156 – Microphones, Janet Jackson, and Milk

This week the WELSTech Podcast discussion includes congregation tech topics such as wireless microphones, projection solutions, electronic signs, online social media presence and more.

The discussion:

New Tech in Sleepy Eye – Martin and Sallie review the newest techie additions in Sallie’s congregation, St. John’s in Sleepy Eye, MN.

  • Martin’s blog post on FCC changes
  • St. John’s purchased three wireless mics and two receivers
    • An earset mic
    • A lapel and handheld mic with receivers

Rear Projection Screen

Tech Planning – Mark Salzwedel, a member of Christ in Eden Prairie, WI, wrote WELSTech because his congregation was looking for direction and contacts to assist with some technology planning they are undertaking.

  • Audio/video resources
    • Presentation software for worship
    • Projectors
    • Video cameras
    • Streaming and recording video
  • Internet outreach
    • Is there a place for Twitter in your church?
    • Interview with a blogging pastor – 138 – WELSTech Road Trip: Liverpool, NY
    • Create a Facebook page for your church – 081 – BWTG: Facebook Pages
  • Electronic sign

Ministry resources:

News in tech:

Picks of the week:

Of interest:

(32:15) View the live video stream of WELS Regional Choral Fest from Manitowoc Lutheran High School at wels.net/streams/live

  • Pops Concert – Friday, November 12 at 7 p.m. CST
  • Sacred Concert – Sunday, November 14 at 2 p.m. CST

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(44:55) Episode 157 – WELSTech hits the books as we look at chapter 3 of Leading 21st Century Schools.  (Release date 11/10/10)

The featured artist:

(46:05) This week we feature the music of Crosswalk Lutheran Ministries (http://www.crosswalkphoenix.com/worship/music.aspx) – You Are My World from their CD titled ”Crosswalk Lutheran Ministries”

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