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Leading With Light

  1. 1. Leading With Light:Using Video Projectors Wisely <br />Leading Worship with Light and Liturgy<br />Steven Koster<br />
  2. 2. What goes on the screen? <br />Why?<br />What are we trying to do?<br />What are we trying to illustrate?<br />2<br />You have a screen. Now what?<br />
  3. 3. What is the Screen Like?<br />How does it function? <br />What job does it do? <br />To what do you compare it? <br />3<br />
  4. 4. Other screens<br /><ul><li>Book-on-wall (lyrics, music)
  5. 5. Bulletin (announcements, order, litany)
  6. 6. Business Meeting (talking points, graphs)
  7. 7. TV/Movie Theater (watch me!)</li></ul>4<br />What is the Screen Like?<br />
  8. 8. What else is visual in worship?<br /><ul><li>Architecture (focus)
  9. 9. Liturgical Furniture (tasks, shape)
  10. 10. Stained Glass (enduring stories)
  11. 11. Banners (seasonal, tone)
  12. 12. Leaders/performers/instruments</li></ul>5<br />What is the Screen Like?<br />
  13. 13. The Pipe Organ?!<br /><ul><li>A big lump of expensive technology
  14. 14. Installed in worship space
  15. 15. Requires expertise
  16. 16. Technical (ability to use tools to create art?)
  17. 17. Aesthetic (poor, competent or good art?)
  18. 18. Theological (a body and history of church art?)
  19. 19. Liturgical (how does art contribute to today?)</li></ul>6<br />What is the Screen Like?<br />
  20. 20. The screen is like a visual musical instrument<br /><ul><li>Requires the same kinds of preparation
  21. 21. Who will help plan its use for a service?
  22. 22. What will we do with it? What parameters?
  23. 23. When will decisions be made?
  24. 24. How will ideas turn to plans to products?
  25. 25. Where will preparation happen?
  26. 26. Why do we need this anyway? </li></ul>7<br />What is the Screen Like?<br />
  27. 27. Like music, visual media guides the congregation in their worship tasks<br /><ul><li>Technology should fit worship, not the other way around
  28. 28. Just as a music ministry leads with sound, a visual ministry Leads with Light</li></ul>What are the tasks in worship? <br /><ul><li>What questions are being answered?
  29. 29. What acts are the congregation called to do?
  30. 30. How can the screen help them do it?</li></ul>8<br />Goal: Leading Worship<br />
  31. 31. Four uses for still imagery<br /><ul><li>Increasing complexity and use of the medium
  32. 32. Increasing depth of Illustrating the core tasks of worship</li></ul>9<br />
  33. 33. Four uses for still imagery<br />Just Text and Color <br />10<br />
  34. 34. Examples: <br /><ul><li>Text of Scripture Reading or Song</li></ul>11<br />Plain Text and Color<br />
  35. 35. Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV)<br />Sing praises to God, sing praises;<br />sing praises to our King, sing praises.<br />For God is the king of all the earth;<br />sing praises with a psalm.<br />12<br />
  36. 36. Examples: <br /><ul><li>Text of Scripture Reading or Song
  37. 37. Text and Music Notation</li></ul>13<br />Plain Text and Color<br />
  38. 38. 14<br />
  39. 39. Examples: <br /><ul><li>Text of Scripture Reading or Song
  40. 40. Text and Music Notation
  41. 41. Sermon Outline (revealed line by line)</li></ul>15<br />Plain Text and Color<br />
  42. 42. Who Calms the Storm?<br />Jesus sets the stage to reveal himself (v35-36)<br />Disciples react in fear (vs. faith) (v37-38)<br />Jesus reveals himself as YHWH (v39)<br />Conclusion: <br />They answer their own question!<br />The real question is our response to the answer. <br />Jesus reveals himself to us as God of creation, supremely powerful!<br />
  43. 43. Examples: <br /><ul><li>Text of Scripture Reading or Song
  44. 44. Text and Music Notation
  45. 45. Sermon Outline
  46. 46. Artistic Rendering of Psalm 23</li></ul>17<br />Plain Text and Color<br />
  47. 47. 23<br />Psalm<br />A psalm of David.<br />
  48. 48. The LORD<br />is my<br />shepherd,<br />
  49. 49. I shall<br />not<br />be in want.<br />
  50. 50. He makes<br /> me lie<br />down in green pastures,<br />
  51. 51. he leads<br />me beside<br />quiet waters,<br />
  52. 52. he restores my soul. <br />
  53. 53. Four uses for still imagery<br />Plain Text and Color <br />Images as Illustration<br />24<br />
