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Welcome to ChurchMedia.Net!
CMN is a unique worldwide community of volunteer and paid media ministers. We share knowledge and media for use by churches, and help one another grow in skills for delivering the most important message ever: God's Word.
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The Heart of CMN!
| The Media Minister's Life |
supporting and encouraging each other in media ministry
Here's where we can do exactly those things - encourage, applaud, and thank each other for our service to the kingdom - both here on CMN and, more importantly, in our churches or other ministries. The glory goes to God, but we're to build one another up!
Share Your Story (3 Viewing)
Tell us why you're in media ministry. Tell us about something great you've seen God do through media ministry. Or, simply share any praise you have to give to God!
Prayer Requests (Public) (1 Viewing)
Let us share your burdens and your hopes and take them to God. (Marked "Public" as a reminder that posts may be indexed by search engines.)
Birthdays, Intros, Awards & Contests (3 Viewing)
Happy birthday to our community members! Member awards! MXC Contests!
Freebies, Discounts, & Sales (6 Viewing)
Special & freebies from our online store and elsewhere!
|Teams & Leadership|
General Discussion (11 Viewing)
Media ministry, teambuilding and more.
Advice for Consultants and Writers (1 Viewing)
Purchasing Advice (3 Viewing)
Team-Building (1 Viewing)
Leadership Issues (2 Viewing)
Vision (2 Viewing)
Copyright Issues (4 Viewing)
Ask questions about copyright here. If you answer a question, be sure to include a valid source for your answer. Hearsay doesn't count! :)
Job Issues (Paid & Volunteer) (1 Viewing)
|The Idea Factory|
General Media Ministry Ideas (1 Viewing)
Lectionary & Liturgy (1 Viewing)
Using the Lectionary and/or following the Liturgical Year
Movie Clips & Videos (4 Viewing)
Look for movie clips or share movie clip ideas here.
Thematic Ideas and Metaphors (6 Viewing)
Have a theme for a service or sermon series? Come on in!
Outreach (2 Viewing)
Share how your church uses media in outreach. Brainstorm new ways to reach out using media.
|Graphics & Photography|
Graphics Ideas (5 Viewing)
Looking for images for your presentations? Need an idea for graphics?
Looking for a Graphic (2 Viewing)
Graphics Software (5 Viewing)
Photoshop and more!
Digital Photography (1 Viewing)
Photography (2 Viewing)
Into photography? Come one, come all!
Graphics & Photography Critique (1 Viewing)
|Video Production & Broadcasting|
General Video Production (35 Viewing)
Editing systems and software, cameras, mixers and more!
Ideas for man-on-the-street (MOTS), testimonials, parodies and more.
Non-Linear Editing (1 Viewing)
Audio for Video (3 Viewing)
Video and Film Cameras (6 Viewing)
Video Mixers and Signal Conversion (8 Viewing)
Broadcasting (2 Viewing)
IMAG (Image MAGnification) (2 Viewing)
Sub-Forums: Communication Systems
High Definition (2 Viewing)
Video Distribution (3 Viewing)
Video Critique (1 Viewing)
PowerPoint (6 Viewing)
Questions, tips and technical info how to use PowerPoint in ministry.
Keynote (1 Viewing)
General Worship Software (4 Viewing)
Discuss programs such as EasyWorship, SundayPlus, MediaShout, WorshipBuilder, SongShow and others.
Worship Software Comparisons (8 Viewing)
EasyWorship (4 Viewing)
MediaShout (5 Viewing)
PresentationManager (1 Viewing)
ProPresenter (16 Viewing)
SongShow Plus (1 Viewing)
SundayPlus/Freepath (1 Viewing)
Other Worship Software (2 Viewing)
General Computer and Software Discussions (7 Viewing)
Windows (3 Viewing)
iForum (Macs) (4 Viewing)
This is the place for all Mac users! Discuss issues related directly to Macs here!
Computer Networking (3 Viewing)
Misc. Software Discussions (2 Viewing)
Technical Miscellaneous (6 Viewing)
Can't find a place for your technical question or tip? Post it here!
General Website Design (7 Viewing)
Talk about websites, streaming and more in this forum.
Podcasting, Blogging and Social Networking (2 Viewing)
General Internet Issues (1 Viewing)
Content Management Systems (CMS) (1 Viewing)
Website Coding Discussions (1 Viewing)
Website Audio & Video (1 Viewing)
General Projection Systems (16 Viewing)
Projectors, screens, scalers, switchers, scan converters and other display equipment.
Screens (1 Viewing)
Digital Signage (2 Viewing)
Remote Control Solutions (3 Viewing)
VGA Switchers, Routers, Mixers (2 Viewing)
Signal Converters (1 Viewing)
Scalers, Scan Converters, etc.
General Audio (14 Viewing)
All things about sound are discussed here.
Microphones (8 Viewing)
Audio Software (4 Viewing)
Live Audio (6 Viewing)
Audio Mixers (11 Viewing)
Audio Signal Processing (2 Viewing)
Audio Recording (10 Viewing)
Amplification & Speakers (3 Viewing)
Audio Monitors & Systems (5 Viewing)
Stage monitors, In-Ear monitors, Close-field monitors, etc.
Acoustics (2 Viewing)
| CMN Calendar Events |
Learn about and discuss events in the CMN calendar
Training Events (2 Viewing)
Upcoming training events for media ministry, leadership and technology.
Sub-Forums: CMN 5th Annual Convention 2009
Local CMN Community Meetings (5 Viewing)
Taking ChurchMedia.net to the local level!
|Lighting & Special Effects|
General Lighting (15 Viewing)
Stage lighting, special effects and more!
Special Effect Lighting (2 Viewing)
Theater Lighting (1 Viewing)
Intelligent Lighting (2 Viewing)
House Lighting (3 Viewing)
Pyro and Special Effects (1 Viewing)
|Print & Publications|
Print Media and Publications (1 Viewing)
Print is media too! Discuss ways to implement print with visual media.
Bulletins (1 Viewing)
Printed Signage (1 Viewing)
Other Printed Materials (1 Viewing)
Advertising (1 Viewing)
Print Critique (1 Viewing)
|Drama & Music|
General Drama and Music (2 Viewing)
Ideas for drama and music.
Music Loop Software & Music Loops (1 Viewing)
MIDI (2 Viewing)
Keyboards & Synths (5 Viewing)
Guitars (1 Viewing)
Acoustic Instruments (2 Viewing)
Musicals & Drama Scripts (1 Viewing)
|Installations - Self/Pro|
Installation Questions (2 Viewing)
Architecture (2 Viewing)
Power Related Issues (1 Viewing)
Rigging (3 Viewing)
This is a discussion on how to rig various types of equipment. If you are looking to hang something and want some help in knowing how to do it safely, this is a good place to start.
CMN Link Land Forum (3 Viewing)
CMN Specialty Forums (7 Viewing)
Classifieds (1 Viewing)
For Sale - Help Wanted - Looking For Work
| Church Media University |
Post YOUR articles here!
General Media Ministry Articles (1 Viewing)
Tutorials (5 Viewing)
| vendor communities |
forums moderated by vendors
New Products & Press Releases (2 Viewing)
One-time announcements of new products or major updates to existing products. Also, press releases and other new related to church media.
Ask the Geeks (1 Viewing)
video Q&A with the guys from Blue Hat
| THE METAPHORUM |
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