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Music is not Worship

I began playing piano at age seven, and by the time I was the ripe old age of eleven, I was playing at church. I was the kid they would prop up on the piano for church offertory. I loved it. And through the years that would expand into playing... read more

12:30 Worship Media Now on Sharefaith!

BIG things are happening at Twelve:Thirty Media. Our team continues to grow as we serve more churches and ministries. We also have some new partnerships with some amazing companies. This week, our new partnership with Sharefaith Media launched and they have are adding our entire library of Worship Media to... read more

11 Practical Church Announcement Ideas

Your announcement slides tell your church about upcoming events, but that’s not all they’re good for. Especially with the addition of announcement loops, these slides are an anchor for church members and a lifeline for visitors. Before you ever say a word, your announcement loop can help visitors feel like... read more

Announcements: The Holy Grail

Have you ever heard someone say “I need an announcement for this…” This is a great indication that you have an opportunity to build some parameters and understanding into your communication guidelines, and not clog up your worship experience with a 12 minute announcement section of reading everything that’s already... read more

Service Announcements: Not a Necessary Evil

How would you define announcements? Pastor: Transition time between the music and the message Comm Person: The ultimate negotiation tool Regular attender: Intermission to the restroom First time visitor: Acronyms, Event titles I don’t recognize and something about connect card? Department Lead who wants an announcement: The Holy Grail and... read more