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CCLI Usage

CCLI Usage

Proclaim tracks your song usage for you. Visit your presentation team’s group on Faithlife.com to get a digital report of all the songs you’ve used in presentations over a specified date range. Reports can be viewed directly in your web browser or exported as a spreadsheet.

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Song History

Song History

Planning your upcoming worship set is a breeze with Proclaim. Use this report to see at a glance what songs you have or haven’t sung recently.

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Faithlife Music Integration

 

Faithlife Music makes it easier for you to discover and learn new songs, explore the songs you already love, and publicly share songs your team wrote.

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Multi-Select Service Item Editing

 

Can’t decide which background images to use? Go ahead and change your mind, then change it again. Proclaim makes it easy to update multiple slides of the same type. For example, you can change the background image for every service item in your song set at once, or update the transition duration between all your sermon slides.

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Single Slide Textboxes and Foreground Images

Single Slide Textboxes and Foreground Images

Proclaim now offers more customization within each service item. Singing Amazing Grace and want a different foreground image on each song slide? Go for it. Want to add text to only one Bible verse slide in a service item? No problem.

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Confidence Monitor Timer Cues

Confidence Monitor Timer Cues

The confidence monitor timer helps you keep your service running on schedule. Set cues to automatically start the timer, and choose to count up or down to give your speaker a private view of their speaking time.

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Drag & Drop Images

 

Drag and drop any image on your computer into Proclaim to set it as a background or foreground on your slides. Or, if you have an image on your clipboard, copy and paste it into Proclaim and the image will be automatically added to your slide.

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Slide Sharing

 

Share any slide in your presentation with one click. Post your baptism announcement slide to your Faithlife Group to remind them of the upcoming event, share a key Bible verse by posting a Bible slide to social media, or even save a slide to your desktop to be added to your print bulletin.

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Order of Service Item Groupings

Order of Service Item Groupings

Proclaim makes it easy to organize your presentation by adding custom groupings that can be collapsed. The pre-defined service sections can also be collapsed.

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Customizable Slide Transition Duration

 

Customize both your slide transition effect and transition duration to set the tone and pace of your service.

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Import from WorshipPlanning.com

 

Make slides out of your WorshipPlanning.com service by importing it into Proclaim. Link your WorshipPlanning.com account to your presentation group once and the affiliation will be there every time you import a new service. One-click importing makes it easy to create your presentation with the tools you already use.

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Sermon Recording and Publishing

 

Record your audio and slides together, then publish them in a professional video on SoundFaith.com without ever having to use another application. You can trim and edit your recording, then add a cover image, metadata, and a representative soundbyte. Choose to watch your sermons on Faithlife TV, broadcast them via Podcast, or embed on your church website.

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On-Screen Bible

 

Explore Scripture in context with Proclaim’s On-Screen Bible. It’s a smooth, professional animation of Scripture which highlights your main verse and displays neighboring verses. The On-Screen Bible is also available as a quick screen, so you can add Bible verses on-the-fly.

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Song Slides

 

Proclaim comes with lyrics for thousands of the most popular hymns built in, and it remembers the lyrics to songs you’ve already created slides for. Link your SongSelect account to automatically create slides for contemporary songs. If you have a database of songs, Proclaim can import many different formats. Lyrics are automatically paginated, sized, and formatted to look great in hundreds of styles.

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Perfect Announcement Slides

 

Creating the perfect announcement slides is simple thanks to Proclaim’s Smart Media. Proclaim automatically formats your font style to fit your slide. Say what you want to say, and Proclaim makes it look great. It’s like having a built-in designer!

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Integration with Logos Bible Software

 

Research and create your sermon in Logos 7, then export it to Proclaim. Conveniently drag and drop your collapsible sermon section in your presentation, complete with the background, content, and format you chose in Logos 7. And if you're a Logos 6 user you can use the Visual Copy tool to send references, slides, and graphics to Proclaim.

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On-Screen Messages and Countdown Clock

 

You can send on-the-fly messages to either your audience or your stage members. The countdown clock lets everyone know when to be in their seats, while the pager and crawl text can discreetly let a member of your congregation know something without interrupting the service.

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Fill-in-the-Blank

 

Like emphasis text, fill-in-the-blank is a great way to emphasize your key points. Fill-in-the-blank can create a fun and engaging way for your audience to follow along with the message.

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Bible Quick Screen

 

When the pastor wants to jump to a verse that wasn't planned you can quickly enter a verse into the On-Screen Bible quick screen. The verse will be shown on the screen, but not create new slides in your presentation or affect your current position in your presentation timeline.

