Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve enjoyed a variety of online services and events from a number of churches across our Diocese, which have been a huge help in helping us feel spiritually connected at a time when we’ve had to keep physically distant. Whether you’re a seasoned streaming professional or exploring taking your church online for the first time, we hope you’ll be able to find some useful information here.
The Church of England are running webinars about live streaming, social media and innovative ways to reach people remotely…
…and there’s a helpful blog about going ‘live’ online, and why you might want to do it.
These articles, from the Church of England’s Labs Learning blog, will come in handy if you haven’t yet set up your social media profiles.
and some helpful advice on Cyber-Security when live-streaming
Want to upgrade your equipment? Read live streaming set-up on a shoe-string budget.
Also, don’t forget those members of your congregation who might not have internet connections. Faith in Later Life have collected resources together including ‘Activities for Older Adults during Covid-19’, ‘What about older people who aren’t online?’ and ‘Tackling anxiety and fear in the coronavirus crisis’.
Online church has become vital to our communal life during these times of pandemic, but it will continue to be a missional tool long after the restrictions have eased. If you’ve got any questions, get in touch with our Communications team, who will be able to offer you advice.