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PRO CHURCH MEDIA

Online Courses

Courses

on-demand | mini courses

Our mini courses are great for jumping right into learning specific techniques or areas of the church media process. Each one is on-demand so that it can be taken at any time, from anywhere at a pace that works for your schedule. These courses are great for training volunteers and staff, supplementing creative teams, venturing into new areas and for hosting creative nights at your church!

On-Demand Social Media Design

Experience Level: No experience necessary 

Learn how large media teams get their social graphics done on-demand while on the job. In this course, you will get expert tips on how to design social media posts, videos, Instagram stories and more with efficient workflow tips and ways to create high-quality designs on mobile.

Church Media Planning

Experience Level: No experience necessary 

Ever feel like you are always behind? Wondering how you can bring structure to your workflow? In this 1-week mini session we provide strategies and templates that will give you what you need to create a structured media plan for your church from start to finish.

Collage Design Fundamentals

Experience Level: Photoshop Quick Start

Hone in on your design skills with this quick mini-course taught by Dustin Cooper who will show you his entire design process for crafting multimedia/collage-style artwork. Get tips on how to create complicated designs using fundamental Design + Photoshop tricks.

Creating Minimal Tee Design

Experience Level: No experience necessary 

Feel stuck using Adobe Illustrator or want to take your vector design to the next level? This course is for you! Led by expert illustration designer, Ashley Ulmer, you will get to go through the entire vector design process while creating an awesome t-shirt design for your ministry.

Worship Song Writing

Experience Level: No experience necessary 

In this course, learn the process for bringing your worship music to life with practical tips and structure to get music from the page to the stage! With 15 years of music industry experience, Josh Engler, shares his tips for crafting top-notch worship music for the church.

Launching & Growing A Creative Business

MASTER CLASS FOR DESIGN ENTREPRENEURS

You know how to do amazing creative work, but how do you get clients and manage projects? Learn how from creative entreprenuer, Dustin Schultz, who shares all he has learned to grow a successful creative business.

getting started

Whether you are just starting out or want to refine your skills, our in-depth Photoshop and After Effects Starter Courses are for you! Each one has been carefully developed to prepare you for the everyday challenges of creating effective and engaging media for your church in a matter of weeks. Join dozens of alumni who have had success with gaining the needed skills for their church and organization’s needs with a starter course.

Photoshop Quick Start

Experience Level: No experience necessary 

Photoshop Quick Start is an accelerated course to get you started in learning the ins + outs of using Photoshop in your church. We will focus on the essential skills you need in order to create high-quality media for your projects. This course is perfect for honing your skills and training team members + volunteers for setting up a strong media team in your church.

Upcoming Sessions: January 2020

After Effects Launch

Experience Level: No experience necessary 

After Effects Launch will teach you the essential skills to start creating motion design for your church with confidence. This course makes learning After Effects as easy and FUN as possible. You’ll learn by doing real-world projects for your church and getting feedback from church media pros who have experience in the unique world of church animation.

Upcoming Sessions: January 2020

advanced skill development

Our advanced courses are designed to push you to the next level with challenging and fun courses. Led by industry experts, each session is packed with advanced techniques, shortcuts, and tips for crafting excellence in media. Be prepared to be challenged, try new styles and stretch your creativity in these power-packed courses.

Sermon Series Bootcamp

Experience Level: Photoshop Quick Start or similar experience 

Take your next sermon series from start to finish with step-by-step instruction. Get expert mentorship and guidance on design development and execution so that your next series shines!

Upcoming Sessions: 2019 Sessions Are Sold Out

Church Design Remix

Experience Level: Photoshop Quick Start or similar experience 

This course takes you through an exploration of new design styles and techniques so that you will be creating professional church projects in no time. Learn from professional media designers and find out how they create top-notch designs that get people excited to come to church.

Upcoming Sessions: 2019 Sessions Are Sold Out

What our students have to say…

I benefitted from the entire course! I’ve tried to learn After Effects alone and was able to do a few things, but now I’m leaps ahead of where I used to be before taking this course. I was able to create projects for my church as soon as I completed the first week’s lesson! 

Kersee Meyer

After Effects Launch

The AE Launch Course is a must have for anyone wanting to get into animation or any type of motion design. You will finish with a comprehensive knowledge of all things AE from simple text animation to advanced 3d and particle effects.

Mackenly Jones

After Effects Launch

Meet The Instructors

Megan Watson

Megan Watson

Founder

Megan founded Pro Church Media in 2016 and works hard to foster a community that supports creativity + servant leadership in the church. She continues to develop top-notch resources for the church to succeed in an ever-changing world.

Jason Watson

Jason Watson

Lead Instructor

With 12 years of animation + film experience, Jason has worked with churches, design agencies and media producers from all over the world. He develops and prepares the courses and tutorials for PCM University to make sure they are best-in-class content for our community. 

Camron Ware

Camron Ware

Workshop Instructor

Camron Ware is the founder of Visual Worshiper, a design company that guides and mentors churches through the journey of what visual worship means in the Church today. Camron is also a freelance lighting designer and VJ with a heart and passion for visual worship-leading.

Josh Lyon

Josh Lyon

Workshop Instructor

Josh Lyon is the Operations Manager and co-owner of Shift Worship. Shift creates visual media and short films for churches. Josh enjoys helping church media professionals grow in their ability to use media to tell stories and not just accent services.