Hymns for Funeral Liturgy

Suggested Hymns – Order of Christian Funerals

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Suggested Hymns

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OPENING HYMN

All My Hope on God is Founded

All You Who Seek a Comfort Sure

Amazing Grace

Be Not Afraid

For You Are My God

For All the Saints

God Whose Glory Reigns Eternal

Healer of Our Every Ill

Here I Am Lord

How Lovely is Your Dwelling Place

Lord of the Living

Love Divine, All Love Excelling

O God, Our Help in Ages Past

Praise My Soul, the King of Heaven

Sing With All the Saints

Sing of One Who Walks

The Lord My Shepherd Rules My Life

The Strife is O’er

On Eagle’s Wings

PSALM

Psalm 23 – My Shepherd is the Lord (Grail)

Psalm 23 – The Lord’s My Shepherd (Scottish Psalter)

Psalm 23 – The Lord is My Shepherd

Psalm 23 – In the Lord’s own house shall I dwell forever

Psalm 25 – To You, O Lord, I life up my soul

Psalm 27 – The Lord is my light and my salvation

Psalm 42; 43 – So my soul is yearning for you, my God

Psalm 42 – My soul is thirsting for the Lord

Psalm 63 – In the shadow of your wings I rejoice

Psalm 63 – My soul is thirsting for You, O Lord, my God

Psalm 63 – As morning breaks I look to you; to be my strength

Psalm 103 – The Lord is compassion and love

Psalm 116 – I will walk in the presence of the Lord

Psalm 122 – I rejoiced when I heard them say

Psalm 130 – With the Lord there is mercy

Psalm 143 – O Lord, hear my prayer (Grail)

Psalm 62 – Rest in God alone

OFFERTORY HYMN

Alleluia, Give Thanks to the Risen Lord

Amazing Grace

Blest Are the Pure in Heart

Eye Has Not Seen

How Great Thou Art

Keep In Mind

Lord of All Hopefulness

Now Fades All Earthly Splendour

O Lord You Died That All Might Live

Prayer of St. Francis

(*Continued List of Offertory Hymn*)

Remember Those, O Lord

Rest In Peace

Shelter Me O God

The Lord… Rules My Life

COMMUNION HYMN

Amazing Grace

Bread of Life

Eat This Bread

Gather Us Together

Gift of Finest Wheat

I Am the Bread of Life

I Am the Living Bread

Like a Shepherd

My Shepherd is the Lord

Now In This Banquet

Our Daily Bread

Peace Prayer

Prayer of St. Francis

Taste and See

No Greater Love

You Are Near

SONG OF FAREWELL 

I Know That My Redeemer Lives –  ARMSTRONG

I Know That My Redeemer Lives –  DUKE STREET

I Know That My Redeemer Lives –  Haas

Jesus Remember Me

May Flights of Angels

Saints of God

Songs of the Angels

This Day in New Jerusalem

RECESSIONAL HYMN

A Living Faith

Alleluia, Give Thanks to the Risen Lord

Be Not Afraid

City of God

For All the Saints

How Great Thou Art

Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise

In Paradisum

Jesus Christ is Ris’n Today

O Lord You Died (tune: O Come Emmanuel) or MELITA

O Jesus Lord Increase Our Faith

O God Beyond All Praising

O God Our Help In Ages Past

Restless Is the Heart (choir)

Sing a New Song

Sing With All the Saints in Glory

There’s a Wilderness In God’s Mercy

We Shall Rise Again

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