Advocates of Excellence for The Local Church.

Our inventive métier connects the local church with the rest of the world via innovative + turnkey subscription-based services.

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Custom Website

Definition: Pewple creates websites that are custom-designed to feature your desired color schemes, images, pictures, custom header (or banner), content, products and functionality. Through years of case-study and research, each Pewple website features its proven end-user-friendly navigational and fluid display.

Note: Each Service Plan has a different page-count allotment, so please be sure to pick the plan that best suits your ministry’s needs. Click Here to compare plans.
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No Start-Up or Hosting Fees

Definition: Pewple subscribers do not have to pay hundreds or even thousands in start-up costs for a custom website and professional online experience!

In addition, Pewple subscribers do not have to pay any of the monthly hosting fees that generally accompany a professional website. Your general online presence, site maintenance, backups, content updates, storage and more are all included with your subscription. Simply, subscribe and enjoy.
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Mobile Responsiveness

Definition: Responsive web design is a distinct approach to web development with the succinct aim to ensure an optimal viewing experience (ex. easy readability and navigational access with little to no viewer resizing, panning and scrolling needed) across a wide range of devices from desktop computers and tablets to mobile phones.

Google has since implemented its new search algorithm which favors mobile responsive (or mobile-friendly) websites. Click Here to learn more. And, as a Pewple subscriber, you’re covered.
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Custom Domain Name

Definition: Pewple subscribers can create their own custom domain name — preferably one that best describes your church, organization or ministry (ex. MyChurch.Org) — and Pewple will purchase the domain name at no additional cost to you for the exclusive use of your new website and email address(es) only.
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Annual Domain Renewal

Definition: Upon expiration, Pewple will pay all annual renewal fees associated with your custom domain name (also known as the website’s URL or web address) each year at no additional costs to our subscribers.

Important: This feature is only available to active, current Pewple subscribers with Foyer or Lobby service plans.
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Custom Email Forwarding

Definition: Email forwarding is a great way to have presentational uniformity when sharing contact information with visitors, members and businesses. Ex: Your email address: You@Aol.Com wouldn’t be uniform on your new MyChurch.Org website. But, You@MyChurch.Org” would be.

Email forwarding allows you to create You@MyChurch.Org and any email correspondences sent to that email address will be automatically “forwarded” to your original email address (You@Aol.Com) in real-time.
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Custom Homepage Banner

Definition: This is the first thing your visitors will see (or should see) on any well-designed website’s homepage. Our subscriber’s enjoy bold and elegant custom headers (also called “banners”) on their respective websites that attracts the viewer full-attention at first glance.
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Homepage Music + Audio

Definition: Add music, preaching excerpts, welcome audio or other creative content on your church’s homepage to greet your visitors. This feature includes “Autoplay” to automatedly engage visitors without required prompting or “click here to listen” options.
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Video Content

Definition: Add video footage to your website (ex. sermons, services, concerts and performances, etc.).
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Audio Content

Definition: Add audio footage to your website (ex. sermons, services, music, concerts, etc.).
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Subscribers (via MailChimp)

Definition: Engage your audience by offering them the ability to subscribe to your daily, weekly or monthly newsletter, devotionals, etc.

Note: An active MailChimp account is required and free account option is available. Learn more Here.
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Online Giving

Definition: Receive tithes, offerings, and other financial support and donations safely and securely via your website.

Important: An independent PayPal, Chase or Givelify account that links to your financial institute is required.

Note: Both PayPal and Givelify offer free to join membership. You must bank with Chase to receive payments via that institution. Click the service above to learn more.
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Social Media Conduits

Definition: Pewple links your website’s viewing audience to all of your social media accounts (ex: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) with just one click.
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Live-Streaming Conduit

Definition: Pewple links your website’s viewing audience to your independent live streams and podcasts (ex. Ustream) with just one click.
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One-Click Directions

Definition: Pewple links your website’s viewing audience to one-click, turn-by-turn directions to your church’s doorstep — from anywhere in the country!
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Online Contact Form

Definition: Interact and communicate with your inquiring visitors with an online contact form.
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New Member Registration

Definition: Conveniently collect New Member inquiries and information with a New Membership Registration Form.

Note: You can custom create your own custom form that allows you the ability to choose the information you’d like to receive from New Members.
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Prayer Request Form

Definition: Interact with and intercede for members and visitors with an online confidential Prayer Request Form.
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Online Store (eCommerce)

Definition: Your website will be equipped to safely and securely sell products via your website’s “online store.” Important: An independent PayPal account is required.

