138 Great Church Logos

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A good logo design is…

Distinctive. Memorable. And timeless.
It is aesthetically pleasing.

It is scalable, looking good while as large as a billboard or as small as a dime. It looks good in color as well as black and white. And it is simple enough that it can be applied to a media spectrum as broad as paper to plastic and t-shirts to websites.

Most importantly, a good logo communicates the unique qualities of its brand. A great church logo in and of itself does not create great church branding. But it does give a church the foundation needed to build a solid brand.

Below are great church logos grouped by year and listed in alphabetical order. They are chosen for the reasons listed above as well as by my subjective opinion. Keep in mind, I am judging only the logo by itself and not the supporting church branding.

18 Logos from 2014

 

cornerstonecc

Cornerstone Community (Westerville, OH)
Designer: Ben Stafford
Year: 2014

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crossroads

Crossroads Church
Designer: Ryan Duffy
Year: 2014

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encounter

Encounter Church
Designer: Quincy Harriman
Year: 2014

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freedom

Freedom Hill Church (Tacoma, WA)
Designer: Tavish Calico
Year: 2014

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gainesvilleccc

Gainesville Chinese Christian Church (Gainesville, FL)
Designer: Rongfei
Year: 2014

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lifeline

Lifeline Community (Draper, UT)
Designer: David Anspaugh
Year: 2014

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lovechapelhill

Love Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
Designer: Kory Pence
Year: 2014

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londonbridge

London Bridge Baptist Church (Virginia Beach, VA)
Designer: Tif Smith / Hello Nifty
Year: 2014

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menaianglican

Menai Anglican Church (Australia)
Year: 2014

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mosaic

Mosaic Church (Leeds, UK)
Designer: Chris Goodwin
Year: 2014

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peopleschurch

Peoples Church of Montreal (Montréal, QC, Canada)
Designer: Graham Smith
Year: 2014

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rivercity

River City Church
Designer: Sergey Lobzenko
Year: 2014

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salemchapel

Salem Chapel (Winston Salem, NC)
Designer: Adam Dixon
Year: 2014 (unused logo concept)

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sebring

Sebring First Assembly of God (Sebring, FL)
Designer: Garrett DeRossett
Year: 2014

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stalbans

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church (Gainesville, FL)
Designer: Andy Anzollito / Deuxtone
Year: 2014

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stluke

St. Luke UMC
Designer: Oxide
Year: 2014

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taproot

Taproot Church (Twin Falls, ID)
Designer: Corry Damey
Year: 2014

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terranova

Terra Nova Church (Saratoga, NY)
Designer: Kevin Richardson / Iron to Iron
Year: 2014

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25 Logos from 2013

authenticchurch

Authentic Church (White Plains, NY)
Designer: Keaton Price
Year: 2013

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baysideauburn

Bayside Auburn Church (Auburn, CA)
Designer: Steve Hamaker
Year: 2013

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bethel

Bethel (Redding, CA)
Year: 2013

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Calvary Memorial

Calvary Memorial (Oak Park, IL)
Designer: Jon AshcroftBelief Agency
Year: 2013

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cherrydale

Cherrydale Bible Chapel (Arlington, VA)
Designer: Philip Lester
Year: 2013

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Christ Central Church

Christ Central Church (Durham, NC)
Designer: David Sankey
Year: 2013

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Commission Church

Commission Church (Pomona, CA)
Designer: David Sutoyo
Year: 2013

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covenantchurch

Covenant Church (Winterville, NC)
Year: 2013

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evfree

 

EvFree Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
Year: 2013

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Imago Dei Church

Imago Dei Church (Peoria, IL)
Designer: Daniela MeyerGutensite
Year: 2013

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McCoy Memorial Baptist Church

McCoy Memorial Baptist Church (Elkhart, IN)
Designer: Luke Anspach
Year: 2013

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Nuova Vita

Nuova Vita (Salerno, Italy)
Designer: Evan Travelstead
Year: 2013

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Plymouth Wesleyan

Plymouth Wesleyan
Designer: Antonio Zacharias
Year: 2013

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Praise Church

Praise Church
Designer:  Josiah JostSiah Design (unused logo concept)
Year: 2013
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Resurrection Church

Resurrection (Brooklyn, NY)
Designer: Daniela MeyerGutensite
Year: 2013

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Risen Church

RISEN (Santa Monica, CA)
Designer: Michael Sevilla
Year: 2013

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Risen Life Church

Risen Life Church (Nottingham, England)
Designer: Jordan DobneyDobbo Design
Year: 2013

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Saint Patrick Presbyterian Church

Saint Patrick Presbyterian Church (Greeley, CO)
Designer: Paul Beveridge
Year: 2013

