Funeral Music

Funeral Music Suggestions
The music at funerals should support, console, and uplift the participants and should help to create in them a spirit of hope in Christ’s victory over death and in the Christian’s share in that victory. (Order of Christian Funerals, 32)

To aid in the planning of your loved one’s funeral, a list of music is provided below. Click on the title to listen to a sample of the music. You will be directed to a Publisher’s website. Once you arrive there, look for a “listen,” “listen preview,” “play” icon or simply click on the title. When you are done listening, use the back button of your browser to return to this page.

Entrance Hymn & Song of Praise (Choose two from this category)
Be Not Afraid by Bob Dufford
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Blest Are They by David Haas
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Canticle of the Sun by Marty Haugen
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City of God by Dan Schutte
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For all the SaintsTune: SINE NOMINE
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Gather Us Inby Marty Haugen
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Here I Am, Lord by Dan Schutte
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I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say Tune: KINGSFOLD
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I Know that My Redeemer Lives by Scott Soper
I Want to Walk As a Child of the Light
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Joyful, Joyful We Adore You Tune: HYMN TO JOY
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Lord of All Hopefulness Tune: SLANE
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We Will Rise Again by David Haas
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We Shall Rise Again by Jeremy Young
in the search bar, type “We Shall Rise Again,” press enter and select “Listen”
Suggested Psalms (Choose one from this category)
Psalm 23
The Lord is My Shepherd by Josh Blakesley
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Shepherd Me, O God by Marty Haugen
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Shepherd of My Heart
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Psalm 25
To You, O Lord by Marty Haugen
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Psalm 27
The Lord Is My Light by David Haas
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Psalm 62
In God Alone by David Haas
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Psalm 116
Psalm 116: The Name of God
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Psalm 103
The Lord is Kind and Mercuiful by Marty Haugen
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Suggested Communion Songs(Choose one from this category)
Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled by David Haas
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I Know that My Redeemer Lives by Scott Soper
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In This Place
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Be Not Afraid by Bob Dufford
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Blest Are They
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Eye Has Not Seen by Marty Haugen
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How Can I Keep From Singing by Robert Lowry
Select “How Can I Keep From Singing” from the list to listen
I Am the Bread of Life by Suzanne Toolan
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On Eagle’s Wings by Michael Joncas
Select “On Eagle’s Wings”
One Bread, One Body by John Foley
click the PLay button to listen
Prayer of St. Francis/Make Me a Channel
Select “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace” to listen
The Servant Song by Richard Gillard
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Take and Eat by Michael Joncas
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The King of Love My Shepherd Is
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We Are Many Parts by Marty Haugen
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We Have Been Told by David Haas
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We Remember by Marty Haugen
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You Are Mine by David Haas
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Final Commendation (Choose one from this category)
Come to His/Her Aid
Go Forth In Peace
Saints of God