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Copyright and legal notices

Roots copyright and hybrid services

Even though pandemic restrictions are eased and face-to-face worship is permitted, many worship communities are continuing to broadcast their services online and/or distribute physical resources to the homes of their worship community members. You are welcome to copy Roots material such as images with a copyright line incorporated, prayers and activity sheets for use in your own resources e.g. printed sheets or web pages including audio/video recordings and broadcasts. Please include the following acknowledgement:

© Roots for Churches Ltd ( 2002-2024. Reproduced with permission.

NB To reproduce Roots images without a copyright line incorporated please contact us stating which images you are interested in and how and where you intend to use them.

See also:

Streaming church services: an (updated) guide to copyright and religion

A beginner’s guide to going live with your service or event - includes section called Guidance on licences for churches


Additional copyright information

Material on this website is copyright © Roots for Churches Limited or reproduced with permission from other copyright owners. It may be downloaded and printed or copied into electronic formats for personal reference or for local church use only, and must be acknowledged with the following:

© Roots for Churches Ltd ( 2002-2024. Reproduced with permission.

It may not otherwise be copied, altered in any way or transmitted to others (unless explicitly stated otherwise) without permission from Roots for Churches Limited. Applications for permission should be made via the Contact us form or sent in writing to:

The Copyright and Contracts Administrator
Roots for Churches Ltd
86 Tavistock Place

020 3887 8916

The editors and publisher gratefully acknowledge permission to use copyright material on this website. Copyright holders are acknowledged on the page containing the individual copyright item. Every effort has been made to trace and contact copyright holders. If there are any inadvertent omissions we apologise to those concerned, and ask that you Contact us so that we can correct any oversight as soon as possible.


Using music or videos

For further advice on using music or video in your activities, or making copies from publications, contact CCLI or use their online HealthCheck. See also CCLI's advice on using video-sharing websites in church.

Christian music with a Creative Commons licence can be found at:
Wikimedia Commons
Creative Commons Worship Archive


Legal notices

Hypertext links to other websites are for the convenience of users only and do not constitute any endorsement or authorisation by Roots for Churches Limited.

While every effort is made to check the material on this site, any defamatory or libellous material is solely the responsibility of the individual author and Roots for Churches Limited accepts no liability.

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