Live Streaming at any Cost

There are many ways to implement a live streaming solution. You may need to consider your budget, staffing capabilities (technical) and availability (time needed to operate and manage the...

Raising the Bar with Improved Audio for your Live Stream via a Smart Phone

Many parishes today use a smart phone mounted on a tripod to broadcast their divine services to Facebook Live or YouTube Live. This is a fine introductory set up for parishes who are just getting...

Embedding Facebook Video On Your Website

With the popularity and ease of Facebook Live, parishes and organizations have embraced this platform for live streaming of their Divine Services. If you are broadcasting to Facebook Live only, you...

Player Customizations

The player used for the GOA's live streaming clients is built upon a very popular platform called JW Player. Here are many benefits to using this player:...

Live Streaming Paid Service from Internet Ministries

Parishes are able to broadcast their divine services live online for those who are unable to attend in person. Since this service began in 1997, thousands of liturgical services and hundreds of...

Live Streaming Made Easy in 10 Steps

Live Streaming is very popular nowadays. With only a mobile phone in hand, many are streaming their lives for the world to see through social media platforms without thinking twice. Certainly, you...

Getting Started with Live Streaming Quickly on a Budget

Live Streaming has never been easier than it is today. At its simplest, all it takes is a smartphone, a little bit of know-how, and something worth sharing.

Why is my Live Stream Buffering?

On slower connections, a short buffering period is normal to the start of a live broadcast video stream. The buffering gives a cushion to the video so that it will play without interruption.

Privacy and Legal Considerations with Live Streaming

The following articles cover important Privacy and Legal issues that are worth considering as you venture into the world of Live Streaming at your parish.

Getting Your Live Stream Featured

In addition to placing an embedded player on your parish website, there are other ways to reach viewers. For parishes within the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese...

Trouble Shooting Live Streaming Issues

Common Issues Viewers Experience Buffering If you receive emails or calls from viewers that the stream was buffering, these questions should be...

Archdiocese Embedded Player

The embedded player that will be provided to your parish has many great features: Hosted with our streaming provider, which means a reliable network...

Using Google Analytics with Live Streaming

If you're using the GOA-provided JW Player for your parish live streams, you'll want to take advantage of Google Analytics to track usage. Below are instructions for getting started: If you...