Perhaps that’s an overstatement, but Dylan Wilson of Bearden United Methodist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, shares some of the challenges of doing online ministry with youth and young adults in this time of social distancing. His creative work with video is bringing people into a place of participation in worship that he finds compelling. I hope you do also!
If online worship represents something revolutionary in the life of the Church, it will have to include music. Amanda Udis-Kessler talks with Steve about how her church in Colorado Springs, CO, promotes congregational singing while online.
I’m moving from one townhouse to another in the same neighborhood. It’s as much work as moving across the country! Things are changing all around us, and whenever we are going through a time of big change, is it possible to think that the small changes in life are often as difficult as the big…
Today I’m sharing a few tips for looking good on camera. These come from Julie Hagen who has done amazing work at Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church in Washington, DC. Julie has a background in broadcasting and is now a seminarian. These tips are for free; you’re welcome.
Rev. Ginger Isom is the pastor of a small-membership church in Morristown, Tennessee. Although she is a self-described “Non-Techie,” she has embraced the production process for pre-recorded services and hopes to integrate some of these elements into her church’s hybrid worship in the weeks ahead.
Rev. Rosalind Hughes is clergy in the Episcopal Church, serving a parish near Lake Erie. She describes herself as a “non-techie,” but she exemplifies the spirit of this new era in which we are all called upon to learn new skills.
Doug Miller is the media director at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church in Johnson City, Tennessee. The church had been streaming its services for years prior to the pandemic, but still decided to retool for a different kind of experience. This podcast is full of ideas.