  54. 54. Examples: <br /><ul><li>Photograph of text (Calligraphy)</li></ul>Images as Illustrations<br />25<br />
  55. 55. 26<br />Courtesy of Jan Roeda<br />
  56. 56. 27<br />Courtesy of Jan Roeda<br />
  57. 57. 28<br />Courtesy of Jan Roeda<br />
  58. 58. 29<br />Courtesy of Jan Roeda<br />
  59. 59. 30<br />Courtesy of Jan Roeda<br />
  60. 60. Examples: <br /><ul><li>Photograph of text (Calligraphy)
  61. 61. Backgrounds</li></ul>Images as Illustrations<br />31<br />
  62. 62. As the Deer Pants for Water (Psalm 42)<br />32<br />
  63. 63. So Rich A Crown<br />33<br />
  64. 64. PH #438: When Morning Gilds the Sky<br />34<br />
  65. 65. To the Hills I Lift My EyesPsalm 121<br />35<br />
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  69. 69. 39<br />
  70. 70. Examples: <br /><ul><li>Photograph of text (Calligraphy)
  71. 71. Backgrounds
  72. 72. Sermon Illustrations</li></ul>Images as Illustrations<br />40<br />
  73. 73. Tower of Babel<br />41<br />
  74. 74. Genesis 11: Let us build a Tower and a City…<br />42<br />
  75. 75. … a Tower that reaches the Heavens<br />43<br />
  76. 76. Storm in Galilee<br />44<br />
  77. 77. 45<br />
  78. 78. 46<br />
  79. 79. Examples: <br /><ul><li>Photograph of text (Calligraphy)
  80. 80. Backgrounds
  81. 81. Sermon Illustrations
  82. 82. Lord’s Prayer motions</li></ul>Images as Illustrations<br />47<br />
  83. 83. “Our Father” (Sing 196)<br />48<br />Arr. George Black; 1998 English Language Liturgical Consultation CCLI #2440198 <br />
  84. 84. Our Father in heaven<br />49<br />
  85. 85. Hallowed be your name.<br />Your kingdom come.<br />50<br />
  86. 86. Your will be done, <br />on earth as it is in heaven.<br />Give us today our daily bread.<br />51<br />
  87. 87. Forgive us our sins<br />52<br />
  88. 88. as we forgive <br />those who sin against us.<br />53<br />
  89. 89. Lead us not into temptation<br />and deliver us from evil<br />Save us from the time of trial,<br />and deliver us from evil.<br />54<br />
  90. 90. For the kingdom, <br />and the power, <br />and the glory are yours,<br />now and forever. Amen.<br />55<br />
  91. 91. Both Text/Color and Illustrations point to a single event during the service<br /><ul><li>Text & Lyrics ‘visualize’ the song
  92. 92. Motions lead the prayer </li></ul>Illustrate an event in worship<br />
  93. 93. Illustrate an event in worship<br />Limitations:<br />Limited use of the medium<br />Fragmented approach<br />Emphasizes the event, not worship flow<br />Can point to medium, not message <br />57<br />
  94. 94. Four uses for still imagery<br />Plain Text and Color <br />Images as Illustration<br />Thematic Metaphor<br />58<br />
  95. 95. Thematic Metaphor<br />A visual analogy for the spiritual concept of the day<br />59<br />
  96. 96. God the Artist<br />60<br />
  97. 97. Thematic Metaphor<br />A visual analogy for a spiritual concept<br />It’s like a single-panel editorial cartoon: the whole idea is in one image<br />61<br />
  98. 98. Thematic Scripture & Metaphor<br />62<br />
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  100. 100. 64<br />
  101. 101. 65<br />
  102. 102. 66<br />
  103. 103. Thematic Metaphor<br />A visual analogy for a spiritual concept<br />It’s like a single-panel editorial cartoon<br />Friendly to Pop-Culture references<br />67<br />
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  108. 108. Thematic Metaphor<br />Strengths<br />Drives home the point for the day<br />Can effectively translate to contemporary culture<br />Illustrates the entire service, not just one event<br />Limitations<br />It’s only one image<br />Encapsulates a single theme, but doesn’t change from beginning to end<br />72<br />
  109. 109. Four uses for still imagery<br />Plain Text and Color <br />Images as Illustration<br />Thematic Metaphor<br />Liturgical Sequence<br />73<br />
  110. 110. Liturgical Sequence<br />First, some big questions:<br />What happens in Worship? How are we different at the end? <br />What is Liturgy made of? <br />What tasks does our congregation walk through during the whole service? <br />It has Structure!<br />It has Story!<br />74<br />
