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Song Ideas for 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time / February 17, 2019

Entrance Antiphon:  (Psalm 31:3–4) “Be my protector, O God, a mighty stronghold to save me. For you are my rock, my stronghold!  Lead me, guide me, for the sake of your name.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 78:29–30) “They ate and had their fill. and what they craved the Lord gave them; they were not disappointed in the what they craved.”

or  (John 3:16) “God so loved the world that he gave his Only Begotten Son, so that all who believe in him may not perish, but may have eternal life.”


Psalm: Blessed are They Who Hope in the Lord by Colson (spiritandsong) from the CD Fill Us With Your Love


More Songs:

*Above All by Baloche/LeBlanc (Capitol CMG/LenSongs/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD Jesus, Hope of the World  “Above all powers…thrones…wonders…wealth and treasures of the earth, there’s no way to measure what you’re worth.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion / Closing Song)

Altar of Hope by Hess/Diliberto (WLP)  from the CD Glorify Him  listen  “We place at the altar the gifts of ourselves…” (Preparation)

Christ Is Risen by Fields/Maher (Capitol CMG/Essential Music/CCLI)  “Christ is risen from the dead, trampling over death by death.”

Everlasting God by Brown/Riley (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “You do not faint, you won’t grow weary.”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song)

*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!”  (Communion Antiphon)

Have It All by Strand/Johnson/Taylor/Strand/Fields (Bethel Music / Essential Music / CCLI) listen from SongSelect  You can have it all Lord, Ev’ry part of my world… Oh the peace that comes when I’m broken and undone.” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Heart Abandoned by Stanfill/Curran (Capitol CMG/CCLI) listen from SongSelect “God give me a heart abandoned, ever after you alone.”  (Communion)

Hold Us Together by Maher/Wilson (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “It don’t have a job…won’t pay your bills…ain’t the law of the land or the government…but it’s all you need.  And love will hold us together…”  (Closing)

I Am the Bread of Life  (Come and Follow Me) by Steve Angrisano and Tom Booth (spiritandsong)  (Communion)

I Love You, Lord by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) listen on YouTube  “…you are my strength…my stronghold, my refuge.”  (Preparation / Communion)

I Trust in You by Lorraine Hess (WLP)  “Jesus, I trust in you.  I close my eyes and let you lead me as you will.”  (Preparation / Communion)

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Find Us Ready  “I choose to serve…I give my life, I give my all to you.” (Gathering / Song of Preparation / Communion)

*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)

King of My Heart by McMillan/McMillan (Capitol CMG/Moniker Music Group/CCLI)  “Let the king of my heart be the wind inside my sails, the anchor in the waves.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion Meditation)

*Live In Me by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD The Face of God and found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1  listen   Here’s a newer recording: Live In Me   “I am the vine, you are the branches…”  (Preparation / Communion)

*Make Us Your Own by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Awake to the Day and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  listen  “and though we can’t see what is meant to be, be with us Bread of Life, Lord of all.”  (Communion)

One True God by Tomlin/Redman/Chapman (Capitol CMG/Essential Music Pub./CCLI)  “One way to be saved…there is no other that compare to you…the one that never changes.”  (Preparation / Closing)

*Shout to the Lord by Darlene Zschech (Music Services/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD In Every Age   listen  “Tower of refuge and strength…nothing compares to the promise I have in you.”  (Gathering / Preparation)

Sovereign by Tomlin/Ingram/Myrin/Chalk/Redman (Capitol CMG/Martin Essential/CCLI)   “All the pieces of my life, from beginning to the end, I will trust you.” (Preparation / Communion)

The Beatitudes by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Word for Word and in the collection More Voices As One vol. 1   listen  “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”  (Preparation / Communion)

*The Lord Is My Light by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Awake to the Day and in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  listen  “The Lord is my stronghold and my refuge.”  (Preparation / Communion)

Unwavering by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) from the CD Overflow  “Blessed are the poor, the kingdom is theirs…Unwavering is your voice…your hand…”  (Preparation / Communion)

We are the Light of the World by Jean Anthony Greif (Vernacular Hymns Publishing Company) “Blessed are they who are poor in spirit…” (Song of Preparation / Closing)

*We Will Serve the Lord by Rory Cooney (OCP)  found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and the CD We Will Be the Light  listen   “Wealth can be an idol…power is a hunger…but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”  (Preparation / Closing)

*You Alone are All I Need by Chambers/Houghton/Brewster (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and the CD Fountain of Mercy  listen  “So many distractions that pull me away…you alone are all I need.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

*You are My Rock by Michael Pierce (WLP) from the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and found on the CD Forever Will I Sing  listen  “I love you Lord of all.  You are my fortress strong.  You are my rock…” (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)