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Pre- and Post-Service Loops

 

The Pre-Service and Post-Service Loops automatically rotate any content you’d like. Mix in animated Bible verse art from the Pro Media collection to prepare people for worship. Play a background audio track until your worship team starts. Cycle announcements, restroom locations, or anything else you’d like people to know about. Tell Proclaim when to start your service, and then go mingle with the congregation.

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Warm-Up and Auto-Start

 

The Warm-Up section of a service lets you specify the exact sequence of slides, videos, or countdowns you want to show before your service starts. When you add items to the Warm-Up section their on-screen time is automatically calculated. Proclaim transitions from Pre-Service Loop to Warm-Up at the exact moment required to ensure your first Service slide will show up at your start time. Proclaim does all the math, even counting words on slides to see how long they'll be shown, so you have less thing to worry about.

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Reusable Rich-Text Styling

 

Sometimes fonts and colors aren’t enough. Proclaim has support for high-quality text-rendering effects that will give your slides a professional look. Drop Shadow, Outer Glow, Inner Glow, Outer Stroke, Inner Stroke, Gradient Overlay, and more are available with sophisticated blend modes, blurs, and more. Once you get the perfect look, you can save your font configuration for later use as a custom style.

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Background Fill Options

 

Have you ever found that perfect background image just to find out it doesn't scale correctly on your projector? Proclaim has abundant options to customize backgrounds with non-standard aspect ratios into great-looking slides, including fill color, image blur, fit-to-height, and fit-to-width.

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Faithlife Bulletins

 

Automatically convert your Proclaim presentation into a Faithlife bulletin, available online or to print for your congregation. Surveys you use during the presentation are interactive in the web bulletin, as well as any signals you used during your presentation, so members of your congregation on mobile devices have access to your finished product.

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Flexible Viewing Options

 

We all have our visual layout preferences—Proclaim helps you work with what's comfortable. Choose to navigate your presentation from Edit, Preview, Grid View, or via a mobile device using the Proclaim Remote.

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Overlay Live Video

 

Engage your audience with live video on your slides. If you employ a switcher that supports blue/green chroma keys, or a luma key set to black, you can overlay your slides onto your live video feed. This works great with Proclaim’s built-in lower-thirds graphics to create an engaging song set, especially for those in the back of the audience.

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Amen Button

 

The Amen button is a fun way to underscore enthusiasm in the sanctuary by flashing "Amen!" on the screen for your congregation. Like other quick screens, the Amen button won't lose your current place in your presentation.

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Multiple Service Start Times

 

Do you run the same service several times on a weekend? Tell Proclaim all your start times and let it go! Once Proclaim is On Air it automatically presents the correct part of your service based on the next service time. After an early service it will transition from Post-Service Loop to a Pre-Service Loop half-way between the end of the first service and the start time of the next! Just tell it “9:30 am; 11 am” and go On Air once. Proclaim has you covered!

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Easy Volunteer Training

 

Getting your volunteers up to speed on how to use Proclaim is easy. Dozens of instructional videos and more than a hundred support articles ensure that your team gets the help they need. The Proclaim Video Training Center is designed to teach you and your staff incrementally, so you can be sure your transition to using Proclaim is smooth.

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Pro Media/SoundFaith Integration

 

Proclaim's unique Pro Media collection of 10,000+ still and motion backgrounds integrates with SoundFaith.com to provide your entire group with unlimited access to the media in numerous file formats. Edit slides in Photoshop, or create a PowerPoint presentation using Pro Media artwork to import into Proclaim later. Search the Pro Media collection from SoundFaith for recently added or popular series to use in upcoming services.

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Add Videos Without Uploading

Proclaim Media Browser

When you purchase a video from the Proclaim store (mini-movies, motion background, etc.) there’s no need to worry about file formats, downloading, or transferring files. Proclaim handles everything automatically. Browse the store, choose and purchase a video, and add it to your presentation, all from within Proclaim.

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Faithlife Calendar Integration

Faithlife Calendar Integration

Not only can you set up a calendar for your Faithlife church group, but Proclaim can import calendar events from your church group with a single click.

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Confidence Monitor

Confidence Monitor

Proclaim’s highly customizable confidence output gives you a high-contrast view of what your audience is currently seeing. In addition to showing the content that your audience is seeing, the confidence monitor can display a slide title, clock, countdown timer, recording indicator, or a preview of upcoming song lyrics for your singers. Booth operators can also send private directions to the stage via the confidence monitor.

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Live Surveys

Live Surveys

Nothing engages people like a live survey where a click on their phone translates immediately into new results on the screen. Live surveys have a variety of styles, and can be shown in real-time or at another time in the service. Any member of your congregation that has one of the free Faithlife Bible apps can answer survey questions.

