Song Ideas for 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

FEATURED SONGS: If I Touch Him by Danielle Rose (WLP) from the CD I Thirst   listen  “I was hiding in the crowd, hoping no one saw my face…If I touch him he will heal my heart that bleeds…”  This song is perfect for this Sunday’s gospel.  It can be sung as a solo all the way through, or with a choir joining in on the refrain.

Touch Jesus by Cliff Petty (WLP) from the CD Touch Jesus  listen “One touch will bring salvation…”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)


FREE Responsorial Psalm: I Will Praise You, Lord, for You Have Rescued Me by Ed Bolduc ( lead sheet  demo


10,000 Reasons / Bless the Lord by Matt Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  listen from SongSelect  “Bless the Lord, O my Soul…worship his holy name.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion / Closing) (Communion antiphon)

Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) by Tomlin/Newton/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI) listen from SongSelect (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Behold the Lamb of God by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) “Your might humbles every heart…” (Preparation / Communion)

Christ In Me, Arise by Trevor Thomson ( from the CD Christ In Me, Arise  listen on YouTube  “Christ in me pour out your blessing and healing.”

**Give Glory to Our God by Jacob and Matthew (WLP) from the CD Every Day and found in the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  listen  “Our lives we choose to live in hope our God has given.”  (Closing Song)

Glorious Day by Ingram/Smith/Stanfill/Curran (Capitol CMG/Essential Music/CCLI) listen from SongSelect  “You called my name and I ran out of that grave” (Closing Song)

Humble Thyself in the Sight of the Lord by Bob Hudson (Brentwood-Benson Publishing/CCLI)  listen from SongSelect “Humble thyself in the sight of the Lord and he will lift you up.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Hungry by Kathryn Scott (Vineyard Music (UK) Ltd (T/A Vineyard Songs (UK/Eire)/CCLI) listen from SongSelect  “I am weary but I know your touch restores my life.”  (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  listen  “I surrender to the power of your love.” (Communion)

I Know Something About God’s Grace by Patrick Bradley (WLP) found on Cliff Petty’s CD We are Filled With Joy  listen  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2  listen  “I will rest in you.” (Preparation / Communion)

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

Let Your Mercy Wash Over Us by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light  listen  (Communion)

Mercy by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD As I Pray  listen  (Communion)

Mighty to Save by Fielding/Morgan (Capitol CMG/CCLI) listen from SongSelect  “Everyone needs compassion, the kindness of a Savior…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion / Closing Song)

O Come to the Altar by Brown/Brock/Furtick/Joye (Essential Music/CCLI)  listen from SongSelect  “Are you hurting and broken within, overwhelmed by the weight of your sin? Jesus is calling…the Father’s arms are open wide.”  (Song of Gathering / Song of Preparation / Communion)

Lord, I Need You by Nockels/Carson/Reeves/Stanfill/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  listen from SongSelect    “Where sin runs deep, your grace is more. Where grace is found is where you are. Jesus, you’re my hope and stay.“  (Preparation / Communion)

**Return to God by Angotti/Hommerding (WLP) from the CD Joy Beyond Our Dreams and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  listen   “With humble hearts we cry to you, ‘Have Mercy on us, Lord.’” (Gathering / Preparation)0

*Shout to the Lord by Darlene Zschech (Music Services/CCLI) listen from Song Select (Gathering / Preparation) (Entrance Antiphon)

Shout to the North by Martin Smith (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD We Will Be the Light   listen “…stand and sing to broken hearts who can know the healing power of our awesome king of love.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing) (Entrance Antiphon)

Stain Me by Aaron Thompson (WLP)  from the CD Alive in Me  listen  “Say the word, Lord, and I will be healed and be free from my sin.”  (Preparation / Communion)

*Strength for the Journey by Michael John Poirier found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1  “There is a cross meant for you to carry…and as you bow down in humble surrender…”  listen on YouTube

*The Lord Is My Light by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Awake to the Day and in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  listen

There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  listen on iTunes “So be merciful, just as our God is merciful.”  (Gathering Song / Song of Preparation / Closing Song)

Untitled Hymn (Come to Jesus) by Chris Rice (Word Music Group) listen from SongSelect  “So if your sky is dark and pours the rain Then cry to Jesus Cry to Jesus and live.” (Meditation)

*We Fall Down by Chris Tomlin (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Fountain of Mercy  listen  “…the greatness of mercy and love at the feet of Jesus.’”  (Song of Gathering / Song of Preparation / Communion)

We Come to You by Josh Blakesley ( from the CD Waiting  listen from SongSelect  “We come to you broken, hungry…” (Communion)

We Walk by Faith by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  listen  “We may not touch his hands and side nor follow where he trod, yet in the promise we rejoice…” (Preparation / Communion)

 *Your Grace Is Enough by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD Strong In Faith  listen  (Closing Song)
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Voices As One ® Vol. 1 and 2 Bb Instrument Book

Voices As One ® Vol. 1 and 2 Saxophone and Brass Instrument Book

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