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Music & Lyrics

If you're arranging a worship service for Westchurch please consider the music our players and congregation are familiar with.

Music Sheets, available for our musicians, are listed here:
Music For Westchurch Musicians.

Song Lyrics, that we have projector slides for, are listed here: 
Top of the Pops in reverse order of familiarity, or 
below in alphabetical order.

Check that your selection (set) can be found in both lists or else some extra work will be needed to supply slides, music sheets or training time for the AV team, music team and congregation.


There are over 1000 songs available in our Open Song folder (oh for a thousand songs to sing my Great Redeemer's praise!)

This short list might be helpful for leaders preparing for worship.

Songs in recent services up to Oct 2012
Above All
Abscribe Greatness
Agnus Dei
All Heaven Declares
All the Earth
All Things Are Possible
All things bright & beautiful
Amazing Grace
Anchor Song
Ancient of Days
And Can It Be
As with Gladness
At the name of Jesus
Be Still
Be Still and Know
Be Thou My Vision
Beautiful Lord
Beetroot Stain
Bless the Lord!  O my soul!
Blessed Assurance
Blessed Be The Rock
Blessed Be Your Name
Break Thou the bread of life, dear Lord, to me
Brother, Sister
Call My Name
Change my heart O God
Come and Join the celebration
Come Now Is The Time To Worship
Come To The River
Cover Me
Crown Him With Many Crowns
Dear Lord and Father of mankind
Everything That Has Breath
Father I Place Into Your Hands
Father I Thank You
Father into Your courts I will enter
Fear Not
Firm Foundation
Get Down
God is our Strength and Refuge
God of Wonders
God Will Make A Way
God's not Dead
Great Is The Lord
Great is the Lord (and most worthy of praise)
Great Is Thy Faithfulness
Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah
Have Faith In God
He Has Brought Us This Far By His Grace
He Reigns
Hear The Bells Ringing
Heart of Worship
Here For You
Here I am O God
Here I am waiting
History Maker
Holy Holy Holy
How Deep The Father's Love For Us
How Great is our God
How Great Thou Art
I Am A New Creation
I Am Aware
I Cannot Tell
I danced in the morning
I know He rescued my soul
I Love You Lord
I Will Call Upon The Lord
I will sing unto the Lord
I'm Forever Grateful
I'm inright
I'm Your Servant
Immortal Invisible
Immortal, invisible, God, only-wise
In Christ Alone
In the Light DC Talk
In The Secret
It Is A Thing Most Wonderful
It Is Well With My Soul
It was on a starry night
Jesus Is Lord
Jesus Loves Me This I know
Jesus Messiah
Jesus What A Beautiful Name
Joy To The World
Just A Closer Walk With Thee
Just Let Me Say
King Of Kings
Knowing You
Lead Me To the Cross
Let Freedom Ring
Let Our Praise To You Be As Incense
Let the weak say I am strong
Let Us Come Together
Light of the world
Little Drummer Boy
Lord I Lift Your Name On High
Lord Make Me An Instrument
Lord's Prayer (Modern)
Love Divine
Love the Lord Your God
Make Me Your Servant
Mary's Boy Child
Mighty to Save
My Life Is In You Lord
My Redeemer Lives
My Savior, my God
O Come All Ye Faithful
O For A Thousand Tongues
O Little Town Of Bethlehem
O Lord Our Lord
O worship the King, all glorious above
Open Our Eyes
Open The Eyes Of My Heart
Pharoah Pharoah
Praise My Soul The King Of Heaven
Refiner's Fire
Refresh My Heart
Reign King Jesus
Rock Of Ages
Salvation Belongs To Our God
See Him A Lying
Shout To The Lord
Silent Night
Sing praise to the Lord!  Praise him in the height
Snap Snap Snap
So You Would Come
Take My Life - Third Day
Take Our Bread
Take us to the river
The Butterfly Song  If I Were A Butterfly
The Church's One Foundation
The First Noel
The Lord's Prayer
The Potter's Hand
The Power And The Glory
The Power Of Your Love
The Price Is Paid
The Servant King
The Steadfast Love
There Is A Redeemer
This is how we know
This is my desire
Thy Word
To God Be The Glory
To The Ends Of The Earth
Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus
We Believe in God the Father
We Bow Down
We Declare Your Majesty
What A Friend We Have In Jesus
What child is this
What The Lord Has Done In Me
When I Survey The Wondrous Cross
When We Walk With The Lord
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks
Who's the King of the jungle
You Are Lord
You Give My Shelter
You Laid Aside Your Majesty
You Rescued Me
You servants of God, your master proclaim
Your love is water unto my soul
Your Love Keeps Following Me

A full set of the latest OpenSong songs (the lyrics) is located Inhouse.

Or consider these:
Hymns ancient and extremely modern top viewers' chart (BBC 1)
 1. How great Thou art
 2. Dear Lord and Father of mankind (tune: Repton)
 3. The day Thou gavest (tune: St Clement)
 4. Be Thou my vision (tune: Slane)
 5. Love divine, all loves excelling (tune: Blaenwern)
 6. Be still, for the presence of the Lord (tune: Be Still)
 7. Make me a channel
 8. Guide me, O thou great redeemer (tune: Cwm Rhondda)
 9. In Christ alone
10. Shine, Jesus, shine
Top 10 Hymns