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511 – Signs of the Times

A new day has dawned for churches and schools wanting to add signage to their public spaces. Digital is the way to go, and it’s not hard or even expensive. On this week’s WELSTech, we discuss Google’s offering for G Suite users, as well as some cool devices that make getting your message up in lights a snap!

The discussion:

DIY digital signs – Churches and schools … there’s no better time to consider the use of announcement monitors in your buildings. Tune in for hardware and software tips on the Digital Signage + Google equation.

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It’s back to school time at Martin Luther College which means their weekday chapel services are once again being live streamed! Find all the details at mlc-wels.edu/streams, and watch the archived opening service from August 21, 2017. We send a special shout out to one of MLC’s newest professors, installed in the opening service, WELSTech’s own Rachel Feld!!

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 512 – The summer of Ministry Resources is nearing its end, but not before Martin shares what makes up his portable presentation toolkit. Release date: Wednesday, August 30.

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297 – eBook Ch 4: Events and Announcements

This week’s WELSTech features a discussion of sharing events and announcements on your web site plus photography picks, news on upcoming events (and an iPad giveaway) and some great listener contributions.

The discussion:

Share the news – Martin and Sallie continue the WELSTech 2013 Summer series, Church & School Website Content, with some helpful tips on sharing news on you web site. More and more members and school parents are consuming small bits of news in a more immediate time frame than in the past. Listen for ideas on breaking up your print newsletter into smaller stories throughout the month and establishing a Communication Committee to coordinate and facilitate news reporting.

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Of interest:

  • (23:04) WELSTech turns 300 in just 3 weeks! Join us live at 5 p.m. Central on July 30 from the floor of Synod Convention at Martin Luther College – Live streamed via Hangouts on Air
  • WELSTech Camp is coming up on September 14 at Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN. Register and attend the free event to be in the drawings for a Mimio Teach Bar and 16GB iPad!!

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Coming up on WELSTech:

(34:04) Episode 298 – Live streaming video is the topic of next week’s chapter in the continuing summer WELSTech eBook. (Release date – 07/16/13)

The featured artist:

(34:50) We close with the music of WELS musician and staff minister Benhur Khamrang (Reverbnation) – Our Creed

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