How to Zoom

How to join a Zoom meeting AND how to set up a Zoom meeting

If you have been invited to join an online church meeting or class using Zoom, there is a YouTube video, produced by the people at, that shows you how simple it is.

On the other hand, if you wish to set up your own Zoom meeting, there is a learning curve, but people who have done it say it's gets easier after the first time.


The first consideration is how long your meeting will be:

  • If it's going to be 40 minutes or less, then you can use the free version of Zoom - hooray!

However, if your meeting must go over 40 minutes, you have a couple of choices:

  1. After 40 minutes, send out a new invitation to restart your meeting - a bit awkward but doable.
  2. Pay $15/month

How To

Here is a nineteen minute YouTube video with the nitty-gritty details specifically for churches:

You will want to go to and set up your Zoom account to get started.

If you have additional questions, please route your inquiries to

Be well and stay connected!