Song Ideas for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 16th, 2022

Entrance Antiphon:  (Psalm 17 [16]:6, 8) “To you I call; for you will surely heed me, O God; turn your ear to me; hear my words. Guard me as the apple of your eye; in the shadow of your wings, protect me.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Hebrews 4:12) “The word of God is living and effective, discerning reflections and thoughts of the heart.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 33 [32]:18–19) “Behold, the eyes of the Lord are on those who fear him, who hope in his merciful love, to rescue their souls from death, to keep them alive in famine.”


(Mark 10:45) “The Son of Man has come to give his life as a ransom for many.”


Our Help Is From the Lord by Craig and Kristen Colson (WLP) from the CD Psalms for the Church listen

Our Help Is From the Lord by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Word for Word   listen (maybe not so aggressive, drum-wise if using as Psalm!)


Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) by Tomlin/Newton/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “My chains are gone, I’ve been set free, my God, my Savior has ransomed me…” (Communion Antiphon)

Be Thou My Vision by Hull/Byrne (Public Domain) “Be thou my wisdom, be thou my true Word.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Bread of Angels by Curtis Stephan (spiritandsong) found in the collection VOICES “Word incarnate, dwell within is; pierce our hardened hearts.” listen

Everlasting God by Brown/Riley (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Strength will rise as we wait upon the Lord…our hope, our strong deliverer.”  (Gathering / Song of Preparation / Closing Song) listen

Friend of God by Houghton/Gungor (Capitol CMG/DC Cook/CCLI) “Who am I…that you hear me when I call?” (Closing)

He Answers All Our Needs by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  and VOICES “Righteous is the Lord our loving Father…who is always near to those who call Him.” (Communion) listen

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. “O Bread of Life, you will answer all our needs…”  (Communion)  listen

I Received the Living God by Brett Ballard (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “In my grief, I called the Lord; In His love He answered me” (Communion) listen

In You, O Lord by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and VOICES “I cry unto to you and you hear my voice…” (Communion) listen

Jesus, Messiah by Reeves/Carson/Cash/Tomlin (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI) “Jesus Messiah, the ransom from heaven…”  (Communion Antiphon)

King of My Heart by McMillan/McMillan (Capitol CMG/Moniker Music Group/CCLI)    “Let the king of my heart be…the shadow where I hide, the ransom for my life…”  (Communion Antiphon, and mentioned in Entrance Ant.)

Let It Be Jesus by Tomlin/Myrin/Redman (Captitol CMG/CCLI) “Let it be Jesus, the first name that I call…” (Communion Meditation)

Lord, I Need You by Nockels/Carson/Reeves/Stanfill/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES“My one defense, my righteousness, O God how I need you…so teach my song to rise to you…”  (Preparation / Communion) listen

Lord, Let Your Face Shine Upon Us by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) “When I call, answer me, O my just God, you who relieve me when I am in distress.” (Preparation / Closing)

Love Has Come by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) “Word of God enthroned, dwell in us forevermore, Love has come to show the way.” (Gathering / Preparation)

O God of Love by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  and VOICESlisten “Whom shall we trust but you, O lord? Where rest but on your faithful Word?”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song)

The Lord Hears the Cry of the Poor by Cliff Petty (WLP) from the CD Touch Jesus and the collection VOICESlisten (Communion)

The Lord Hears the Cry of the Poor by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the collection VOICES “The just will cry and the Lord will hear, and save them from all distress”  listen (Communion)

To You, O Lord by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD As I Pray  “He guides the humble to justice…”  listen

Thy Word by Grant/Smith (Capitol CMG/Word Music/CCLI)  found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1   “Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

We Come to You by Josh Blakesley ( from the CD Waiting and the collection VOICES “In the Body of Christ we are brought to new life…” (Communion)  listen

What a Beautiful Name by Fielding/Ligertwood (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES listen “You were the Word at the beginning…”  (Preparation / Communion)

Word of God Speak by Millard/Kipley (Essential Music Publishing/Word Entertainment/CCLI) “Word of God, speak. Would you pour down like rain, washing my eyes to see your majesty…?”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

You are My Rock by Michael T. Pierce (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES and on the CD Forever Will I Sing  listen “and when I call I will be saved from all my foes.” (Preparation / Communion)