International Arts & Entertainment Ministries

Please contact any of these ministries that serve the Christians working in Hollywood if you want to learn more or get involved. They are all available to Christian entertainment professionals in Hollywood or anywhere else in the world, and each one serves to meet specific needs of our community.

168 Film Project

The 168 Film Project is an incubator for new artists. It includes worldwide filmmaking and writing competitions (Write of Passage). It is practical experience designed to reward excellence and launch careers on both sides of the camera. All entries are based on scripture.
Contact: John

9t5 Work-Life Ministry

9t5’s mission is to encourage, equip and empower Christians on how to be more effective for Christ in their workplace. 9t5 wants Christians to understand that God has put each of us where we are for a reason. They host weekly lunches on studio lots, Bible studies, and quarterly events.
Contact: Merlinda

AbundantLifeU

AbundantLifeU provides aspiring artists, creators, entrepreneurs and newcomers to Los Angeles with the necessary tools, training and knowledge to grow in their crafts, learn the business side of the entertainment industry, and to create well-rounded, economically independent lives.
Contact: Kelvin

Act One

Act One trains Christians for careers in mainstream Hollywood. Its initiatives include the Writing Program, for aspiring film and television writers, and the Executive Program, for aspiring entertainment executives.
Contact: James

Actors Co-op

Actors Co-op is a professional theatre company made up of Christians, dedicated to supporting and encouraging each other and presenting the best art possible.
Contact: Kyle

Adonai Creative Arts

An initiative dedicated to encouraging the development of arts and creativity in the community. Our mandate is to expand the vision for creativity in our local communities while pursuing excellence and providing opportunities to collaborate, share and mentor.

Artists in Christian Testimony International

A.C.T. Intl provides a non-profit interdenominational Church ministry structure that assists and sends out artistic missionaries and ministers  to pursue their unique mission or ministry calling as it fits into the greater Kingdom work of the Historic New Testament Christian Church worldwide.
Contact: Byron or Larry

Arts and Entertainment Ministries

AEM educates, supports and inspires artists to integrate their faith with their craft through Bible study/education series, prayer meetings, seminars and community dinners.
Contact: Joel

Arts with a Mission

AWAM combines artistry with ministry to affirm, equip and release artists to bring the message of hope to the nations of the world. Although ARTrageous and AWAM International’s headquarters are located in East Texas, their work reaches across the States and around the World: Dallas, Chicago, Hollywood, India, Nepal, Cambodia, Mexico, Norway and beyond.
Contact: Marlene & Dave

Ascend! Bible Movement

Robi Reed and Dr. Holly Carter’s ASCEND! Bible Movement with DeVon Franklin meets once a month in LA. Join believers from Los Angeles and the entertainment industry for services held every fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm.
Contact: Holly

Bridge Projects

Bridge Projects is a contemporary art gallery and curatorial project based in Los Angeles, featuring experimental, research-driven exhibitions by local and international artists. Their programming is especially aimed at fostering more advanced and more open interdisciplinary explorations of the relations between contemporary art, spirituality, and religious traditions.
Contact

Catholic Creatives

We believe that every one of us is called to create. It is who we are because it is who God is. We believe that God is calling his Church to a culture of rebirth and creative energy,  a New Renaissance in Catholic culture to renew the world through the Catholic imagination. Catholic Creatives is a community, an ecosystem, an ecology where that creative culture is being birthed every day.
Contact

Catholics in Media

Catholics in Media Association’s mission is to help Catholics and media professionals who share their values to integrate their faith into their professional lives.
Contact: Kerry

Christian Artists Network

Christian Artists Network seeks to empower the Christian artists through ministry, prayer, and fellowship. To provide instruction in the artist’s vocation, both as a performer and as a Christian. To hold one another accountable to our Christian principles while still maintaining our individuality and personal artistic expressions and style.
Contact: Allen

Christian Entertainment Guild

CEG is a “great big faith family of Christians in entertainment.” They host everything from community groups to practical workshops for strengthening your screenwriting skills.