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Custom Slide Order for Songs

Custom Verse Bar

Proclaim's custom verse bar lets you specify exactly what order you want the slides for your song. The lyrics are stored in one clean field, but you can change the order of slides, repeat a chorus or verse, or arrange things however you’d like without having to hand-edit the slides or lyrics.

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Bible Verse Insertion

Bible Verse Insertion

Forget copying, pasting, and formatting your Scripture passages. In Proclaim, adding verses is as simple as typing in the verse reference—the application automatically populates your slides with the reference and the Bible of your choice. Access any of the Bibles or resources you’ve purchased through logos.com, all without ever having to leave Proclaim.

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Link to SongSelect by CCLI

Link to SongSelect

If you have a CCLI SongSelect account, you can add song lyrics by simply typing the title of a song and then selecting it from a list. The lyrics will automatically be pasted, along with the copyright statement and CCLI number. For many songs you can even preview a 30 second sample of the original recording from right in Proclaim!

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Talk to Your Team

collaboration in Proclaim

Proclaim doesn’t just let you collaborate with your team on a single presentation, it helps you communicate with them as well. A convenient bar at the top of the main app window shows you who's working with you in real time. A side-panel shows your team’s Faithlife Group and lets you talk about this week’s service from right within Proclaim. Want to make sure the pastor approves this new song? Just call it out in the conversation. The group conversation is synchronized between Proclaim, web-based access to the group, or optional email notifications.

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Quick Screens

Quick Screens

Proclaim supports hotkey access to instantly display a blank screen, Scripture verse, church logo, Amen, or no text. Quick screens help smooth transitions in your service, especially if your booth operator has to make a quick edit to the current slide.

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Proclaim Remote for iOS and Android

Proclaim Remote

The free Proclaim Remote is available for iOS devices or Android devices. You can advance slides, view private notes (on tablets), or even follow without controlling (for use as a confidence monitor on a music stand, for example).

The Proclaim Remote can work over a local WiFi network, so it’s reliable even without an Internet connection.

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Beautiful Transitions

Do you want gentle fades between your slides or a more dramatic 3D effect? Proclaim offers more than two dozen transition effects for maximum flexibility. You can use any of these transitions between slides, or to fade in lines of text on your slides. (Some effects are only available on Windows.)

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Offline Availability

Cloud-based software is great, but it always begs the question: What do I do when I don't have internet? Proclaim has you covered. Fully-featured presentation backup and restore will give you peace of mind if you need a physical, local copy of your slides.

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Text Formatting

Proclaim supports multiple fonts, sizes, character spacing, adjustable line spacing, bold, italic, small caps, all small caps, and full justification. Whatever text formatting you apply to a box, Smart Media brings in the information you've already entered and applies your text formatting to it.

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Import from Elvanto

You can plan your service with Elvanto and let Proclaim handle the details of laying it out. Link your Proclaim and Elvanto accounts once and your services can be imported with the click of a button. Anyone in your group can import an Elvanto service into Proclaim, so volunteers can add an Elvanto service through Proclaim without using your credentials.

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Import from Planning Center Online

If you use Planning Center Online to coordinate your services, you can use your presentation software to make the best of your tools. Proclaim works with you to import your PCO items into a presentation. Whether you want to import your PCO service as part of, or as your entire presentation, Proclaim has you covered.

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Smart Date Entry

Smart date parsing lets you type ‘next thursday at 7 pm’ into an announcement slide and Proclaim correctly presents the right date on your slide. Proclaim’s unique Signals feature sends a calendar signal to the congregation’s smart phones. People are more likely to show up when they can just tap to add an event to their calendar!

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Import from PowerPoint or Keynote

If you or a member of your team uses another tool to create your presentations, Proclaim supports adding those slides directly to your presentation. Windows users can seamlessly transfer control directly to PowerPoint and back to Proclaim during a presentation.

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Smart Slide Types

Proclaim is made for churches. Instead of generic slides, Proclaim has specific, smart support for Songs, Bible Verses, Announcements, Videos, Photo Slideshows, Live Web Pages, Interactive Surveys, and Sermons. Proclaim makes your job easier because it’s designed specifically for churches and ministries.

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Present from a Mobile Device

You don’t even need a projector to use Proclaim: you can load and control a presentation using the Proclaim Remote, and present it with Apple AirPlay on any AirPlay-equipped TV. This is great for smaller venues, or even for showing a presentation in someone’s living room.

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Edit While You Present

If you've ever had that "oops" moment when you realize the wrong verse is on the screen, or had a typo stare you in the face, Proclaim can help do some damage control. On-air edits appear instantly on the screen without having to click anything, and quick screens provide additional support in case you need to throw a blank screen on the projector while the tech person modifies your slides.

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