During the first 30 minutes stake and district leaders will provide a short spiritual message of their choosing and a musical number by a stake choir. In other locations, a counselor or a member of the High Council may be assigned to speak.
My SP has asked that we webcast the first 30 minutes from the stake center to our other buildings, then switch to the broadcast for the remaining 90 minutes.
This is not exactly what the above quote is asking for, but I'm good with it if that's his desire. My mind then flashed back to horror stories here in the forum of stakes doing something similar, only to have their webcasting reservations get cancelled by the church leaving their overflow buildings completely cut off for the first 30 minutes. (See THIS from 2016 and THIS from 2017.)
Is this something we can expect again? Further down in the letter it states:
Each meetinghouse should use the URL rather than streaming the broadcast from one location to another.
Webcasting the broadcast is not our intention. Do they shut off webcasting to these stakes to prevent this from happening? I would like to carry out my SP's wishes, but not at the expense of having our first 30 minutes cut off. Maybe I'll put a call through to the church tomorrow and see if I can get any official word.