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Media Policy and Opt-Out Form

Media Policy

Sharing photos and videos of parishioners and events at Greater Cleggs Chapel Community Missionary Baptist Church is a privilege for us, and we intend to respect and honor it.

In this digital age, the church takes many pictures of baptisms, choir performances and concerts, worship services, mission trips, special presentations, Sunday School, fellowship activities, community outreach projects, and other events. We use these pictures to record, to promote, and to celebrate our church ministries. Pictures are used on bulletin boards, in slide shows and PowerPoint presentations, in printed publications, and on our church web site, social media and other places we see fit.

  • Printed publications include church newsletters, brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, etc.

  • Online sharing includes church newsletters (online version), website, Facebook page and groups, Twitter, Google+ page, YouTube channel and other media we deem appropriate.


Media Use Policy

  • Photos and videos are almost always of people in public spaces, and/or at public events.

  • We will not knowingly post anything that would be embarrassing, objectionable or hurtful to anyone in a photo or video.

  • We do not identify children or youth by name in the photos and videos we use in our online and printed publications.

  • To ensure the privacy of children and adults, the use of full names or personal identifying information requires verbal approval for adults and written approval for children from the parent or legal guardian.


Media Opt-Out Form

Some persons may choose not to have their photos, or photos of their children, used and we respect their wishes. Therefore, we are providing a Media Opt-Out form for individuals or families who prefer NOT to have photographs of themselves used by the church. If you have no objection to the use of your photos, you do not need to sign or return this form.

**If you chose to opt-out of photos and videos taken at our church, please do not knowingly join photo sessions or shoots at the church or church function.

**Greater Cleggs Chapel Community Missionary Baptist Church is not responsible for photos or videos taken by others outside the media team. 

Copies of this form are available in the church office and online.

Permissions for Use of Our Media and Content

We ask for your respect in return. Unless otherwise indicated, photographs and videos are the property of and are copyrighted by Greater Cleggs Community Chapel Community Missionary Baptist Church and may not be used for any purpose (including but not limited to: downloading, printing, distributing, linking) without permission from qualified church staff. 

We also prefer for you to obtain permission before posting pictures, videos, etc of our members, services, and events before posting videos you take as well.

Please call 336-364-8207 or write to us at 2601 Surl Mt. Tirzah Road, Timberlake NC 27583 if you have any questions or concerns about our Media Use Policy.  You can also send e-mail to


Thank you.

Greater Cleggs Media Opt-Out Form

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