Cloud Sermon Elements

Adding Sermons to your website is crucial in providing site visitors with the latest message, as well as an archive of resources to help them grow in their faith journey. Sermon Elements allow you to add Sermons from your Amplify Website account onto your Amplify Cloud Website. These elements are styled to match your chosen Theme and can be reused, restyled, removed, and re-added to pages throughout your site. 

Using an Amplify WordPress Website?
Check out our WordPress Sermon Widget article: WordPress Sermon Widgets

Cloud Sermon Elements

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    This is an archive of all the sermons available on your Amplify Website module, which can be filtered based on your preferences. With the module's settings, you can select specific Categories, Groups, and Series, and customize the number of sermons displayed per page. Additionally, you can choose which parts of the sermon are shown, providing varying levels of information.

    Connect your Sermon Layout Element to the Sermon Detail Page, or another Page you've created that uses the Sermon Detail Element to dynamically present details about the sermon.

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    This is a unique Sermon listing that displays the details of the current Sermon. You can link a Sermon Layout, Sermon List, and Sermon Featured Elements to a Page using the Sermon Detail Element, which dynamically showcases the current Sermon.

    Each Theme includes a Page called "Sermon Detail" that utilizes the Sermon Detail Element.

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    This is a single Sermon listing that displays the details of a specific Sermon. You can link to a Page using the Sermon Detail Element, which dynamically showcases the current Sermon. This element is commonly used to feature the latest Sermon on the homepage of a website.

    Connect your Sermon Featured Element to the Sermon Detail Page, or another Page you've created that uses the Sermon Detail Element to dynamically present details about the sermon.

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    This grid list showcases all available Sermons from your Amplify Website module. In the Element's Settings cloud edit element arrow icon.png, you can customize Categories, Groups, Series, and the number of Sermons displayed per page. Additionally, you can select which parts of the Sermon to show, providing flexibility in the amount of information displayed.

    Connect your Sermon List Element to the Sermon Detail Page, or another Page you've created that uses the Sermon Detail Element to dynamically present details about the sermon.

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Add a Sermon Element to a Page

  1. From your Amplify Website Cloud Dashboard, navigate to the Page you want to edit and click the edit icon  cloud edit page icon.png
  2. Click the Add Element icon cloud add element icon.png and search Sermons from the list.
  3. Drag your chosen Sermon Element to the canvas.

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Connect Your Sermon Detail Element

If you've used the Sermon Layout, Featured, or List Element, you'll want to connect it to a Page that utilizes the Sermon Detail Element so that when a Sermon title is clicked, the user will be taken to that sermon record's Detail Page.

To connect the element, follow these instructions:

  1. Once any Sermon Element is added to a page, click the gray element icon to edit the element cloud edit element arrow icon.png.
  2. Click the Element icon to access the settings.

    The Element icon is at the front of the list of icons. Example shows the Event List icon.
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  3. Click Choose the Page tab
  4. Type field: Page
  5. Item field: Search for a page that utilizes the Sermon Detail Element.

    Note:  Your Amplify Cloud Theme comes with this Page already created called, "Sermon Detail."

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Your Theme's Sermon Blocks and Pages

Your Amplify Cloud Website includes different Blocks and Pages featuring our Sermon Elements with advanced styling to match your Theme. You can easily add these Blocks and Page Layouts to any Page on your site to showcase Sermons and maintain consistent Theme styling throughout your website.

Your Theme includes:

  • This Page includes a Sermon Layout Element for your site's Sermon Archive.

    Example shows the Anthem Theme

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  • This Page incorporates the Sermon Detail Element to display the current sermon dynamically. Whenever you utilize a Sermon Layout, Sermon List, or Sermon Featured Element, you can link it to the "Sermon Detail" Page, which uses this Layout.

    Example shows the Anthem Theme

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  • Use this Block to feature specific Sermons on your site. Ex: Feature last year's Easter Sermon on the landing page for your upcoming Easter Service.

    Example shows the Anthem Theme

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  • Use this Section Template to show a list of Sermons by Category, Group, Series, or Featured status.

    Example shows the Anthem Theme

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Save Your Ministry-Focused Content Blocks and Layouts 

Follow these instructions to add one of these options to a Page.

Your Theme includes Blocks and Layouts that utilize our Ministry Content Elements. To reuse these throughout your site,  click the heart icon  cloud heart save icon.png.

Note: Each theme comes with a Page called "Ministry Content Widget Page." You can save each Block on this Page to reuse styled content throughout your site.

To save individual Blocks 

  1. Click the Blocks setting icon cloud settings menu icon.png
  2. Click the heart icon cloud heart save icon.png

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Related Help Article
Ready to learn more? Check out Brizy's video: How to save blocks for later use

To Save Entire Pages 

  1. Click the arrow icon on the Update page button

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  2. Click Save Layout

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To see a full list of your saved Cloud Blocks and Layouts

  1. Click the plus icon to add a Block or Layout to the page you're editing.

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  2. Click the Saved tab: From here, you can choose Blocks or Layouts from the left sidebar to choose for your saved items.

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Ready to Get Started?
Learn how to use Blocks and Layouts on your Cloud Pages:
Cloud Pages, Layouts, Blocks, Rows, Columns and Elements

Common Use Case

  • Latest Sermon: Feature the latest message on your homepage using the Sermon Featured Element.
  • Feature by Topic: Add a sermon discussing the power of prayer or generosity on your Mission page using the Sermon Featured Element.
  • List by Category: Add Student sermons to your Youth Group page using the Sermon List Element.

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