Song Ideas for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 14, 2022

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 84[83]:10–11) “Turn your eyes, O God, our shield; and look on the face of your anointed one; one day within your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere.”

Gospel Acclamation: (John 10:27) “My sheep hear my voice, says the Lord; I know them, and they follow me.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 130[129]:7 “With the Lord there is mercy; in him is plentiful redemption.”


(John 6:51–52) “I am the living bread that came down from heaven, says the Lord.  Whoever eats of this bread will live for ever.”

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A Rightful Place by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) from the CD A New Day  and found in the collection VOICES  “Strengthened by the body of Christ…let us build your kingdom…” (Closing Song) listen

Be Glorified by Tomlin/Reeves/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  “You set my heart on fire…Be glorified in me.”  (Closing)

Be Still by David J. Evans (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  and VOICES “He burns with holy fire, with splendor he is crowned…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Better Is One Day by Matt Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES and on the CD Strong In Faith “For here my heart is satisfied within your presence…”  (Gathering Song) listen

Burning in My Soul by Younker/Maher/Reeves/Carson (worshiptogether) from the CD All the People Said Amen  “God let your fire fall again. It’s burning in my soul.”  (Closing Song)

Christ In Me, Arise by Trevor Thomson ( from the CD Christ In Me, Arise and the collection VOICES “Be now my footsteps, leading the way, taking me where I must go.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Consuming Fire by Tim Hughes (Capitol CMG/CCLI) listen on YouTube  “Consuming fire, fan into flame a passion for your name. Spirit of God, will you fall in this place. Lord, have your way…in us.” (Preparation / Communion)

Heart Abandoned by Stanfill/Curran (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “God give me a heart abandoned, ever after you alone…” (Communion)

I Am the Bread of Life by Tom Kaczmarek (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES and on the CD Celebrate the Feast (Consider a slightly slower, less aggressive arrangement in the beginning.)  (Communion) listen

I Am the Bread of Life  (Come and Follow Me) by Steve Angrisano and Tom Booth (spiritandsong)  “I am the Bread of Life…Truth and Light…I Am Who AM…” (Communion)

I Am Yours (Consume Me, Completely) by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from CD In Shadow and In Light and the collection More Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES. “I surrender to the power of your love…Let your will be done in me.”  (Communion)  listen

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth and Kathy Troccoli (Sony/ATV Tree Publishing) “…but I’m gonna take a stand in all I say and do.”  (Preparation / Communion)

I Will Follow by Tomlin/Ingram/Morgan (Capitol CMG/Essential/Spirit Music/CCLI)  “Whom you love I’ll love, how you serve I’ll serve…where you go I’ll go…” found in the  collection VOICES (Preparation) listen

I Will Never Be (the Same Again) by Geoff Bullock (Music Services / CCLI) “I have walked the path, I’ve run the race…fall like fire, soak like rain.”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Just Like You by Matt Maher (OCP) found the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “…like a burning fire be my one desire…”  (Closing) listen

King of My Heart by McMillan/McMillan (Capitol CMG/Moniker Music Group/CCLI)  “Let the King of my heart be the fire inside my veins…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Lord, I Need You by Nockels/Carson/Reeves/Stanfill/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES“Without you I fall apart.  You’re the one that guides my heart..“  (Preparation / Communion)  listen

Open Up the Heavens by Rozier/McDonald/Ingram/Andrews/Garrard (Word Music/Essential Music/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Your glory like a fire…will burn our hearts with truth.”  (Closing Song) listen

Paschal Mystery by Bradley Knuckles (WLP) ) found in the collection VOICES  “We find in you what nothing else can give. You satisfy the heart.” (Preparation / Communion)  listen

Send Down the Fire by Marty Haugen (GIA) found in the collections Voices as One vol. 2, and VOICES listen(Gathering, Preparation, Closing)

Set a Fire by Will Reagan (United Pursuit Music/CCLI)   “Set a fire down in my soul that I can’t contain, that I can’t control.”  (Preparation / Communion)

Shine, Jesus, Shine by Graham Kendrick (Music Services/CCLI) found in Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES and on the CD Come, Holy Spirit “Shine, Jesus, shine fill our land with the Father’s glory, blaze, Spirit, blaze, set our hearts on fire…” (Preparation / Closing) listen

Shout to the North by Martin Smith (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collections Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES. “Rise up women of the truth, stand and sing to broken hearts…we’ve been refined by the power of his name.” (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)  listen

Soul on Fire by various (Capitol CMG/Essential Music Pub./CCLI)  “God I’m running for Your heart…til I am a soul on fire.”  (Closing)

Turn Our Hearts Around by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  and in the collection VOICES (Song of Preparation / Communion) listen

We Gather In Love by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES.  “We come to light our lives on fire…”  (Gathering / Preparation) listen

With the Lord by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) “Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord…”  found in the collection VOICES(Preparation / Communion Meditation) listen