ShareChurch website located at www.ShareChurch.com, and all associated sites (collectively, the “ShareChurch”)
owned or operated by the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection or its affiliates. The ShareChurch is the
property of Church of the Resurrection and its licensors. By accessing the ShareChurch Site and/or creating an
account on the ShareChurch Site, you represent that you are of the legal age to enter into a binding agreement
and that you have the legal authority to accept the terms on behalf of yourself and any party you represent in
connection with use of the ShareChurch Site.
YOUR CREATION OF AN ACCOUNT ON THE SHARECHURCH SITE AND/OR YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THE SHARECHURCH SITE IN ANY WAY
SIGNIFIES THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, YOU ARE NOT
AUTHORIZED TO USE THE SHARECHURCH SITE.
ShareChurch grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the
public areas of the ShareChurch Site.
ShareChurch reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these
you and ShareChurch that arose prior to the effective date of any modification and (ii) if you do not
ShareChurch Site. Your continued use of the ShareChurch Site following the posting of changes will mean
after the changes are posted.
You retain the copyright in Content that you post or otherwise provide on the ShareChurch Site or in
connection with the ShareChurch Site. You hereby warrant and represent that all Content you voluntarily
provide to ShareChurch or the ShareChurch Site is properly licensed to ShareChurch, is not copyrightable,
or is in the public domain. When you post your Content, you grant to ShareChurch, its successors and
assigns, and other users of the ShareChurch Site an irrevocable Creative Commons
license which may allow users of the ShareChurch Site to view and use your Content within the
terms of the applicable Creative Commons license as defined on the ShareChurch Site.
If Content you provide is protected by copyright and you do want rights to the Content to be governed
by the Creative Commons license defined on the ShareChurch Site, you must not provide the Content to
the ShareChurch Site. For the avoidance of doubt, you may otherwise license your Content on any terms or
no terms at all, but upon uploading or supplying Content protected by copyright to the ShareChurch Site or
in connection with the ShareChurch Site, you are licensing such Content under the Creative Commons license
as defined on the ShareChurch Site, in addition to any such other license that may apply to your Content.
You may only submit Content to the ShareChurch Site that you have the right to submit. This means that
you can only submit Content that you yourself create, that is in the public domain, or that you have been
Content that infringes the rights of any third party (e.g., Content used without express permission of
the copyright owner and not otherwise permitted by law) must not be submitted. You represent, warrant,
and agree that no Content of any kind submitted, posted or otherwise shared by you on or through any of
the Websites or Services, violates or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including copyright,
trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights, or contains libelous, defamatory or
otherwise unlawful material. Further, you represent, warrant and agree not to submit any personally
identifiable information, including any Content containing personally identifiable information, about any
person who is under 13 years of age. ShareChurch may, but is not obligated to, review your submissions
and may delete or remove (without notice) any Content in its sole discretion that ShareChurch determines
threaten the safety of others. ShareChurch does not endorse or support any Content posted by you or any other
third party on or through the ShareChurch Site. You alone are responsible for creating backup copies and
replacing any Content you post on the ShareChurch Site, and you authorize ShareChurch to reproduce or
otherwise make copies of your Content as it deems necessary to facilitate the posting of your Content on the
ShareChurch Site. You may request the removal of your Content from the ShareChurch Site at any time, and
ShareChurch will take reasonable steps to promptly remove such Content; provided, however, that ShareChurch
can remove any such Content only from the ShareChurch Site and cannot remove Content from email archives,
wiki history pages, and similar community forums where you or others may post content, or from others’
computers who may have downloaded or otherwise created a local file of the Content. If you choose to remove
your Content, the Creative Commons license you granted when submitting such Content to the ShareChurch Site
will remain in full force and effect in accordance with its terms.
ShareChurch Site, you acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or
secure. You understand that any message or information you send to the ShareChurch Site may be read or
intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.
You understand that all material, data, and information, such as data files, written text, software
code, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, graphics, videos or other images (collectively,
“Content”) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the ShareChurch Site are the
sole responsibility of the person or organization from which such Content originated. Such Content
contained on the ShareChurch Site is owned, controlled, or licensed by or to ShareChurch, and is
protected by trade dress, copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property
rights and unfair competition laws. You acknowledge that ShareChurch makes no representation or warranty
about the Content and under no circumstances is ShareChurch liable in any way for any Content, including,
but not limited to: any infringing Content, any errors or omissions in Content, or for any loss or damage
of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, transmitted to, linked to or otherwise
accessible or made available via the ShareChurch Site.
