Modern Christmas Favorites
Last Updated: September 27, 2023
Planning for Christmas-themed services is just 'round the corner and we want you to have the best Christmas songs and hymns in a variety of traditional, modern, and contemporary arrangements. With a variety of different resources to support your worship band, choir, or orchestra, these are some of the best worship songs for the Christmas season.
Christmas is such a unique season for the church. For some reason, the world seems open to hearing the gospel through song. We sing many of the same songs over and over every year but always looking for something fresh. Here is a list of the most popular worship songs for Christmas right at this moment. Keep an eye on this list, because it gets updated every day, right up until Christmas!
After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.…” On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped Him. Then they opened their treasures and presented Him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. (Matthew 2:1-2,11). Download chord charts, lead sheets, orchestrations, and audio tracks of songs and hymns for the Christmas season.
The baby who was born in the manger in Bethlehem, the young man who grew up in a carpentry shop in Nazareth, and the man who died on the cross in Jerusalem are one and the same. This is Jesus, the light of the world. Jesus is the sun of justice and the bright morning star. He is the light that illuminates humanity—for humanity, with all its wisdom, is cradled in darkness. Jesus says, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life” (John 8:12). Download chord charts, vocal sheets, orchestrations and more!
This never-ending balance of humanity and eternity. Of flesh and spiritual. But He arrived some 2,000 years ago, to disturb what we all knew and provide a path of peace, love, and understanding. His arrival remains. His presence has not dissipated. And His exit won't be announced. What an entrance to the coming of Christ. Download chord charts, lead sheets, orchestrations, and audio tracks of songs and hymns for the Christmas season.
So the angels said to the shepherds, "Fear not, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be to all people, for unto you is born this day, in the city of David, a Savior which is Christ the Lord" (Luke 2:11). And His name shall be called: "Wonderful, Counselor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace" (Isaiah 9:11). Find charts and sheet music of songs & hymns on this Christmas theme and season.
Bethlehem was small, but God often uses the little things of life to work out his plans. A great ruler from tiny Bethlehem was promised in Micah 5:2. Matthew 2:6 emphasizes Beth­le­hem's importance, declaring, “You, Bethlehem . . . are by no means least among the ­rulers of Judah.” Find other Christmas songs and hymns on the theme of advent and the coming of Jesus.
Worship Anthems are powerful and moving pieces of music that celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. These anthems are typically performed by your choirs and feature lyrics that reflect the Christmas season's joy, hope, love, and peace. From traditional carols to contemporary compositions, these choral worship anthems capture the spirit of Christmas and inspire your congregation in song. Find more Christmas music here.
In the fall and winter, different Christmas worship songs will begin to trend and top the charts here at PraiseCharts. While we love watching the race that this becomes, the best part is seeing the conclusion. And here it is, these are the top 100 Christmas worship songs so far for 2023.
Through the fall and into the winter, different Christmas worship songs will begin to trend and top the charts here at PraiseCharts. While we love watching the race that this becomes, the best part is seeing the conclusion. And here it is, these are the top 100 Christmas worship songs so far for the year.
Find the best Christian Christmas songs and hymns based on the theme of kingship. Download the chord charts, piano sheets, lyrics, vocal sheets, choral arrangements, orchestrations, patches, and multitracks, to best serve your worship ministry during the Christmas season.