Audio and sound equipment has been used to enhance the teaching and worship services at churches and ministries around the world for decades. Planning and choosing sound equipment properly is a critical part of effectively communicating your message and yet this can be a challenge for some churches.

Sadly, many newly built church sound systems suffer from a lack of proper design, application, and installation. Things like room acoustics, sound quality, and lighting are all very important priorities for creating the proper environment for a church.

If your sound reproduction doesn't sound good for the congregation then the pastor's job of getting his message across becomes even more difficult. Your music and worship will suffer as well, along with other aspects of your ministry.

The following suggestions for successful sound and lighting can help you plan ahead and achieve your goal of ensuring a vibrant and growing ministry. When planning your church's sound and lighting needs you should consider the following: