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Christmas Service Song Ideas

CHRISTMAS IS NEARLY HERE!... and if you're anything like us, you'll be looking anxiously at your calendar, realising that your carol services are fast approaching. Don't fear! We've got some songs to recommend, not just to sing to and with your church, but to encourage your heart and mind as we remember and celebrate Jesus' birth.   Come One and All by Garage HymnalWe posted this a couple of years ago, but it's worth a mention since it is a beautiful, singable Christmas song (and the sheet music is free here!). And as a bonus, the accompanying video can be played along if your church set up allows for multimedia displays!   He Shall Reign Forevermore by Chris TomlinThis Christmas anthem really brings home...

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Keswick 2018 Week 3 - Song List

Hi all! Here's a list of the songs that Emu played at week 3 of the UK Keswick Convention this year. Where possible, links to music lead sheets have been included:  10,000 Reasons / Bless the Lord - Jonas Myrin & Matt RedmanA Mighty Fortress (HeartSong arrangement) - Martin Luther All Creatures of Our God and King (Norton Hall Band arrangement) - Brent Miligan, David Crowder, St. Francis of Assisi & William Henry DraperAll I Have is Christ (Sovereign Grace Music) - Jordan KauflinAll Around the World (Awesome Cutlery) - Dan Adams & Gareth Loh And Can it Be - Charles Wesley & Thomas CampbellBe Thou My Vision - Eleanor Henrietta Hull, Mary Elizabeth Byrne & Russell MauldinBefore the Throne of God Above (Sovereign Grace Music arrangement) - Charitie...

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Christmas Service Song Ideas

We don't mean to be the people who blast the Christmas tunes as soon as the calendar flips to November... but for those of us involved in putting together the Christmas services, we're already sweating about the six thousand carol services we have to organise. Here are some song ideas to help you in your service planning, but most of all, to keep pointing us to the true and wonderful meaning of Christmas. blank Come and Stand Amazed - Citizens and Saints Come and stand amazed, you peopleSee how God is reconciledSee his plans of love accomplished See his gift, this newborn child This is an edgy recording of a translated medieval Dutch hymn. You could do this a little more low key...

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Christmas Service Song Ideas

It's Christmas time! Here are some song ideas for your Christmas services. They can be played as a small or large band for an item, or arranged for a choir. We hope you enjoy them! Come One and All, by Garage HymnalThis is a gorgeous number for your Christmas services about the newborn Jesus: "More lovely than the angels, than the stars, this holy child / Lying here before us, sent here for us, Jesus Christ". The accompanying video can be played along if your church set up allows for multimedia displays. Sheet Music (free download) Did You Know?, by Emu MusicAn oldie, but a goodie! 'Tis the season to "sing out in praise / The joy of all the earth has come"!  Audio  |  Sheet...

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Birmingham Report

This March, Emu's UK team assembled in Birmingham for a weekend of Word In Song and a Night In With Emu. This time the team included Philip Percival, Alanna Glover, Matt Bennington, Alison Thomas and Mike Warriner.  It was our second time in Birmingham as a team and it was great to make connections with those who attended from a variety of churches across the UK. The emphasis of the weekend was on the idea of praise with plenty of time for the attendees to discuss bible passages in groups. We offered a number of secondary workshops including vocal techniques, principles of song selection, and training for those behind the sound desk.  Thanks to St Stephens Selly Park for hosting us,...

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