All of our dedicated online church community content is in one category for you to peruse, from digital ministry tips to how you run events on Altar Live.
Streaming live church services is key in digital ministry today. But will this continue to be future of digital communities and online church platforms?
For those streaming live church services, choosing the best church streaming service/ online church platform is a game changer. Here's what to look for:
Churches face challenges when streaming live services on online platforms Choosing the best church streaming service can help overcome these challenges.
Top church presentation software options 2023: Guide to key features & top software options to consider: ProPresenter, EasyWorship, MediaShout, Proclaim.
Churches drop their online services for a few main reasons. But do these reasons justify why churches should drop online services? Is it worth it?
A welcome letter to new church members invites members into the church. Here's a sample welcome letter to new church members from your hospitality team...
When most online churches took the scene, it was out of necessity or an option. Now, the online church is becoming a new form of community expression. It’s not just an option anymore, it’s a new way to start a community.
Whether you’re trying to solve low church attendance or safeguard against planning an upcoming event that no one shows up to, the root causes are the same. Let’s dig into each of these reasons…
We often talk to churches that use Altar Live to learn about how they increase their engagement and invest in their online community.This week we had the chance to interview La-Neka Brown, Tech Lead for The Mount’s online campus.
This Easter season, why not take this opportunity to offer your community a new way to engage with your church online? Whether it be a virtual station of the cross or a Good Friday service, Altar Live is the perfect place to keep your congregation engaged, connected, and active. Check out our free downloadable Altar Live Easter guide
When meeting with pastors and church leaders, the question we hear the most is: “We really love Altar Live, but what does it take to launch an online campus?” Building any community can be daunting especially if there aren’t any set guidelines to follow.
Many pastors and church leaders now are beginning to examine the possibilities that come from future-proofing their churches in this way, believing that it will lead to higher growth in the future. Others fear that this shift will be the end of church as we know it. So if your church is considering launching online communities, make sure you read this first
Arguably one of the greatest benefits of attending church is the fellowship you feel with the people around you. It’s that sense of togetherness that you get from being supported by your faith community, an important part of feeling connected and accepted in a world where we’ve been increasingly isolated from each other.
Community is more important to individuals than ever before, and yet it’s also more difficult to facilitate for modern churches. At Altar Live, we’re experts in community building and online engagement, whether it’s for a full virtual event or a smaller online gathering for faith communities.
This is the question that has sparked conversation and debate throughout the church world. While this is not a new topic of discussion, the internet is abuzz with discourse. In 2020, online church went from being a novelty to a necessity. Digital services were no longer merely an option, they were the answer.
With Altar Live, you won’t have to deal with the struggle of Zoom breakout rooms. With a church platform like Altar Live, anyone can easily create an engaging online church service that has the ability to bring people together regardless of location.
The church hospitality team on Altar Live are called Hosts and Greeters and they are the life source of any event or meeting. Hosts and Greeters create a welcoming experience for first time visitors and regular attendees. They also help with general event management by utilizing the chat, answering questions, and so much more.
A Christmas Eve church service is the perfect event to hold on Altar Live. Having your service on Altar will allow you to gather your people together no matter where they are.
Digital church is future of church community. Altar Live is an platform designed for churches. While other church platforms focus on content, Altar Live focuses on real life connections and deep personal relationships.
Online church engagement is a crucial part of forming a success. It’s easy to watch church online. Actually getting viewers to engage - that’s the hard part.
FaithTech, a global tech community for Christ, gathered 70+ people in Altar Live for an evening of thought provoking discussion.
A Virtual Church service is a live streamed church service that allows people to watch and participate regardless of their location. Here is a simple step-by-step guide of how to host a successful virtual church service
An Online church service is a way to minister to people in a new and intuitive way. If your church were planning a sunrise service, you would tailor the event accordingly. Why would you not do the same for online, which has its own unique opportunities and constraints?
An Online church service is able to function like most church services. Here is a breakdown of the top 5 giving websites for your online church service
Online giving is the ability to donate and tithe to your church virtually through your computer or mobile device. Here is a step-by-step guide to setting up giving for your online church service
an Online church service is An online church service is a way to bring people together in community, but without leaving the comfort of your own home. Here are a few reasons why having an online church service is beneficial.
An online church is a way to bring people together in community, but without leaving the comfort of your own home. With an online church service, it is possible for prospective congregants and members to observe the service and see if the church is right for them. Here is a step-by-step guide to creating a successful online church service
An online church service makes it possible for people to attend church regardless of their location. Here's breakdown of the top five benefits of having an online church service.
Online church is a church service that people can attend virtually. Rob Perry, Online Pastor for Lifepointe Church, shares a vision for digital church beyond Sunday morning services. It became clear quickly that people were consuming, but not necessarily engaging.
"There’s a lot of digital tools on the tool belt. But I gotta tell you, one of my favorite right now is a software called Altar Live."
Elim Church took the bold step to turn off one of its Sunday livestreams to help create critical mass for engagement in Altar Live.
Presbyterian pastors from around the U.S. gathered to get a first look at Altar Live as it went into beta.
Virtual church is a church service held entirely online. Do you know where to begin when you want to start your Virtual Church? You use this guide and just start...let's go!
We believe in hospitality, which is why this week we've improved the automated greeter message flow so your online host team's message inbox is more streamlined. You'll also notice lots of small, but delightful improvements across the platform.
Digital church is the new way to connect and minster. It is not about gathering, but about equipping, sending, multiplying. It’s not about technology, but about relationships. It’s not about reach, but engagement. It’s not about content, but about disciple-making.
This week, we're also simplifying the new community creation process, an important step in making the creation of an online community easy and seamless.
An Online Church service is a service held completely online. A summary of streaming solutions, including how broadly they distribute their feed, tools for interaction and engagement, church-specific features, engagement analytics, and cost.
Church online is best held on Altar Live. A Sunday livestream with lackluster chat interactions was the 2020 model for engagement. Here are the emerging requirements for meaningful online interactions.
Pastor Aaron Winter of Hearts of Fire International does the teaching -- and trusts the discipling, encouragement and prayer to peer groups.
Text-based chat prayer is still prayer. Is there a deeper, more meaningful way to connect in prayer online?
Today we’re releasing our biggest update since entering beta last December. We’re confident this update will make your experience of Altar Live delightful and marked by hospitable, virtual conversations.
After 5 months in beta, we're excited to share that Altar Live is now fully released. After months of hard work behind the scenes, we're thrilled to introduce you to our new design.