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Meal Sign-ups and More with Online Tools

Meal Sign-ups and More with Online Tools | Media For Churches | Scoop.it

Utilize the power of the internet when you need to harness the power of your PEOPLE to help care for your families with Care Calendar or MealTrain. You ask people to sign up for meals and other help to families in a crisis with a link. They respond.


You can change the dynamics of these labor-intensive organizing efforts with these online tools and spend more time taking care of people, and encouraging others to take care of people, too.

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After Christmas Is A Perfect Sermon Intro

After Christmas Is A Perfect Sermon Intro | Media For Churches | Scoop.it

Igniter Media just brought out the perfect little conversation starter for the After-Christmas let-down/clean-up woes. It’s called After Christmas, appropriately. It isn’t narrated, but I’m liking it anyway!


The slow pans during the first 3/4ths of this under-2 minute video are gorgeous as they scan slowly over the Christmas discards. It puts the questions many people are facing right out there in the questions it asks. “After the traditions and festivities have run their course, what’s left of your Christmas?”

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4 Christmas Video Stars for 2011

4 Christmas Video Stars for 2011 | Media For Churches | Scoop.it

Everyone has an opinion, and here are mine for the new Christmas videos this year. I gauge videos through the glasses of how they’ll work for our church first – I look for them to have cross-cultural, multi-generational appeal. I want them to move quickly enough not to bore anyone, and to engage both the ears and the eyes of our congregation with the message while speaking to their hearts. Then I engage in my own guilty pleasure of appreciating the creative touches.


There are videos from previous years that aren’t even being considered on this list. Maybe next year I’ll start the Christmas season with a “Classics” list.


Here are my picks for the best New Christmas Videos for 2011...

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Sunday Media: Now Show Us Yours!

Sunday Media: Now Show Us Yours! | Media For Churches | Scoop.it

We also used two loops during worship, recolored in ProPresenter: Wonderstruck by Church Motion Graphics (via Worship House Media) and the very cool new free loop from ChurchMotionGraphics, Grunge Fire. It was an unplugged worship, so both of these subtle loops were perfect.


Now show us what you used this week at church!

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Changing the World in HIS Name

Changing the World in HIS Name | Media For Churches | Scoop.it

I find the year-round work of a number of efforts on behalf of bettering the communities of people in Jesus’ name some of the most inspiring things ever.


Here are a few excellent efforts which are serving the physical needs of people and sharing God’s love with them as they work side by side.

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Church Headlines Around The Web

Church Headlines Around The Web | Media For Churches | Scoop.it

Interesting tidbits, give-aways, tutorials, tech tips, and team-building inspirations fill the ChurchMedia Around The Web newsfeed.


Updated daily, M-F

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