001: Worshiping Online: Curating the Worship Experience Virtually
Online worship has become more prevalent than ever in today’s church environment. Ministers of music, singers, musicians and worship leaders must be in harmony to help create the right worship experience. This session will underscore the importance of music in enhancing the worship experience online.
002: Beyond the Church Walls: Launching an Online Campus
With streamed services, online classes, live chats, dedicated online pastors and a host of other resources, today’s online church offerings have become their own campuses. But how does one get started? This workshop will teach practical strategies for launching a thriving online campus, explain the components required to build one and address common mistakes to avoid when you’re getting started. This is one you don’t want to miss – it’s filled with innovative ideas and advice.
003: Livestreaming on a Budget
Virtual church and the use of live streaming platforms has become the new normal for most congregations. But moving from a physical building to an online platform can feel daunting, particularly for churches that may lack the budget or may not have learned how to execute a live, virtual production. The good news is that launching a livestream can be achieved with any budget. This workshop addresses budget options and solutions for how churches can get started right away.
004: Hosting Virtual Events
Virtual platforms boast an undeniable benefit for churches, reaching people worldwide and yielding easy access to a host of options ranging from online conferences and workshops to dynamic praise and music worship services. But how do you plan it? What technology and virtual platforms should you use? How do you ensure attendees are engaged throughout the event? This session provides answers to these questions and offers overall strategic advice for creating a memorable, engagement-driven, user-friendly online experience time and time again.
005: Worship & Production
Plenty of thought, collaboration and strategic planning go into producing a virtual worship service. This workshop shares excellent tools and tips for achieving effective sound quality, lighting, angles, virtual choirs, direction, production and more. It is jammed packed with helpful strategies that will excite and inspire you to greatness with your own virtual production.
006: Think Digital!: Social Media and Digital Marketing
While social media does play a critical role in helping you reach the masses with your message, it’s not the only component of an effective digital strategy. During this session, you will learn to take your digital marketing campaigns beyond just posting on social media by integrating paid advertising, email marketing, website and search engine optimization and more.
007: Discipling Globally
Building a spiritual online community that truly transforms lives and reaches souls, hinges on creating a space where people feel they belong and are cared for. The speaker for this workshop is an online campus pastor who in just six months of launching the campus ministry at FBCG has witnessed at least 500 members join from locations all across the world – a powerful testimony of transforming lives online! She’ll share during this session how it’s done, what the role of an online pastor entails, how to conduct virtual baptisms, other ordinances and rites online and so much more.
008: IT Security: Church Edition
Cybersecurity is an absolute must-have for churches and other organizations in today’s digital age. Whether it’s storing the personal and financial information of their members or for other purposes, churches are using technology in a number of ways, and hackers are tempted to find ways to steal this content. This workshop sheds light on the latest threats and security protocols and teaches security measures on how to secure your enterprise, no matter the size of your budget.
009: Zoom 101: Mastering Zoom for Churches
Thanks to Zoom and a host of other digital platforms, churches are now able to stay connected in new and innovative ways. This workshop focuses on the Zoom user experience. Session hosts will unpack tools to teach participants how to develop programming and front-end experience. A Zoom master will also be on hand to share valuable tips and tricks!