In January, I wrote about the value of church signs, especially those that have the option of putting on captions that change from week to week to catch the eye of motorists and pedestrians walking by. So what makes a good caption?
I joined a church just after graduating from college and suddenly started receiving emails from a number of people all at the same time. Later I realized my email was published in the directory. Without giving consent I was subscribed to the church weekly update, prayer chain, and social justice club list.
Faith Alive Christian Resources provides these guidelines to assist those wishing to utilize their published materials and to maintain compliance with US Copyright Law.
Each individual owns his or her likeness or other identifiable characteristic. If the church uses the videos or images to promote the church or makes them available on the web, then the courts will likely find that the church used the images in a commercial manner.
The church is committed to effectively communicate our mission, vision, and values in an effort to help people develop in their Christian life as a part of the church community. As church members we want to communicate in an efficient, cohesive, and consistent manner that honors Christ and His church.