Contact: Suzy Sachs

Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers

CFAMC seeks to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ and help build His kingdom by encouraging the work and witness of Christian composers of symphonic and chamber music, opera, and other concert works.
Contact: Heather

Christian Movie Central

CMC was created with the idea to spread the news about Christian films.  They send out email newsletters and assist churches in hosting licensed movie nights. CMC has over 100 chapter across the U.S.!
Contact: Rich

Christians in Visual Arts (CIVA)

CIVA encourages Christians in the visual arts to develop their particular callings to the highest professional level possible; to learn how to deal with specific problems in the field without compromising our faith and our standard of artistic endeavor; to provide opportunities for sharing work and ideas; to foster intelligent understanding, a spirit of trust, and a cooperative relationship between those in the arts, the Church, and culture; and ultimately, to establish a Christian presence within the secular art world.
Contact CIVA

DSM Hollywood (Dan Sherstad Ministries)

A Christ-centered prophetic ministry to the Entertainment Industry, building people up into their Holy Calling to reveal Christ and His Kingdom. DSM disciples industry professionals through virtual bible studies and events.
Contact: Kelry

Epiphany Space

Epiphany Space is a thriving community in Hollywood. Come join the growing community of artists and freelancers for fun (virtual) events and watch parties!
Contact: Melissa

Episcopal Church & Visual Arts

Encouraging visual arts in the life of the Episcopal Church. They hold exhibitions and host a registry of visual artists in the Episcopal Church.
Contact

Faithful Central Bible Church Repertory Company

The FCBC Repertory Company is an ongoing performance artist workshop led by professional actors and directors. It has produced classic theater around the greater Los Angeles area as part of its evangelism effort.
Contact: Dino

Fellowship for Performing Arts

Founded by award-winning actor Max McLean, FPA is a not-for-profit New York City-based production company producing theatre from a Christian worldview to engage a diverse audience.
Contact: Max

THE GLEN WORKSHOP

The Glen Workshop combines the best elements of a craft workshop, arts festival, and spiritual retreat. It only lasts a week, but for many it’s a powerful creative catalyst and source of friendships that continue for years. Artists, writers, musicians, patrons of the arts, and spiritual wayfarers of all stripes are welcome. Glen Workshop is now offered online as well! Visit the website for more information.


Contact: Max

GodWorks

GodWorks is a powerful covert ministry that, by design, doesn’t have a website or online presence. We communicate strictly through a private newsletter and intercessory email chain.
Contact: Clay

The Greenhouse Arts & Media

The mission of The Greenhouse is to maximize the potential and productivity of individuals engaged in the creative arts by equipping them in all areas of life through relationships, mentoring, group discussions, and artistic projects.
Contact: Shun Lee

The Haven + London

The vision of the Haven + London is a world where every creative is free to achieve their creative potential. We are the only UK Charity solely dedicated to supporting the emotional, spiritual and mental wellbeing of the creative community in London. This includes ongoing pastoral care, professional counseling, networking opportunities, personal development workshops and training opportunities, creative conferences and research.
Contact: Rev. Peterson Feital

Hollywood Connect

Hollywood Connect equips creative artists and professionals in the arts, media, and entertainment industries. It offers guidance and resources for both newcomers and long-time veterans on every level.
Contact: Shun Lee

Hope4Hollywood

Hope4Hollywood is a community of entertainment believers who desire to practically live out their call to Hollywood. Their mission is accomplished through ongoing studies, leadership classes, and outreach projects.
Contact: Kathy

Hollywood Prayer Network

HPN is a Christian prayer ministry for the purpose of praying for the people, the projects, and the powerful influence of the global entertainment industry, as well as building community among Christian entertainment professionals.
Contact: Karen

IKON

IKON is a ministry of Reality LA Church that creates ongoing communities and vocation-specific resources for those working in the same fields to mutually encourage one another and learn together how to follow Jesus in the unique circumstances of their shared calling. Specific groups include Acting, Design, Music, and Writing.
Contact: Caleb

IMAGE JOURNAL

Image is an online and print publication with bases in Seattle, WA, and Ontario, CA. It was founded in 1989 to demonstrate the continued vitality and diversity of contemporary art and literature that engage with the religious traditions of western culture. Now one of the leading literary journals published in English, it is read all over the world—and forms the nexus of a warm and active community.