  111. 111. Liturgical Sequence<br />Dialogue (up – down)<br />God Speaks<br />We Respond<br />75<br />
  112. 112. Liturgical Sequence: Dialogue<br />Structure: Worship is dialogue<br />God calls (down arrow)<br />We respond (up arrow)<br />Our Task: Respond to God’s Call<br />How can we demonstrate dialogue?<br />Contrasts!<br />color, font, position, style<br />76<br />
  113. 113. Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV)<br />Sing praises to God, sing praises;<br />sing praises to our King, sing praises.<br />For God is the king of all the earth;<br />sing praises with a psalm.<br />77<br />
  114. 114. Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV)<br />Sing praises to God, sing praises;<br />sing praises to our King, sing praises.<br />For God is the king of all the earth;<br />sing praises with a psalm.<br />
  115. 115. Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV)<br />Sing praises to God, sing praises;<br />sing praises to our King, sing praises.<br />For God is the king of all the earth;<br />sing praises with a psalm.<br />
  116. 116. Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV)<br />Sing praises to God, sing praises;<br />sing praises to our King, sing praises.<br />For God is the king of all the earth;<br />sing praises with a psalm.<br />
  117. 117. Liturgical Sequence<br />Dialogue (up – down)<br />Dramatic Movement <br />Gathering<br />Renewal<br />Confession/Lament<br />Assurance<br />Word / Nourishment<br />Sending<br />81<br />
  118. 118. Dramatic Movements of Liturgy<br />Handout<br />82<br />
  119. 119. Dramatic Movements of Liturgy<br />Handout: Grid of liturgy ideas<br />What are the basic tasks of Worship?<br />Liturgy has structure<br />Acts in worship are not in random order<br />Structure varies from church to church<br />Structure has purpose<br />Our acts in worship have a task or purpose<br />Purposes continue from week to week <br />These on-going purposes suggest parameters for visual choices!<br />83<br />
  120. 120. Example: Gathering<br />We are called to Gather each week<br />Basic Theme: <br />God calls us to come together as His people and worship him<br />Key ideas: <br />Gathering, preparing, traveling, anticipating, entering, encountering God, responding, beginning a dialogue, setting the tone<br />84<br />
  121. 121. Psalm of Ascent<br />Psalm 117<br />Praise the Lord, all you nations!<br /> Extol him, all you peoples!<br />For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.<br />Praise the Lord!<br />85<br />
  122. 122. Thematic Scripture <br />86<br />
  123. 123. Thematic Metaphor<br />87<br />
  124. 124. Questions<br />Who <br />Killed <br />Christ?<br />88<br />
  125. 125. Questions<br />`<br />Who Killed Christ?<br />Why did he die?<br />What difference does it make?<br />Why should I care?<br />89<br />
  126. 126. Countdown <br />90<br />
  127. 127. Welcome<br />91<br />
  128. 128. Mission Statement?<br />92<br />
  129. 129. Corporate Logo? <br />93<br />
  130. 130. Instructions?<br />94<br />
  131. 131. Not Announcements<br />95<br />
  132. 132. Example: The Response<br />Basic theme: <br />We actively respond in gratitude by offering our lives of service; <br />we prepare to enter the world and enact the kingdom<br />Basic ideas:<br />Offering ourselves, seek opportunities<br />Make the general concrete<br />Sending, commissioning <br />96<br />
  133. 133. Announcements as Response<br />97<br />
  134. 134. Announcements as Response<br />98<br />
  135. 135. Discipleship Opportunities<br />99<br />
  136. 136. Scripture on faith in action<br />From Timothy 6:11<br />But as for you, people of God, pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance, gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith; take hold of the eternal life, to which you were called and for which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses. <br />100<br />
  137. 137. Concrete Prayer Requests<br /> President Obama and other leaders<br />101<br />
  138. 138. Concrete Prayer Requests<br /><ul><li>College Students and others away from us</li></li></ul><li>Concrete Prayer Requests<br />Missionaries We Support<br />
