Wedding Hymns

140+ Beautiful Wedding Hymns to Bring Spiritual Bliss to Your Big Day

Are you dreaming of a wedding ceremony surrounded by your favorite people while beautiful wedding hymns fill the air?

Well, you’re in luck! We have rounded up and collected some of the most lovely and inspiring hymnal classics that were carefully selected to enhance the spiritual bliss of your special day!

Get ready to be swept away by amazing favorites from simpler times as we explore 140+ beautiful wedding hymns for when it’s time to walk down the aisle.

Traditional Wedding Hymns

Traditional Wedding Hymns

Wedding season – the time of year when love is in the air and the sound of church bells can be heard everywhere. And what’s a wedding without a song to set the mood?

Our selection of traditional wedding hymns will have you and your guests singing in harmony in no time. From the classic “Oh Happy Day” to the soulful melody of “Amazing Grace”, these hymns will bring a touch of elegance and sentimentality to your special day.

So get ready to belt out those high notes and celebrate your love with these timeless tunes.

  1. One More Step Along the World I Go Leaving School Song – Centre of Sound
  2. As I Kneel Before You – John Keys
  3. Hail Redeemer, King Divine! – Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Choir
  4. Give Me Oil In My Lamp – The Ovation Chorale
  5. Great Is Thy Faithfulness – The Majesty And Glory Performers
  6. Lord of all hopefulness (Slane) – Traditional Irish
  7. The Grace of Life Is Theirs (Darwall’s 148th) – John Keys
  8. Fill your hearts with joy and gladness – Sarah Quartel
  9. Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven (Praise My Soul) – Glenn Goss
  10. Lord and Lover of Creation (Westminster Abbey) – John Keys
  11. All Things Bright and Beautiful (arr. Richard Wilberforce) – William Henry Monk
  12. Make Me a Channel of Your Peace – Sebastian Temple
  13. Be Thou My Vision – Trad. Irish
  14. As Man and Woman We Were Made (Sussex Carol) – John Keys
  15. Tell out, My Soul – Ely Cathedral Choir
  16. Make Me a Channel of Your Peace (Arr. Betty Pulkingham) – Sebastian Temple
  17. Give Me Joy in My Heart (Sing Hosanna) – Sound of Worship
  18. Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer – Ely Cathedral Choir
  19. Morning Has Broken – The Choir of Marlborough College Chapel
  20. Bind Us Together, Lord – Sound of Worship
  21. Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer – Hughes
  22. Come to a Wedding (Bunessan) [Instrumental Version] – John Keys
  23. Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation (Hast du denn, Jesu) – Stralsund Gesangbuch
  24. Be Still for the Presence of the Lord – Schola of St Peter & St John
  25. Ave Maria, Op. 52 No. 6, D. 839 (Arr. for Soprano, Harp & Chorus) – The Cathedral Singers
  26. You Are Mine – David Haas
  27. Be Not Afraid – John Michael Talbot
  28. Here Is Love, Vast As The Ocean – Swansea Gospel Male Voice Choir
  29. Praise to the Lord, The Almighty – Chris Springer
  30. Great is Thy Faithfulness – Discovery Singers
  31. In Christ Alone – Stuart Townend
  32. Oh Happy Day – Soweto Gospel Choir
  33. Sing to the Lord – C. Hubert
  34. For the Beauty of the Earth – Andrey Jackson
  35. Now Thank We All Our God – J. Crüger
  36. Lord of the Dance – Salisbury Cathedral Choir
  37. Amazing Grace – Traditional
  38. I danced in the morning – Traditional
  39. Lord of All Hopefulness – Ely Cathedral Choir
  40. How Great Thou Art – Traditional
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Classical Music for Wedding Hymns

Classical Wedding Hymns

Classical music has stood the test of time for a reason – it’s elegant, timeless, and oh so romantic.

Picture walking down the aisle to the sweet sound of Bach’s “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” or exchanging vows to the sweeping melody of Pachelbel’s “Canon in D.” Trust us, your guests will be wiping tears of joy from their eyes before the night is through.

