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Song Ideas for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 19, 2021

Entrance Antiphon: (Isaiah 45:8) “Drop down dew from above, you heavens, and let the clouds rain down the Just One; let the earth be opened and bring both a Savior.”

Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 80:2–3, 15–16, 18–19). “Lord, make us turn to you; let us see your face and we shall be saved.”

Lord, Make Us Turn to You by John Angotti (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES  listen

Gospel Acclamation: (Luke 1:38) “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.”
Communion Antiphon: (Isaiah 7:14) “Behold, a Virgin shall conceive and bear a son; and his name will be called Emmanuel.”

Ave Maria (The Hail Mary) by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) from the CD Word for Word  listen  also, here is another arrangement from the Love One Another Collection 

Ave Maria, Madre de Dios by John Angotti (WLP/GIA)

Awake to the Day by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Awake to the Day and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES listen “Make straight the way for the kingdom of God is at hand.” (Song of Gathering / Song of Preparation)

Be the Light by Jack Busche and Ed Bolduc (WLP) – found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES  listen  (Preparation / Communion)

Blessed One by Aaron Thompson (WLP/GIA) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES  listen

Creator of the Stars of Night by Ed Bolduc (GIA) found in the collection VOICES(use anywhere except Psalm)

Even So Come (Come, Lord Jesus) by Tomlin/Ingram/Cates (Capitol CMG/Essential/Vistaville/CCLI) “Like a bride waiting for her groom we’ll be a church waiting for you.” (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

Find Us Ready by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Find Us Ready “Find us working and loving and doing your will…building the kingdom of mercy and love.” (Use anywhere except Psalm)

Goodness of God by Fielding/Johnson/Cash/Ingram/Johnson (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “…O I will sing of the goodness of God.” (Communion Meditation)

Holy Is His Name by John Michael Talbot (Capitol CMG/CCLI) Preparation / Communion)  listen

Hope Is Dawning by Keyes/Parks/Maher/Gungor (Capitol CMG/CCLI) (Preparation / Communion)

Let It Be by Chris Muglia (OCP) “Let it be done unto me.” (Preparation / Communion)

Look to the One by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1  and in the collection VOICES  “Look to the one who comes in glory!”  (Use anywhere except Psalm) listen

My Soul Rejoices by Jackie François (spiritandsong) from the CD Your Kingdom is Glorious  listen on YouTube

O Come, O Come Emmanuel – traditional, arr. by Ed Bolduc – here’s a simple lead sheet with vox for this familiar hymn! (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Oh Our Lord by Leonard/Jordan/Baloche (Capitol CMG/Integrity/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES“The earth awakes, your hope has come. We look to you, we long for you, O Lord.” (Song of Preparation / Closing Song) listen

Open Up the Heavens by Rozier/McDonald/Ingram/Andrews/Garrard (Word Music/Essential Music/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Open up the heavens, we want to see you. Open up the floodgates, a mighty river…”  (Closing Song) listen

Prepare Ye by Lorraine Hess and Jamie Dilberto (WLP/GIA) – from the CD Cradle in Bethlehem and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES(Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord by Kenneth Louis (WLP) (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Rain Down by Jaime Cortez (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and and VOICES and on the CD Come, Holy Spirit    “Faithful and true is the Word of our God.”  (Gathering) listen

Ready the Way by Curtis Stephan (spiritandsong.com) – listen on YouTube (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Rejoice by Tomlin/Cash/Reeves (CCLI/Capitol CMG/Music Services) “Rejoice, rejoice and sing with the angel voices…all heaven and earth rejoice.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion Meditation / Closing)

The King Shall Come by Trevor Thomson (spiritandsong) – listen on YouTube (Preparation / Communion)

This Is Your Justice by Craig Colson (GIA) – from the CD I Am the Way and found in the collection VOICES “Prepare ye the way of the Lord…” (Gathering / Communion) listen

We Await You, O Lord by John Angotti (WLP) found on the CD Welcome Home for Christmas listen “The King shall come when morning dawns and light triumphant breaks.” (Preparation / Communion)