Contemporary Christian Christmas Music
With Christmas right around the corner, it's a good idea to start planning ahead - we've listed a few Christmas songs that might work for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day contemporary worship services in your congregation.
There's a host of Christmas albums out there - we've saved you a bit of work in highlighting some contemporary Christmas songs that are both musically accessible and theologically sound.
While we typically include some traditional hymns in the mix for both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the Christmas worship songs listed below (by artists such as Chris Tomlin, MercyMe, Third Day, Sara Groves, and more) not only add a contemporary feel to your worship service - they're also highly singable!
Christmas and Easter are busy (and exciting) seasons within the life of the church - but these seasons also come with a host of extras - extra musicians, extra rehearsals, extra services...you name it. While we'd encourage you to expand your repertoire with one of the contemporary Christian Christmas songs listed below, make sure you don't over program! Find one or two songs that will work for your ensemble, and bookmark this page for next year!
Christmas Lead Sheets for Your Praise Band
The folks over at Musicnotes.com do a great job of providing affordable chord charts, lead sheets and piano arrangements for many contemporary worship Christmas songs. We've used their praise charts for years - they're ready-to-go right out of the box, and can often be transposed to a different key prior to printing.
Check them out if you're looking for anything from a lead sheet to a fully orchestrated score for the Christmas Eve or Christmas Day contemporary worship service in your congregation!
Contemporary Christian Christmas Songs - MP3's & Sheet Music
Emmanuel (Hallowed Manger Ground) - Chris Tomlin
While You Were Sleeping - Casting Crowns
My Soul Magnifies the Lord - Chris Tomlin
Glory in the Highest - Chris Tomlin
Born That We May Have Life - Chris Tomlin
All Creation Sing (Joy to the World) - Fee
Born in Bethlehem - Third Day
Come and Worship - Bebo Norman
Born to Die - Bebo Norman
Christmas Offering - Casting Crowns
Welcome to Our World - Amy Grant
Hallelujah (Light Has Come) - Barlow Girl
Babe in the Straw - Caedmon's Call
Love Came Down - Ben Cantelon
Joy Has Dawned - Keith Getty and Stuart Townsend
Let Us Adore - Hillsong LIVE
Offering (Christmas Version) - Paul Baloche
Child of Love - Sara Groves
Breath of Heaven (Mary's Song) - Sara Groves
A Cradle in Bethlehem - Vince Gill