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thefathershouse

The Father’s House (Rochester, NY)
Year: 2013

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Venture Church

Venture Church (Montgomery, AL)
Designer: Megan Watson
Year: 2013

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Victory Worship Center

Victory Worship Center (Tucson, AZ)
Designer: Taylor Anderson (in-house)
Year: 2013

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Voyage Church

Voyage Church (Kalamazoo, MI)
Designer: Zach GranthamEden Creative
Year: 2013

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Warehouse Church

Warehouse Church
Designer: Sean Heisler
Year: 2013

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Waterloo Church

Waterloo Church

Waterloo Church (Austin, TX)
Designer: Quincy HarrimanQhue Creative
Year: 2013

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Westover Church

Westover Church
Designer: Lee Ann Marcel
Year: 2013 (unused logo concept)

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17 Logos from 2012

Adventus Church (Oklahoma City, OK)
Designer: Jeff NineStudio Nine
Year: 2012

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Athey Creek Christian Fellowship

Athey Creek Christian Fellowship (Wilsonville, OR)
Designer: Jeff Wheeler
Year: 2012

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City Beautiful Church

City Beautiful Church (Orlando, FL)
Designer: Kirk Rhodes
Year: 2012

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City Church San Francisco

City Church (San Francisco, CA)
Designer: Daniela MeyerGutensite
Year: 2012

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Cornerstone Bible Community Church

Cornerstone Bible Community Church
Designer: David Sutoyo
Year: 2012

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Cross Roads Church
Designer: Josh AvisNice Haus Design Group
Year: 2012 (unused logo concept)

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discoverychurch

Discovery Church (Prescott, AZ)
Designer: Caleb Lummer
Year: 2012

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First Baptist Church (Wellington, TX)
Designer: Josh AvisNice Haus Design Group
Year: 2012

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floodgaterenewal

Floodgate Renewal Church (Brighton, MI)
Designer: Garrett Bolin
Year: 2012

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Lakemount Worship Centre

Lakemount Worship Centre (Grimsby, Ontario, Canada)
Designer: Andy Luce
Year: 2012

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Light of Love Mission Church

Light of Love Mission Church (Pasadena, CA)
Designer: Jee KimLogogramm
Year: 2012

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Living Hope Foursquare Church

Living Hope Foursquare Church (Hanover, MA)
Designer: Sam StrattonFocus Lab, LLC
Year: 2012

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Mission Church

Mission Church (San Antonio, TX)
Year: 2012

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Project Church

Project Church (Sacramento, CA)
Designer: Prodigy Pixel
Year: 2012

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Redeemer Reformed Church (Oklahoma City, OK)
Designer:  Josiah JostSiah Design
Year: 2012

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Saviour King Ministries (Ausburg, Germany)
Designer: I*AM design
Year: 2012

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SunHills Church

SunHills Church (El Dorado, CA)
Designer: Rachel Groves
Year: 2012

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18 Logos from 2011

Church Logos - City Church of Olive Branch

CityChurch of Olive Branch (Olive Branch, MS)
Designer: Becky Siegrist, C1 Design
Year: 2011

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Church Logos - Emmanuel Baptist Church

Emmanuel Baptist Church (Cornwall, United Kingdom)
Designer:  Guild of Sage & Smith
Year: 2011

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Emmaus Church (Denver, CO)
Designer: ?
Year: 2011

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Fellowship Monrovia (Monrovia, CA)
Designer: Josh AvisNice Haus Design Group
Year: 2011

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First Presbyterian Church (Burbank, CA)
Designer: Josh AvisNice Haus Design Group
Year: 2011

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Folia

Folia
Designer: Luma Vine
Year: 2011 (unused logo concept)

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Logo - Fresh Anointing House of Worship (Montgomery, AL)

Fresh Anointing House of Worship (Montgomery, AL)
Designer: Kent Shaffer, Create Etc
Year: 2011 (unused logotype)

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Logo for Journey of Faith Church

Journey of Faith Church (Dallas, TX)
Designer:  Nathan WalkerAll the Pretty Colors
Year: 2011

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Logo for Kergyma Church (Austin, TX)

Church Crests for Kerygma (Austin, TX)

Kerygma (Austin, TX)
Designer:  Brian SimpsonDual Purpose
Year: 2011

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Church Branding - Liberty (Hampton, VA)

Liberty (Hampton, VA)
Designer: Ruth Tinsley, in-house
Year: 2011

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New City Church Phoenix - Logo

New City Church (Phoenix, AZ)
Designer: Jon Ashcroft
Year: 2011

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Logo - North Point Christian Church

North Point Christian Church (Dallas, TX)
Designer: Ryan Rushing
Year: 2011

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Northstar Church (Panama City, FL)

