How to Share Our Content

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Photographs on are used by the National Setting with permission from the copyright owner of the photograph. Please do not use photographs from for any purpose, as doing so may put you at risk of a copyright infringement claim by the owner of the photograph. If you want to share a photograph that appears on, use a hyperlink to the content that accompanies the photograph. Do not download photographs and re-upload them to your own website or social media.

The text of a news story may be reused for any non-commercial purposes in any medium, subject to the restrictions on the use of photographs above, and only if an author byline and a link to the original article is included.

Congregational, search & call, and justice resources designed for free download may be downloaded, reproduced, and distributed in their entirety for noncommercial use in United Church of Christ settings without further permission.

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