How To: Listen with Amazon Alexa

Amazon Echo .. "Alexa, Open SermonAudio!"

We’re happy to announce that our sermons are now available on the Amazon Echo family of devices, including, the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, Echo Spot, Echo Plus, and more. It is available immediately.

The Echo is an inexpensive, voice-controlled smart speaker developed by The device consists of a speaker with a seven-piece microphone array and is capable of connecting to Internet services via WIFI. It can be purchased for as little as under $50. It is controlled with one’s voice and can respond to a variety of commands.

The Echo Show sports a screen that can show the currently-playing sermon title and speaker photo. It’s an attractive way to enjoy listening to your favorite sermons or live webcasts!

Here’s how it works.

Once you add our SermonAudio Skill to your Echo device, you can perform a variety of functions simply with voice commands.

Voice commands supported by the SermonAudio Skill:

  • “Alexa, Open SermonAudio!” – begins playing the 24/7 radio stream
  • “Alexa, ask SermonAudio to…
    … play the featured sermon.”
    … play the newest staff pick.”
    … play the latest PowerClip.”
    … what’s MyChuch?”
    … set MyChurch to Nothing But The Truth”
    … set MyChurch to Code ID 01869.”
    … play the webcast from MyChurch.”
    … play the newest sermon from MyChurch.”
  • “Alexa, stop.”

How to setup MyChurch using a name or a code.

Setting MyChurch can be set by the ministry name (Nothing But The Truth) or the minister’s name (David L Johnston). However, the most reliable way to set MyChurch is to use the 5-digit CHURCH CODE ID 01869. Here are some examples:

  • “Alexa, ask SermonAudio to…
    … set MyChurch to Nothing But The Truth.”
    … set MyChurch to David L Johnston.”
    … set MyChurch to CODE ID 01869.”
    … set MyChurch to CODE # 01869.”
  • “Alexa, stop.”