How to Properly Use Music and Images During Worship Service
Churches today use a variety of intellectual property during worship services, such as music, photographs, quotes, and video clips. These materials can be important to a worship service by increasing engagement, illustrating a point, or adding extra meaning to the service. However, most materials are protected by copyright laws.
Using intellectual property without the permission of the copyright owner or other legal authority is copyright infringement and can result in significant monetary damages. Churches need to know the legal issues that apply to using intellectual property so they can take steps to get permission when needed and avoid copyright infringement. Continue reading “Avoid Copyright Infringement”