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YouTube Live setup for prayer meeting

  • Go to YouTube live stream page
    • Click the "SCHEDULE STREAM" button at the top right of the screen
    • Click the "CREATE NEW" text at the middle bottom of the pop up dialog
      • Enter the title with the date, for example "Prayer Meeting 3-31-2021"
      • Change from "Public" to "Unlisted" in the drop down list below the title entry line
      • Enter the stream date
      • Enter the stream time: 6:00 PM
      • Click the "CREATE STREAM" button on the bottom right of the pop up dialog
    • Click the "EDIT" button in the top right of the screen
    • Add to the description the following
      • Current prayer meeting description
        • [For example] Join us Wednesday at 6 pm for Prayer Meeting for praises, prayer, and Bible study.  We will reflect on being a living witness based on Colossians 3:5-4:6.
        CCLI streaming license statement
        • Music covered CCLI streaming license # 20338344
    • Scroll down and click the playlist dropdown
      • Select the "Prayer Meeting" playlist
      • Click "DONE" at the bottom right of the drop down menu
    • Click "SAVE" at the bottom right of the pop up dialog
    • At the bottom left select "Ultra low-latency"
    • To the right toggle off the "Enable DVR"
    • At the bottom of the right column, toggle on "Unlist live replay once stream ends"
    • Toward the top right click the right arrow (share) button
    • At the bottom right of the popup dialog click the copy video link icon to copy stream link
    • Click "CLOSE" at the bottom right of the pop up dialog
  • Go to the prayer meeting forwarding page and paste the copied YouTube link in the "Destination URL (or file upload)" text entry box
    • Toward the bottom left, click the blue "Save" button
  • Test the forwarding link by clicking the following link
    • Make sure the YouTube video page lists the right date and the right start time
    • Check description
  • Go to OneCallNow and login
    • Toward the top center, click the red "CREATE NEW MESSAGE" button
    • Enter in the message subject line
      • Streaming links for Prayer Meeting
    • Enter in the message body
      • Join us for Prayer Meeting at 6 pm by phone at (931) 398-5131 or YouTube at https://www.morristownchurch.org/prayermeeting
    • Click the "VOICE" tab near the bottom left
      • Toggle off Voice Message near top right
    • Click the "EMAIL" tab near the bottom center
      • Paste the message body over the E-mail body text
    • Click the "CONTACTS>" button at the top right
      • Click the text "Select from List of Groups"
      • Check the box "01: Church Announcements"
      • Click the "Schedule>" button at the top right
      • Click the calendar icon and select the date of prayer meeting
      • Set the time of 5:45 PM for the Begin Sending time
      • Click the "SCHEDULE" button near the top left