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Song Ideas for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 9, 2020

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 74 (73):20, 19, 22, 23) “Look to your covenant, O Lord, and forget not the life of your poor ones forever. Arise, o God, and defend your cause, and forget not the cries of those who seek you.”

Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 85:9, 10, 11–12, 13–14) “Lord, let us see your kindness and grant us your salvation.”

Lord, Let Us See Your Kindness by Aaron Thompson, arr. Jefferson (WLP/GIA)

Lord, Let us See Your Kindness by Craig & Kristen Colson (WLP/GIA)

Lord, Let Us See Your Kindness by Ed Bolduc (www.edbolducmusic.comdemo

Gospel Acclamation: (Psalm 130:5) “I wait for the Lord; my soul waits for his word.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 147:12, 14) “O Jerusalem, glorify the Lord, who gives you your fill of finest wheat.”


(John 6:51) “The bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.”

**Soul of Christ (Anime Christi) by Lorraine Hess –  this song works well for a Spiritual Communion prayer for those watching online.  A fresh setting of this beautiful text. It is available as an octavo or lead sheet  youtube


More Songs:

**Altar of Hope (Be Still) by Hess/Diliberto (WLP) from the CD Glorify Him  “Be still and know that he is God.” (Preparation)

Awesome is the Lord Most High by Pierce/Tomlin/Reeves/Abel (Capitol CMG/Brentwood-Benson/CCLI)  “We will trust you when You call our name. Where You lead us we’ll follow all the way.” (Closing)

Be Not Afraid by Bob Dufford (OCP) “If you pass through raging waters in the sea you shall not drown.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

**Be Still by David J. Evans (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1“Be still for presence of the Lord, the Holy One is here…” (there are many different recordings/interpretations of this song on YouTube) (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Cornerstone by Mote/Liljero/Myrin/Morgan/Bradbury (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Through the storm he is Lord, Lord of all.  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

**Do This In Memory of Me by Chris Muglia (spiritandsong)  “Whoever comes to me will not hunger again.” (Communion)

Hungry by Kathryn Scott (Vineyard / CCLI) “Hungry I come to You for I know You satisfy. I am empty but I know Your love does not run dry.”  (Preparation / Communion)

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

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

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 Yours (Consume Me, Completely) by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from CD In Shadow and In Light and the collection More Voices as One vol. 2 “Whisper in the silence where you lead me to your heart.”  (Communion)

**I Will Follow by Tomlin/Ingram/Morgan (Capitol CMG/Essential/Spirit Music/CCLI)  “I will trust in you alone…” (Preparation)

**It Is Well by Spafford/DiMarco/Bliss (Bethel Music/CCLI)  “So let go, my soul, and trust in him, the waves and wind still know his name…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Let It Be Jesus by Tomlin/Myrin/Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Let it be Jesus, my song inside the storm.” (Communion Meditation)

**Living Bread by Ubowski/Hart (GIA) “…this is living bread come down from heaven.  You are living bread come down from heaven.”  (Communion)

**Lord, I Need You by Nockels/Carson/Reeves/Stanfill/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “…and when I cannot stand I’ll fall on you. Jesus, you’re my hope and stay.“  (Preparation / Communion)

O Salutaris Hostia (O Saving Lamb) by Tom Booth (spiritandsong.com) from the CD Captured  listen on YouTube  O Saving Lamb, please take my hand.” (Communion)

Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) by Houston/Crocker/Ligthelm (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “You call me out upon the waters, the great unknown, where feet may fail.” (Meditation)

**Our God by Tomlin/Reeves/Myrin/Redman (Capitol CMG)“and if our God is for us then who could ever stop us?”  —You don’t have to play this song at this tempo. It can be slowed down a little and be arranged a little lighter.  It’s a great Song of Gathering that way. (Gathering / Preparation)

We Believe by Hooper/Fike/Ryan (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “In this time of desperation when all we know is doubt and fear…we believe in God the Father, we believe in Jesus Christ…and he’s coming back again.’ (Preparation / Communion)

