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Virtual Ministry Opportunities: Online Technology Resources

Virtual Ministry Resources

CME Church
Virtual Worship Service Directory
Virtual Ministry Opportunities Presentations:  PowerPoint

Worship Arts Reimagined   Video

A general understanding of integrating worship
arts in electronic mediums from basic to more advanced.  The Connectional
Music and Arts Ministry (CMAM) covers licensing worship planning teleconference
meeting platform and streaming. 


Zoom: Zoom combines video and
audio conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one
platform.  Zoom meetings run on mobile and desktop devices and in
hardware-equipped conference rooms.  Imagine using Zoom for your training
where you can present and share your screen!


How to Acquire Zoom Licenses / Zoom Documentation

Purchase a Zoom CME Business Pro licens at the Technology
Products Purchase Portal
Request a Zoom Basic
April 2020
Message from Zoom: Setting updates for free accounts and single Pro users

Zoom Settings To Change Now for Security Reasons

New Zoom Security Updates for Windows

Getting Started with Zoom and How to Purchase

Zoom Settings and Configurations

Zoom Meeting Participant Guide


Live Streaming

Youtube Video:  Three Ways To
LiveStream for Church
by Pastor Dion Broughton YouTube Video: How to LiveStream Your
Message on Facebook Easily
(Hill House Media Company) Use Ecamm Live for
a 4 Camera FB Live Set Up  (Hill House Media Company)


Professional Consultation

Dr. Shazetta Thompson-Hill
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latforms for Streaming

Three Ways To LiveStream for Church
by Pastor Dion Broughton How to LiveStream Your Message on
Facebook Easily
(Hill House Media Company) Commonly used and widely accessible platforms
for video-conferencing and live-streaming include Facebook Live, Google Hangout,
Periscope, Skype, YouTube and Zoom.



Collaboration Tools

On behalf of the denomination, CIT has acquired free (and discounted)
technology tools and resources from Google Suite, Microsoft, and Zoom. 
These partnerships were brokered through the CME Church’s partnership with
TechSoup. G Suite / Google Drive: Google is offering the enterprise
version to G Suite for nonprofits. This includes free access to advanced
Hangouts Meet video-conferencing capabilities like meetings with up to 250
participants per call and live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers within a
domain. The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church has an enterprise G Suite for the
denomination. If you are interested in a shared drive for your
congregation and email address on <> domain,

CME G Suite


Microsoft Teams

Microsoft: Microsoft is offering Teams for free. Teams is a
collaboration tool with chat, video calling, personal and team file storage, and
more. Read more

. Getting

End User Training

Useful Microsoft Team Trips
WhatsApp: WhatsApp is a freeware, cross-platform messaging
and Voice over IP service owned by Facebook, Inc. It allows users to send text
messages and voice messages, make voice and video calls, and share images,
documents, user locations, and other media. 
Sign up here for WhatsApp.

Telephone Conference Calls 

FreeConferenceCalls: Receive a 
instantly with just an e-mail and password. Once you sign up, you will be
provided with a Dial-in Number and Access Code for immediate
conferencing, and an Online Meeting ID for hosting meetings
with Screen Sharing and Video Conferencing. Your account is available to
you 24/7
and there is no need to schedule or make any reservations.
Each audio conference can accommodate 1,000 callers on an
unlimited number of free conference calls.


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