You may use the Content you find on the ShareChurch Site in accordance with the terms of the license
applicable to that Content. For the avoidance of doubt, you must attribute all Content (except public
domain Content) in the manner specified by the author or licensor and in accordance with the terms of
such license and you must not remove or alter any copyright, trademark, name, or other notice or legend
that appears in connection with the Content. You represent and warrant to ShareChurch that you will only
use Content on the ShareChurch Site in accordance with the applicable license. You should be sure to
review the terms of that license before you use the Content to which it applies. By using the ShareChurch
Site, you agree that you are solely responsible for your use of any and all Content made available thereon.
You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any
reliance on the provenance, ownership, accuracy, completeness, or reliability of such Content. In this
regard, you acknowledge that you will not rely on any Content made available on the ShareChurch Site
without your own independent evaluation of that Content. ShareChurch makes no warranty that Content made
available on the ShareChurch Site does not infringe the rights of any third party.
ShareChurch reserves the right to remove Content posted on the ShareChurch Site at any time in
ShareChurch’s sole discretion, including but not limited to Content inconsistent with the tenets of the
United Methodist Church, Content for which ShareChurch received notice or has other reason to believe is
in violation of a party’s copyright or other proprietary right, or any other reason for which ShareChurch
determines the Content’s removal is warranted. In addition, ShareChurch reserves the right in its sole
discretion to limit access to Content to only users in certain networks, groups, or libraries within the
You agree not to:
You agree to abide by any other terms and conditions of the ShareChurch Site, including where
applicable representing that you are of sufficient legal age to use or participate in such service or
specific portion of the ShareChurch Site or for any service offered on or through the ShareChurch Site,
the latter terms shall control with respect to your use of that portion of the ShareChurch Site or the
ShareChurch’s obligations, if any, with regard to its products and services are governed solely by the
agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on this ShareChurch Site should be construed
to alter such agreements.
This ShareChurch Site may contain links to other independent third-party web sites (“Linked Sites”).
These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. Such Linked Sites are not
under ShareChurch’s control, and ShareChurch is not responsible for and does not endorse the content
of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. You will
need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.
ShareChurch respects the intellectual property of others and it requests that users of the ShareChurch
Site do the same. ShareChurch may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable or terminate
the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers of others’ intellectual property. If you believe that
your work is displayed on the ShareChurch Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your
intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide ShareChurch's Copyright
Agent the following information:
ShareChurch's Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement
can be reached as follows:
Mail: [Address of ShareChurch Copyright Agent]
Phone: [Phone number of ShareChurch Copyright Agent]
Email: [Email address of ShareChurch Copyright Agent]
SHARECHURCH DOES NOT PROMISE THAT THE SHARECHURCH SITE OR ANY CONTENT, SERVICE, OR FEATURE OF THE
SHARECHURCH SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT
YOUR USE OF THE SHARECHURCH SITE WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. THE SHARECHURCH SITE AND ITS CONTENT
ARE DELIVERED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS-AVAILABLE” BASIS. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SHARECHURCH SITE
IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. SHARECHURCH CANNOT ENSURE THAT ANY FILES OR OTHER DATA YOU DOWNLOAD
FROM THE SHARECHURCH SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. SHARECHURCH
DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT,
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SHARECHURCH DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE
ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE
SHARECHURCH SITE AND/OR ANY SHARECHURCH SERVICES. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE
SHARECHURCH SITE AND ANY LINKED SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST SHARECHURCH FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH
THE SHARECHURCH SITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE SHARECHURCH SITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS
LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.
The above disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance,
error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus,
communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use,
whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action.
ShareChurch reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) to modify,
suspend or terminate operation of or access to the ShareChurch Site, or any portion of the ShareChurch
Site, for any reason; (2) to modify or change the ShareChurch Site, or any portion of the ShareChurch Site,
and any applicable policies or terms; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the ShareChurch Site, or any
portion of the ShareChurch Site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction,
or other changes.
