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worship music for december 24 & 25, 2011

Contemporary Worship MusicThere's plenty of lyrically/theologically sound, musically interesting (and accesible) contemporary Christian Christmas music out there - while we've also posted a list of contemporary Christian Christmas songs, we thought we'd include a few more of our favorites in this post.

As such, below are the top worship songs for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. If you're looking for some additional worship song recommendations based on these themes, make sure you check out the searchable Song Index.You can search for contemporary worship songs by theme, title, or artist.

 

 

top 10 worship songs for december 24 & 25, 2011


1. Here With Us -
Joy Williams

Downloads:

Here With Us - Here With Us - Single | Here With Us Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon




2. Let Us Adore - Hillsong Live

Downloads:

Let Us Adore (Live) - God He Reigns (Live) | Let Us Adore Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon




3. Mary's Prayer - Bebo Norman

Downloads:

Mary's Prayer - Christmas (From the Realms of Glory) [Extended Edition] | Mary's Prayer Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon




4. Messiah Has Come - Bebo Norman & Cindy Morgan

Downloads:

Messiah Has Come - Come, Let Us Adore Him | Messiah Has Come Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon




5. Joseph’s Lullaby - MercyMe

Downloads:

Joseph's Lullaby - The Christmas Sessions | Joseph's Lullaby Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon




7. Gloria - MercyMe

Downloads:

Gloria - The Christmas Sessions | Gloria Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon

 



8. Jesus, Light of the World - Third Day

Downloads:

Jesus, Light of the World - Christmas Offerings | Jesus, Light of the World Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon




9. Strange Way to Save the World - 4Him

Downloads:

Strange Way to Save the World - Joy to the World - The Ultimate Christmas Collection | Strange Way to Save the World Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon




10. Light of the World - Chris Tomlin

Downloads:

Light of the World (feat. Matt Redman) - Glory In the Highest - Christmas Songs of Worship | Light of the World Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon




11. Peace is Here - Jars of Clay

Downloads:

Peace Is Here - Christmas Songs (Bonus Track Version) | Peace is Here Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon





12. Born That We May Have Life - Chris Tomlin

Downloads:

Born That We May Have Life - Glory In the Highest - Christmas Songs of Worship | Born That We May Have Life Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon




13. Born to Die - Bebo Norman

Downloads:

Born to Die - Christmas (From the Realms of Glory) [Extended Edition] | Born to Die Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon





14. Love Came Down at Christmas - Jars of Clay

Downloads:

Love Came Down At Christmas - Christmas Songs (Bonus Track Version) | Love Came Down at Christmas Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon

 

 

 

 

 

a field guide to contemporary worship

Now available for purchase via Augsburg Fortress, A Field Guide to Contemporary Worship is a must-have guide for anyone thinking about starting a contemporary worship service, and an essential reference work for those wondering about the nuts and bolts of instrumentation, arranging, working with microphones and speakers, and much more!

A Field Guide to Contemporary WorshipWritten by a church musician and a pastor who have experienced the joys and challenges of this popular form of worship, A Field Guide to Contemporary Worship provides field-tested ideas and hints and a wealth of illustrations.

In this book you will learn how to form a worship team, how to build a repertoire, how to lead effective rehearsals, the basic of music arrangement and orchestration, how a PA system works, and how to arrange/assemble a sound system (including info on microphones and speakers).

If you've already been so kind as to purchase a copy [thanks, Mom], please make sure you take advantage of the supplementary material to the book found in the "Field Guide Extras" section. You'll find a ton of free contemporary worship resources, including a searchable index of contemporary worship songs organized by theme.

Order A Field Guide to Contemporary Worship (via Augsburg Fortress)