Here are our top recommendations for Classical Wedding Hymn Music:

  1. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Incidental Music, Op. 61, MWV M 13 – Felix Mendelssohn
  2. Be Still for the Presence of the Lord – Kathryn Crosweller
  3. Solomon HWV 67 / Act 3: 42. Sinfonia: The Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba – George Frideric Handel
  4. Unchained Melody – Alex North
  5. The Lord’s My Shepherd – Stoneleigh Worship Band
  6. Salut d’amour, Op. 12 – Edward Elgar
  7. Shine Jesus Shine – HeartCry Worship
  8. Lohengrin, WWV 75: Prelude to Act III – Richard Wagner
  9. Water Music Suite No. 2 in D Major, HWV 349: 2. Alla Hornpipe (Arr. Peasgood) – George Frideric Handel
  10. Exsultate, jubilate, K.165: 4. Alleluia – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  11. Lord Of Earth And All Creation (Arr. Michael Leighton Jones And Christopher Gower) – Henry Purcell
  12. Organ Symphony No. 5, Op. 42 No. 1: 5. Toccata. Allegro – Charles-Marie Widor
  13. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (Arr. Piano by Kempff) – Johann Sebastian Bach
  14. Chapel Of Love – The Dixie Cups
  15. When I Survey The Wondrous Cross – Glenn Miller
  16. All People That on Earth Do Dwell – Norwich Cathedral Choir
  17. Shine Jesus Shine – Graham Kendrick
  18. Christ is Made the Sure Foundation – Henry Purcell
  19. Canon and Gigue for Three Violins and Continuo in D Major: Canon – Johann Pachelbel

Instrumental Wedding Hymns

Weddings are a time for romance, bliss, and music. But let’s face it, not everyone has the vocal cords of an angel or can keep a tune for that matter.

Luckily, we have a solution for those who fear they might be the tone-deaf guest that ruins the moment. Instrumental wedding hymns make for a classical and timeless addition to any ceremony. No need to worry about hitting that high note or making sure your karaoke skills are up to par.

With instrumental music, all you have to do is sit back, relax, and let the music do the talking (or rather, the playing). So go ahead and give your vocals a break, let the instruments serenade you on your special day.

  1. Be Thou My Vision – Bow and Ivory
  2. Praise My Soul the King of Heaven – H F Lyte
  3. What a Friend We Have In Jesus – Eric Wyse
  4. My Jesus I Love Thee – Forrest Wakeman
  5. There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood – Hymns on Piano
  6. ‘Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus – Eric Wyse
  7. To God Be The Glory – The Sheffield Celebration Choir
  8. Grace Greater Than Our Sin (Marvelous Grace of Our Loving Lord) – Hymns on Piano
  9. Great Is Thy Faithfulness – Forrest Wakeman
  10. The Lord’s My Shepherd (Arr. William Baird Ross And Michael Leighton Jones) – Jessie Seymor Irvine
  11. It Is Well – Chris Springer
  12. Amazing Grace – Bow and Ivory
  13. All Hail the Power – Bow and Ivory
  14. Maria’s Theme – George Skaroulis

Pop and Rock Wedding Hymns

Some couples have a beautiful love story that could make the hardest of hearts melt. But for many of us, our love story is more of a quirky sitcom than a romantic drama.

So, why not embrace the unapologetic quirkiness of your love by choosing some Pop/Rock Wedding Hymns for your big day? Not only will your guests appreciate a break from the traditional “here comes the bride” routine, but they’ll also be able to jam out to some of their favorite tunes.

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Whether you’re into classic rock ballads or modern-day pop hits, there’s a perfect wedding hymn out there for every couple. So, let’s rock down the aisle, shall we?

  1. Great Is Thy Faithfulness – Anthem Lights
  2. Here Comes The Sun – Colbie Caillat
  3. Marvin Gaye (feat. Meghan Trainor) – Charlie Puth
  4. Winter – Joshua Radin
  5. You Are My Sunshine – Jasmine Thompson
  6. The Closest Thing to Crazy – Katie Melua
  7. Shallow – Lady Gaga
  8. I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
  9. Bubbly – Colbie Caillat
  10. And Can It Be – Trinity Church
  11. Perfect – Ed Sheeran
  12. (Everything I Do) I Do It For You – Bryan Adams
  13. I’d Rather Be With You [Radio Edit] – Joshua Radin
  14. Over And Over Again – Nathan Sykes
  15. A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
  16. Time After Time – Eva Cassidy
  17. Fields Of Gold – Eva Cassidy
  18. Rewrite The Stars – Justin Noble Paul
  19. Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur
  20. Songbird – Eva Cassidy
  21. Over The Rainbow – Eva Cassidy
  22. Read All About It, Pt. III – Emeli Sandé
  23. /Back For Good – Take That
  24. Greatest Day – Take That
  25. I Got You Babe – UB40
  26. For You – Alexandra Tamposi
  27. He Who Would Valiant Be – The Choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge
  28. Eternal Flame – The Bangles
  29. Can You Feel The Love Tonight – Elton John

Soul, Jazz, and R&B Wedding Hymns

Jazz Wedding Hymns

Looking for wedding hymns that will make your big day soulful, jazzy, and R&B-licious? Look no further! We’ve got the perfect collection of wedding hymns that’ll give your reception that extra groove it needs to keep your guests on their feet all night long.

