Funeral hymnsSome Popular Funeral Hymns

At the time of a death of a loved one or friend and also during the funeral ceremony many people find themselves at a loss for words, they struggle to express their sincere, and often heartfelt, empathy for the sad occasion. It is at these times that music can unveil a dimension of meaning and feeling that words alone cannot create.

For the church and committed Christians, particularly those with a very strong faith, funeral hymns play an important part of the event of passing into eternal life is a great occasion, and since music generally plays a significant part in the lives of many people regardless of race or culture, then it’s only natural that music which can evoke strong feelings, and which can be shared by the whole congregation should be an important part of the ritual of a Christian funeral ceremony.

 

Funeral Hymns & Readings