Technical Tips

Gratefully borrowed from our neighbors, the Diocese of Long Island. To check for updates, we recommend visiting their special Covid-19 site at

Live Video and Streaming Resources from the national Episcopal Communicators professional organization

Facebook Live Guidelines

INTRODUCTION to Live Streaming on You Tube Live - by You Tube

Help for non-profits, churches from You Tube
A resource shared by Jeremy Tackettt and Mike Collins at The Episcopal Church Center


>> Excellent video overview of how to reduce the risk of getting "Zoombombed"

ALERT from Zoom

On April 4 Zoom will be requiring a unique password on every meetingstarting April 5.
Read the comments there plus the link to Zoom's blog post.
​It appears recipients will need to be sent a link for meetings going forward!

How to use ZOOM for events or group meetings Resource from Virginia Theological Seminary

shared by the Rev Joanne Izzo, Trinity Roslyn, NY, ​and the Rev. Tami Burks from the Diocese of NY.​

Worship Tutorials from the Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow
First Presbyterian Church, 1140 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

A short video about how to prevent Zoombombing
Zoom Church Facebook Group
Zoom Worship Laboratory Post
Zoom Recordings on Youtube
Zoom Worship Monday Gatherings

Manage who can attend/participate in your ​Zoom livestream meeting/worship/class
Preventing 'Zoombombing'
Trolls find new targets in Zoom meetings: Here’s how to avoid ‘Zoombombers’

NYTimes: The Dos and Don’ts of Online Video Meetings

NY Times - Wirecutter - How to do a professional video call from home


Special clamps to put cell phones on a tripod - Amazon

Light Weight Tripods for cell phones - Amazon

Wireless Mic for Smartphones, IOS and Android - B&H Store
Requires several steps, relatively easy to learn. Greatly improved sound compared to built-in smartphone mics.

​Combine and control multiple cameras and mics
Transform your computer into a professional live production control room with Livestream Studio. Input multiple feeds, add graphics, master audio, and stream in easy-to-use package.

Live Streaming Production Services - for Churches

Mevo Plus video camera and accessories (especially mics) can transform an event into a more effective live production. Edit video shots live and stream live to every major platform.

Coming Soon - Mevo Start livestream camera

A new live stream company, Stream Yard,  configures your one or two webcam speakers into one broadcast/worship event and shares live to multiple social media sites.
Used recently by St. Mark's Church, Milwaukee, WI