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Song Ideas for 3rd Sunday of Lent (C) / March 20, 2022

Entrance Antiphon:  (Psalm 25:15–16) “My eyes are always on the Lord, for he rescues my feet from the snare. Turn to me and have mercy on me, for I am alone and poor.”

or (Ezekiel 36:23–26) “When I prove my holiness among you, I will gather you from the foreign lands; and I will pour clean water upon you and cleanse you from all your impurities, and I will give you a new spirit, says the Lord.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Matthew 4:17) “Repent, says the Lord; the kingdom of heaven is at hand”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 84:4–5) “The sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for her young:by your altars, O Lord of  hosts, my King and my God.  Blessed are they who dwell in your house, for ever singing your praise.”



The Lord is Kind and Merciful by John Angotti (WLP/GIA) found in the collection VOICES  listen

The Lord is Kind and Merciful by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  and VOICES  listen

The Lord Is Kind and Merciful by Craig and Kristen Colson from the CD Fill Us With Your Love

The Lord Is Kind by Ed Bolduc (www.edbolducmusic.com) lead sheet  live demo




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)

Amazing Grace (traditional) “Through many dangers, toils, and snares…”  (Gather / Preparation / Communion)

Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) by Tomlin/Newton/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  found in the collection VOICES “…I’ve been set free.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)  listen 

Be Still by David J. Evans (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  and VOICES  “In Him no sin is found.  We stand on holy ground…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)  listen

Better Is One Day by Matt Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES  and on the CD Strong In Faith “For here my heart is satisfied within your presence…”  (Gathering Song) listen

Create a Clean Heart in Me by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD As I Pray and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2   and the collection VOICES. “Wash me from my guilt, and of my sin cleanse me.”  (Preparation / Communion)  listen

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)

Healing in the Waters by Mikey Needleman (GIA) found in the collection VOICES (Closing)  listen

Healing Waters by Nuzum/Springer (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES(Song of Preparation / Communion)  listen

Here I Am by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) “Here I am standing right beside you.  Here I am, do not be afraid.” found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES (Communion Meditation) listen

Holy Ground by Geron Davis (Capitol CMG) found in the collections Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES “We are standing on Holy Ground…”  (Gather / Preparation / Communion)  listen

I Am the Bread of Life  (Come and Follow Me) by Steve Angrisano and Tom Booth (spiritandsong)  “Come to me and know that I’ll always be there…” (Communion)

I Am the Bread of Life by John Michael Talbot (Brentwood-Benson/Capitol CMG) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1 and VOICES“No one who believes shall ever thirst. (Communion) listen

I Am the Bread of Life by Tom Kaczmarek (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICESand on the CD Celebrate the Feast (Consider a slightly slower, less aggressive arrangement in the beginning.)  (Communion) listen

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 and in the collection VOICES listen (Preparation / Communion)

I Am Who Am With You by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Give God the Glory  (Preparation)

I Received the Living God by Brett Ballard (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “Jesus said, “I am the gate…I am the way…I am the Bread…I am the Truth…” (Communion) listen

Into the Desert by Stephan/Hart (spiritandsong.com) (from the CD Amid Passing Things“Into the desert I will lead; here in the silence my word will speak, And you will find the peace you seek here in the desert.”  (use anywhere except Psalm)

Journey for Home by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1  and the collection VOICES   “In the dark we turn to the light.  In our faith you heal our blindness.” (use anywhere except Psalm) listen

Let Your Mercy Wash Over Us by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light and the collection More Voices as One vol. 3and VOICES(Communion)  listen

Mercy by Lorraine Hess (WLP) found on the CD As I Pray  listen (Communion / Meditation)

Renew by Hart/Byrd (spiritandsong)  listen on YouTube “into our humanity come; let your kingdom be with us, oh, let your will be done.” (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  and VOICES  “From desert to mountaintop…With humble hearts we cry to you, ‘Have Mercy on us, Lord.’” (Gathering / Preparation) listen

Rise from the Ashes by Craig and Kristen Colson (WLP) (from the CD I Am the Way )  listen  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES  “Let there be a wideness in our mercy, let there be a kindness in our hearts.”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song) listen

Tree of Life by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the CD 10,000 Angels and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  and the collection VOICES  “As we travel on our journey, take our hearts and make them new.”  (Communion) listen