There's a new logo and a redesigned website for the Lutheran World Federation, a communion of churches to which the ELCA belongs. The logo incorporates five elements: a cross (a symbol of faith), circle (the communion of churches), Luther rose (Lutheran identity), dove (reconciliation and creation) and hand (diakonia and service to humanity). LWF leaders said the logo is intended to reflect its vision and the main expressions of Lutheran identity: evangelical, sacramental, diaconal, confessional and ecumenical. The old logo, a globe with a cross surrounded by a curved diamond shape, was designed in 1970.
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