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Overcoming Acoustic Challenges

  In houses of worship, audio clarity is essential for community and connection. To engage with the message, the congregation must hear both speech and music clearly. However, worship environments often face unique acoustic challenges due to design considerations of the buildings themselves. Many sanctuaries are designed to impart a sense of awe, with high

Achieve Your Hybrid Worship Goals with a Connected Ecosystem of AV Tech

  While there was a time when hybrid worship appeared temporary, 81% of churches now say they will continue offering services in a hybrid format for the foreseeable future. Expanding both in-person and remote attendance levels can be challenging. Growing both audiences centers on creating an engaging worship service and building a sense of community

Christ Community Church Elevates Worship Experience with Lighting Upgrade

  One of five Christ Community campuses in the greater Chicago area, Christ Community’s St. Charles/South Elgin location recently received a key lighting and house lighting upgrade of Elation Professional Fuze Profile and Fuze Pendant fixtures. The new lighting system offers the church greater flexibility in creating lighting atmospheres while adding an immersive element to

Outdoor Staging: Gathering in Total Peace of Mind

  Outdoor celebrations provide a refreshing change of scenery from the usual indoor church setting. Nature’s beauty can enhance the spiritual experience by creating a relaxed and serene atmosphere. Outdoor venues often provide more space, allowing for larger congregations to gather without feeling cramped. This can be especially beneficial for special events or holidays that

10 Biggest Mistakes Made by Church Sound Technicians

  By Paul Wilkinson Another lifetime ago, I worked extensively with both live auditorium sound and mixing in a recording studio or television studio environment. I wrote articles to try to make that world a better place. Years and years later, I am amazed that these 10 rules still apply! Failing to set the monitor

Hope Church Upgrades Audio Worship Experience

  Hope Church recently collaborated with Diversified Systems and HARMAN Professional Solutions to update its sound system with a state-of-the-art JBL Professional audio solution. Founded in 1988, Hope Church is located in the Memphis suburb of Cordova and is a member of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Although Hope Church already had a robust JBL VTX

Immersive Displays Can Bring Your Congregation Closer Together

  By Kevin Christopherson Over the last few years, technology has become a progressively important player in houses of worship, changing the methods of interactivity in religious ceremonies and programs. Video displays, including dvLEDs, projectors and interactive boards are playing an important role in offering new opportunities to engage congregants and enhance the overall worship

Advances in Multimedia Technology

  By Jim Bask As a value-added reseller of video production and live streaming equipment, we have been providing production tools to houses of worship for almost 30 years…just a bit longer than Religious Product News has been your go-to resource. I am happy to write about how much church AV has changed in the

Victory Church Engages the World

  For Victory Church in Westminster, Colorado, entering the live-stream world was something that they aimed to achieve within the next few years, but when the pandemic struck, it was a shift that they needed to make within a few weeks. With a limited budget and requirements for wireless capabilities, Pliant Technologies’ MicroCom XR digital

Our Best Tips for Outdoor and Drive-In Worship Services

  Parking lot services. Drive-through worship. Whatever you call it, these outdoor events that largely started during the pandemic have stuck around, due to their popularity with worshippers. With the weather warming up, you’re probably ready to take Sunday mornings back outside. Use a Mobile Stage While simple outdoor services can be held in drive-in