Except where prohibited by law, in no event will ShareChurch be liable to you for any indirect, consequential,
exemplary, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits, even if ShareChurch has been advised of the
possibility of such damages.
any damage or loss which arises out of or is in any way connected with your use of the ShareChurch Site or
any Content, ShareChurch’s liability shall in no event exceed the greater of (1) the total of any license
fee, subscription fee, or similar fees with respect to any service or feature of or on the ShareChurch Site
paid in the six months prior to the date of the initial claim made against ShareChurch, or (2) US $100.00.
Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations of liability, so the foregoing limitation may not apply to you.
You agree to indemnify and hold ShareChurch, its officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors,
successors in interest, employees, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates, harmless from any demands, loss,
liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against ShareChurch by any third party due
to or arising out of or in connection with your use of the ShareChurch Site.
ShareChurch may disclose any information it has about you (including your identity) if it determines
that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use
of the ShareChurch Site, or to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing
injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) ShareChurch’s rights or property,
or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the ShareChurch Site, including ShareChurch’s customers.
ShareChurch reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that ShareChurch deems necessary to
comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. ShareChurch also may
disclose your information when ShareChurch determines that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure,
including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.
You acknowledge and agree that ShareChurch may preserve any transmittal or communication by you with
ShareChurch through the ShareChurch Site or any service offered on or through the ShareChurch Site, and
may also disclose such data if required to do so by law or ShareChurch determines that such preservation
respond to claims that any such data violates the rights of others, or (4) protect the rights, property or
personal safety of ShareChurch, its employees, users of or visitors to the ShareChurch Site, and the public.
You agree that ShareChurch may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access
to the ShareChurch Site and/or block your future access to the ShareChurch Site with or without cause,
or guidelines which may be associated with your use of the ShareChurch Site, if requested by law enforcement
or other government agencies, or due to unexpected technical issues. You also agree that any violation by you
harm to ShareChurch, for which monetary damages would be inadequate, and you consent to ShareChurch obtaining
any injunctive or equitable relief that ShareChurch deems necessary or appropriate in such circumstances.
These remedies are in addition to any other remedies ShareChurch may have at law or in equity.
ShareChurch will be entitled to recover from you, and you agree to pay, all reasonable attorneys’ fees and
costs of such action, in addition to any other relief granted to ShareChurch. You agree that ShareChurch
will not be liable to you or to any third party for termination of your access to the ShareChurch Site as a
You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the ShareChurch Site, including all
disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and by the laws of the State of Missouri
without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. You agree to the personal jurisdiction by and venue
in the federal court in Kansas City, Missouri, and waive any objection to such jurisdiction or venue. Any
such claim or cause of action is barred. No recovery may be sought or received for damages other than
out-of-pocket expenses, except that the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees.
In the event of any controversy or dispute between ShareChurch and you arising out of or in connection with
your use of the ShareChurch Site, the parties shall attempt, promptly and in good faith, to resolve any such
dispute. If ShareChurch is unable to resolve any such dispute within a reasonable time (not to exceed thirty
(30) days), either party may submit such controversy or dispute to mediation. If the dispute cannot be resolved
through mediation, then the parties shall be free to pursue any right or remedy available to them under
Although the ShareChurch Site is accessible worldwide, not all features, products or services discussed,
referenced, provided, or offered through or on the ShareChurch Site are available to all persons or in all
geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use outside the United States and ShareChurch makes
no representation that the ShareChurch Site will be available for use in other jurisdictions. ShareChurch
reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any feature, product or
service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product or service made on the ShareChurch
Site is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the ShareChurch Site, you do so on your own initiative
and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.
You may not use or export or re-export any Content or any copy or adaptation of such Content, or any
product or service offered on the ShareChurch Site, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations,
including without limitation United States export laws and regulations.
jurisdiction to be void or unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum
agreement between you and ShareChurch with regard to your use of the ShareChurch Site, and any and all
other written or oral agreements or understandings previously existing between you and ShareChurch with
respect to such use are hereby superseded and cancelled. ShareChurch will not accept any counter-offers
conduct between ShareChurch and you or any other party be deemed to modify any provision of these Terms of
Any feedback you provide at this ShareChurch Site shall be deemed to be non-confidential. ShareChurch
shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis.
[Updated: August 19, 2015]