Song Ideas for 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Responsorial PSALM

The Lord Is My Shepherd by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the collection More Voices As One vol. 2  listen

Psalm 23 by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Word for Word  listen

The Lord Is My Shepherd by Sarah Hart (spiritandsong)

The Lord Is My Shepherd by Josh Blakesley (spiritandsong) from the CD Immersed  listen on YouTube


More Songs

Be With Me, Lord by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) “When I hear your voice and do not follow…be with me, Lord.”  (Preparation / Communion)

*Come, Worship the Lord by John Michael Talbot (Capitol CMG, Brentwood–Benson/CCLI) listen from SongSelect  “…for we are his people, the flock that he shepherds.”   I don’t recommend this slower tempo!  (Gathering)

Do This In Memory of Me by Chris Muglia (spiritandsong)  listen from SongSelect  “I am the bread of life come down from heaven so that all who eat this bread will never die.” (Communion)

Heart Abandoned by Stanfill/Curran (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “When I’ve been the fool and I hid from You. You still called out my name.” (Communion Meditation)

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, let your will be done in me.” (Communion)

I Am the Way by Craig Colson (WLP) from the CD I Am the Way and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  listen  ““I am the way, I am the truth, I am the life,” says the Lord.”  (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)

*I Received the Living God by Brett Ballard (WLP) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD Celebrate the Feast  listen “Jesus said, “I am the gate, gentle shepherd of my sheep…”  (Communion)

I Will Follow by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day   listen  “You lead the way and I will follow.”  (Preparation / Communion)

I Will Follow by Tomlin/Ingram/Morgan (Capitol CMG/Essential Music Pub./Spirit Music Group/CCLI) listen from SongSelect  “Where you go I’ll go…”  (Preparation / Closing)

If Today You Hear the Voice of God by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD The Face of God and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  listen  “the flock led by his hand…He is the Lord of our lives…”  (Preparation / Communion)

King of My Heart by McMillan/McMillan (Capitol CMG/Moniker Music Group/CCLI)    listen from SongSelect  “Let the king of my heart be the shadow where I hide, the ransom for my life…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Many and One by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) from the CD Age to Age  “The shepherd who gathers us all…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

*One Faith by John Michael Talbot (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and the CD Strong In Faith  listen  “For he is the good shepherd and he’s laid down his life for his sheep.”  (Preparation)

*Open My Eyes by Jesse Manibusan (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD We Will be the Light  listen  “Open my ears, Lord. Help me to hear your voice.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Shepherd by Amanda Cook (Bethel Music/CCLI) listen from SongSelect  “Good shepherd of my soul, take my hand and lead me on.”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Shepherd Me, O God by Marty Haugen (GIA)

*Sometimes by Step by Strasser/Mullins (Brentwood-Benson/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  listen from SongSelect  “…and I will follow you all of my days.”  (Use anywhere except Psalm)

The Same Love by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) listen on SongSelect  “The same love…is calling us all by name.”  (Preparation / 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  Listen  “We have wandered and lost our way in life’s wilderness. Bring us back, turn our heart around.”  (Communion)

Untitled Hymn (Come to Jesus) by Chris Rice (Word Music Group) listen from SongSelect  “Sometimes the way is lonely And steep and filled with pain So if your sky is dark and pours the rain…come to Jesus…” (Communion Meditation)

We Come to You by Joshua Blakesley (spiritandsong) listen from SongSelect  “We come to you, broken, hungry.”  (Communion)

We Will Rise Again by David Haas (GIA) (Preparation / Closing)

*You are the Voice by David Haas (GIA) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and the CD We Will be the Light  listen  “…calling us now to live in your love…” (use anywhere except Psalm)


* indicates instrumental parts available for these titles in the Voices As One series. All titles from this series have C and B-flat instrument parts. Select titles have Saxophone and Brass parts.

Voices As One ® Vol. 1 and 2 C Instrument Book

Voices As One ® Vol. 1 and 2 Bb Instrument Book

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

** available as an eBundle (contains various instrumentation depending on the specific title)