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Song Ideas for Transfiguration of the Lord
*Be Still for the Presence of the Lord by David J. Evans (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1 listen on YouTube “Be still for the glory of the Lord is shining all around. How awesome is the sight, our radiant King of light.” —There are many ways to arrange this song. Just search it on YouTube! The melody and lyrics stand on their own so be careful not to try and upstage them with a ‘crazy’ arrangement! The assembly will sing it and love it.
Build My Life by Younker/Martin/Kaple/Redman/Barrett (Capitol CMG/Bethel Music/CCLI) listen from SongSelect “Open up my eyes in wonder. Show me who you are. And fill me with your heart.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)
Christ In Me, Arise by Trevor Thomson (spiritandsong) from the CD Christ In Me, Arise listen on YouTube “Be thou my vision…open these eyes, showing me where I must go…” (Gathering / Song of Preparation / Communion)
*God of Wonders by Byrd/Hindalong (Capitol CMG/Brentwood-Benson/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and the CD Strong In Faith listen “the heavens are your tabernacle, glory to the Lord on high.” (Gathering Song / Song of Preparation)
How Great Is Our God by Tomlin/Cash/Reeves (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI) listen on SongSelect “The splendor of the King robed in majesty…he wraps himself in light…” (Gathering / Song of Preparation / Closing Song)
I Am Yours–Consume Me Completely by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2 listen “Let your light shine, let it shine in my heart.” (Communion)
*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 listen “All I wanna see is the light of your glory…just one glimpse…and my soul is satisfied.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)
*Let the Weight of Your Glory Fall by Steve Merkel (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Come, Holy Spirit – Here’s a link to us singing it at Mass. “Spirit of the sovereign Lord, come and make your presence known, reveal the glory of the living God.” (Gathering / Song of Preparation / Closing Song)
*Open My Eyes by Jesse Manibusan (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD We Will be the Light listen “Open my eyes, Lord, help me to see your face.” (Gathering / Communion)
*Open the Eyes of My Heart by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Father, We Thank Thee listen “I want to see you high and lifted up, shining in the light of your glory.” (Gathering / Closing Song)
Open Up the Heavens by Rozier/McDonald/Ingram/Andrews/Garrard (Word Music/Essential Music/CCLI) listen from SongSelect “Your presence in this place Your glory on our face We’re looking to the sky. Descending like a cloud You’re standing with us now Lord unveil our eyes.” (Closing Song)
Oh, Our Lord by Leonard/Jordan/Baloche (Capitol/CMG) listen on SongSelect “Oh our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth…we behold the breaking dawn, the light that shines over everyone…” (Closing Song)
**Return to God by Angotti/Hommerding (WLP) from the CD Joy Beyond Our Dreams and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1 listen “From desert to the mountaintop in Christ our way we see, So tempered by temptation’s might we might transfigured be.” (Gathering / Song of Preparation / Closing Song)
What a Beautiful Name by Fielding/Ligertwood (Capitol CMG/CCLI) listen from SongSelect “Your hidden glory in creation Now revealed in You our Christ…Yours is the kingdom, Yours is the glory” (Communion)
*You are the Voice by David Haas (GIA) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD We Will be the Light listen “You are the voice of the living God, calling us now to live in your love…” (Gathering Song / Song of Preparation / Closing Song)
* indicates instrumental parts available for these titles in the Voices As One series. All titles from this series have C and B-flat instrument parts. Select titles have Saxophone and Brass parts.
** available as an eBundle (contains various instrumentation depending on the specific title)