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Song Ideas for The Ascension of the Lord / May 29, 2022

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

Awesome is the Lord Most High by Pierce/Tomlin/Reeves/Abel (Capitol 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)

Give Glory by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1 and VOICES. “Give glory to our God who is and always was.”  (Closing Song) listen

Glorify Him by Your Life by Lorraine Hess (WLP/GIA) from the CD Glorify Him and the collection VOICES . (Closing) listen

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)

Go Make a Difference by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong.com) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES  listen  “We are the hands of Christ reaching out to those in need, the face of God for all to see…”  (Closing)

Go Now by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the CD Alive In Me and the collection VOICES  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 and the collection VOICES 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 and VOICES  “Go and make disciples of all the nations.”  (Closing) listen

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

He Is Exalted by Twila Paris (EMI/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and VOICES “He is the Lord! Forever his truth shall reign! Heaven and earth rejoice in his holy name!” (Gathering / Closing) listen

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

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 and VOICES “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) listen

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

Many and One by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong.com) found in the collection VOICES  “…the shepherd who gathers us all…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

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 “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) from the collection VOICES “and we have seen the glory of the one and only Son of God.”   (Preparation / Closing)  listen

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

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

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

Take My Life by Scott Underwood (Vineyard Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and  VOICES “Take my life and form it…my mind transform it…my will and conform it to yours.”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

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