 

Contact: General Info

Influence Lab Women

The Influence Lab women’s initiative brings together women in the media to think, exchange ideas, and be challenged with how they balance Kingdom principles while living and working at the highest levels of the entertainment industry. Sign up for their free bi-monthly journal or attend an invitation-only quarterly gathering. Email: info@influencelab.com.

Inspirational Writers Alive!

IWA! is a Christian interdenominational writers’ club that promotes creative writing to glorify Christ by helping individuals advance their writing skills and find effective markets for their work.  We sponsor an open writing contest at our yearly conference in the Central Houston area, although we had to cancel both the contest and the conference this year due to COVID.  We’re a fairly small group right now, but we welcome writers of all experience levels who want to advance their writing to glorify God.
Contact: Debbie

Iris Los Angeles Film, Acting & Music School

Iris Los Angeles Film, Acting and Music School is for those that feel called to the Entertainment Industry. We believe God is calling those with a passion for Film-making, Acting and Music to be spiritually equipped and professionally trained in their craft. This 4 week intensive will be an intentional time of seeking God, building relationships, training and collaborating with other artists.

Lee Benton Ministries

Lee Benton Ministries hosts monthly events for industry professionals at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre in Hollywood. In addition, Victory Road with Lee Benton is an inspirational show that highlights the victory stories of celebrities, leaders and other people of interest.
Contact: Lee

Mastermedia International

Mastermedia International serves as a trusted voice of faith to the mainstream media leaders of today and an encouraging voice of experience to the media leaders of tomorrow. They acknowledge the tremendous influence the media has upon our culture and lives, we believe that the appropriate response from the Christian community is one of loving and caring prayer. Subscribe to the Media Leader Prayer Calendar on their website.
Contact: Dan or Jaki

Media Fellowship International

Media Fellowship International works primarily with leaders in the professional entertainment and media industries.
Contact: Bob

Messianic Dance Camps International

This ministry travels and ministers wherever Yeshua opens the door for them to go: We overcome him by the Blood of The Lamb and word of our testimony, so at a dance camp Mindy will weave in aspects of her testimony as she teaches so we can enter into worship through dance together.
Contact: Ralph & Mindy

Models for Christ

Models for Christ is a support for all fashion professionals, and has been an active ministry for over 30 years. They aim to build up missionally-minded industry professionals within their workplace.
Contact: Christina

Morphe Arts’ International Prayer Room

In March 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, members from the Morphē community in the UK began meeting online every weekday morning to pray for the arts, for the world and for one another. This daily prayer time has been a huge encouragement to us all and anyone from or interested in the Morphē network is welcome to join, Monday to Friday 8.30-9:00 am (local) / 12:30-1:00 am PST.
Contact: Ally

Muse LA

Muse LA is a ministry out of New Life Church that offers programs for creativity and spiritual formation: “2nd Saturday” gatherings, quarterly arts outreach events, and community arts programming. It also serves as a resource for local churches seeking to integrate the arts into their regular Sunday experiences and other programming.
Contact: David

Nabi: Visual Artists Ministry

Nabi is a group of professional visual artists committed to community and spiritual values. They meet regularly to view art in various venues, discuss, and share a meal together.
Contact: Wendy

New Harmony Project

For more than three decades, The New Harmony Project has lifted up optimistic, hopeful stories of strength, courage, and the resiliency of the human spirit. We do this because we believe stories driven by hope have the power to grow and uplift communities, transform hearts and minds, and ultimately, change the world.
Contact: J.F. David

Pauline Center for Media Studies – Daughters of St. Paul

Pauline is an apostolic ministry of the Daughters of St. Paul. Their mission: “We are consecrated women communicating Christ with our lives. We are 100 years of collaboration among religious, clergy, and laity to help people connect with Jesus Christ and the Church in a secular digital culture. Following our model Saint Paul, we live Christ so that we can give Christ in today’s digital world.”
Contact: Sister Nancy

Pinnacle Forum

Pinnacle Forum was inspired by Dr. Bill Bright, Founder of Campus Crusade for Christ International (CRU), who challenged a handful of leaders in Phoenix, Arizona saying, “I believe the only way we can change our culture is to find a way to network our high influence leaders and inspire them to use their influence for God.”
Contact

P.R.I.S.M.

