Family Worship

Easter service resourcesIf you are looking for fresh ideas for Easter services or events, then here are a few of the Family Worship songs and other resources that are ideal for use at this time of year. Available are free MP3 files, and also backing-tracks (which you are welcome to freely use in services), lyrics, and free sheet music.

Easter songs

Jesus, thank you for the crossJesus, thank you for the cross

A tender, heartfelt worship song, in language that a child can understand.

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See the love of God poured outSee the love of God poured out

Hymn focussing on the centrality of the cross in the Christian life.

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Whiter than the snowWhiter than the snow

Possibly the most popular new song from FW4, focusing on the cross and God's forgiveness.

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Healing riverHealing River (Through the cross)

A prayerful hymn for all generations, focusing on what Jesus accomplished on the cross.

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Family Worship 1  pageIf we were to keep quiet

Based on Jesus' Triumphant entry into Jerusalem - an ideal song for Palm Sunday.

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Come and singCome and sing

Up-tempo song of celebration, giving thanks for the cross.

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Easter drama

Free Easter drama scriptsDrama can add a great deal to an Easter service or event.

Here are two royalty-free scripts that you might like to try:

Other resources

Alternative arrangements

Download mp3 files of new arrangements of 'Jesus, thank you for the cross' (3.8mb) and 'Whiter than the snow' (3.5mb).

Easter study

Check out this great idea on christiancrafters.com for an Easter study on the Cross, incorporating our song 'Jesus, thank you for the cross'.

Easter music

Check our Kevin Mayhew Ltd's Easter Source collection for an excellent range of Easter songs and hymns.

Hymns

I love the traditional Easter hymns, and two of my favourites are:

Check out the full list of Easter hymns at the CyberHymnal site

Feedback

If you've used any of these resources, or if you know of any others, do let us know in the forum.

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