How to Create a Meeting

Maeve Brooks

Last Updated:
June 10, 2021

Meetings allow you to host a video-conference session with up to 50 participants. Meetings are great for small-groups, Bible studies, prayer meetings, staff meetings, and more. Learn more about participating in a Meeting.


How do Meetings work?

  • Meetings can hold up to 50 attendees
  • Everyone can talk and hear each other
  • Participants can share their screen
  • Hosts have controls over all participant mics & cameras
  • Hosts can move all participants back and forth from Meeting to the Lobby for breakout groups
  • You can add multiple Hosts on Meetings
  • You can host simultaneous, parallel meetings with just your single Altar Live subscription

Schedule a Meeting

To create a meeting, please follow these steps:


Step 1: Log into your Altar Live account. 

Step 2: Click on thebutton in the top right hand corner of the screen. 

Step 3: Choose the Meeting option.

Step 4: Fill out the appropriate information: title, date, time, etc.

Step 5: You can set a limit on number of people who can join the meeting. 

Step 6: Choose whether participants will start with their cameras and microphones on or off. 

Step 7: Click on Add Hosts to select members who should have Host permissions in the Meeting. You can also upgrade a member during the meeting to a Host.

Note: There are no Greeters in Meetings, only Hosts.


Step 8: On the next page, select viewing permissions. Choose who can join the Meeting.

Step 9: Publish the event! 

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