A growing collection of over 1300 items, including words, lead sheets and full score. Our collection in- cludes everything we published in our Praise! Hymnbook in 2000, plus over 300 items we have published online since then. We continue to publish new items each year.
An annual subscription of just £10 gives you access to all the words, music and background information on each item. There is no limit to the number of downloads you can do. This is the best value licence available to pastors, service leaders and musicians for your church needs.
Our collection is a curated selection of quality and trusted psalms, hymns and songs, drawing on what is published elsewhere. We conduct a careful review of all the words as part of our editorial process, and only publish only what agrees with our doctrinal basis.
Our search engine allows you to search all items by number, key words, first lines, theme, scripture reference and authors. You can also search tunes by name and metre.
You can tag any item as a favourite and it will show up in your favourites list.
We provide a copyright management service for authors and composers, acting on their behalf to handle enquiries from other publishers.
It has been a core conviction for us that just as we read the Bible in contemporary English, so traditional hymns in archaic language should also be sensitively revised to help those who are new to church to worship God.
Increasingly, churches are rediscovering the Book of Psalms as the deepest source of spiritual truth. Our collection includes a version of every psalm, some that are close to the text.
For just £10 p/yr
‘From its inception I have always loved and supported the Praise! project and ethos. As a church leader and musician I want access to the absolute best of old and new, presented in contemporary and accessible language. Praise! is the only place that gives me all of this backed by an absolute certainty about theological rigour.’
We have found it helpful to reverently sing many well-loved hymns in modern English. It has also been refreshing to learn many new, Christ-exalting hymns.
At last some of the great old hymns are made accessible to a younger generation.
Praise! has proved to be an invaluable resource for us to use in our corporate worship, breathing fresh life into many good older hymns and bringing together some of the best modern songs of today. We warmly commend it to other churches.
As both a pastor and a musician, I am so thankful for Praise! Having easy access (particularly via the website) to a theologically rigorous set of old and new hymns in contemporary language has been such a blessing to me and those I serve.
We have enjoyed singing familiar older hymns in updated language and learning new hymns and songs, especially from the psalms. All in all it has been a great asset in our public worship.
If you would like your church to be listed here, please do contact us. We would be delighted to hear from you.
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What does my subscription cover?
Becoming a subscriber to praise.org.uk gives you unlimited access to our online catalogue of over 1300 items. You can download any item as many times as you want. Some items also come with arrangements for different instruments, or an MP3 recording of the tune.
Your subscription gives you access to our search engine, which has several search functions, including searching by word or first line, author, composer, metre, tune, Scripture reference or theme.
Your subscription also gives you access to background information about the author and, in many cases, how the hymn or song and its tune came to be written.
Your subscription is an annual subscription. If you save your payment details, your subscription will renew automatically after one year. You can update your payment details at any time via the My account tab, where you can also manage or cancel your subscription.
For just £10 p/yr