Worship Tech Roundup

Worship Tech Roundup

As usual, this week I’ve come across a ton of great posts about the technical aspects of worship ministry. I didn’t have time to put each one into its own post, but I wanted to share them with you.

So here’s a collection of tech-related worship posts. Remember, these are just excerpts, but I strongly encourage you to click through and read each post in its entirety.

Dante Nelson lists five ways to organize your tech team more effectively:

Do you find yourself struggling to keep your church tech team organized? If so, you may need to keep things simple. One way I do this is by tying together some software and apps to create an ecosystem that everyone can access. Things like scheduling people to serve, training new recruits, and making sure everyone understands what’s going on are all important.

I wanted to share some of the ways I keep my lighting crew organized. Each team has various needs and ways of doing things, but we all can use at least a couple of things that I’m going to mention. Plus, the specific tools I mention are free to use. (Score!)

The Worship Musician posted a handy visual guide to open guitar tunings:

Your guitar’s in tune. Good. If you’re tuned to E-A-D-G-B-E, then you’re in the traditional standard guitar tuning. Great! You can play thousands of songs in this tuning. However, there are other tunings in addition to standard. And you can play thousands of songs in these tunings, too.

Andres Caamano shares a great collection of tips for buying a projector for your worship facility:

Beyond just deciding which projector or projectors have the best features, a key to deciding on what will work best for you is to have a basic grasp of what the system’s capabilities are, what you will need, and to plan beyond your immediate needs.

Calvin Roy lists six considerations to keep in mind when it’s time to buy a new mixing console:

With digital mixing consoles becoming more the norm than the exception, many churches are trying to make the decision on which way to go when upgrading. With varying needs and levels of expertise in operation, there are some obvious concerns that come up, however the appeal of available tools can be very appealing. Let’s look at 6 points to consider when upgrading to a new console.

Kendall Conner shows three new “out of the box” looks for worship slides:

Over the last few years, I’ve started seeing a few ministries moving to some more out-of-the-box methods for displaying the words to their songs. These looks make a huge impact on the look and feel of your corporate time of worship. The best part? They don’t require a lot of experience or time to make happen at your church…

Here are three looks that will take your worship lyrics to the next level…

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