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How to Stream Multi-Site Church

My church has decided to go multisite - how do I stream from one site to another? Learn how churches such as Elevation, Life.Church, Seacoast and many others reliably and affordably transmit video from one to many sites. There are many reasons a church may decide to...

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Reliable Streaming Ensures Positive Guest Experience for theCHURCHat Battle Creek

In November 2002, a small group from Tulsa, OK came together with an ambitious goal — to form a new church in the Tulsa area that was centrally focused on community. Soon later, theChurchat Battle Creek opened its doors to a capacity crowd in a converted mall. From there, the church grew exponentially, forming 5 new campuses with a combined attendance of over 6,000.

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Reliable Streaming for Seacoast Over an Unreliable Connection

Like many others in his field, Rick Russell, Production Director at Seacoast Church, faces a big challenge in streaming church services to the church’s multisite campuses. With 13 physical campuses spread throughout South Carolina, some in rural areas, multisite streaming reliability is critical for Seacoast. Russell explains, “from a leadership perspective . . . our number one most important priority from the production team is to provide the best quality video and playback at our campuses.”

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Northwoods Replaces Sneakernet with Resilient Streaming Platform

Previously to the “sneakernet” approach, the church had attempted streaming solutions, usually ending in failure. According to Den Marlin, Worship Pastor at Northwoods, “Our previous solution to running the video on the weekend had a hundred percent failure rate so every weekend we knew it was going to fail at some point and our hope was it would fail during rehearsal where nobody would see, but that wasn’t the case.”

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Momentum Church Pairs HEVC/H.265 With RSP for Live Streaming Over Cellular Hotspots

Momentum Church, a multi-campus church in Pensacola, Florida, has successfully transitioned from using pre-recorded video of their Sunday service to live mobile streaming with cellular hotspots. Neither of the two schools where the church’s portable campuses meet was able to provide access to a hardwired internet connection, so Momentum’s technical team deployed a cellular option. “This opens the door for churches everywhere who want to get their message out, but don’t have access to cable or fiber internet,” explains Alex Velarde, a pastor at Momentum.

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Streaming Q & A With Woodmen Valley Chapel

Mark Shrimplin, Technical Director, and Mark Steel, Video Technical Coordinator, have been a part of our customer family since January of 2016. Throughout our time getting to know both Marks, we have enjoyed hearing their rich multisite history. Among the pioneers of multisite video streaming since 2002, they were one of the first to make it happen over the public internet, so of course that makes us natural fans of them.

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