5 Reasons House of Worship Audio Video Upgrades Fail

  By Russ Thompson I have had the pleasure lately to work with quite a few houses of worship in successfully upgrading technology and enhancing the worship service experience for their members. It has been great to get out and meet some awesome people, and I always enjoy learning about the variety in worship experiences

DPA Mics Provide Accurate, Intelligible Sound for Churchgoers Watching from Home

  When faced with shelter-in-place regulations amid the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, Westminster Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, Delaware, like many churches around the world, decided to shift from in-person gatherings on Sundays to recorded services so churchgoers could watch from home. The initial offerings relied on existing audio and video equipment, which was more

Achieving Online Church Engagement

  By Stephanie Leathe It’s easy to watch church online. Actually getting viewers to engage…that’s the hard part. As a culture, with the abundance of resources and content at our fingertips, we have become gifted consumers. It is incredibly easy to access anything and everything from recipes to virtual museum tours. In the last 18

Clearly Hearing the Word

  By John Calder In the beginning was the Word… It was followed many years later by the realization that room acoustics affect listeners’ ability to clearly hear spoken words. Houses of worship have progressed over many centuries from caves to cathedrals, from small groups to mega-churches, all in the service of the spoken word.

Saint Thomas Church Embraces Livestreaming Technology to Bring Community and Worship Together

  By Jim Wickizer Working to expand its online offerings beyond audio webcast, Saint Thomas Church in New York, New York, began filming video recordings of its services with a one-man video team for its extensive religious community. The original webcast production process ended up being a laborious and time-intensive endeavor, taking up to 15

Considering Wireless Mics for Your Worship Facility

  By Doug Kliever If you’re considering a wireless mic system, current solutions offer more functionality and performance than just a few years ago. Have you held off getting new microphones over the past year to see how your needs would evolve in a shifting worship environment? There’s no better time than now to start

Just Add Power Helps Illinois Church Spread the Word to an Expanding Community

  Just Add Power, a leader in video-over-IP distribution, has announced that its Ultra HD over IP system has been installed at the new Light of Christ Lutheran Church (LOC) Worship Center in Algonquin, Illinois. Just Add Software, a developer of configuration and control solutions for the Just Add Power platform, utilized the system to

LED Lighting Enhances Your Worship Services and Your Bottom Line

  By Jeff Carey LED lighting has become a focal point of the visual aspect of churches, along with the benefits of energy and maintenance savings. Many churches are now open seven days a week, and effective LED lighting projects can offset a good portion of these costs. Enhancing the worship experience has become a

How To Get Started with IP-Focused Live Video Production

  By Will Waters The benefits of live video production in the House of Worship world were recently outlined in an article looking at the work of Bidwell Presbyterian Church in Chico, California. Live video helps worship teams widen the borders of their congregation, reach new members, increase participation, and improve the vibrancy of the

4 Steps to Establish Vision in Your Worship Team

  By Willy Counts It’s no surprise that the Worldwide Church is transitioning the way that they approach church as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, or “these unprecedented times.” Local churches everywhere are in need of strategies to help them understand what works and what doesn’t work post-COVID. If you need a strategy that

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