Incorporating GA Video Content Into Your Service and Programs

There are many ways to engage with and use General Assembly in your Sunday Services and weekly programs regardless of how you gather.

Licensing/Copyright Permissions

It is permissible to show streamed video from General Assembly to your group if you are not charging admission.

Unless noted, music during General Assembly is covered under a Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI) license. Congregations should have theirown CCLI license if they are using the download or broadcasting the stream. An alternative to purchasing an annual license, such as through CCS, is to purchase a streaming license by song throughOneLicense.

Please Note: Congregations are not authorized to edit the service or post it publicly on their own website or social media.

Available Content Libraries

Beginning in 2020, GA was recorded and broadcast in HD (1080p). Prior years are all in SD (480p).

The following GA Events are available to the public: General Session, Service of the Living Tradition, Synergy, and Sunday Service. Featured content, workshops, and the Ware lecture requires GA Registration to access.

Technical Resources

  • UUA Leader Lab: Collection of articles about streaming and running online meetings and events.
  • Sharing a Recorded Video via Zoom: See Zoom’s Knowledge base on this subject for the most up to date instructions
  • Sharing a Live Stream via Zoom: Use the instructions for sharing a recording, but select the browser /livestream when sharing, instead of a recording.
  • Software Recommendations:
    • Open Broadcast Studio (OBS): This is open-source software that aids recording, streaming, and mixing content from multiple sources to elevate your video production.
    • vMix: Paid alternative to OBS that is used by many in the video production industry.
    • Restream: Allows you to send a single stream to multiple locations. Also offers a cloud based production studio.

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