United Reformed Church New Logo

Home » News » United Reformed Church New Logo
RGB-URC-LOGO-blue

The refreshed URC logo was released on 1 June and will appear on all new URC materials.

For the past six months, the URC's design team has been working to make the denomination's visual identity more positive, striking and adaptable.

The previous logo was composed of 14 different elements and the typography was similarly intricate. The brief was to take the essence of the existing logo and to simplify it.

Lead designer Chris Andrews said: 'There was a real need to take the logo, pare it back, make it simpler and more functional.

'We now have something much more contemporary. We're using a brighter, sharper colour than before, and the rough, loose edges of the cross give a new feeling of energy. We wanted to reflect a church that is vibrant and dynamic.'

The refreshed design works equally well on online and print media. It is flexible enough to be used on solid objects and to be etched onto glass.

Sara Foyle, the URC's senior graphic designer and the project leader, said: 'I am very pleased with the result. The final product looks very simple, but getting that quality of finish took a lot of careful work. I look forward to seeing it used throughout the Church.'

The Revd John Proctor, URC General Secretary, said: 'I am delighted with this logo. Our refreshed logo better communicates what we stand for today. The rich symbols of the cross and fish have a new clarity and energy that reflects our call to renewed focus on the fundamentals of our faith.'

  • See more at: http://urc.org.uk/media-news/2047-united-reformed-church-releases-refreshed-logo.html#sthash.rlw1QC0U.dpuf

You may also be interested in

Afghanisan
Prayer: Sun 22 Aug 3:58pm

O God, we weep for Afghanistan.We recognize the bravery of those who died to help others be free.We recognize the bravery of those who died, desperate to save themselves in these days.We recognize that bravery has not saved us, and we grieve the lives lost these twenty years. We honour their memory and sacrifice not by losing ourselves in despair, but by remembering that the only way...

Joan Smith - Web
Church News: Mon 09 Aug 2:57pm

We are very pleased to report that Joan Smith, a Senior Executive Officer of HAEBEA and Church Secretary at Ongar United Reformed Church, was Commissioned as an Assembly Accredited Lay Preacher of the URC at a service on Sunday 25th July at St Andrew's Methodist Church, Harlow. The Eastern Synod Lay Preaching Advocate, Mrs Faith Paulding, and Revd Cecil White...

United Worship - Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance - 19 July 2021
Prayer & Worship

UPDATE: Due to the delay in the fourth step of the Governments 'Roadmap' our United Service to mark the lifting of restrictions has been rescheduled for Monday 19 July at 7.30 pm.You are warmly invited to join us either 'in person' or 'via Zoom' for our United Worship.A Service Of Thanksgiving, Remembrance, And Call to FaithFor the Year that we have been...

© 2012 - 2021 Herts and Essex Border Ecumenical Area

Methodist, United Reformed Church and Anglican Churches in Partnership