My last post talked about the Disney musical spoof our staff did for our Volunteer Appreciation Dinner this past weekend. (Take a look at the video!) But the program had many more elements to make this an international extravaganza. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how it came together.
Last night was our church’s Volunteer Appreciation event — a no-holds-barred, all-stops-pulled, over-the-top event for the people we love — our volunteers!!! This year’s theme was “Ambassador for Christ,” an international journey of celebration through activities, video, and even a Disney musical! We had this event at Saddleback Irvine South for our campus’s volunteers, including […]
Our Saturday Night Services for five weeks are having post-service events. We’re calling this series “Saturday Night Live.” For five weeks in a row, we are creating a casual, comfortable environment with food, music, kids’ activities, and program elements to help people develop relationships, enjoy hanging out, and have a great experience at church. Plus, […]
Our church has a series of five events after our Saturday Night services, called Saturday Night Live. These events are meant to attract people and help them have a good time while attending our Saturday night services. Each week, we have a different theme. Last week we did a fiesta theme. This past Saturday we […]
One of the areas that I have coordinated this past year is all-church special events. This past Easter, we created an event where families could have an enjoyable experience, hear the Easter message, and hang out afterwards. It was an invitational event so that people could invite their friends and neighbors. Here are some of […]
One of the things that I have been involved in is a new work called The Thirty Network, an effort to advance Asian American pastors and church leaders. The website describes what the Thirty Network is all about: “We believe that Asian American pastors have something valuable and unique to contribute to the Church with […]
Creating a Spectacular Event Experience: Lessons From California Adventure
When most people go to California Adventure, they are thinking about the fun or attractions. While I was thinking about those items as well, as a designer I was thinking about multiple aspects of the experience. I am a visual designer (graphic design, interior design) and an experience designer (event planning, guest experience). Because of […]
Usually I post about the event first and then about the specific details, but this time I went backwards. I’ve written a number of posts of all the different elements. Here is where it all comes together!