Apr 18, 2011

Contemporary Songs for Easter



Looking for contemporary “Praise & Worship” songs for your Easter worship?  Here are a few song suggestions you might want to consider:

Redemption Song, Marc Byrd / Sarah Hart / Doug McKelvey.  © 2010 Meaux Mercy/Blue Raft Music/Spiritandsong.com Pub/River Oaks Music Company (EMI CMG Publishing). CCLI Song #5663035

This is a hauntingly beautiful song. You can listen to it on YouTube (from the album Adie: Just You and Me), or WorshipTogether.com songs. The WorshipTogether page also lets you see the lyrics and guitar chords. You can also access lead sheet, lyrics, and guitar chords on the CCLI website. If you have Song Select premium you can also access a harmonized arrangement of the song there.

If this song is new to your congregation, you might want to have a soloist/worship team lead it once first. 

Glorious Day (Living He loved me), Mark Hall / Michael Bleaker. © 2009 Club Zoo Music/My Refuge Music/EMI CMG Publishing. CCLI Song #5638022

You can listen to the song and download a free leadsheet (for a limited time) on the WorshipTogether.com songs site. Lead sheet, lyrics, guitar chords are also available on the CCLI website. If you have Song Select premium you can also access a harmonized arrangement of the song there. You can also listen to the song on YouTube. 

Stronger (There is Love), Reuben Morgan / Ben Fielding. © 2007 Hillsong Publishing  CCLI Song #5060810

Listen to the song and download a free leadsheet (for a limited time) on WorshipTogether.com songs. Lead sheet, lyrics, guitar chords are also available on the CCLI website. If you have Song Select premium you can also access a harmonized arrangement of the song there.

Oh, You Bring, Matt Crocker. © 2008 Hillsong Publishing  CCLI Song #5371341

See the text and listen to the song on YouTube or on the WorshipTogether site. Lead sheet, lyrics, guitar chords are also available on the CCLI website. If you have Song Select premium you can also access a harmonized arrangement of the song there.

I Will Rise (There’s a peace I’ve come to know), Louie Giglio, Chris Tomlin, Matt Maher, Jesse Reeves. © 2008 sixsteps Music/worshiptogether.com Songs/EMI CMG Publishing  CCLI Song #5183450

You can see the text and listen to the song on YouTube. A free lead sheet is available (for a limited time) on WorshipTogether.com songs. Lead sheet, lyrics, guitar chords are also available on the CCLI website. If you have Song Select premium you can also access a harmonized arrangement of the song there.

Savior of the World, Ben Cantelon. © 2010 Thankyou Music/Kingswaysongs.com/EMI CMG Publishing. CCLI Song #5742169

Listen to the song and view the lyrics on YouTube. A free lead sheet is available (for a limited time) on WorshipTogether.com songs.  Lead sheet, lyrics and guitar chords are also available on the CCLI website. 

See the Lamb of God (Down into darkness), Lou & Nathan Fellingham / Gary Sadler.  © 2009 Thankyou Music/worshiptogether.com songs/kingswaysongs.com  CCLI Song #5824135

You can listen to the song on YouTube, and see the lyrics on Kingsway Music’s site. 

Christ is Risen / Come Awake, Matt Maher / Mia Fieldes.  © 2009 Thankyou Music/EMI CMG Publishing/kingswaysongs.com  CCLI Song #5242683

You can listen to the song at WorshipTogether.com songs and (for a limited time) download a free lead sheet. You can also listen to the song on YouTube. Lead sheet, lyrics, guitar chords are also available on the CCLI website. If you have Song Select premium you can also access a harmonized arrangement there.

You might also be interested in checking out this Easter video based on the song.