Worship and Liturgy Resources
Prayer: A Blessing for those Who Wait by Beth Richardson, The Upper Room
Prayer: Psalms by a Bishop
Worship: Resources from The Fellowship
Poem: The next time we gather at the table by Rev. Winter Hamilton
Prayer: A Prayer for the Critically Ill in the Time of COVID from enfleshed (All prayers should be used with printed credit to enfleshed unless otherwise noted.)
A video tutorials series featuring Dustin Bryson on how to adapt your church for online platforms.
A set of instructions on how to host a Facebook Watch Party.
There are a number of copyright considerations in order to legally livestream your worship service...
I pastor a church under COVID-19 restrictions. This is how we worshipped online with only 3 days prep...
A webinar from the Rio Texas Conference.
Livestreaming a sermon or Sunday service can be a daunting challenge, especially for small-to-medium-sized churches that lack the budget and team to execute such a production. The following is a practical guide for how small- or medium-sized churches can get started in livestreaming...
Two Millennial church leaders discussing God, faith, the Church, and what it means to be authentic and welcome ALL people.
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When doing anything video related online, there are some things to remember. The most important thing is...
A brief overview of how to shoot videos on phones and iPads.
Ways to adapt church hospitality and connection tactics for in-seat churches.
Licensing and Copyright
One License offers gratis licenses to help with COVID-19 challenges, valid through April 15.
To assure that local churches have the resources they need, the United Methodist Publishing House (UMPH) announced that it is granting permission to livestream and post online selected content from the United Methodist Book of Worship (BOW) as congregations care for their members during the international health crisis...
During this time of National Emergency due to the COVID-19 virus, the National Council of Churches (which owns the rights to both the RSV and NRSV) has temporarily revised our permissions policy. Churches that livestream or broadcast their church sermons during the National Emergency declared for COVID-19 may use the RSV/NRSV without any special permission requirements.
As churches have moved to offering more online worship services, the questions keep coming in as to what is legal to stream and what is not. The broader question of copyrighted materials, who owns them, and who can give permission to use them for our worship is discussed with Jay Sudarma, Global Marketing Manager, and Nate Scott, the Director of Publisher and Songwriter Relations, who represent one of the largest copyright licensing companies, CCLI, Christian Copyright Licensing Inc. Listen to learn more: https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/articles/worship-matters-episode-13-copyright-questions-from-the-field
In this hour-long webinar, Lawyer Daan Erikson from Husch Blackwell LLP shares practical information related to copyright and trademark concerns, specifically when it comes to online worship.