Imagine walking down the aisle while a smooth saxophone solo fills the air, or dancing with your partner to a sultry R&B love ballad. You might even forget you’re at a wedding and think you’re at a jazz club! So get ready to snap your fingers and tap your toes because these hymns are bound to make your wedding a hit!

  1. Ave Maria – Leona Lewis
  2. All Of Me – Tobias Gad
  3. Who’s Lovin’ You – The Jackson 5
  4. Yesterday – Leona Lewis
  5. Footprints in the Sand – Leona Lewis
  6. You Make It Real – James Morrison
  7. Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
  8. Tears and Rain – James Blunt
  9. If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time – R. Kelly

Nostalgia, Folk, and Country Wedding Hymns

Get ready to bust out your cowboy boots and grab your partner ’cause we’re talkin’ about the best nostalgia/folk/country wedding hymns!

These tunes are sure to transport you back to simpler times when life was all about good ole’ fashioned love and livin’ off the land. Whether you’re looking for a slow, romantic ballad or an upbeat, toe-tappin’ jam, these genres have got you covered.

  1. Moon River – Henry Mancini
  2. I Got You Babe – Sonny & Cher
  3. No One Ever Tells You – Frank Sinatra
  4. The Way We Were – Marvin Hamlisch
  5. Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee – Collin Raye
  6. The Older I Get – Clanna
  7. One More Step Along the World I Go – Daniel Shiells

Contemporary Christian Wedding Hymn Music

Looking for a way to intertwine your love for God and your love for your partner on your big day? Look no further than Contemporary Christian Music Wedding Hymns!

These modern tunes will have you and your guests dancing down the aisle (okay, maybe just swaying, but you get the point), while not having to worry about your grandmother giving you the side-eye for having too modern of a wedding, because these hymns still have a solid foundation in faith.

  1. Here I Am To Worship Light Of The World – Various Artists
  2. Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing – Sufjan Stevens
  3. How Great Thou Art – York Minster Choir
  4. At the Name of Jesus – Marlborough College Chapel Choir
  5. How Deep The Father’s Love For Us – Selah
  6. Here I Am Lord – Kathryn Crosweller
  7. Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus (Amazing Grace) [Instrumental] – Shane & Shane
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British Wedding Hymn Music

Get ready to raise the roof with our top picks for the best British wedding hymns! Whether you’re tying the knot in a traditional church ceremony or opting for a more laid-back affair, these songs are guaranteed to get your guests swaying and singing along.

From classic favorites like “Jerusalem” and “All Things Bright and Beautiful” to more modern tunes like “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling,” our selection has something for everyone. So grab your dancing shoes, warm up those vocal cords, and get ready to add some serious charm to your big day!

  1. Main Theme (From “Ladies in Lavender”) – Nigel Hess
  2. I Vow to Thee My Country – The Oxford Trinity Choir
  3. Jerusalem – The Oxford Trinity Choir
  4. All Things Bright And Beautiful – St. Michael’s Singers
  5. Be Thou My Vision – The Choir of St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral
  6. Be still, for the presence of the Lord – Huddersfield Choral Society
  7. Morning has broken – Huddersfield Choral Society
  8. Lead Us, Heavenly Father, Lead Us – Sheffield Cathedral Choir
  9. Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Blaenwern) – William Rowlands
  10. The Way You Look Tonight – Gerry & The Pacemakers
  11. You’ll Never Walk Alone – Gerry & The Pacemakers
  12. Morning Has Broken (New Release) (with Diana Krall) – Art Garfunkel
  13. The King of Love My Shepherd Is – Choir of The King’s School
  14. The King of love my shepherd is – J.B. Dykes
  15. O Praise Ye The Lord – Hubert Parry
  16. Parry: Dear Lord and Father of Mankind – Hubert Parry
  17. O Worship The King – William Croft
  18. Jerusalem – Hubert Parry


The beauty and simplicity of wedding hymns can bring great joy to both bride and groom, as well as all their guests. From the sweet and sentimental to the joyful and lively, there’s something for everyone!

As you search for the perfect hymns for your special day, remember that these songs will be an everlasting part of your wedding celebration. May these hymns give you blessed memories to look back on now and in years to come.

Whether it’s traditional love songs or upbeat tunes, they will surely fill your day with love, hope and blissful happiness. So don’t forget a couple of those gorgeous hymns when you’re putting together your wedding ceremony – they will definitely make your big day spectacular!

Ana Medea