Hymns of Praise | Copyright Term & Fair Use

Musical Compositions Copyright Term For Works Published or First Registered in the U.S.

(Updated as of 2024)

Note:  See www.copyright.gov/what-is-copyright for details on variations of the above for works created before 1978 but published between 1978-2002. 

In Hymns of Praise (published by USGA in 2010), all of the copyrighted hymns at the time of publication are arranged as hymns 470-525 (56 hymns in total). As of 2024, the following hymns are in the public domain:

Additionally, the International Assembly of the True Jesus Church has obtained worldwide licenses from the publishers of 473, 474, 493, 500, 506, 507, 510, 513, 520 for the following use of these hymns: 

See copyright notices that must appear on each usage.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have also received permission from the copyright owner of 511 to be able to use, display, perform, stream and broadcast this hymn during our virtual services and any recordings of such services.

Fair Use

Note:  See www.copyright.gov/fair-use for a detailed explanation on fair use.