4 Ways to Transform Your Christmas Environments

Be it a special Christmas program or simply the Christmas Eve service, you have a great opportunity to make a visual environment that helps them get caught up in the real Christmas Story.

4 Ways to Transform Your Christmas Environments
From snow to candles, the smells of hot chocolate and the candy canes that sit in stockings, the thing that makes the Christmas season so special is its immersive ability to surround your senses.

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4 Ways to Transform Your Christmas Environments

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With Christmas a couple of months away, I wanted to explore a few ways that you can use creativity and visuals to transform your environments and help make this season the most impactful Christmas season ever!

The thing that makes the Christmas season so special is its immersive ability to surround your senses.

It seems that Christmas is one of those rare moments in the church calendar, where more unchurched people seem to make their way to church. Be it a special Christmas program or simply the Christmas Eve service, you have a great opportunity to make a visual environment that helps them get caught up in the real Christmas Story.

From snow to candles, the smells of hot chocolate and the candy canes that sit in stockings, the thing that makes the Christmas season so special is its immersive ability to surround your senses.

All of your senses.

Here are a few ways to transform Christmas and make it immersive this Christmas:

The four examples, with further detail about each, are shown in the following slideshow and include:

1) Using a large screen showing snow falling as part of the background, to bring that realistic look indoors.

2) Showing the image of the manger, the place of Jesus’ birth, whether during a Christmas concert or during a Christmas eve service.

3) Look to expand your immersive environment, even outside, or inside your lobby.

4) Work to incorporate projection as an element in your set design.




More About Luke McElroy
Luke McElroy is the founder and visionary behind Orange Thread Media, the parent company to Orange Thread Live Events, TripleWide Media and SALT Conferences. Beyond his ability to cast vision for creativity in live events and worship environments, he’s passionate about mentoring, leadership and teamwork. Luke got his start in creative arts as a content producer creating animations for live events and worship services around the world. Some of the work he and his team created have been used by American Idol, Blake Shelton, Atlanta Falcons, and thousands of churches around the entire world.
Get in Touch: luke@orangethreadmedia.com    More by Luke McElroy

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Worship Facilities Magazine, March-April 2018
The March-April 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about how to prepare, prevent and respond to church violence, a look into what church management software can do for your church community, and a piece on how a once popular nightclub venue was transitioned to become Shoreline Church's new home.


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