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Song Ideas for 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time / OCT 28, 2018

RESPONSORIAL PSALM: The Lord Has Done Great Things by Ed Bolduc (www.edbolducmusic.com)  free lead sheet  piano/vocal demo


Alive Again by Ingram/Maher (Capitol CMG/Essential Music/Spirit Music/CCLI) from the CD All the People Said Amen  listen from SongSelect  “You shattered my darkness, washed away my blindness…”  (Closing)

Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) by Tomlin/Newton/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI) listen from SongSelect  “…was blind but now I see.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

*Be Still by David J. Evans (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1  “He comes to cleanse and heal, to minister his grace.” listen from SongSelect (there are many different recordings/interpretations of this song on YouTube) (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Be Thou My Vision by Hull/Byrne (Public Domain) listen from SongSelect  “Heart of my own heart, Whatever befall, Still be my vision, O Ruler of all.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Behold the Lamb of God by Matt Maher (spiritandsong.com) from the CD Overflow – listen on YouTube  “And now we see your sacrifice, the greatest gift, our greatest prize.”  (Preparation / Communion)

Christ In Me, Arise by Trevor Thomson (spiritandsong.com) from the CD Christ In Me, Arise  listen on YouTube  “Be now my vision, open these eyes…be now my footsteps leading the way…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

*Gathered as One by Light/Tate (WLP) from the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and the CD Gathered As One “All are welcome, the greatest and least…”  listen  (Gathering / Preparation)

Gather Us In by Marty Haugen (GIA) “Gather is in the blind and the lame…we shall arise at the sound of our name.” (Gathering)

Glorify Him by Your Life by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD Glorify Him  listen   (Closing)

*God So Loved the World by Paul Tate (WLP) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1 and the CD Let All Creation Sing!  listen  “God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him!”

I Am the Bread of Life  (Come and Follow Me) by Steve Angrisano and Tom Booth (spiritandsong)  “I give my heart to those in sorrow, I come to those who are in need; Hope for today and for tomorrow, light for all who want to see.” (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  “Let your will be done in me.”  (Communion)

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

*In the Light of the Lord by Michael John Poirier found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1  and Love One Another. “In the light of the Lord we are healed of our blindness.”  listen  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

In the Name of the Father by WAL (WLP) from the CD Always and Evevrywhere and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  listen  “In the name of the Father, in the name of the Son, in the name of the Spirit we are gathered here as one.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

*Journey for Home by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD The Face of God and found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1  listen  “In the dark we turn to the light, in our faith you heal our blindness.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

*Let the River Flow by Darrell Evans (Vineyard Music) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD Come, Holy Spirit  listen   Here’s a slower version: listen from SongSelect  “Let the blind man say, ‘I can see again.’”  (Depending on tempo, can be used for Preparation (if slower), and Closing (if faster))

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

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

O Come to the Altar by Brown/Brock/Furtick/Joye (Essential Music Pub/CCLI)  listen from SongSelect “You choose the humble and raise them high…Jesus is calling…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

*Open My Eyes by Jesse Manibusan (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and the CD We Will Be the Light  listen  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

*Open the Eyes of My Heart by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Father, We Thank Thee  listen  “Open the eyes of my heart…–similar to Gospel Acclamation verse”  (Gathering / Closing Song)

Open Up the Heavens by Rozier/McDonald/Ingram/Andrews/Garrard (Word Music/Essential Music/CCLI)  listen from SongSelect  “Your presence in this place Your glory on our face We’re looking to the sky. Descending like a cloud You’re standing with us now Lord unveil our eyes.”  (Closing Song)

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 “Shout to the north and the south, sing to the east and the west, Jesus is savior to all…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

So Beautiful by Jacob and Matthew (WLP) from the CD Every Day and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2  listen  “Lord, gather your people to the table of everlasting life.” (Communion)

*Sometimes by Step by Strasser/Mullins (Brentwood–Benson/CCLI)  found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  listen from SongSelect  “and I will seek you in the morning…and I will follow you all of my days.” (Entrance Ant.)  (Gathering)

The Same Love by Rossback/Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “’The same love that opened eyes to see is calling us all by name…You’re calling us to the cross.”  listen from SongSelect  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song) 

Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus by Helen H. Lemmel (CCLI #15960) made popular on Michael W. Smith’s Album Worship  (Communion)

We Gather As the Body of Christ by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather in Love  listen  “We gather as the Body of Christ to receive the Body of Christ. We go forth as the Body of Christ…” (Gathering / Preparation)

Wonder by Houston/Crocker (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  listen from SongSelect  “I see the world in grace, I see the world in gospel, I see the world Your way, And I’m walking in the light.”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song)

You are a Priest Forever by Brian Flynn (WLP) from the CD Beyond the Veil  listen  (Preparation / Communion)


* 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)