Posted in news on May 4, 2016 12:29 pm EDT

PixelFlex Enhances Artistic Expression in the Southeast

LED video technology provides visual impact and an immersive experience at Nashville-area church.

Bethel World Outreach Center, Brentwood, Tenn. Photos by Garrett Hestla.


 

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By Church Designer Staff

Originally founded in 1984, the Bethel World Outreach Church has seen its ministry grow to a point where it currently holds worship services in six locations nationwide. As part of this growth, the worship family located in Brentwood, Tenn., outside Nashville, recently underwent a building campaign to expand its ministry even further, and in doing so they wished to make LED video a part of the worship services. While attending the WFX tradeshow in Nashville this past year, Senior Pastor James Lowe reports that he found his solution for the new facility -- FLEXLite 6.9mm LED video tiles from PixelFlex.

“With our Bethel Build Campaign underway, we were also about to undertake a month-long sermon series where our pastor wanted to show HD video elements during the message,” began Technical Director Garrett Hestla. “This was something entirely new for us and since we wanted to bring LED video into the new facility as well, we started looking at all the LED video products that could really help deliver an impactful message. I’ve known about PixelFlex for a while, and so after our pastor also met them at WFX, we agreed [that] the FLEXLite 6.9mm would be a great solution for our worship services.”

In application

The FLEXLite from PixelFlex is an economical solution to other traditional LED panels, providing both indoor and outdoor options that can be installed and dismantled by one person, making them ideal for the house of worship market. With its bright, dense display and high refresh rate, incorporating FLEXLite it into any worship service takes no added effort, and its easy access back panels allow for simple on-site repairs without the hassle of removing the entire back of a tile.

The FLEXLite from PixelFlex is an economical solution to other traditional LED panels, providing both indoor and outdoor options that can be installed and dismantled by one person....

“With the FLEXLite chosen we got to work loading-in so that we could be ready in time for the new sermon series,” explains Hestla. “We didn’t have a large crew so we had volunteers from the church assist with the load-in, which started about 7:30 a.m. To build the wall, we stacked the FLEXLite tiles four-high, and once it was installed you could easily see that we would definitely be able to create an amazing visual experience.”

Now ready for the services to begin, Hestla and the design team began working on the content needed to complete the LED video installation. As the content was easily uploaded, Hestla was able to see the full FLEXLite wall in action for the first time, and he reports that it didn’t disappoint.  continued >>

 

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