USA – In 2019, Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida, made the decision to upgrade both their stage and house lighting systems in their main sanctuary, a huge undertaking that meant replacing over 600 lighting fixtures. “We decided to replace every tungsten light that illuminated in the room with an LED fixture,” said Bobby Taylor, technical director and director of communications at Olive Baptist Church, “and for the stage lighting project chose a full complement of Elation LED fixtures.” Olive Baptist Church was founded over 125 years ago and has grown into one of the largest Baptist churches in America. Under the leadership of Dr. Ted Traylor, Olive Baptist is an active and growing ministry with a large worship space designed to hold about 4,000 people. In any given week, the sanctuary may host anything from weekly services, weddings, or funerals to full concerts and community events. Taylor says the existing lighting system was getting old and he knew they were going to have to replace it, also the dimmer racks, at some point. “As parts would fail, the room began to get darker in sections,” he said. “We did some studies internally of the money it was taking to maintain ...