Song Ideas and suggestions for the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 23, 2024

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 28 (27): 8–9) “The Lord is the strength of his people, a saving refuge for the one he has anointed.  Save your people, Lord, and bless your heritage. and govern them forever.”

Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 107:23–24, 25–26, 28–29, 30–31) “Give thanks to the Lord, his love is everlasting.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Luke 7:16) “A great prophet has arisen in our midst, God has visited his people.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 145 [144]:15) “The eyes of all look to you, Lord, and you give them their food in due season.”


(John 10:11, 15) “I am the Good Shepherd, and I lay down my life for my sheep, says the Lord.”

Altar of Hope (Be Still) by Hess/Diliberto (WLP) from the CD Glorify Him  and the collection VOICES “Be still and know that he is God.” (Preparation)  listen (Preparation / Communion)

Blessed are We by Trevor Thomson (GIA) found in the collection VOICES. “We have the calling to love beyond borders or fears, colors or status; love for the loveless, hope for the hopeless”  (Preparation / Communion)  listen

Come, Christians, Unite by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  and VOICES. “Come fill our hearts with your goodness, come fill our lives with new life.” listen

Cornerstone by Mote/Liljero/Myrin/Morgan/Bradbury (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Through the storm he is Lord, Lord of all.  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

Death Was Arrested by Kersh/Coker/Balltzglier/Smith (Capitol CMG Publishing/Music Services/CCLI) “Oh Your grace so free washes over me. You have made me new, now life begins with You.”  (Preparation / Closing)

He Lives In Us by Amelia Acosta (WLP) from the collection VOICES “…and all that he did brings us new life…” (Communion) listen

Hold Us Together by Maher/Wilson (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “…love will hold us together, make us a shelter to weather the storm…”  (Closing)

I Am Not Alone by David/Sauder/Pittman/Jobe/Sampson/Fieldes (CCLI) “You’re my strength, You’re my defender, You’re my refuge in the storm.”

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

Let It Be Jesus by Tomlin/Myrin/Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Let it be Jesus, my song inside the storm.” (Communion Meditation)

O Come to the Altar by Brown/Brock/Furtick/Joye (Essential Music Pub/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “From the ashes a new life is born.  Jesus is calling.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) by Houston/Crocker/Ligthelm (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “And I will call upon Your name, and keep my eyes above the waves. When oceans rise, my soul will rest in Your embrace.” (Preparation / Meditation)

Renew by Hart/Byrd (spiritandsong) listen on YouTube “Living Breath of living God: come: stir the passion in our hearts; breathe new life into us” (Preparation / Communion)

Sovereign by Tomlin/Ingram/Myrin/Chalk/Redman (Capitol CMG/Martin Essential/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Sovereign on the ocean floor…with me in the calm…with me in the storm…I will trust you.” (Preparation / Communion)

The Lord Is My Light  by Ed Bolduc (GIA) from the CD Awake to the Day  and in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and found in the collection VOICES “The Lord is my stronghold and my refuge. How can I be afraid?” (Communion)  listen

We Believe by Hooper/Fike/Ryan (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “…and he’s bringing us new life.’ (Preparation / Communion)

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

You Never Let Go by Beth & Matt Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Oh no, you never let go through the calm and through the storm…”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)