Celebrating Independence Day with Worship: A Diverse Setlist for Your Church

Editorial Team
Celebrating Independence Day with Worship

This Sunday, as we approach Independence Day, many churches across the nation will be guiding congregants through classic patriotic songs. These timeless hymns and contemporary worship songs remind us of our blessings and freedoms. Songs like Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA” and Chris Tomlin’s “America” will echo in sanctuaries, blending patriotic fervor with heartfelt worship.

We’ve compiled a diverse list of songs for your worship setlist, perfect for celebrating this special day. Will any of these make it to your setlist? Let us know in the comments below – we’d love to hear from you!

Recommended Worship Songs for Independence Day

  1. “How Great Thou Art” – Shane & Shane
  2. “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” – Matt Boswell
  3. “America the Beautiful” – Don Chapman
  4. “Let Freedom Ring” – Dennis Jernigan
  5. “My Country Tis of Thee” – Don Chapman
  6. “Lay It All Down (At The Feet Of Jesus)” – Will Reagan / United Pursuit
  7. “It Is Well With My Soul” – Matt Redman
  8. “My World Needs You” – Kirk Franklin
  9. “O God Our Help In Ages Past” – Charles Billingsley
  10. “My America (I Still Believe)” – Danny Gokey
  11. “God Shed Your Grace On Us” – Dennis Jernigan
  12. “Battle Belongs” – Phil Wickham
  13. “Freedom Looks Good On You” – Maverick City Music, Israel Houghton
  14. “Alive & Breathing” – Matt Maher
  15. “Freedom All Around” – SEU Worship
  16. “Found My Freedom” – I Am They, Matthew West
  17. “Freedom” – Jesus Culture, Kim Walker-Smith
  18. “Heal Our Land” – Saddleback Worship
  19. “I’m Going Free” – Vertical Worship
  20. “Set Free” – Passion, Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman
  21. “Freedom is Here” – Hillsong United
  22. “In Christ Alone” – Passion, Kristian Stanfill
  23. “Your Grace Is Enough” – Chris Tomlin
  24. “This Is My Song” – Lloyd Stone
  25. “America” – Chris Tomlin

About the 4th of July

Independence Day, celebrated on the 4th of July, commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, marking America’s independence from England. While it is fundamentally a secular and political event, it also provides an opportunity for communities to come together in celebration. For churches, it’s a time to reflect on the spiritual freedom we have in Christ and to offer prayers for our nation’s leaders and people.

Join the Conversation

Are any of these songs in your worship setlist for Independence Day? How does your church celebrate this occasion? Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments below. We look forward to hearing from you!

May your worship be filled with the spirit of freedom and gratitude.

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