Important: Each Service Plan has a different store option and max. product count, so please be sure to pick the plan that best suits your ministry’s needs. Click Here to compare plans.
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Store Products

Definition: Your website’s “online store” will be equipped to display, categorize and securely process payments for new and existing products via your website.
Note: An independent PayPal account is required.

Important: Each Service Plan has a different store option and max. product count, so please be sure to pick the plan that best suits your ministry’s needs. Click Here to compare plans.
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Digital Renderings

Definition: Perfect for digital products, such as: CD, DvD, eBooks, Apparel and more; Pewple’s “life-like” digital product renderings are a perfect and professional way to display product offerings via your online store. If you are a “Lobby” subscriber, you can get up to three (3) product renderings at no additional costs! Click here for additional information.

Important: If you have more products and require additional renderings, a one-time fee of $25per product rendering is required.

Note: An independent PayPal account is required for online stores.
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Private File Sharing

Definition: This feature gives select subscribers the ability to share confidential + downloadable files, sermons, messages, notes, lessons and more with members of their ministerial and/or administrative staff.

Important: All content will be secured via password protect and subscribers can choose their own confidential password or Pewple can generate one for them automatedly.
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Monthly Events Calendar

Definition: This is a great feature to have if you’d like to share your church or ministry’s monthly event calendar with your online visitors.
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Monthly Content Updates

Definition: You can add new content, such as: verbiage, pictures, images, service announcements, events (calendar), sermons and more once per month.
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Weekly Content Updates

Definition: You can add new content, such as: verbiage, pictures, images, service announcements, events (calendar), sermons and more once per week.
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SEO Optimization

Definition: Search Engine Optimization (or SEO) is a methodology of strategies, techniques and tactics used to increase the amount of visitors to a website by obtaining a high-ranking placement in the Search Results Page (or SERP) of a search engine.

This includes all of the major search engines, such as: Google, Bing, Yahoo and others.
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SiteAdvisor® Safe Ranking

Definition: McAfee SiteAdvisor® software provides website safety ratings so you can surf, search and shop with confidence and safely. Important: Websites with “Safe” ratings are much more likely to receive new traffic and visits when compared to websites with:

Unknown (“?”)
Caution (“!”) and
Warning (“X”)

rankings. Pewple ensures that our subscribers receive expedited Safe (“checkmark”) ratings within 48hours of publishing their site!
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Unlimited Storage

Definition: Pewple subscribers can share all of the content they want over time via their websites and never have to worry about bandwidth restrictions or storage limitations. Ever!
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Powerful Security Suite

Definition: Pewple perpetually keeps its subscriber’s websites protected at all times from vicious hacking efforts and malware attacks by would-be hackers with comprehensive, up-to-date security measures. Our leading security software is updated often and automatedly to remain steps ahead of new cyber threats and vulnerabilities, while keeping subscribers’ websites safe 24 Hours-a-Day, 7 Days-a-Week!
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30-Day Completion

Definition: Pewple guarantees that our subscribers new website will be up-and-running within thirty (30) calendar days after successful receipt of all requested content needed to complete the site. You can check out the checklist Here for additional help.
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Cancel Anytime

Definition: You can cancel your subscription at anytime. An early termination fee of one month may apply.

Important: Upon cancellation, your church, ministry or organization will not be able to subscribe to Pewple in the future.
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Terms of Service

Sections. I . II . III . IV . V . VI . VII . VIII . IX . X . XI . XII
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Pewple LLC
Updated: August 01, 2016.

This Agreement (“Agreement”) is made effective as of the noted date by and between Pewple.Org and/or Pewple LLC (“PEWPLE”) of IL State and each respective Subscriber (“CLIENT”) of their respective State or country. In consideration of the mutual covenants set forth in this Agreement, the CLIENT hereby agree as follows:

Section I
TERMS OF SERVICE.
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, PEWPLE will provide Website Development, Creation, Hosting and additional services including but not limited to Custom Banner, Apparel Design and production services for CLIENT, which are to be governed by and subject to the following Terms of Service:

Length of Service.
CLIENT agrees to an initial twelve (12) month contractual term of service (“TERM”). The length of Agreement required is based on the type of service desired by CLIENT and shall be determined solely by PEWPLE.

Service Start Date.
CLIENT must select the monthly service plan that bests suits his/her ministry’s needs. After doing so, CLIENT must pay his/her first month’s subscriber fee in order to begin his/her subscription to PEWPLE and launch the website creation process. This Agreement will automatically renew for successive twelve (12) month TERM unless otherwise canceled by CLIENT. CLIENT will receive a renewal reminder no later than thirty (30) days prior to the end of TERM renewal date. Renewal prices are subject to change. Any such changes will be furnished to CLIENT prior to billing and renewal.

