Increase the Reach of Your Online Worship With Watch Parties

Evangelism is a scary word for many Jesus followers. The thought of sharing ones testimony might induce a cold sweat in some. For others, the thought of inviting someone to church might release a swarm of butterflies in one’s chest.

Sharing one’s faith in the pre-COVID-19 days may have come with some degree of nerve wracking challenge, in the seismic shifts that have taken place since many churches have gotten online, things have gotten much easier.

Sending livestream links to friends to feeds on platforms like Youtube, Facebook, Twitch and the like, has made it much easier for us to invite our friends into our faith communities.

One of the easiest ways to encourage friends to watch worship along with you is to set up Facebook Watch parties. Facebook loves live video content, and their algorithms work in your favor for when you’re trying to get the attention of your friends. When you go live and host Watch Parties, those in your circles often get alerts telling them that you’re active in this way.

Watch Parties make it easy for you to extend your reach, and invited others to watch worship with you.

Here’s a very simple step-by-step tutorial I put together to show you how to host one. This works even when the video isn’t live.