Funeral Readings and Hymns

When planning the funeral please do have a look at this website from the Church of England:

In addition you might like to consider the following funeral readings and hymns

Suggested Funeral Readings

John 14 1-6

Psalm 121

Revelation 21 1-7

1 Corinthians 13

Psalm 139 1-11

Psalm 23

Isaiah 25 6-9

John 11 32-45

John 3 1-2

Matthew 25 31-40

Matthew 5 1-12

Wisdom of Solomon 3  1-9

1 Corinthians 15

1 John 3 1-2

1 John 4 7-21

1 John 4-9

1 Thessalonians 4 13-18

2 Corinthians 9 6-8

2 Timothy 4,6-8

Isaiah 43 14, 10-12

Isaiah 6 1-8

John 1  1-14

John 14, 27

Luke 2 25-32

Mark 10 46-52

Matthew 19, 13-14

Matthew 4 16-20

Philippians 4 4-9

Psalm 103

Psalm 111

Psalm 139 1,2 And 5-13, 18

Psalm 150

Psalm 27 1-7,14

Revelation 21, 10-25

Romans 12 9-18, 21

Romans 8 38-39

Song Of Solomon 2 10-13

Romans 18  31-39

Paul 4  13-18

Ecclesiastes 3 1-8, 14-15

Psalm 15

Psalm 91

2 Corinthians 4  7-18

Psalm 139  1-14, 17-18, 23-24


Suggested Funeral Hymns 

Praise My Soul

Dear Lord And Father Of Mankind

Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer

Lord Of All Hopefulness

The Lords My Shepherd

Love Divine

He Who Would Valiant Be

I Vow To The My Country


Thine Be The Glory

All Things Bright And Beautiful

Be Still For The Presence Of The Lord

Immortal, Invincible God Only Wise

Abide Wth Me

The Day Thou Gavest Lord Is Ended

The King Of Love My Shepherd Is

For All The Saints Who From Their Labours Rest

In Christ Alone

All People That On Earth Do Dwell

Be Thou My Vision

For The Beauty Of The Earth

How Great Thou Art

Lead Us Heavenly Father Lead Us

Lord Of The Dance

Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace

Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory

Now Thank We All Our God

O Lord My God, When I In Awesome Wonder

Eternal Father, Strong To Save

Father Hear The Prayer We Offer

Great Is They Faithfulness

I The Lord Of Sea And Sky

Jerusalem The Golden

Morning Has Broken

O God Our Help In Ages Past

O Jesus I Have Promised

O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go

Onward Christian Soldiers

Tell Out My Soul

The Church’s One Foundation

All Creatures Of Our God And Kin

Angel Voices Ever Singing

At The Name Of Jesus

Before The Throne Of God Above

Christ Is Made The Sure Foundation

Crown Him With Many Crowns

Do Not Be Afraif For I Have Redeemed You

Forever With The Lord

God Is Working His Purpose Out

How Sweet The Name Of Jesus Sound

I Will Sing The Wondrous Story

Lord God Of Hosts

Lord I Come To You

My Song Is Love Unknown

O Worship The Lord In The Beauty Of Holiness

Oh Holy Night

On A Hill Faw Away

One More Step Along The World I Go

Praise To The Holiest In The Height

Shine Jesus Shine

The Love I Have For You My Lord

There’s A Wideness In God’s Mercy

Through All The Changing Scenes Of Life

We Plough The Fields And Scatter

I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes

God Is Our Strength And Refuge

Blessed Assurance, Jesus Is Mine

O May Thy Soldiers

Fight The Good Fight

Who Would True Valour See

The Radiant Morn Has Passed Away

Here Is Love, Vast As The Ocean