X
Live    Worship    Grow    Heal

Salt and Light: Widening Your (Streaming) Circle

We need multiple participants during worship. We rely on lectors, intercessors, preachers, celebrants, and many more for a Sunday service to go ‘just right.’  During our current season of prevention, many of us are streaming services, some even twice a day, and our congregations have grown into global communities using Facebook Live, YouTube, Instagram Live, and many more. And we still need everyone to participate.

Last week I found a wonderful tool to widen our worship circle beyond our rector leading all of Morning Prayer all alone in his living room. StreamYard.com is a web-based production studio that allows multiple participants from remote locations; all controlled through a remarkably accessible interface. This means musicians here, lectors, there, preacher over there, and celebrant elsewhere, maybe even congregations partnering for combined online worship.  Many of the features that you’d expect from a news broadcast are here from multi-frame speaker views (a la Zoom), simple transitions, banners, private text between participants, Share Screen (allowing for song lyrics, prerecorded videos, etc.), and more. I felt anxious jumping into it then, after a few tests, I felt ready for our two services on Sunday and I’m very proud of what we offered. You can handle it too.  I invite you to see what we provided at facebook.com/dunstans. If this looks like something that you’d like to offer your congregation, I’m happy to explore it with you then discover how you can to widen your worship too.

 

Boldly proclaim friends!

Greg Tuttle, St. Dunstan’s

gtuttle@stdunstans.org


by
Category: #Communications, #Evangelism, #Outreach, #Stewardship, #Sundays, #Worship & Formation, #Youth, Children, & Families

Respond to this:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Stories

Migration Missive: Dispatches from the Migrant Road
January 24, 2022

Diocesan Migration Missioner Troy Elder writes with updates from his weeklong journey through Guatemala and southern Mexico as a guest of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles and the Anglican Diocese of Guatemala.   Troy can be reached at telder@edsd.org.  Day 1:  At Long Last, Headed South It was hard to believe this day had finally come.   After nearly two […]

Message from the Public Health Taskforce
January 21, 2022

As the Covid pandemic continues, the members of our diocesan Public Health Task Force continue to meet and discuss ways to keep our communities safe, and pursue our mission in the name of Jesus Christ. We are grateful that our congregations have worked so hard on public health and safety issues for the nearly two […]

All Saints’ Vista Celebrates with Revival
January 14, 2022

All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Vista welcomed Bishop Susan Brown Snook for the first Bishop’s Visitation and Church Revival of the year. Each week Bishop Susan visits a church in the diocese. This year during the Bishop’s visit, each church is celebrating with a revival, filled with liturgical depth, testimony, prayer, and celebration—perfect for welcoming […]

View All News
Receive the latest news.

© Episcopal Diocese of San Diego 2021. All Rights Reserved.