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Song Ideas for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 25, 2019

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 86[85]:1–3) “Turn your ear, O Lord, and answer me; save the servant who trusts in you, my God.  Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I cry to you all the day long.”

Gospel Acclamation: (John 14:6) “I am the way, the truth, and the life, says the Lord; no one comes to the Father, except through me.

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 104[103]:13–15 “The earth is replete with the fruits of your work, O Lord; you bring forth bread from the earth and wine to cheer the heart.”


(John 6:54) “Whoever eats my flesh and drink my blood has eternal life, says the Lord, and I will raise him up on the last day.”


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A Rightful Place by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) from the CD A New Day  listen on YouTube  “To gather in your presence we came to be one in spirit, in truth and name; strengthened by the body of Christ, taking up the call now to share your light with all the world. ” (Closing Song)

All Who Enter Here by Houze/Angotti (WLP) from the CD Today  listen  “All who enter here, God’s loving mercy.”  (Gathering Song)

Be Thou My Vision by Hull/Byrne (Public Domain) “Riches I heed not, nor man’s empty praise…High King of heaven, my treasure thou art.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

By Our Love by Christy Nockels (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Love with his hands, see with his eyes…and they will know us by our love…”  (Preparation / Communion)

Do This In Memory of Me by Chris Muglia (spiritandsong)  I am the bread of life come down from heaven so that all who eat this bread will never die.” (Communion)

Gather Us In by Marty Haugen (GIA) “Gather us in, the lost and forsaken…” (Gathering)

Gather Your People by Bob Hurd (OCP) Draw us forth to the table of life: brothers and sisters, each of us called to walk in Your light.”  (Gathering / Preparation / 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  Listen  (Communion)

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  ““I am the way, I am the truth, I am the life,” says the Lord.”  (Preparation / Communion)

*In Remembrance of You by Paul Tate (WLP) from the CD Gathered As One and the collection Voices As One vol. 1  listen  “Gathered at table, gathered in love, food for the journey…strengthen and feed us…”

In the Name of the Father by WAL (WLP) from the CD Always and Everywhere and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  listen  “In the name of the Father, in the name of the Son, in the name of the Spirit we are gathered here as one.”  (Closing)

In This Place by Trevor & Victoria Thompson (spiritandsong) We are gathered at table as one in the Lord. We are gathered as people who are living the Word.” (Gathering / Preparation)

*Lord, Reign in Me by Brenton Brown (Vineyard Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD Father, We Thank Thee  listen  “Over every thought, over every word, may my life reflect the beauty of my Lord.” (Closing)

Many and One by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) from the CD Age to Age  “The shepherd who gathers us all…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

My Reward by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Jesus you are my reward..to hear your voice on that day is all I’m living for.”  (Closing Song)

O Salutaris Hostia (O Saving Lamb) by Tom Booth (spiritandsong.com) from the CD Captured  listen on YouTube  “O Saving Victim open wide the gates of heaven to us below.’  (Communion)

One Bread, One Cup by Lee/Canedo/Fisher/Aven (spiritandsong) Gathered as one family in love, one bread, one cup.” (Preparation / Communion)

Open Up the Heavens by Rozier/McDonald/Ingram/Andrews/Garrard (Word Music/Essential Music/CCLI)  “We’ve waited for this day We’re gathered in Your Name Calling out to You”  (Closing Song)

Paschal Mystery by Bradley Knuckles (WLP) listen “Bread of Life, broken for the world, we come needing to be nourished. We find in you what nothing else can give. You satisfy the heart.” (Preparation / Communion)

Shout to the North by Martin Smith (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD We Will Be the Light   listen “Rise up church with broken wings…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing) (Entrance Antiphon)

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  listen  “We come to light our lives on fire…”  (Gathering / Preparation)

We Gather As the Body of Christ by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather in Love  listen  “We gather as the Body of Christ to receive the Body of Christ. We go forth as the Body of Christ…” (Gathering / Preparation)


*Indicates that this title is part of the Voices As One collection.  Instrumental parts available for every title.