**We Walk by Faith by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  “My Lord and God! You are my Lord and God!  You are my Lord and God! You will always be the Lord of all of me.” (Preparation / Communion)  

Word of God Speak by Millard/Kipley (Essential Music Publishing/Word Entertainment/CCLI) “Word of God, speak. Would you pour down like rain, washing my eyes to see your majesty to be still and know that you’re in this place.”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

**You Know Who I Am by Maher/Booth (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and on the CD Fountain of Mercy “You know who I am, Lord help me to stand and lead me into community.”  (Prepration / Communion)

You Never Let Go by Beth & Matt Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Oh no, you never let go through the calm and through the storm…”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

**You’re Worthy of My Praise by David Ruis (Brentwood–Benson/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2   and on the CD Strong In Faith “I will trust you alone.” (Preparation / Closing)


More Songs on Unity / Hope

Awakening by Tomlin/Morgan (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “In our hearts Lord in this nation: awakening. Holy Spirit we desire awakening.”  (Preparation / Communion)

**Be God’s by Danielle Rose (WLP) from the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Mysteries  Where the world is merciless, be God’s mercy. Where the world is hopeless, be God’s hope. Where there is injustice, be God’s justice…” (Preparation / Closing)

**Blessed are We by Trevor Thomson (GIA) “We have the calling to love beyond borders or fears, colors or status; love for the loveless, hope for the hopeless”  (Preparation / Communion)

**Build a Family by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and the Wedding Collection: Love One Another  “and may be build a family of love…” (Preparation / Communion)

By Our Love by Christy Nockels (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “…let us come together…walking in the Spirit, there’s much to be done”  (Preparation / Communion)

**Can We Love? by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Captured  listen from YouTube  “It’s more than shouting God’s name.  It’s more than singing this song. Loving our neighbor as ourselves the kingdom of love we will know.” (Song of Gathering / Preparation)

From the Inside Out by Joel Houston (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “In my heart in my soul, Lord, I give You control. Consume me from the inside out Lord. Let justice and praise Beco­­me my embrace To love You from the inside out.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

Go Into the World by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) found on the CD You Welcomed Me  “Go into the world loving the people that you meet. Seek out the poor, the sick and the lonely. Let mercy lead, as you have received, for they are my sheep.” (Preparation / Communion / Closing)

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

**Holy Spirit, We’re Calling You by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) “For the healing of the world, for the healing of the nations, Lord we pray with one voice, one song for all the earth.”  Listen (Use anywhere except Psalm)

**Many and One by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong.com)  listen on YouTube  “and together we are all his hands and his feet, bringing mercy and peace to this world.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

**O God of Love by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  “God of love, bring us to your love…in this world ever-changing your way is clear, holy Lord, you are God of love.”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song)

Revive Us, O God by Jesse Manibusan (OCP) “Weary for the burden of ignorance grown…breathe into us the ways of your wisdom…when we choose your way, choose your truth, when we choose life…” (Preparation / Communion)

Take My Life by Tomlin et al (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Take my life and let it be consecrated all to thee.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)

The Blessing by Brown/Carnes/Jobe/Furtick (Captiol CMG/Essential/CCLI) “The Lord bless you and keep you…May his blessing be upon you…”  (Communion Meditation)

Way Maker by Osinachi Kalu Okoo Egbu (Integrity Music Europe / CCLI) “Way maker, miracle worker, promise keeper, light in the darkness…” (use anywhere except Psalm)

We Believe by Hooper/Fike/Ryan (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “In this time of desperation when all we know is doubt and fear…we believe in God the Father, we believe in Jesus Christ…and he’s coming back again.’ (Preparation / Communion)

**We Gather In Love by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2 “United in one spirit, each different in appearance, all are welcomed in the house of God. We gather in love.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

**Whatever You Do by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD Joy Beyond Our Dreams and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  “Whatever you do to the least of your sisters and brothers you have done to me.” (Preparation / Closing)

**Where Charity and Love Abide by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light   “Where charity and love…there God is found.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)