Family Worship Resources

Easter Resources

Next Easter is April 4th 2015 - 132 days to go!

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 below are free MP3 files, and also backing-tracks (which you are welcome to freely use in services), lyrics, and free sheet music.

Brand new song from iPraise - Stepping Down (I praise your name)

Easter videos

Videos are available for of our Easter songs. The videos come on a free DVD that accompanies our new "Easter Songs" CD, which contains 6 of the most popular FW songs that focus on the cross, including backing tracks. The CD & free DVD are available to order now in the secure FW online shop. We are sending our orders daily at present, so you still have time to order ready for your Easter services.

Jesus, thank you for the cross

The depth of a mystery

Easter songs

Jesus, thank you for the cross

A tender, heartfelt worship song, in language that a child can understand
mp3 Play or download mp3 format sheet music

Whiter than the snow

Probably the most popular song from FW4, focusing on the cross and God's forgiveness
mp3 Play or download mp3 format, realaudio Play realaudio format, sheet music

Alternative arrangement - mp3 Play or download mp3 format

Healing River (Through the cross)

A prayerful hymn for all generations, focusing on what Jesus accomplished on the cross
mp3 Play or download mp3 format, realaudio Play realaudio format, b/track mp3, sheet music

If we were to keep quiet

Based on Jesus' Triumphant entry into Jerusalem - an ideal song for Palm Sunday
mp3 Play or download mp3 format, realaudio Play realaudio format, sheet music

Come and sing

Up-tempo song of celebration, giving thanks for the cross
mp3 Play or download mp3 format, realaudio Play realaudio format, sheet music

See the love of God poured out

Hymn focussing on the centrality of the cross in the Christian life
NEW DEMO: mp3 Play or download mp3 format midi Play midi format, sheet music Download pdf

Easter drama

Drama 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

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 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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