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Civil / Church Ceremony Short Sample List

Processional / Entrance

  • The First Time I ever saw your face – on my site
  • Canon in D
  • Bridal March
  • Somewhere out there
  • Songbird – Eva Cassidy
  • Somewhere over the rainbow – Hawaii version
  • Footprints in the sand
  • In a country churchyard
  • Scarborough Fair

Lighting of single candles

  • Instrumental music of your choice (this is only about 30 seconds)
  • What a wonderful world
  • With or Without you

Responsorial Psalm Offertory

  • Be not afraid
  • Only in God – Traditional Hymn
  • Down in the river to pray
  • I will follow him – Gospel Hymn
  • I watch the sunrise – Traditional Hymn
  • Eagles Wings His eye is on the sparrow
  • Amazing Grace – Traditional Hymn
  • Be still my soul – on my site
  • Ag Criost an Siol – Traditional Hymn
  • You raise me up – Josh Groban

Communion

  • You Raise me up
  • Fields of gold
  • Ave Maria – Schubert
  • Thank you my lord
  • I simply live for you

Signing of the register

  • Time After Time
  • Come away with me – Norah Jones
  • Take my breath away – Eva Cassidy
  • Sweet sixteen – The Fureys
  • Grace – Jim McCann
  • Heaven – Brian Adams
  • Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
  • Have I told you lately that I love you – Van Morrison
  • Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley

Recessional

  • ​Some one like you – Adele
  • One – U2
  • Woman – John Lennon
  • The A Team – Ed Sheeran
  • With or Without you -U2
  • How to Save a Life – The Fray
  • In My Life – The Beatles

Some Christmas Songs

  • O Holy night
  • Silent night
  • Jesus what a wonderful child
  • Have yourself a merry little Christmas
  • We’re walking in the air (The Snowman)
  • O’Come all ye faithful
  • All I want for Christmas is you