There is a reason those non-Orthodox churches are non-Orthodox and heretical. We don't do as the heretics do. Protestant and Catholic churches are heretical and we are wrong when we try to emulate them, especially when we implement pews, organs and other instruments.
Yes, we ought not imitate the non-Orthodox, but we also ought to remember that they are heretical for doctrinal
reasons, not particular cultural expressions (though of course some things that are argued to be "cultural expressions" may themselves be heretical, e.g., certain veneration of the Mother of God popular among certain peoples and not others). I don't recall any doctrinal significance imparted to the use of the organ in the RCC, and indeed there are some churches within it that will not use it (thankfully).
Its like the idiots who put lights and such on the iconostasis and turn something that is holy to looking like a neon sign in the red light district.
It's not really like that at all, is it? You can have an organ without being gaudy. I have even seen a video of organ being used in the Syriac Orthodox Church, in a similar fashion to how it might be used by the Greeks (as a "drone" producing instrument). The organ was not given a place of prominence, either geographically or liturgically, in the church.
No instruments in worship, save for certain Oriental and African parishes who use drums in worship. The walls are meant to be filled with icons, not for a projection of something. White walls should only be temporary, and eventually should be filled up with icons over time.
In my church, the projector is placed in at such an angle that an icon never would be, in a place where people would not look for an icon (as they would have to be gathered opposite the deacons rather than in front of the altar to see it). I imagine that the placement of the projector in most, if perhaps not all, Coptic Churches similarly unobtrusive in terms of how it interacts with the layout of the church. I agree that in a perfect world it would not be there at all, but as it is, I think it is the best of all worlds, given the potential reasons for it being there (the elderly, English-as-a-second-language people, etc). It does not get in the way of the church being filled with icons. If it did, I'm sure abouna would ask to have it taken down.
Unless your parish comes out of Africa, or is an Oriental Orthodox parish, it should not have any instruments. There should not be any chairs save for a few along the walls for the elderly and the infirm. You can worship God on your feet and on your knees, but you cannot worship him on your butt.
My parish comes out of Africa and is an Oriental Orthodox parish...how about you stop telling other people who aren't even in your church how they can and cannot worship God. The young pregnant woman who shows up to every to liturgy...would you harangue her for not worshiping God on her feet? Or myself, as I am suffering with a long injury that makes it impossible for me to be on my feet for extended periods of time...will God reject my supplications? Please, do tell me what He would do with these cases. You seem to know. You seem to speak for Him.
Instead of spending money on a projector, you could spend that same money on simple and cheap liturgical books that serve the same purpose, and also on iconography to adorn the walls rather than a fake projection.
In addition to being none of your business, it is also not an "either-or" situation. Our humble meeting place here in Albuquerque has many icons AND a projector, and has chairs (not pews) which are there for those who need them, but do not stop anyone from being able to prostrate as is befitting certain parts of the liturgy, or to stand and pray or do any other thing that is part of the liturgy.
You're out of your element here,
, Devin. Focus on your own church and your own struggle, and those who you feel are wrong could use your prayers rather than condemnation, that they might return to the right practice, if you are right about what it is and what it isn't.