P.R.I.S.M. works within entertainment to impact the media and people in it for the Kingdom of Messiah.

Professional Entertainment Ministry

at Good Shepherd Catholic Church Beverly Hills

By hosting Guest Speakers and Lecturers on a bi-monthly basis who are all working professionals, whether Showrunners/Producers, Writers, Directors, Actors, Authors (and more), members of the GSPEF are given the opportunity to hear first-hand of the trials, tribulations and triumphs of the Hollywood elite as they navigate the Business all while maintaining their faith.
Contact: Jennifer

The Rabbit Room

THE RABBIT ROOM was conceived as an experiment in creative community. After author/singer/songwriter Andrew Peterson’s first visit to the Oxford home of C. S. Lewis, he returned to Nashville with a conviction that community nourishes good and lasting work. The Rabbit Room, the name of the back room of the pub where the Oxford Inklings (including Lewis, Tolkien, and Charles Williams) shared their stories, began as a simple blog of contributing authors, songwriters, artists, and pastors.

Radiance International

Radiance International Ministries is a growing apostolic center situated right in the heart of the arts and entertainment capital in Hollywood, CA, and currently home to a 24/7 house of prayer. Radiance is also a hub for creative expression through music, film, media, production, and art.
Contact: Sharon

Reclamation Society

The Reclamation Society is a nonprofit production company for geeks. They produce original content and bring “geeks” together and get them talking about things that matter (while having a lot of fun).
Contact: Jay

Reel Spirituality

Reel Spirituality brings together filmmakers and film-viewers, Christian leaders and laity, scholars and students for dialogue between our culture’s primary stories, whether in film or television, and the Christian faith.
Contact: Kutter

SEEDS FINE ART EXHIBITS

Seeds Fine Art Exhibits is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving our neighbors by transforming galleries into sacred spaces.
Contact: Denise or Cindi

The Shae Foundation

The Shae Foundation is an educational and humanitarian organization, meaning they do two things: educate and create. These reveal themselves in Shae’s mentorship program and Shae’s artistic telling of projects worth sharing.
Contact: Gary

SoCal School of Supernatural Ministry (SSM)

The Southern California School of Supernatural Ministry (SoCal SSM) is a cross-denominational, regional school that offers a wide variety of programs to take you deeper and further in your walk with God. You can take a year-long program in the School of Supernatural Ministry, get your kids involved, pursue an accredited degree, or take 6-8 week training courses one by one.
Contact: James

Socrates in the City

Socrates in the City holds a handful of live broadcast events each year, hosting conversations on “Life, God, and other small topics” with notable thinkers as Francis Collins, Malcolm Gladwell, John Lennox, Alice von Hildebrand, Dick Cavett, Hugh Hewitt, Sir John Polkinghorne, Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks, N.T. Wright, Os Guinness, and Peter Kreeft. Topics have included “Making Sense Out of Suffering,” “Seven Days that Divide the World,” and “The Life and Writing of C.S. Lewis.”
Contact: Eric

The Hang

In August of 2017, our founders, Jordan and Kayla Grizzard invited a few friends over to their apartment on 57th Street to connect over their love of art and faith. After a great night, they decided to keep inviting people over….and the word spread. Soon, the group outgrew that midtown apartment as THE HANG went from a small group of friends to a thriving community that spans all 5 boroughs of New York City. The Hang exists to support and encourage artists and creatives in the city- socially, professionally, and spiritually.
Contact The Hang

Tinseltown Bible Studies

Tinseltown Bible Studies meet virtually each week on Wednesday night for the purpose of building up, edifying & equipping the Body of Christ within the Entertainment Industry. However, anyone is welcome who is seeking a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ.
Contact: Gary

Treasures

An organization that empowers women in the sex industry and survivors of human trafficking to live healthy, flourishing lives.

Visual Story Network

The purpose of the Visual Story Network is to foster movements of media, story and innovation that accelerate disciple-making and church planting. We do this by training leaders, building networks and producing media.
Contact: Clyde