Q: What is a Watch Party?
A: Hosts may open their home for a private Watch Party with people they invite to keep things cozy and casual. The local church may also host several public groups in order to make Hope Trending available to everyone. Additionally, a public web stream will be made available during the live event for individual viewers who wish to engage with our Interactive Online Watch Party, featuring live chat.
Q: How do I watch Hope Trending?
A: Hope Trending will offer a live broadcast at 8:00 PM Eastern Time October 14-22 and subsequent rebroadcasts with a live interactive chat experience. View our Where to Watch page for details on how you can join in.
Q: Do I need to register my Watch Party?
A: Yes, we encourage all hosts to register to gain access to resources to help make their Watch Party successful.
Q: Can I host a digital Watch Party?
A: Sure, we recommend choosing a time to watch the live feed together, and then meet up on a service such as Skype or Google Hangouts. There are many free services like these available.
Q: Will Hope Trending be offered in any other languages?
A: Yes, Hope Trending will offer a Spanish audio translation via Esperanza TV.
Q: If I register my Watch Party are you going to assign people to come to my house?
A: No, during host registration you can choose whether you are hosting a public or private watch party. Private Watch Parties will remain unlisted.
Q: Will Hope Trending presentations be archived for later viewing?
A: Yes, Hope Trending will be offered as video-on-demand after the series completes.
Q: Will I be provided follow-up materials for my Watch Party?
A: Yes, Hope Trending is the beginning of a conversation. We are encouraging groups to meet for a series of weeks following Hope Trending to continue the conversation. Registered hosts will be provided materials to facilitate this follow-up.