Northstar Church (Panama City, FL)
Designer: Sergey Shapiro
Year: 2011

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Church Logo - Oasis Church (Los Angeles, CA)

Oasis Church (Los Angeles, CA)
Designer: in-house
Year: 2011

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Logo - Red Door Church (Billings, MT)

Red Door Church (Billings, MT)
Designer: Lynrite via 99designs
Year: 2011

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St. Bartholomew’s Church (New York, NY)
Designer: Jennifer Kinon, Bobby Martin Jr, David Balsamello, & Jesse Ragan, The Original Champions of Design
Year: 2011

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The Grove Church

The Grove Church (Fayetteville, AR)
Designer: Luma Vine
Year: 2011

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The Shore Church (Sarasota, FL)
Designer:  ?
Year: 2011

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17 Logos from 2010

Logo - Ambassador Church

Ambassador Church
Designer: David Sutoyo
Year: 2010

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Christ Church London Logo

ChristChurch London. (London, England)
Designer: ?
Year: 2010

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Logo - City Church (Billings, MT)

City Church (Billings, MT)
Designer: ?
Year: 2010

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City of Life Church

City of Life Church (Kissimmee, FL)
Designer: Ismael BurciagaChurch Media Group
Year: 2010

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Logo for GLIDE (San Francisco, CA)

GLIDE (San Francisco, CA)
Designer: ?
Year: 2010

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Logos - Northplace Church (Sachse, TX)

Northplace Church (Sachse, TX)
Designer: Becky Siegrist, C1 Design
Year: 2010

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Overcomer Covenant Church (Auburn, WA)
Designer: Taste of Ink (unused alternate version)
Year: 2010

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Logos Church - Rancho Cmmunity Church

Rancho Community Church (Temecula, CA)
Designer: Alex McLean, in-house
Year: 2010

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Logo for Rebel Church

Rebel Church (Florida)
Designer: George Cuevas, Glitschka Studios
Year: 2010

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Logos - Redemption Church (Gilbert, AZ)

Redemption Church (Gilbert, AZ)
Designer: Greg Lutze, Must Warn Others
Year: 2010

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Logo - Skerries Community Church

Skerries Cornerstone Church (Dublin, Ireland)
Designer: Mark McCorkell
Year: 2010 (unused logo concept)

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Church Logo - Tapestry Church

Tapestry Church (Redwood City, CA)
Designer: Austin Powell, Glitschka Studios
Year: 2010

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Logos - The Ark Church

The Ark Church (Conroe, TX)
Designer: Kyle Kutter, in-house
Year: 2010

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The Cause Community Church (Kansas City, MO)
Designer: ?
Year: 2010

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Logo - The City Church

The City Church (Kirkland, WA)
Designer: ?
Year: 2010

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The Foundation Logo (Phoenix, AZ)

The Foundation (Phoenix, AZ)
Designer: Michael Alonzo
Year: 2010

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Logos - The Park Community Church (San Antonio, TX)

The Park Community Church (San Antonio, TX)
Designer: Arispe Creative
Year: 2010

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7 Logos from 2009

Church Logo - Bloom (St Paul, MN)

Bloom (St. Paul, MN)
Designer: Amy Dusek, Bloom in-house
Year: 2009

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Cornwall Church

Cornwall Church (Bellingham, WA)
Designer: PlainJoe Studios
Year: 2009

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Crossway Church of Lancaster Logo

Crossway Church of Lancaster (Millersville, PA)
Designer: The Infantree
Year: 2009

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Logo Familiekirka Norway

Familiekirka (Mo i Rana, Norway)
Designer: Sean FarrellBrandclay
Year: 2009

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Logos Church - Life Fellowship

Life Fellowship
Designer:  Josiah JostSiah Design
Year: 2009

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Logos - The Foundry (Houston, TX)

The Foundry (Houston, TX)
Designer: Auxano
Year: 2009

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Well Logo (Ludlow, KY)

the well (Ludlow, KY)
Designer: Sean FarrellBrandclay
Year: 2009

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15 Logos from 2008

Church Logo of Akron Free Methodist Church

Akron Free Methodist Church (Akron, OH)
Designer: Justin Michau, Cashmere Creative
Year: 2008 (unused logo concept)

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Logo for Christ Church

Christ Church (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Designer: Details Communication
Year: 2008

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Logos Church - Cinema Church (Middletown, CT)

Cinema Church (Middletown, CT)
Designer: Justin Michau, Cashmere Creative
Year: 2008 (rebranded to Catalyst Church)

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Dwell (Burlington, VT)
Designer: The Future Forward
Year: 2008 (closed doors in 2012)

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City Church Eastside Logo (Atlanta, GA)

City Church Eastside (Atlanta, GA)
Designer:  Matchstic
Year: 2008

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Grace Baptist Church (Bixby, OK)

