Here are some song possibilities for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 29, 2023

Entrance Antiphon:  (Psalm 105 [104]:3–4) “Let the hearts that seek the Lord rejoice; turn to the Lord and his strength; constantly seek his face.”

More Love, More Power by Jude DelHiero (Mercy/Vineyard/CCLI) found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2and VOICES  and on the CD Come, Holy Spirit  (Here’s a slower version:)  “And I will seek your face with all of my heart.”  (Gather / Preparation / Communion)

Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 18:2–3, 3–4, 47, 51  ”I love you, Lord, my strength.”

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 “My God is the rock where I take refuge…” listen

Gospel Acclamation: (2 Corinthians 5:19) “Whoever loves me will keep my word, says the Lord, and my Father will love him and we will come to him.

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 20 [19]:6) “We will ring out our joy at your saving help and exult in the name of our God.”


(Ephesians 5:2) “Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, as a fragrant offering to God.”

More Songs:

Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly by Tomlin/Ingram/Barrett (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Years from now we’ll see The fruit our hands have sown…” (Preparation / Closing)

Be Thou My Vision by Hull/Byrne (Public Domain) “Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

By Our Love by Christy Nockels (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “The time is now…and they will know us by our love.” (Preparation / Communion)

Can We Love by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Captured  and found in the collection VOICES “Loving our neighbor as ourselves the kingdom of love we will know.” (Song of Gathering / Preparation) listen

Find Us Ready by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Find Us Ready  “Find us working and loving and doing your will…building the kingdom of mercy and love.” (Use anywhere except Psalm)

Give Us Clean Hands by Charlie Hall (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “…and God let us be a generation that seeks, that seeks your face, O God of Jacob.”  (Gathering / Preparation)

Glorify Him by Your Life by Lorraine Hess (WLP/GIA) from the CD Glorify Him and the collection VOICES . (Closing) listen

He Lives In Us by Amelia Acosta (WLP) from the collection and in the collection VOICES “…forever changing our hearts…” (Communion) listen

Hold Us Together by Maher/Wilson (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “…ain’t the law of the land or the government…but it’s all you need.  And love will hold us together…”  (Closing)

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. “Let your light shine, let it shine in my heart.”  (Communion) listen

I Love You, Lord by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) listen on YouTube  “My stronghold, my refuge, your righteousness will see me through…”  (Preparation / Communion)

I Will Follow by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day “And I’ll abandon happily the earth, Surrender all I am in this rebirth.”  (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…” found in the  collection VOICES (Preparation) listen

Love Never Fails You by Heath/Cates (Brentwood-Benson/CCLI)  “’Cause love is right here. Love is alive. Love is the Way the Truth the Life.” (Communion Meditation)

Love One Another by Feargal King (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 , the CD We Will be the Light, and found in the collection VOICES  (Preparation / Communion) listen

Love the Lord by Lincoln Brewster (Capitol CMG (IMI)/CCLI) “I will serve the Lord with all my heart, with all my soul, with all my mind, and with all my strength.” (Closing)

Love the Lord Your God by Al Valverde (OCP) (Gathering / Preparation)

No Greater Love by Assad/Tomlin/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Jesus Christ laid down his life for us…” (Song of Preparation / Closing Song)

Reason to Live by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  and VOICES ““I will love the Lord always and forever, He will be my strength…”  (Communion) listen

Sweet Sacrament (traditional) ”O make us love you more and more.“  Check out this arrangement by The Vigil Project 

The Same Love by Rossback/Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “You are calling us all by name.” (Preparation / Closing)  listen

True Love by Amelia Acosta (WLP)  listen on YouTube “We will go where the cup of love is poured, where the bread of life restores, where we meet him in true love.” (Communion)

We are Your Love by Trevor Thomson (WLP/GIA) found in the collection VOICES “We are your hands…reaching out with mercy…light in the dark for all to see…”  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. “United in one spirit, each different in appearance, all are welcomed in the house of God. We gather in love.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Where Charity and Love Abide by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light  and VOICES “And with the saints may we sing praise to Christ, our God, to Christ, our God.” (Song of Preparation / Communion) listen

With All Your Strength by Muglia/Thomas (OCP) “Praise the Lord with all your heart, with all your mind and soul…” (Closing)