Acceptance Of Terms.
Welcome to the Online Sunday School™ web site, a shared
ministry of Simply Christian®. At the current time we are a mostly l volunteer
Sunday School™ (OSS), is a
suite of christian educational interactive puzzles, games, quizzes
and activities mostly related to
The Revised Common
The OSS is designed to help augment a church's Sunday
school program by providing online interactive activities related to the
weekly bible lessons of churches following the Revised Common Lectionary.
site is made available to churches and families and therefore those attending the
church via either the church's web site, the church's United
Methodist Conference website, or by directly accessing the OSS's web
address (URL). By
accessing or using any part of the OSS website, you agree to be bound
by all of the terms and conditions of this agreement.
If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, please
do not use this Website.
Simply Christian® grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited
right to access, use and display this Website (the "Site")
and the materials provided hereon, provided that you comply fully with
this Agreement. The contents of the Site are only for your personal,
noncommercial use. You agree not to interrupt, or attempt to
interrupt, the operation of the Site in any way. As a user of the OSS
web site you do not have the right to copy or distribute the graphics,
audio, or video clips of the website. Many people have worked hard
to provide this web site.
Copyright and Trademarks.
Copyrights-The OSS website
has been registered with the U.S. Copyright Office and is the property
of Ferrans Enterprises, LLC. Simply
Christian has a license and permission to operate, enhance, and provide
content for the website.
- Simply Christian® is a registered trademark of Ferrans Enterprises,
LLC in the United States. The Online Sunday School™ is
a trademark of Simply Christian and in the process of being registered. All
other trademarks, servce marks, and logos used in this web site are
the trademarks, service, marks, or logos of their respective owners. By
using this web site, you acknknowledge the validity and enforecability
of the Ferrans Enterprise trademarks and agree that you will not in
anyway infringe, either edirectly or indirectly the trademarks.
materials on the Site, including without limitation text, images,
software, audio and video clips, and databases (collectively,
are owned, controlled, or used with permission by Simply Christian®,
which retains all right, title, and interest in and to the Content.
The Website and
Content are protected by the copyright and trademark laws of the
United States and other countries, international conventions, and
Permitted noncommercial uses.
Teachers and parents are permitted to print individual Print-n-Play
and those Featured Weekly interactive activities which
lend themselves to printing for use by their students or children
are not to be collected, archived, or kept for the purpose of distributing
at a later date. Activities are not to be distributed as
part of any other non Online Sunday School™ material. It
is the intent that these materials are used online and privately
in the home or
church of the individual using the Online Sunday School™ (OSS). As
a user of the OSS web site you agree not to copy or
distribute the graphics, audio, or video clips of the website.
Bible Readings - please see International Bible Society's Terms of
Use Agreement concerning the use of New International Version's text.
Copyright and trademark notices.
This software was formed/designed by combining both original
material and in part from pre-existing material. All pre-existing
material has been used, changed, or updated with permission and in
accordance with those individual copyrights. The pre-existing copyrights
as part of this Site (software)
where appropiate. A summary of the pre-existing material and the associated
copyrights, which apply to Simply Christian's web site and not you
the user are shown below:
The Bible Reading/scripture was obtained from one of the following
sources:(1) The Holy Bible, New International Version. Copyright 1973,
1978, 1984. The NIV text may be quoted in any form, up to and inclusive
of five hundred verses without express written permission
of the publisher, providing the verses quoted do not amount to a
complete book. Or (2)
The Bible Reading/scripture is from the NIV version.
1973, 1987, 1984 by International Bible Society. The exact orignin
of the text used here was obtained from: www.bible.gospelcom.net
Fun cartoons, Copyright Gospel Communications International, Inc.
guidelines: Update no more than once a week; Do not have more than
12 cartoons at a time on
the Site; list copyright near image.
coloring pages have been used with permission: © 2002,
Julie Vickery - firstname.lastname@example.org
'What's The Word? program (version 1.0), which is part of The Online
School web site, has
been created from a previous program
Hangman Version 1.3 as per the GNU Public License and with permission
from the original author J.R.
'Crossword Puzzzle Maker program, which is used to create various
Online Sunday School Crossword puzzles, has been created/updated
as per the Copyright License provided with the Crossword Maker
Program. The original copyright
and author was: CrosswordMaker v1.3betaCopyright 1998, Kristina Pfaff-Harris
license is shown in as comments in the crossword.cgi script program.
Concentration, a perl script, was updated and changed based on the
GPL v2 license which impliies the
right to change/sell/copy the original.
Coloring Book is a java applet obtain at the javaboutique.internet.com.
is a free online coloring applet.
additional java applets obtained from www.ericharshbarger.org. The
compiled applets are free for use
personal or commercial
interactive games are purchased from Clevermedia's Homepage Arcade.
jigsaw puzzle was purchased at http://www.ica-d.com/. A non-transferable
license granted to Simply Christian.
Quizzes created via 'Nice-n-Easy Quiz' which was updated. Orginal
'Nice-n-Easy Quiz' program was purchased
in 2002 from
http://www.62nds.co.nz with permission to make changes.
A combination of original creations, donated artwork from individuals,
and various clip art and artwork providers.
have no rights to copy or reuse the graphics on this site. The OSS
online via one's computer,
it is not a means to distribute lessons, ciriculum, graphic,
Prohibited uses. Any use beyond the permission granted above, including
but not limited
download, display, reproduce, create derivative works from, transmit,
or in any way exploit the Site or any portion thereof for any public
or commercial use without the prior written permission of Simply Christian®.
The Content may not be copied, modified, sublicensed, loaned, redistributed
or republished, in whole or in part, for public or commercial purposes
without the express written consent of Simply Christian®.
addition, you may not use the trademarks:
(a) in, as, or as part of, your own trademarks or those of any third parties;
(b) to identify products or services that are not those of Simply Christian®;
(c) in a manner likely to cause confusion; or
(d) in a manner that implies that Simply Christian® sponsors or endorses
or is otherwise connected with, your own activities, products and services
or those of third parties.
6. Permission requests.
request for use of the Simply Christian® or Online Sunday School™ trademarks
that exceed the above guidelines should be directed to, and approved
in writing by Simply Christian, P.O. Box 2175, Cranberry
Township PA, 16066.
Modification of Agreement.
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to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Agreement, in whole
in part, at any time. Notification of changes in the Agreement
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its Affiliates from and against any and all liability and costs incurred by
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You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any claim.
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and you shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent
of Simply Christian®.
Readings - At the present time, Simply Christian®
New International Version of The Holy Bible. NIV® is
a registered trademark of the InternationBible Society
Simply Christian® will
make a reasonable effort to provide a single weekly Bible
Reading for all grades, which is based on the Revised Lectionary
recommended by the United Methodist Board of Governor's.
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the Online Sunday School™
web site unexpectedly without warning.
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or services accessible from such third-party sites.
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Christian® in its discretion) are incorporated herein and included
in this agreement.
(f) General -
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you the user
of the website and Simply
respect to the Site and, if applicable, the Services and supersedes
all prior agreements between you and Simply
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