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Song Ideas for The Ascension of the Lord / June 2, 2019

Entrance Antiphon:  (Acts 1:11) “Men of Galilee, why gaze in wonder at the heavens? This Jesus whom you saw ascending into heaven will return as you saw him go, alleluia.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Matthew 28:19a, 20b) “Go and teach all nations, says the Lord; I am with you always, until the end of the world.”

Communion Antiphon: (Matthew 28:20) “Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age, alleluia.”


Responsorial Psalm:

God Mounts His Throne by Curtis Stephan (spiritandsong) listen on YouTube


**At the Name of Jesus by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1listen  “…every tongue confess him Lord, King of Glory now.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Awesome is the Lord Most High by Pierce/Tomlin/Reeves/Abel (Captitol CMG/Brentwood-Benson/CCLI)  “Where you send us, God, we will go.” (Closing)

Be Lifted High by Blakesley/Maher (spiritandsong.com) from the CD Waiting  listen on YouTube  “You will be exalted, you will be lifted high…our God be glorified.”  (Closing)

Breathe on Me, O Breath of God by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  listen  “…that I may love the things you love and do what you would do.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

**Give Glory by WAL (WLP) from the CD Every Day and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  listen

Glorify Him by Your Life by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD Glorify Him  listen   (Closing)

*Go Make a Difference by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong.com) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD We Will Be the Light  listen  “You are the light of the world, not to be hidden but be seen…”  (Closing)

Go Now by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the CD Alive in Me  listen  “Go now, go now out in the world…shine, shine!”  (Closing)

Go Out by W. Clifford Petty (WLP) from the CD We are Filled with Joy  listen  “Go out to the world and tell the good news.”  (Closing)

Go Out, Go Out by Curtis Stephan (spiritandsong.com) listen on YouTube  (Closing)

*Go Out in the World by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Awake to the Day and found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2  listen  “Go and make disciples of all the nations.”  (Closing)

Hail the Day that Sees Him Rise arr. by Trevor Thomson (spiritandsong.com)  listen on YouTube  (Gathering / Preparation)

*He Is Exalted  by Twila Paris (Capitol/CMG/CCLI)  “He is exalted, the King is exalted on high.”  (Gathering / Closing)

*High and Exalted  by Kyle Rasmussen (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD Surrender  listen  “He is high and exalted and worthy of praise.”  (Gathering / Preparation)

*I Send You Out by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD Rise Up, My People and the collection Voices As One vol. 2  listen  “I send you out on a mission of love, and know that I am with you always until the end of the world.”  (Closing)

In the Name of the Father by WAL (WLP) from the CD Always and Evevrywhere 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.”

Jesus Reigns by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather in Love and the collection More Voices as One vol. 2  listen  (Preparation / Closing)

Let Us Stand by Jacob and Matthew (WLP) from the CD Every Day and found in the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  listen  (Gathering / Preparation)

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

No Greater Love by Assad/Tomlin/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “To the city, to the world we go…”  (Closing)

One Lord, One Faith by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD Glorify Him    listen  “As we share the light of Christ make us messengers of peace.”  (Preparation / Closing)

One True God by Tomlin/Redman/Chapman (Capitol CMG/Essential Music Pub./CCLI) “and we have seen the glory of the one and only Son of God.”   (Preparation)

*Open the Eyes of My Heart by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD Father ,We Thank Thee  listen  “I want to see you high and lifted up, shining in the light of your glory.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

Open Up the Heavens by Rozier/McDonald/Ingram/Andrews/Garrard (Word Music/Essential Music/CCLI)  “Your presence in this place Your glory on our face We’re looking to the sky.”   (Closing)

Send Me Out by Steve Fee (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “I wanna be your hands and feet. I wanna be your voice every time I speak.”  (Closing)

Take My Life (Tomlin & various) (CMG/CCLI)  “Take my voice and let me sing always only for my king. Take my words and let them be filled with messages from thee.”  (Preparation / Communion)

The Lord Ascends His Throne by Tom Booth (DeCristo Music)

*You are the Voice by David Haas (GIA) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and the CD We Will Be the Light  listen  “You are the voice…calling us now to live in your love, to be children of God once again.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

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** available as an eBundle (contains various instrumentation depending on the specific title)