Florida Church Revamps Worship/Gym Space With elektraLite
By TD Staff · April 30, 2015 • Houses of Worship are typically the cultural centers for congregants of all ages and their families, and, as such, facilities often need to accommodate multiple purposes beyond simply hosting worship and prayer services.
Why Stage Lighting is Important to Your Worship Facility
By Lauren Campbell · March 30, 2015 • Stage lighting is something ministries cannot pass over if they want to have an effective setup for their worship stage. It will help enhance the experience the audience receives in many ways.
What You Need To Know About Stage Lighting
By Lauren Campbell · March 18, 2015 • In order to have proper stage lighting for your ministry, you need to have 4 specific parts in order for it to all to come together. Click to read how to make your service better for your attendees.
Centennial Covenant Church Gets New Lighting With Help From Phillips
By TD Staff · March 17, 2015 • The Centennial Covenant Church, founded in the 1980's, holds two services every Sunday and knew they needed to upgrade their lighting design. With help from the MH Companies and Phillips, they were able to add more color to enhance their services.
The Pastor’s Guide to Lighting
By Jim Kumorek · January 12, 2015 • How lighting (both good and bad!) affects your church services.
Jands Vista I3 Provides Volunteer-Friendly & Powerful Control Solution for Florida’s Tomoka Church
By TD Staff · November 12, 2014 • Central Florida’s Tomoka Christian Church has upgraded to a Jands Vista I3 console, to provide a more powerful control solution for its larger performance lighting rig, following a move to a new worship venue.
Lighting 101: Conventional Fixtures
By TD Staff · October 22, 2014 • Veteran Technical Director and CCI Solutions Church Relations Director Duke DeJong takes us through the basic types of lighting fixtures.
Lighting 101: Dimmers
By TD Staff · October 8, 2014 • An overview of power use for lighting, and the four different styles of dimmers you need to know about.
Lighting 101: Controllers
By TD Staff · September 24, 2014 • Our Lighting 101 series dives into controllers, explaining what they do and what you need to know to choose the console that fits your needs.
Lighting 101: Demystifying DMX
By TD Staff · September 10, 2014 • Veteran Technical Director and CCI Solutions Church Relations Director Duke DeJong brings us up to speed on DMX.
Goodbye, Incandescent Light Bulbs
By Aaron Stern · December 13, 2013 • 40W and 60W incandescent bulbs are being phased out of commercial and consumer use beginning Jan. 1, 2014.
Best of 2013: 4 Creative Worship TechDecisions A/V/L Solutions
By TD Staff · December 11, 2013 • 4 houses of worship were chosen for our Best of 2013 because of creative and unique solutions to some major audio, video and lighting problems and some tips on how to plan an audio shoot out to help you make your speaker decision making process more scientific and a commitment to A/V staff.
Second Baptist Church Revives Their Sanctuary With Massive Shading Installation
By TD Staff · September 17, 2013 • After a devastating hit by hurricane Ike in 2008, which tore a hole through the roof of Second Baptist Church’s main campus, the megachurch, which usually engages about 60,000 worshipers a week across several campuses and internationally via the Internet, was forced to remodel as quickly as possible to return to worship as usual at their Woodway campus. On top of a major construction project, the Houston-based Baptist church was able to reconsider their huge 10,000 sq. ft. stained glass installation. The large glass wall was the culprit for heightened color temperature and an extreme amount of uncontrolled, environment light in the sanctuary.
Lutron Approves Large List of LED Bulbs for Dimming
By TD Staff · August 20, 2013 • 249 dimmable LEDs and several CFLs were added to Lutron's list of bulbs compatible with its C·L collection of dimmers. Top brands included Cooper, EcoSmart, Feit, GE, Philips, Sylvania, and Utilitech as part of the approved list.
New GE Lumination EL Series Suspended LED Luminaires Employ Intrinsx Optical Technology for Control
By TD Staff · June 5, 2013 • GE’s Lumination EL Series LED Luminaires are available with different mounting options that allow for suspension with remote gear housing, surface mounting for solid ceilings or installation onto a track system. Their thin-yet-durable design — the fixtures measure 48-inch and 72-inch lengths at 10 inches high and just 2 inches deep — allows them to also be connected together in long, continuous runs for maximizing lumen output.
Latest ResourceWorship 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.