  139. 139. Dramatic Movements of Liturgy<br />The Dramatic Movements are the basic actions of the “story” we enact in worship<br />The Dramatic Movements should shape what happens on the screen<br />Enact and Tell the Story with the screen!<br />104<br />
  140. 140. Liturgical Sequence<br />Dialogue (up – down)<br />Dramatic Movements <br />Method 1: Generic Sequences<br />105<br />
  141. 141. Method 1: Generic Sequences<br />Build a library suitable for any week<br />Grounded in your regular pattern<br />Possible Basic elements<br />Gathering<br />Confession & Assurance <br />Word<br />Response <br />Sending<br />106<br />
  142. 142. Example: Generic Sequence<br />Building a composite<br />107<br />
  143. 143. Gathering<br />108<br />
  144. 144. Confession<br />109<br />
  145. 145. Assurance<br />110<br />
  146. 146. Word/Nourishment<br />111<br />
  147. 147. Sending<br />112<br />
  148. 148. Example: Generic Sequence<br />Building a composite<br />A developing metaphor<br />113<br />
  149. 149. Our stance before God: Gathering<br />114<br />
  150. 150. Our stance before God: Confession<br />115<br />
  151. 151. Our stance before God: Assurance<br />116<br />
  152. 152. Our stance before God: Word<br />117<br />
  153. 153. Our stance before God: Sending<br />118<br />
  154. 154. Stained Glass colors: Gathering<br />119<br />
  155. 155. Stained Glass colors: Confession<br />120<br />
  156. 156. Stained Glass colors: Assurance<br />121<br />
  157. 157. Stained Glass colors: Word<br />122<br />
  158. 158. Stained Glass colors: Sending<br />123<br />
  159. 159. Example: Generic Sequence<br />Building a composite<br />A developing metaphor<br />Found Art, in a consistent style<br />124<br />
  160. 160. Gathering<br />125<br />
  161. 161. Confession<br />126<br />
  162. 162. Assurance<br />127<br />
  163. 163. Word<br />128<br />
  164. 164. Communion<br />129<br />
  165. 165. Dismissal<br />130<br />
  166. 166. Gathering<br />131<br />
  167. 167. Confession<br />132<br />
  168. 168. Assurance<br />133<br />
  169. 169. Word (Empty Tomb)<br />134<br />
  170. 170. Response<br />135<br />
  171. 171. Sending<br />136<br />
  172. 172. Liturgical Sequence<br />Dialogue (up – down)<br />Dramatic Movements <br />Gathering<br />Renewal<br />Word<br />Response<br />Sending<br />Method 1: Generic Sequences<br />Method 2: Thematic Dramatic Sequences!<br />137<br />
  173. 173. Method 2: Dramatic Thematic<br />Dramatic movements have general structure that continues week-to-week<br />But each week has a specific theme and/or metaphor<br />From scripture text<br />Church year<br />Current events<br />Sermon series<br />Controlling metaphor<br />Combines the ‘editorial cartoon’ with a sequence<br />This is GOLD if you have the resources!<br />138<br />
  174. 174. Method 2: Thematic Dramatic<br />139<br />
  175. 175. Method 2: Dramatic Thematic<br />Handout: Blank Simple Grid <br />Simple approach for a specific week<br />First task:Fill in first column<br />Restate Dramatic purpose in light of this week’s theme<br />What does each movement look like in light of this theme?<br />How does theme change through the service?<br />140<br />
  176. 176. Method 2: Dramatic Thematic<br />Second task: Fill in the grid<br />Express the theme in song, word, and visuals<br />Generate and Evaluate creative choices<br />Fill in other columns in light of each other<br />141<br />
  177. 177. Example: Dramatic Thematic <br />“Isaiah 60” themes: <br />Glory of God<br />Global Church<br />Parts<br />Gathering: Global church called in glory<br />Confession: But we are not global<br />Assurance: Our rifts are forgiven<br />Word: We receive God’s glory in our diversity<br />Response: We bring our diverse gifts<br />Sending: We are sent to reflect God everywhere<br />142<br />
  178. 178. Gathering<br />143<br />
  179. 179. Renewal: Confession<br />144<br />
  180. 180. Renewal: Assurance<br />145<br />
  181. 181. Word<br />146<br />
  182. 182. Response<br />147<br />
  183. 183. Sending<br />148<br />
  184. 184. Theme: Lament<br /><ul><li>Based on Psalm 130</li></ul>Parts<br /><ul><li>Gathering (in the morning)
  185. 185. Confession (Out of the Depths I Cry)
  186. 186. Word & Assurance (I Wait)
  187. 187. Dismissal (For the Morning)</li></ul>Example: Thematic Sequence<br />149<br />
