Choosing hymns for a funeral can be quite tricky if you don't attend church regularly, and according to statistics from the Church of England, that includes most of us these days.
Only 1.1 million people in the UK attend a CofE church each week, while 69% of the UK population would say that they are Christians.
So it comes as no surprise that many people organising funerals don't have experience of singing hymns apart from the odd wedding or school concert.
So, how do you choose hymns that say what you wish to express, yet can also be sung by the guests at the funeral regardless of age? Here's our top five funeral hymn tips:
And if you want a singer to help lead the hymns, that's what we do; give us a call on 01252 511 762.
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