Grace Baptist Church (Bixby, OK)
Designer: Jonden Jackson, Ectomachine
Year: 2008

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Logo for Jubilee Church Derby

Jubilee Church Derby (Derby, England)
Designer: Mark Titheridge, Visual Advance
Year: 2008

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One* Logo

One* (Spokane, WA)
Designer: Ryan Mauer, in-house
Year: 2008

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Logo - Park Community Church (Chicago, IL)

Park Community Church (Chicago, IL)
Designer: Kyle Sollenberger
Year: 2008

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Logo Alternative for Park Community Church (Chicago, IL)

Park Community Church (Chicago, IL)
Designer: Hexanine (unused logo concept)
Year: 2008

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Logos - The Swiss Church in London

Swiss Church in London (London, England)
Designer: ?
Year: 2008

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The Abyssinian Baptist Church

The Abyssinian Baptist Church (New York, NY)
Designer: Bobby C. Martin, Jr., The Original Champions of Design
Year: 2008

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Logo Church - Twin Oaks Presbyterian Church

Twin Oaks Presbyterian Church (Ballwin, MO)
Designer: Metagramme
Year: 2008

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Logo for Valley Creek Church

Valley Creek Church (Flower Mound, TX)
Designer: Ismael BurciagaChurch Media Group
Year: 2008 (retired logomark in 2012)

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Walls Down Church (Cincinnati, OH)
Designer: Justin Michau, Cashmere Creative
Year: 2008 (church plant that never launched)

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6 Logos from 2007

Bethlehem Baptist Logo

Bethlehem Baptist Church (Minneapolis, MN)
Designer: Bob Goebel Design
Year: 2007 (retired logotype & revised logomark in 2010)

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Church Logo - Knoxville Life Church

Knoxville Life Church (Knoxville, TN)
Designer: Sean Alsobrooks, Third & Grand
Year: 2007

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Church Branding - Landmark Church

Landmark Church (Jackson, TN)
Designer: Ismael BurciagaChurch Media Group
Year: 2007

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Logo church - Mars Hill Bible Church

Mars Hill Bible Church (Grandville, MI)
Designer: BLACK
Year: 2007

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Valley Community Baptist Logo

Valley Community Baptist Church (Avon, CT)
Designer: Ismael BurciagaChurch Media Group
Year: 2007

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West Coast Life Church

West Coast Life Church (Murietta, CA)
Designer: Ismael BurciagaChurch Media Group
Year: 2007

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5 Logos from 2006

Logos Church - Houston NW Church

Houston NW Church (Houston, TX)
Designer: Details Communication
Year: 2006

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Church Branding - Kaleo Church

Kaleo Church (Houston, TX)
Designer: Mark Retzloff
Year: 2006

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Logo Church - Northstar Church

Northstar Church (Frisco, TX)
Designer: Gabe George
Year: 2006 (merged with Gateway Church Southlake in 2010)

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Church Logos - Times Square Church

Times Square Church (New York, NY)
Designer: Erika Thomas
Year: 2006

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Logos Church - Watermark Community Church

Watermark Community Church (Dallas, TX)
Designer: Jon Flaming
Year: 2006

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4 Logos from 2005

Elim International Logo

Elim International Church (Wellington, New Zealand)
Designer: ?
Year: 2005 (retired logo in 2013)

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Granger Community Church

Granger Community Church (Granger, IN)
Designer: AspireOne
Year: 2005

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Lakewood Church

Lakewood Church (Houston, TX)
Designer: ?
Year: 2005

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Word of Grace Community Logo

Word of Grace Community Church (Sheboygan Falls, WI)
Designer: Gabe George
Year: 2005

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6 Logos from 2004 & Earlier

Christ Church Hawthorne Logo

Christ Church Hawthorn (Hawthorne, Victoria, Australia)
Designer: Steve Lording
Year: 2004

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Logo Church - Stonebriar Community Church

Stonebriar Community Church (Frisco, TX)
Designer: ?
Year: 2004

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Church Logos - Church on the Move

Church on the Move (Tulsa, OK)
Designer: Gabe George, in-house
Year: 2000 (retired logo in 2012)

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Church Branding - Lake Hills Church

Lake Hills Church (Austin, TX)
Designer: Marc English Design
Year: 2000

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Imago Dei Community Logo

Imago Dei Community (Portland, OR)
Designer: Nicole Kennelly
Year: 2000

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Logo for Hillsong Church

Hillsong Church (Castle Hill, Australia)
Designer: Chris Perry, Numinos Creative
Year: 1994 logotype (revised “Hills” to “Hillsong” in late 1990s, circle added later)

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For further inspiration, check out the Best Nonprofit Logos.

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