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  194. 194. Our Father in heaven,hallowed be your name,your kingdom come,your will be done,on earth as it is in heaven.Give us today our daily bread.Forgive us our sinsas we forgive those who sin against us.Save us from the time of trialand deliver us from evil.For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yoursnow and forever. Amen.<br />156<br />
  195. 195. 157<br />
  196. 196. People on a Journey <br /><ul><li>Based on Phil 4
  197. 197. Note Dialogue</li></ul>Parts:<br /><ul><li>Prelude: Theme of Journey
  198. 198. Gathering: Sojourners gathered
  199. 199. Word: Sojourners refreshed
  200. 200. Dismissal: Sojourners sent</li></ul>Example: Dramatic Thematic<br />158<br />
  201. 201. As people of faith on a journey, we come to be renewed <br /> in God's strength.<br />159<br />
  202. 202. WE GATHER IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD<br />160<br />
  203. 203. The Call to Worship<br />Let us worship God.<br />The Lord is the everlasting God,The Creator of the ends of the earth.<br />161<br />
  204. 204. GOD SPEAKS THROUGH PHILIPPIANS 4<br />162<br />
  205. 205. Our Prayer for Illumination<br />O Spirit of God, you who have written this rich <br />fourth chapter of Philippians through your servant Paul, <br />now speak to us <br />through these same words, so that we may know your will, our hearts may be encouraged, and our fellowship be strengthened.<br />In the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.<br />163<br />
  206. 206. The Reading of Philippians 4:4-9<br />The Word of the Lord.<br />Thanks be to God!<br />164<br />
  207. 207. WE DEPART WITH GOD'S BLESSING<br />165<br />
  208. 208. *The Benediction <br />CongregationalAmen!<br />166<br />
  209. 209. 167<br />
  210. 210. Example: Thematic Sequence <br />“Worship Arts Seminar” themes: <br />God the creator/artist<br />God’s children in His creative image<br />Parts<br />Gathering (Prelude & Call to Worship)<br />Confession in Word <br />Assurance in Word<br />Response<br />Sending<br />168<br />
  211. 211. Gathering: Prelude<br />169<br />
  212. 212. Gathering: Call to Worship<br />170<br />
  213. 213. Confession: <br />171<br />
  214. 214. Genesis 1:26-28<br />The word of the Lord.<br />Thanks be to God.<br />Word: Made in the creator’s image<br />172<br />
  215. 215. Exodus 35:30–34:1<br />The word of the Lord.<br />Thanks be to God.<br />Word: Using creative gifts to build temple<br />173<br />
  216. 216. 1 Corinthians 3:10-17<br />The word of the Lord.<br />Thanks be to God.<br />Word: Christ as the one sound foundation<br />174<br />
  217. 217. Response: Our creative gifts offered<br />175<br />
  218. 218. Sending: Creative in the creator’s image<br />176<br />
  219. 219. Conclusions: The Organ-Screen<br />Think of the screen like a visual musical instrument<br />It has the role of a visual banner<br />With the control of a pipe organ<br />The same questions raised in music are raised for the screen<br />What creative choices will lead worship?<br />Who is best qualified to make decisions? <br />177<br />
  220. 220. Conclusions: Illustrate Liturgy<br />Illustrate the congregation's task, not event<br />Visual planning is liturgy planning<br />It should happen early<br />It should be along side music and texts<br />Visual planners need liturgy training more than technology training<br />178<br />
  221. 221. Conclusions: A Visual Arts Team<br />This is not an “AV” team<br />Three skill sets needed:<br />Liturgist: what’s our goal?<br />Artist: what’s our vision? <br />Technologist: make it happen<br />Like a Music Ministry Team, this is a Visual Ministry Team<br />Same questions, same goals<br />179<br />
  222. 222. Conclusion<br />Acid test: What happens when the projector breaks? <br />180<br />
  223. 223. Workshop: Music-Word-Image<br />181<br />
  224. 224. Workshop: Generic templates<br />Storyboard Exercise<br />Givens:<br />a 4 x 3 space<br />Themes of generic liturgical sequence<br />Sketch:<br />Any style: photographs, line art, pen & ink, computer graphics, <br />Write in: colors, concepts, directions<br />182<br />

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