors explore the range of possibilities in the role of the sponsor for the renewal of church leaders, Emmaus communities, and the church.

Categories: Clergy & Laity
Dick Gilmore was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physics and math from Hanover College and a PhD in biophysics from The University of California at Berkeley. He spent 8 years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service, then 30 years in academia, mostly in medical schools. In 1998 he retired from academia and moved to Tucson, Arizona. Dick served as the International Lay Director for The Upper Room Walk to Emmaus from 2001–2007. He resides in Nashville, Tennessee and enjoys reading, writing poetry, woodworking, and traveling.

Janine Gilmore, born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, was a registered nurse and the coauthor with her husband, Dick, of Sponsorship, a guide for current sponsors and those considering sponsoring someone to attend The Walk to Emmaus. Janine enjoyed music—she studied voice, sang in church and community choirs, directed children’s choirs, as well as adult and children’s handbell choirs, and played the piano. She was also an artist, painting still lifes with acrylics, oils, and watercolors. Her hobbies also included needlework, genealogy, and travel. Janine died in 2011.

ISBN: 978-0-8358-0873-6

Kindle ISBN: 978-0-8358-1143-9

EPub ISBN: 978-0-8358-1144-6

Imprint: Upper Room

Pub Date: June 1998

Trim Size: 5.375 in (w) x 8.5 in (h) x 0.083 in (d)

Page Count: 40

BISAC Categories: RELIGION / Christian Living / Spiritual Growth

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