With churches being asked not to congregate physically, the current state of the world has many looking for new ways to stay connected. Understandably, there are questions and concerns about moving to an online-only church platform, but you are not alone. There are numerous resources available to ease the transition online during these uncertain times.
To help, we’ve compiled just a few of the many church resources – see below! Please note that many of these resources are for a limited time and are not be used in place of music licensing but rather in conjunction with your current streaming music licensing.
Getty Music It’s currently free to use songs from the Getty Music Publishing and Getty Music Hymns and Songs catalogs on a license-free basis as part of the transmission of your services.
Zoom This online video conferencing tool allows you to hold team meetings or small groups. There is a free tier that will work for many churches.
Get Response This is a great tool to stay connected through e-mail.
Marketing with Wisdom Wisdom is currently providing free marketing consults to churches.
Open Network With an entire section dedicated to resources during the Coronavirus Outbreak you are sure to find something your church is looking for.
Church Streaming TV This is live streaming service is offering a free 90-day trial for churches.
FreeOnlineChurch.com Another free live streaming service for churches powered by Outreach Media.
If you plan on using music in your church streaming activities, both the WORSHIPcast Online Streaming License and the CCLI Church Streaming License provide coverage. Download our FREE fact sheet that outlines the difference between the two in order to find the right fit for your church.
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