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Burial of the Dead Liturgy Planning: Suggested Funeral Hymns and Solos

 

 

 

Hymns for Funerals from the Hymnal 1982

Solos in The Hymnal 1982

Other Solos

Suggested Hymns For Funerals -- Lift Every Voice and Sing Hymnal (LEVAS)

Other Hymns Or Solos -- Gather (Roman Catholic Hymnal)

Hymns in Lutheran Book of Worship

Download a PDF File of the Above Suggestions

 

Hymns for Funerals from the Hymnal 1982

 

Links are to pages in the Oremus Hymnal

 

174-213 Any hymn from the Easter section:

174 At the Lamb's high feast we sing

175 Hail thee, festival day (Easter)

176 Over the chaos of the empty waters

177 Over the chaos of the empty waters

178 Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord

179 Welcome, happy morning

180 He is risen, he is risen

181 Awake and sing the song

182 Christ is alive! Let Christians sing

183 Christians to the Paschal Victim

184 Christ the Lord is risen again

185 Christ Jesus lay in death's strong bands

186 Christ Jesus lay in death's strong bands

187 Through the Red Sea brought at last, Alleluia!

188 Love's redeeming work is done

189 Love's redeeming work is done

190 Lift your voice rejoicing, Mary

191 Alleluia, Alleluia, hearts to heaven and voices raise

192 This joyful Eastertide

193 That Easter Day with joy was bright

194 Jesus lives! thy terrors now

195 Jesus lives! thy terrors now

196 Look there! the Christ, our Brother, comes

197 Look there! the Christ, our Brother, comes

198 Thou hallowed chosen morn of praise

199 Come, ye faithful, raise the strain

200 come, ye faithful, raise the strain

201 On earth has dawned this day of days

202 The Lamb's high banquet called to share

203 O sons and daughters, let us sing

204 Now the green blade riseth

205 Good Christian men, rejoice and sing

206 O sons and daughters, let us sing (Easter 2)

207 Jesus Christ is risen today

208 The strife is o'er, the battle done

209 We walk by faith, and not by sight

210 The day of Resurrection

211 The whole bright world rejoices now

212 Awake, arise, lift up your voice

213 Come away to the skies

 

178 "Alleluia, Alleluia! Give Thanks To The Risen Lord"

287 "For All The Saints

293 " I Sing A Song Of The Saints Of God"

296 "We Know That Christ Is Raised And Dies No More"

304 "I Come With Joy To Meet My Lord"

335 "I Am The Bread Of Life"

336 "Come With Us, O Blessed Jesus"

339 "Deck Thyself, My Soul, With Gladness"

343 "Shepherd Of Souls"

366 "Holy God We Praise Thy Name"

376 "Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee"

379 "God Is Love"

383 "Fairest Lord Jesus"

388 "O Worship The King, All Glorious Above"

390 "Praise To The Lord, The Almighty"

397 "Now Thank We All Our God"

410 "Praise, My Soul, The King Of Heaven"

423 "Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise"

439 "What Wondrous Love Is This"

460 "Alleluia, Sing To Jesus"

473 "Lift High The Cross"

477 "All Praise To Thee"

482 "Lord Of All Hopefulness"

488 "Be Thou My Vision"

493 "O For A Thousand Tongues"

517 "How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling-Place"

618 "Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones"

620 " Jerusalem, My Happy Home"

623 "O What Their Joy And Their Glory Must Be"

625 "Ye Holy Angels Bright"

635 "If Thou But Trust In God To Guide Thee"

637 "How Firm A Foundation, Ye Saints Of The Lord"

641 "Lord Jesus, Think On Me"

644 "How Sweet The Name Of Jesus Sounds"

645 / 646 "The King Of Love My Shepherd Is"

657 "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

658 "As Longs The Deer For Cooling Streams"

662 "Abide With Me"

663 "The Lord My God My Shepherd Is"

669 "Commit Thou All That Grieves Thee"

671 "Amazing Grace"

680 "O God, Our Help In Ages Past"

685 "Rock Of Ages"

688 "A Mighty Fortress is our God"

690 "Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah"

691 "My Faith Looks Up To Thee"

 

 

Solos in The Hymnal 1982

 

Links are to pages in the Oremus Hymnal

 

314 "Humbly I Adore Thee"

357 "Jesus, Son Of Mary"

676 "There Is A Balm In Gilead

694 "God Be In My Head"

 

 

 

"Ave Maria" -- Bach/Gounod -- Schubert

"Come Sweet Death" -- J. S. Bach

"O Saviour, Hear Me"-- Gluck

"I Know That My Redeemer Liveth" -- G. F. Handel (The Messiah)

"The Trumpet Shall Sound" -- G. F. Handel (The Messiah) (Midi from Kurt Lorenz' The Trumpet MIDI File Page)

"Te Deum" -- G. F. Handel

"The Call" --R. Vaughan Williams (#487-1982 Hymnal)

"O Rest In The Lord" -- Mendelssohn

"Litany" (Rest In Peace) -- Schubert

"Thy Holy Wings" -- arr John Ferguson (#741 in WOV)

"Children Of The Heavenly Father" -- arr John Ferguson

 

 

Suggested Hymns For Funerals -- Lift Every Voice and Sing Hymnal (LEVAS)

 

Links are to pages in the Cyber Hymnal

 

38 "The Old Rugged Cross"

54 "Nearer My God To Thee"

60 "How Great Thou Art" (English lyrics are under copyright; click here for Swedish version and tune)

69 "In The Garden"

99 "My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less"

101 "Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling"

104 "The Lord Is My Shepherd"

106 "Take My Hand, Precious Lord"

109 "What A Friend We Have In Jesus"

141 "Shall We Gather By The River"

188 "It Is Well With My Soul"

213 "Children Of The Heavenly Father"

 

 

Other Hymns Or Solos -- Gather (Roman Catholic Hymnal)

 

430 "Be Not Afraid" (Link from St Gerard's Choir Web: Hymn Page)

433 "On Eagle's Wings" (link from Heavenly Midi Songbook)

455 "The Lord Is My Shepherd"

461 "You Are Mine"  (Link from St Gerard's Choir Web: Hymn Page)

524 "Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace" (Link from the The Third Order, Society of St Francis Devotion Page)

 

 

 

Links are to the Lutheran Book of Worship Online

 

294 "My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less"

314 "Who Is This Host Arrayed In White"

352 "I Know That My Redeemer Lives

 

 

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