Jump directly to the Content

Audio/Visual Tips for Engaging Worship

Read an excerpt from our latest resource.

This week's new resource, Building Blocks of an A/V Ministry, includes six training articles to equip your church's technicians. Below is an excerpt from the first article.

Learn the effects of lighting.

The visual tech team handles lighting, media, video, and other auxiliary tools. The goal of the visual team is to illuminate and make a vision clear. Front lighting is the first step in illuminating the stage areas, up-front persons, art designs, and/or fixtures. Back stage lighting is responsible for adding contrast, depth, and dimension for space. There are wide varieties in stage lighting from PAR cans, Pars, Fresnels, Ellipsoidals, and Intelligent lighting. Light operators use multiple light sources to draw the congregation in, as they bring specific stage features out.

Color lights can dramatically change the mood of the room. Warm colors, such as red, yellow, and orange, move toward the audience, conveying notions of intimacy, sunshine, and energy. Cool colors–blue, green, purple–move ...

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe to Christianity Today magazine. Subscribers have full digital access to CT Pastors articles.

May/June
Support Our Work

Subscribe to CT for less than $4.25/month

Homepage Subscription Panel

Read These Next

From the Magazine
They Might Be Giants. (Or Angels. Or Superhuman Devils.)
They Might Be Giants. (Or Angels. Or Superhuman Devils.)
Who, or what, are the Nephilim? We don’t know—and maybe we don’t need to.
Editor's Pick
Why Suffering Belongs in Our Sermons
Interview
Why Suffering Belongs in Our Sermons
Matthew D. Kim believes addressing pain is part of a preacher’s calling.
close