- Information links about copyright on the Discipleship Ministries website.
Copyright and Licensing Information
Church Video Licensing International (CVLI)
In an effort to keep Oklahoma United Methodist Churches compliant with copyright law, the conference has entered into an agreement with Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI) and with Church Video Licensing International (CVLI).
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Toll-free telephone: 888-771-2854
- Christian Copyright Licensing International
- United States Copyright Office
- Image Usage ("Breaking the chains of clip art for free" -- UMcom)
Using a Google image search and downloading images may not be legal. Make sure you own or have a license to use those images. See this article by the UM Communications for other ways to access images for free.
This site features copyright basics
OneLicense.net is a new copyright licensing venture that offers a multi-publisher annual copyright reprint license for churches.
More pertinent information about copyright laws: A church cannot charge a fee for streaming or podcasting a service nor grant a third party the right to stream, podcast, or otherwise digitally transmit songs in any manner. A church cannot stream or podcast pre-recorded music, such as artist or record-label recordings of songs sold commercially.