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Song Ideas for 4th Sunday of Lent (C) / March 27, 2022

Entrance Antiphon:  Isaiah 66:(10–11) “Rejoice, Jerusalem, and all who love her. Be joyful, all who were in mourning; exult and be satisfied at her consoling breast.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Luke 15:18) “I will get up and go to my Father and shall say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.”

Communion Antiphon: (Luke 15:32) “You must rejoice, my son, for your brother was dead and has come to life; he was lost and is found.”



Taste and See by Trevor Thomson (WLP/GIA) found in the collection VOICES  listen  (Communion)

Taste and See by Steve Angrisano (OCP)

O Taste and See by Marty Haugen (GIA) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES  listen  (Preparation / Communion)


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) “I once was lost but now am found…Your grace will lead me home.”  (Gather / Preparation / Communion)

Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) by Tomlin/Newton/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES  (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

Broken Vessels by Houston/Myrin (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “…was blind but now I see…” (Preparation / Communion)

Come As You Are by Glover/Crowder/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “O wanderer, come home, you’re not too far.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)  listen

Come to Jesus by Hart/Blakesley (spiritandsong) from the CD Waiting and found in the collection VOICES “Let go your every fear. There is only mercy here.”  (Gathering Song / Song of Preparation / Communion)  listen

God, My Father by Jackie François (spiritandsong) from the CD Your Kingdom Is Glorious  “Pick me up hold me close in your arms, don’t let go.” (Communion Meditation)

Good, Good Father by Brown/Barrett (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “I am loved by you…”  (Communion Meditation)

Here I Am by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) “Here I am standing right beside you.  Here I am…do not be afraid.  Here I am…I am here.” (Communion Meditation)

I Am the Bread of Life  (Come and Follow Me) by Steve Angrisano and Tom Booth (spiritandsong)  “I am the Bread of Life…Truth and Light…I Am Who AM…” (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 and in the collection VOICES listen (Preparation / Communion)

I Will Rise and Go to My Father  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

Into the Desert by Stephan/Hart (spiritandsong.com) from the CD Amid Passing Things “Come, beloved and rest your fear…there is healing and mercy here.”  (use anywhere except Psalm)

In You, O Lord by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and VOICES “I have found my strength…you lead me home.”  (Communion) listen

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

Lead Me Home by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) “Every road leads back to you, every journey lies in you.” (Preparation / Closing)

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)

Mighty to Save by Fielding/Morgan (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES  “Everyone needs compassion, the mercy of a Savior…the hope of nations….”  (Song of Preparation / Communion / Closing Song) listen

O Come to the Altar by Brown/Brock/Furtick/Joye (Essential Music Pub/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Do you thirst for a drink from the well?  Jesus is calling.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)listen

Of the Father’s Love Begotten by Ubowski/Hart (Essential Music/GIA/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Forever in the Father’s love we stand…”  (Preparation / Communion) listen

Renew by Hart/Byrd (spiritandsong)  listen on YouTube “Renew our hearts for you…” (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  “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)

Run to the Father by Carnes/Maher/Jackson (Capitol CMG/Essential Music/CCLI) I run to the Father, I fall into grace. I’m done with the hiding, No reason to wait…” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

The Prodigal Father by Brian Flynn (WLP) from the CD Born Again “Please come home to the house of your Father. I am watching the road.”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation) listen

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

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  and in the collection VOICES “We are tempted and we are fooled by sin’s beautiful disguise.  Bring us back.  Turn our hearts around.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion) listen