Song Ideas for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 30, 2022

Entrance Antiphon:  (Psalm 38[37]:22–23) “Forsake me not, O Lord, my God; be not far from me!  Make haste and come to my help, O Lord, my strong salvation!”

Gospel Acclamation: (John 3:16) “God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might have eternal life.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 16[15]:11) “You will show me the path of life, the fullness of joy in your presence, O Lord.”


(John 6:58) “Just as the living Father sent me and I have life because of the Father, so whoever feeds on me shall have life because of me, says the Lord.”


I Will Praise Your Name Forever by Cliff Petty (WLP) from the CD Touch Jesus and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1

I Will Praise Your Name by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD The Face of God and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1 

I Will Praise Your Name Forever by Ed Bolduc (  (DEMO)


All Who Enter Here by Houze/Angotti (WLP) from the CD Today and in the collection VOICES.  “All who enter here, God’s loving mercy…the stranger in this land…”  (Gathering) listen

Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone) by Tomlin/Newton/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  found in the collection VOICES “…I once was lost…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)  listen 

Be Glorified by Tomlin/Reeves/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD We Will Be the Light  (Closing)

Be Still by David J. Evans (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  and VOICES “He comes to cleanse and heal, to minister his grace.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Behold the Lamb of God by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) “Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world…” (Communion)

Broken Vessels by Houston/Myrin (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “…I once was lost…was blind but now I see…” (Preparation / Communion)

Build My Life by Younker/Martin/Kapel/Redman/Barret (Capitol CMG/Bethel Music/CCLI)  “And I will build my life upon your love. It is a firm foundation.” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Come As You Are by Glover/Crowder/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)  listen

From the Inside Out by Joel Houston (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  (Communion Meditation)

Gather Us In by Marty Haugen (GIA) “…the lost and forsaken…give us a heart so meek and so lowly…” (Gathering)

Here I Am to Worship by Tim Hughes (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD Strong In Faith and found in the collection VOICES “Here I am to bow down…”  (Gathering / Preparation)  listen

Humble Thyself in the Sight of the Lord by Bob Hudson (Brentwood-Benson Publishing/CCLI)   “Humble thyself in the sight of the Lord and he will lift you up.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth and Kathy Troccoli (Sony/ATV Tree Publishing) “a willing and humble heart I pray you’ll find in me…” (Preparation / Closing)

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 and VOICES. “I surrender…let your will be done in me.” (Communion)  listen

King of My Heart by McMillan/McMillan (Capitol CMG/Moniker Music Group/CCLI) “You’re never gonna let me down…” (Communion Meditation)

Lay It Down by Brown/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Everything I am, everything I long to be, I lay it down…at your feet.” (Communion)

Lay Me Down by Tomlin/Ingram/Myrin/Redman (Capitol CMG/Essential Music/Spirit/CCLI) “I lay me down, I’m not my own. I belong to you alone…there’s no life apart from you.” (Closing)

Let the River Flow by Darrell Evans (Vineyard Music) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and on the CD Come, Holy Spirit  “Let the lost man say, ’I am found in him.‘ Let the blind man say, ‘I can see again.’” (Preparation / Closing)

Lord, I Come by Billy Funk (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and on the CD Celebrate the Feast  and in the collection VOICES  “Lord, I come, take my life…All I wanna see is the light of your glory.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion) listen

Lord, I Need You by Nockels/Carson/Reeves/Stanfill/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Where sins runs deep your grace is more…“  (Preparation / Communion)  listen 

Mighty to Save by Fielding/Morgan (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES  “Everyone needs compassion, the mercy of a Savior…the hope of nations….”  (Preparation / Communion / Closing) listen

Miracle of Grace by Curtis Stephan ( found in the collection VOICES  “Unworthy though we are you feed the hungry heart…and like a grain of wheat we fall down at your feet.” (Communion) listen

Open My Eyes  by Jesse Manibusan (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES and on the CD We Will be the Light  “Open my eyes Lord, help me to see your face…and the first shall be last….”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) 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

Soul on Fire by various (Capitol CMG/Essential Music Pub./CCLI)  “God I’m running for Your heart…Til I am a soul on fire.”  (Closing)

Sweet Redeemer by Angrisano/Hart (Brentwood-Benson/spiritandsong/CCLI) from the CD Set Free “I was lost and you found me…when I fell down you forgave me…” (Closing) listen on YouTube

Table of Plenty by Dan Schutte (OCP) “I wait to welcome the lost and lonely, to share the cup of my love…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion – slower)

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 Feast Meant for Everyone by Booth/Hart (OCP) “Bread for the immigrant, bread for the poor, bread for the hungry who beg at our door. Food for the outcast waiting to belong; come to the feast meant for everyone.” (Preparation / Communion)

The Same Love by Rossback/Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “The same love that set the captives free…is calling us all by name…”  (Preparation / Closing)  listen

There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES  “Let there be a wideness in our mercy, let there be a kindness in our hearts.”  (Song of Preparation / Closing) listen

We Fall Down by Chris Tomlin (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2VOICES, and on the CD Fountain of Mercy “We lay our crowns at the feet of Jesus.  The greatness of mercy and love…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

We Gather As the Body of Christ by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love  click here to preview full score and listen “We gather as the Body of Christ to receive the Body of Christ. We go forth as the Body of Christ…” (Gathering / Preparation)

Who You Say I Am by Fielding/Morgan (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Who am I that the highest king would welcome me…I was lost but he brought me in….” (Preparation / Closing)

Your Grace Is Enough by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “You lead us by still waters into mercy…”  (Closing) listen