Sermons Layout 4 was designed to display your sermons in reverse chronological order (newest first) but also allows the user to filter down to see specific sermons within a Series, Category, Month or by a specific Preacher.
Once the user selects the specific sermon that they would like to watch/listen to, they can click on one 1 of the 4 possible icons for each sermon to either watch the sermon video, listen to the sermon audio, download the sermon audio, or read the sermon notes.
They can also click on the sermon title to see more information about that specific sermon.
NOTE: If a video, audio and/or notes (PDF or DOC) file is not uploaded, the icon(s) associated with that file will not be displayed.
The sermon page also has a Header Image (see the screenshot below)
This header image can be changed by going to CONTENT > Link Lists > Header Image - Sermons (see the screenshot below). When editing the "Header Image - Sermons" link list, no link is actually needed. All you will need to do is change the image that is in the single item within that list.
Adding The Sermon Layout To Your Site's Navigation
To utilize this Sermon Template, you will first need to make sure that you have a navigation item in the Navigation Module (CONTENT > Pages > Navigation) that is linked to the "All Sermons" option in the "Content" field. See the screenshots below for how to assign the navigation item correctly:
Once you are in the Navigation module, either add a new item or edit an existing item and follow the steps below:
For instructions on how to add sermons, please review this Help Article & Video: Adding Sermons or revierw the instructions below
To make changes, navigate to CONTENT > SERMONS
To create a new sermon select ADD A NEW SERMON.
- Detail: This is where you choose a title, categories, series, key passage, date, and preacher. This will sort the sermon into the right places and automatically show the passage.
- Content: Step two you will add a summary, keywords, and then the actual content of the sermon.
- Add Media: This is wehre you will be able to add audio, video, an image, or notes on your sermon. You can also embed a youtube video using the EMBED CODE tab. Using external link will only create a link to that page, not embed the video on the site.
- Publish gives you the option to post just to certain groups or the site (site group), and then also allows you to publish at a certain date and time.
Series & Sermon Graphic Sizes
All Sermon & Series Images should be at least 700 pixels wide by 390 pixels high. Other image sizes can be used as long as they are the same ratio as the recommended size.
Sermon Detail Page
Each sermon has its' own detail page where all of the sermon information and media file links are located.