Website Content.
CLIENT is required to provide the desired content, including but not limited to: verbiage, church logo, desired color schemes, pictures, audio and video files, etc. to PEWPLE on or thirty (30) days after the start date. CLIENT can submit this information via email: yourfriends@pewple.org or by clicking Here. CLIENT has a minimum of thirty (30) days to gather and furnish all needed content for their website to CLIENT. There is no penalty of any kind if CLIENT requires additional time– up to sixty (60) days total. Upon successful receipt of all CLIENT content as described, PEWPLE requires a maximum of thirty (30) days to complete, present to CLIENT (for approval) and publish CLIENT’s website.

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Section II
WEBSITE CREATION AND WEB HOSTING COMPENSATION.
Important: THERE IS NO DESIGN, SETUP OR WEB DEVELOPMENT FEES OF ANY KIND WITH THIS SERVICE. Upon subscribing, PEWPLE will design, develop and publish an online web presence or website for CLIENT.

Website is defined in part as: “A connected group of pages on the World Wide Web regarded as a single entity and devoted to a single topic or several closely related topics furnished by CLIENT.” Subscription fee must be paid to begin subscription and the Website creation process. Subscription fee is due each month thereafter.

Permissible Website Updates and Changes.
All CLIENTS ARE GUARANTEED the option to submit content UPDATES, MODIFICATIONS, ADDITIONS and CHANGE REQUESTS (for their website) on a weekly and/or monthly basis– as allotted in their selected plan. The following can be made to CLIENT’s website at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE (some examples provided):

a. Update: Changing a pastor’s bio or new church location
b. Remove: Store products or staff/personnel or limited time content (Ex. Annual event or conference)
c. Modify: Changing an image (Ex. A profile pic or CLIENT-provided header) or page verbiage
d. Add: New pictures for photo gallery or add a new page (Note: all page content, including: verbiage and pics must be provided also)

Premium Updates and Changes for a Fee.
Additional changes are available on a case-by-case basis. These changes are not considered typical or common but will be made available for an additional ONE-TIME fee if needed. Important: The one-time fee will be billed IN ADDITION TO CLIENT’s monthly subscription fee. These premium services will include:

a. Merging: Merging or combining multiple churches or websites into CLIENT’s existing PEWPLE website account
b. Cosmetic Changes: Changing a previously-selected, existing website color theme throughout to coincide with a new church logo or renovated edifice
c. Custom Banners: Changing the homepage/supporting pages’ custom banner/s to coincide with a new church logo or renovated edifice
d. Store: Adding new digital products beyond the allotted number outlined
e. Themes: Changing the website’s overall theme and/or layout

Monthly Features.
Subject to CLIENT’s chosen service plan, service plans include:

a. Designing, developing, publishing and maintaining all aspects of your website
b. Site optimization
c. Free domain name renewal
d. Free email address forwarding
e. Comprehensive 24-hour website security
f. Unlimited storage (Ex. video and audio files, pics)
g. Form creation and configuration (Ex. contact, prayer) and much more

Click Here for full feature listings.

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Section III
TERMS OF PAYMENT.
Subscription fee must be paid to begin subscription and the Website creation process. Subscription fee is due each month thereafter.

Acceptable Payment Methods and Late Payment.
Monthly Subscription payments are due on the First Calendar Day of each calendar month unless otherwise stated to CLIENT at sign-up by PayPal. CLIENT is required to make recurring payments on the 30-day anniversary of his/her subscription start date. Subscriber benefits and website services may be temporarily interrupted if the subscription fee is not received by PayPal’s second automated attempt to retrieve payment. All benefits and services are subject to automated cancellation if payment isn’t received within thirty (30) days of its original due date and/or PayPal ceases retrieval efforts — whichever is first.

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Section IV
PROPRIETARY INFORMATION.
Proprietary information exchanged here under shall be treated as such by CLIENT. This information shall include, but not be limited to, the provisions of this Agreement, product and services information and pricing. CLIENT further agrees to not decompose, disassemble, decode or reverse engineer any PEWPLE program, code or technology delivered to CLIENT or any portion thereof. ALL APPAREL DESIGNS ARE THE SOLE PROPERTY OF PEWPLE. CLIENT IS NOT PERMITTED TO REPRODUCE ANY CUSTOM DESIGNS CREATED BY PEWPLE VIA ANY THIRD-PARTY AT ANY TIME DURING OR AFTER ANY SERVICE CANCELLATION FOR ANY REASON. CLIENT understands all design production is hereby restricted and is the limited, sole, and exclusive right of PEWPLE.

