If 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.
A tender, heartfelt worship song, in language that a child can understand.
Hymn focussing on the centrality of the cross in the Christian life.
Possibly the most popular new song from FW4, focusing on the cross and God's forgiveness.
A prayerful hymn for all generations, focusing on what Jesus accomplished on the cross.
Based on Jesus' Triumphant entry into Jerusalem - an ideal song for Palm Sunday.
Up-tempo song of celebration, giving thanks for the cross.
Drama can add a great deal to an Easter service or event.
Here are two royalty-free scripts that you might like to try:
Check out this great idea on christiancrafters.com for an Easter study on the Cross, incorporating our song 'Jesus, thank you for the cross'.
Check our Kevin Mayhew Ltd's Easter Source collection for an excellent range of Easter songs and 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
If you've used any of these resources, or if you know of any others, do let us know in the forum.