Funeral Hymns And Songs

Singing together can be uplifting, bonding and cathartic. Choose hymns and songs whose words or melody bring to mind the person you are remembering. It might be their favourite tune or the lyrics might express a sentiment that encapsulates their personality and life.

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Abide with Me

Words: H F Lyte (1793-1847) Music: W H Monk (1823-89)

Abide with me; fast falls the eventide;
The darkness deepens; Lord with me...

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All Things Bright and Beautiful 

Words: C F Alexander (1818-95) Music: adapted by M Shaw (1875-1958)

All things bright and beautiful, 
All creatures great and...

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Amazing Grace

J Newton (1725-1807)

Amazing grace! how sweet the sound,
That saved a wretch; like me! 
I once...

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And Did Those Feet (Jerusalem)

Words: W Blake (1757-1827) Music: C Hubert H Parry (1848-1918)

And did those feet in ancient time 
Walk upon England's mountains...

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Be Still For the Presence of the Lord

D J Evans

Be still for the presence of the Lord, 
The Holy One is here
Come bow before Him now, 
With...

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Be Still, My Soul

J L Borthwick (1813-1897)

Be still, my soul: the Lord is on your side;
bear patiently the cross...

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Be Thou My Vision

M Byrne (1880-1931) versified E Hull (1860-1935)

Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart,
Be all else but naught to me, save that thou...

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Beyond the Sunset's Radiant Glow

J Pollard

Beyond the sunset's radiant glow
There is a brighter world, I know,
Where golden...

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Blest are the Pure in Heart

Words: J Keble (1792-1866) & others Music: W H Havergal (1793-1870)

Blest are the pure in heart,
For they shall see our God;
The secret of the Lord...

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Crossing the Bar - Hymn

Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1889)

Sunset and evening star,
And one clear call for me!
And may there be no moaning...

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Dear Lord and Father of Mankind

Words: J Whittier (1807-92) Music: C Hubert H Parry (1848-1918)

Dear Lord and Father of mankind, 
Forgive our foolish ways! 
Re-clothe us in our...

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For the Beauty of the Earth

F S Pierpoint (1835-1917)

For the beauty of the earth,
For the beauty of the skies,
For the...

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God Be With You

J E Rankin (1828-1904)

God be with you till we meet again;
By His counsels guide,...

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Going Home

Words: W A Fisher Music: Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904) Symphony No 9

Going home, going home,
I'm just going home.
Quiet-like, slip away-
I'll be...

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Great is Thy Faithfulness

T O Chilsholm (1866-1960)

Great is thy faithfulness, O God my Father; 
There is no shadow of turning with...

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Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer

Words: W Williams (1717-91) Music: J Hughes (1873-1932)

Guide me, O thou great Redeemer,
Pilgrim through this barren land;
I am weak, but thou...

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How Great Thou Art

C G Boberg (1859-1940)

O Lord my God, When I in awesome wonder, 
Consider all the works Thy Hands...

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I Danced in the Morning (Lord of the Dance)

Sydney Carter (1915-2004)

I danced in the morning when the world was begun,
And I danced in the moon...

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Immortal, Invisible

W Charlmers Smith (1824-1908)

Immortal, invisible, God only wise,
In light inaccessible hid from our eyes,
Most...

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In Heavenly Love Abiding

A L Waring (1823-1910)

In heavenly love abiding,
No change my heart shall fear;
And safe is such...

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Jesu, Lover of my Soul

C Wesley (1707-88)

Jesu, lover of my soul,
Let me to thy bosom fly,
While the...

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Lead Us, Heavenly Father, Lead Us

Words: J Edmeston (1791-1867)

Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us 
O'er the world's tempestuous sea; 
Guard us, guide...

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Lead, Kindly Light

J H Newman (1801-90)

Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom...

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Lord of All Hopefulness

J Struther (1901-53)

Due to copyright restrictions, we are unable to reproduce the...

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Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

C Wesley (1707-88)

Love Divine, all loves excelling, 
Joy of heaven, to earth come down...

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Meet Me There

F J Crosby (1820-1915)

On the happy, golden shore,
Where the faithful part no more,
When the...

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Morning Has Broken

E Farjeon (1881-1965)

Morning has broken
Like the first morning,
Blackbird has spoken...

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My God, Accept My Heart This Day

M Bridges (1800-94)

My God, accept my heart this day,
And make it always thine,
That I from thee no more...

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Nearer My God to Thee

S F Adams (1805-48)

Nearer, my God, to thee,
Nearer to Thee!
E'en though it be a cross that...

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Now the Green Blade Riseth

J M C Crum (1872-1958)

Due to copyright restrictions, we are unable to reproduce the words for this hymn. ...

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O God, Our Help in Ages Past (Psalm 90)

I Watts (1674-1748)

O God, our help in ages past, 
Our hope for years to come, 
Our shelter from the stormy...

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O Love That Will Not Let Me Go

Words: G Matheson (1842-1906) Music: Dr A L Peace

O Love that will not let me go,
I rest my weary soul in thee;
I give thee back the...

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Praise My Soul the King of Heaven (Psalm 103)

Words: H F Lyte (1793-1847) Music: J Goss (1800-80)

Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven;
To his feet thy tribute bring.
Ransomed,...

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Rock of Ages Cleft For Me

A M Toplady (1740-78)

Rock of ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in thee;
Let the water and...

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The Day Thou Gavest

J Ellerton (1826-93)

The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended,
The darkness falls at thy...

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The King of Love my Shepherd Is (Psalm 23)

Sir H W Baker (1821-77)

The King of love my shepherd is,
Whose goodness faileth never...

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The Lord's My Shepherd (Psalm 23)

Scottish Psalter (1650) Music: J Irvine (1836-87)

The Lord's my shepherd, I’ll not want; 
He makes me down to lie 
In pastures green; he...

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Will Your Anchor Hold

P J Owens (1829-1907)

Will your anchor hold in the storms of life,
When the clouds unfold...

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