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Section V
CENSORSHIP.
PEWPLE will exercise no control whatsoever over the content of the information passing through the network, email or Website. CLIENT is responsible for his/her own respective content, verbiage, images, political and/or religious views and opinions.

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Section VI
WARRANTIES.
PEWPLE makes no warranties or representations of any kind, whether expressed or implied for the service it is providing. PEWPLE also disclaims any warranty of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose and will not be responsible for any damages that may be suffered by CLIENT, including loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries or service interruptions by any cause or errors or omissions of CLIENT. Use of any information obtained by way of PEWPLE is at CLIENT’s own risk, and PEWPLE specifically denies any responsibility for the accuracy or quality of information obtained through its services. Connection speed represents the speed of an end-to-end connection. PEWPLE does not represent guarantees of speed or availability of end-to-end connections. PEWPLE expressly limits its damages to CLIENT for any non-accessibility time or other down time to the pro-rata monthly charge during the system unavailability. PEWPLE specifically denies any responsibilities for any damages arising as a consequence of such unavailability.

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Section VII
TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL.
CLIENT warrants that it has the right to use any applicable trademarks or copyrighted material used in connection with this service. PEWPLE will not be responsible for any plagiaristic claims made and/or pursued by any third party derived from CLIENT-provided verbiage, information, pictures, downloads, video or audio clips, products or services published to CLIENT Website.

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Section VIII
TRANSFER OF AGREEMENT.
CLIENT may not assign or transfer this Agreement, in whole or in part without the prior written consent of PEWPLE. In the event that CLIENT contemplates whole or partial sale of its business, ownership change, or change in jurisdiction, CLIENT shall notify COMPANY by email no less than sixty (60) days prior to the effective date of the event.

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Section IX
TERMINATION.
PEWPLE may terminate this Agreement at its sole discretion upon the occurrence of one or more of the following events:

a. It is determined that CLIENT does not meet the criteria of a small or “local church” As Described
b. CLIENT fails to comply with any provisions of the Agreement upon receipt of written notice from PEWPLE of said failure
c. Appointment of Receiver or upon the filing of any application by CLIENT seeking relief from creditors
d. Upon mutual agreement in writing of PEWPLE and CLIENT

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Upon Client Cancellation and/or Termination.
PEWPLE may remove CLIENT-provided pictures, page links and other information within three (3) days or until PEWPLE removes CLIENT’s website (database) from its administrative service plan and servers – whichever is last.

ALL EARLY CANCELLATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A ONE (1) MONTH CANCELLATION FEE. EXAMPLE: IF A CLIENT SUBSCRIBES TO A $49USD MONTHLY SERVICE PLAN AND CANCELS PRIOR TO HIS/HER ANNUAL SERVICE AGREEMENT’S EXPIRATION DATE; THE CLIENT WILL BE BILLED A $49USD EARLY TERMINATION FEE. IMPORTANT: IF CLIENT CANCELS HIS/HER AGREEMENT PRIOR TO HIS/HER SERVICE AGREEMENT’S EXPIRATION DATE, CLIENT WILL NOT BE ALE TO SUBSCRIBE TO PEWPLE’S SERVICES IN THE FUTURE.

Domain Names.
If the Agreement has expired and is not renewed, the domain name will be removed from the website and administrative access for the domain name will be ported back to CLIENT. If CLIENT is still under the annual service Agreement and cancels, however, CLIENT may purchase domain from PEWPLE for a one-time fee of: $25USD atop the early termination fee as described herein.

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Section X
DISPUTES.
If legal proceedings are commenced to resolve a dispute arising out of, or relating to, this Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover all costs, legal fees, and expert witness fees as well as any costs or legal fees in connection with any appeals.

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Section XI
INDEMNIFICATION.
CLIENT shall indemnify and hold PEWPLE harmless from and against any and all claims, judgments, awards, costs, expenses, damages and liabilities (including reasonable attorney fees) of whatsoever kind and nature that may be asserted, granted or imposed against COMPANY directly or indirectly arising from or in connection with CLIENT’s marketing or support services of the product or services or the unauthorized representation of the product and services or any breach of this Agreement by CLIENT.

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Section XII
GENERAL.
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, the enforceability of the remaining provisions shall in no way be affected or impaired thereby. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of IL. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall be in the County of COOK, IL Superior Court. A failure by any party to exercise or delay in exercising a right or power conferred upon it in this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of any such right or power. Each party represents and warrants that, on the date first written above, they are authorized to enter into this Agreement in entirety and duly bind their respective principals.

If you have any questions or concerns, please click Here to Contact Us.

By subscribing to our subscription-based services, you acknowledge and agree to our Terms of Service as described herein in its entirety.

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