Music - Sunday, 3 October 2021 – Synod Sunday


The following songs were included in the Sunday service of Synod at Concordia Chapel:

AT 369  Shout to the Lord  (CCLI by Darlene Ziersch)
LHS 895  Glory be to God in heaven (CCLI by Michael Perry)
AT 39  My word (CCLI, One Licence by Robin Mann)
TIS 386/AT 364  In you is gladness  (Translation listed with One Licence by HFW Proeve  and D A Schubert: same lyrics are available with permission by using  LH 386 In Thee is gladness (modernized lyrics  Backing track )
The Table – Chris Tomlin (during communion distribution) (CCLI by Chris Tomlin, Ed Cash, Wayne Jolley)
Yet not I but through Christ in me – City Alight (CCLI by Jonny Robinson, Michael Farren, Rich Thompson)

Other hymn and song suggestions

LH 191  The church’s one foundation
LH 194  Thy hand O God has guided
LH 257   Speak, O Lord, your servant heareth
LH 267   Almighty God, your word is cast
LH 301  Take Thou my hand and lead me
LH 332  Thy works not mine O Christ
LH 347  Guide me O Thou great Jehovah
LH 437  Now thank we all our God
LH 442  Praise to the Lord the Almighty
LH 511   Almighty Father, bless the word
LH 643  Glory be to God the Father
LH 807  Lift high the cross (CCLI, One Licence)
LH 824  Your word, O Lord, is gentle dew (One Licence)
LH 844   Sent out by God’s blessing (One Licence)
LH 882  Sing to the Lord, all you people everywhere (estate of Ps John Pfitzner)

AT 67     Let your word fill my days (CCLI, One Licence)
AT 196   You shall go out with joy (CCLI)


Top 4 Public Domain

If you enjoy traditional hymn singing or your congregation does not have a copyright license, Mark Simpfendorfer from the Music and Song team recommends the following:

Backing tracks have been recorded for you to use. If titles are hyperlinked, modernised hymns lyrics are available.

LH 442 Praise to the Lord the Almighty - Backing track
LH 643 Glory Be to God the Father
LH 386 In Thee is gladness (modernised lyrics) - Backing track
LH 437 Now thank we all our God - Backing track

Top 5 All Together/LHS Songs

There are many great songs and hymns to choose from each week. This list has been compiled by Mark Simpfendorfer from the Commission on Worship's Music and Song team. Please make sure you check the copyright on any songs you use.

Top 4 Contemporary Music Suggestions for this week

Please note, the hyperlinked Youtube clips are provided to give you a sense of how music can be performed or for personal use. You must always obtain permission from the creators of the music videos and the creators of the song before using clips in worship, unless permission is explicitly stated beneath the video.

Shout to the Lord - AT 369 - CCLI by Darlene Zschech
Glory Be – Chris Tomlin - CCLI by Chris Tomlin, Ed Cash, Jason Ingram, Jonas Myrin
Your Word - Emu Music - CCLI by Alanna Glover, Liv Chapman, Philip Percival
Yet not I but through Christ in me- City Alight - CCLI by by Jonny Robinson, Rich Thompson & Michael Farren

Song/Hymn suggestions based on the Lectionary readings

Advice for Musicians

Advice for Congregations Without Musicians

Other Music Resources

LCA Music Resources

Downloadable Hymnal Resources (including downloadable backing tracks and lyric PPTs)
Modernised Hymn Lyrics
Hymnal Index (by tune and scriptural link) 
All Together Index (by tune, scriptural link and theme)
Five Songs of Faith

For further Music Resources click here.


While the LCA does not necessarily endorse the content of these websites, you may find them helpful in your worship planning.

While the LCA does not necessarily endorse the content of these websites, you may find them helpful in your worship planning.
Small Church Music: You can download mp3 and midi files of popular hymn tunes from this site.
Together to Celebrate: lectionary based song and hymn suggestions from a variety of sources.
Singing from the Lectionary: has song and hymn suggestions based on the RCL from other hymnals.
Song Select: catalogues CCLI licensed music. You can search for more contemporary songs by theme. If your congregation has a paid subscription you can also download sheet music and other resources.
Hymns Without Words: mp3 downloads of hymn tunes.
Metrical Psalms by Dale Schoening : Psalms set to well known hymn tunes.