A collection of funeral hymns
Most popular funeral hymns
The Lord's My Shepherd (23rd Psalm)
Well-known hymn based on Psalm 23, popular with Christians and non-religious people alike. Lyrics contain a hopeful message of guidance and comfort.
All Through The Night
Popular 19th Century funeral hymn, translated from the original Welsh hymn Ar Hyd y Nos. A moving hymn about finding peace in the afterlife.
A sad and moving religious funeral song adapted from Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 with a message about finding peace in the next life.
Be Not Afraid
A modern, uplifting funeral hymn about finding strength and comfort in God through times of difficulty and despair.
Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace
Well-known adaptation of the Prayer of Saint Francis. It is also the anthem of the Royal British Legion and was sung at Princess Diana’s funeral.
Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer (Bread of Heaven)
Traditional Christian hymn set to the Welsh tune of Cwm Rhondda, sometimes known as Bread of Heaven. A popular hymn for many different occasions.
Nearer My God To Thee
Traditional 19th Century funeral hymn written by Sarah Flower Adams, retelling the story of Jacob’s dream from the Book of Genesis.
All Things Bright And Beautiful
Anglican hymn often sung and celebrated by many different churches within Christianity, it has remained a popular song for funerals throughout the years.
All funeral hymns
- Abide With Me
- All Things Bright And Beautiful
- All Through The Night
- Alleluia, Sing To Jesus
- Amazing Grace
- Be Not Afraid
- Be Still, My Soul
- Be Thou My Vision
- Beautiful Valley Of Eden
- Beyond The Sunset
- Beyond The Sunset's Radiant Glow
- Blest Are The Pure In Heart
- Crossing The Bar
- Death Is Only A Dream
- God Be With You
- Going Home
- Great Is Thy Faithfulness
- Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer (Bread of Heaven)
- Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!
- How Great Thou Art
- I Am The Bread Of Life
- I Heard The Voice Of Jesus Say
- Immortal Invisible God Only Wise
- In Heavenly Love Abiding
- Jesus Lover Of My Soul
- Lead Kindly Light
- Lead Us Heavenly Father Lead Us
- Lord Of All Hopefulness
- Love Divine
- Loves Redeeming Work Is Done
- Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace
- Meet Me There
- Morning Has Broken
- My God Accept My Heart This Day
- Nearer My God To Thee
- Now Thank We All Our God
- Now The Green Blade Rises
- O Love That Will Not Let Me Go
- Our God Our Help In Ages Past
- Praise My Soul The King Of Heaven
- Rock Of Ages Cleft For Me
- The Day Thou Gavest
- The King Of Love My Shepherd Is
- The Lord's My Shepherd (23rd Psalm)
- Will Your Anchor Hold