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Song Ideas for 4th Sunday of Lent (C) / March 31, 2019

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 Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from Spirit and Psalm

Taste and See by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) (from the CD Welcome Home)

*O Taste and See by Marty Haugen (GIA) (found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2) and on the CD Celebrate the Feast  listen  (Preparation / Communion)



Altar of Hope (Be Still) by Hess/Diliberto (WLP) from the CD Glorify Him  listen (Preparation)

Amazing Grace (traditional) “Your grace will lead me home.”  (Gather / Preparation / Communion)

Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) by Tomlin/Newton/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Your grace will lead me home.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

*Be Still by David J. Evans (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1  “In him no sin is found. We stand on Holy ground.”  (there are many different recordings/interpretations of this song on YouTube) (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

*Better Is One Day by Matt Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Strong in Faith  listen  “Better is one day in your house than thousands elsewhere.”  (Gathering / Preparation)

*Blessed Be Your Name by Matt & Beth Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and the CD Strong In Faith  “Blessed be your name when I’m found in the desert place…” (Preparation / Closing)

Come As You Are by Glover/Crowder/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “O wanderer, come home.” (Gathering Song / Song of Preparation / Communion)

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

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) from the CD The Best of Tom Booth  “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  listen  (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…I am the way…I am the Bread…I am the Truth…”  (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 listen  “Cast me not out from your presence…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

In Remembrance by Hommerding/Bolduc (WLP) listenuse for Communion, and then again for the Washing of the Feet at the Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper.

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  listen  “I cry unto you and you lead me home.”  (Communion)

*Journey for Home by Ed Bolduc (WLP) (from the CD The Face of God and the collection Voices As One vol. 1)  “Though our hearts be burdened with sin through your love you brought us salvation.”  (use anywhere except Psalm) 


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 found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  Listen   (Communion)

Mercy by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD As I Pray and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  listen  “Mercy…our soul waits for you.” (Communion)

Mighty to Save by Fielding/Morgan (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Everyone needs compassion, the mercy 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  “Leave behind your regrets and mistakes…the Father’s arms are open wide, forgiveness was bought with the precious blood of Jesus Christ.”  (Song of Gathering / Song of Preparation / Communion)

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  listen   “With humble hearts we cry to you, ‘Have Mercy on us, Lord.’” (Gathering / Preparation)

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

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)

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)

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

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  “Turn our hearts around, turn our hearts around. Hold us in your mercy, change us with your love.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

You are Mine by David Haas (GIA)  listen  “I am hope…I am strength…I am eyes…”  (Communion)