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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Artist For Change
Artists for Change is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to create high impact film, television, and multimedia projects to inspire individuals, organizations, and communities to bring about positive social change.
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.
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.
BeAnIcon Creative Arts Network
WHAT INSPIRES ART THAT INSPIRES? We are all Creative Icons – created to reflect the One who created all things. Everyone needs to hear this message! And there are many ways you can help make this happen. Led by Anne Miranda and Scott Magie in Lansing Michigan.
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.
The Briner Institute
The Briner Institute is a network of like-minded individuals, dedicated to improving culture. It is a Tennessee Not For Profit Organization named in honor of television and sports executive Bob Briner, who wrote the best selling book “Roaring Lambs.” Briner’s vision was that people should live their lives attempting to “do good”, and provide a positive influence in society.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.!
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.
CIVITAS Creative Arts Camp
Since 1951, Campus by the Sea has been a beautiful, oceanfront, isolated place to meet God and be renewed! We are located in Gallagher’s Cove on Catalina Island off the southern coast of California. We exist to encourage Christian discipleship by providing you with opportunities for genuine renewal, authentic relationships, and unique island experiences. We wish to serve you for God’s glory!
This documentary series invites us to reclaim our God-given creativity. For artists, that means setting a higher artistic bar & following in the footsteps of the creators who came before us. For the rest of us, that means learning from artists & discovering what we were created to create.
Contact: Anne Miranda
Creative Screenwriting Magazine is an educational, online resource for screenwriters and filmmakers. We publish articles on the screenwriting craft and the business landscape as well as comprehensive interviews with working screenwriters and creative executives.
Founded in 1994, we quickly grew into the premier screenwriting magazine and are now fully online and publish extensive articles from industry experts to inform screenwriters on the path to sustaining flourishing careers.
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.
Engage Art chases a vision where the power of the arts transforms our world. By showcasing original Scripture-inspired artwork, Engage Art empowers artists and art lovers to Engage Culture, Engage Scripture, and Engage Art.
Epiphany Space is an international community of artists, entertainers and creative professionals. Operating out of Hollywood, California and Columbus, Georgia, we offer support and development locally as well as remotely through virtual events and workshops.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Grove Center for the Arts & Media
The Grove Center for the Arts & Media uses a unique experiential process for defining results and achieving desired outcomes. The cornerstone of this empowering exercise is focused on answering that essential question.
Contact: Joey O’Connor
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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: email@example.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.
International Christian Visual Media
ICVM is a community of Christians involved in bringing the message of Christ to the world through the use of media. As an organization, we are committed to bringing together like-minded individuals with the same passion, and helping our members multiply their effectiveness through every possible opportunity.
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.
Kingdom Writers Association
Kingdom Writers Association (KWA) is a resource center and community for Christian writers of all levels. Though launched in San Diego California in 2016, KWA’s members span the globe gathering in local Chapters and online via social media. In our KWA community, we work to equip, encourage, and empower writers and to remove the roadblocks that hinder individuals from walking in the fullness of their creative calling. We envision Christian authors flooding the mainstream market with works that honor God, impact culture, and bring generational blessing.
Contact : Brae and Jill Wyckoff
A community of artists in Paris
Each month , the Foundry gathers around a guest who shares around the themes of art and faith to encourage our community of Parisian artists.
Once a year the Foundry organizes in Paris during the Music Festival, a forum lasting several days, in English, on the themes of art, faith and the city .
Jim Beise founded La Fonderie in Paris, France
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.
MACHOL DANSER LA VIE !
The Machol Danser la Vie structure and ministry was born in 2005 and its goal is to promote a culture of Life, of Rest and of Movement, through music, song, fine art, multi-media and dance. A combination of courses (from beginner to professional level), and national and international missions, shows, concepts and concerts serve to reach this goal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.”
P.R.I.S.M. works within entertainment to impact the media and people in it for the Kingdom of Messiah.
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 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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Sondance is a mountain retreat and a House of Prayer; a nonprofit Christian ministry located in central Idaho. Sondance, a large log home on a quiet river in the mountains.
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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
Third Space- Australia- A third space is a space where the spiritual and the secular intersect. It is a safe space for you to find an engaging community and resources to help you explore spiritual issues, in particular, the person of Jesus as outlined in the Bible. Together, we engage thousands of workers from every worldview, all around Australia, every year.
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.
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.