Greetings in the Matchless Name of Jesus Christ our Lord!
This communication is in preparation for our 2021 Annual Conference on Zoom,
July 19-23, 2021.
ZOOM INFORMATION HAS BEEN SENT TO DISTRICT LEADERS AND BEING DISTRIBUTED TO THE CHURCHES AS WELL.
This is another year that we are not going to gather together and see each other face to face, so we have prayerfully considered a way for us to reconnect as well as play a part in the conference this year. It’s been a rough year and this is something that all of the church music departments can do to help encourage our organizational body through music and song.
The National Music Department will be working together to provide a special virtual music presentation on Friday night of the conference, with the song, Psalm 34 by the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir. Here is the link to the VERSION we are using: https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=XnrhfeuB3Kw&feature=youtu.be
Below is what we are asking each church music department to do to make this special project a success. If at anytime you have questions or need some assistance on this project, contact your district president for Bishop David's number.
You can call us anytime with questions or if you need anything on this. We will gladly walk you through the process. Most importantly, let’s all be prayerful as we execute this project to the Glory of God.
PLEASE READ BELOW IN ITS ENTIRETY
Please take some time to listen and become familiar with this version of Psalm 34 by the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir:
YOU MUST USE THIS VERSION OR YOUR VIDEO WILL NOT BE USEABLE!
After you have become familiar with the song, please prepare to
render a video recording individually, as a group, as a choir or in sections
(Soprano, alto, tenor) singing with this track.
YOU MUST USE ONE OF THE VERSIONS
OF THIS SONG PROVIDED HERE ON THE SITE, OR YOUR VIDEOS WILL NOT BE USEABLE!
PERFOMANCE TRACK LOCATED IN THE COGA MUSIC DROPBOX:
USE THE YOUTUBE
VIDEO PROVIDED ON THIS SITE
YOU MUST USE ONE
OF THE VERSIONS OF THIS SONG PROVIDED HERE ON THE SITE, OR YOUR VIDEO WILL NOT
There is no need to go to an extreme, but by whatever means you have already been functioning in your churches is how you should record this project with a phone, tablet or however you have videoed your services for social media.
When you record, have camera as close as possible but so that you are still be able to social distance as needed.
If you have not been meeting but have been doing zooms choir / praise team members can record individually
Again, The top priority is your safety!
The color will be ALL black for ladies, according to our conference dress code; and for men: black slacks, white shirt and black tie
If you are recording individually in
your home please record the video with a solid light colored background, such
as an empty wall if possible. If you are recording in your church, please
place the camera as close as possible so we can see your lovely face while
keeping safety as a priority.
DEADLINE IS ON OR BEFORE JULY
You can submit one video with your whole praise team, or multiple
videos with the sections (sopranos, altos, and tenors) or individuals. Whatever
works best for your team, please render a video recording with your music
departments singing with the track provided.
The goal is to have singers sing over the track not hide behind it!
YOU MUST USE THE VERSION OF THE SONG THAT HAS BEEN PROVIDED on
this site OR YOUR VIDEO CAN NOT BE USED.
TO UPLOAD YOUR VIDEO(S)
When you are ready to upload the video file, email email@example.com for google drive link.
Please feel free to text or call Bishop David and Production Team with any questions or for assistance.
In addition to the above, which is the priority, we are asking each church that is able to submit one pre-recorded praise and worship song by the July 9 deadline as well.
PLEASE REACH OUT TO US WITH QUESTIONS OR FOR ASSISTANCE.
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