Exceptional literacy, a sense of playfulness, and the fiercely loyal Wolfhound are central to the new banner design, which truly captures who we are as a school community. The radiating light reminds us that as children of God, we can let our light shine on those both near and far. The Church logo was redesigned by parishioner and former Day School parent Lalie Tongour as part of the Church’s centennial celebration in 2011. This updated logo forms the central feature of the Church banner along with the motto, “Gather. Serve. Grow.”
The beautiful banners were hand-created by the highly regarded English company Juliet Hemingray Church Textiles, which specializes in stoles, altar frontals, banners, copes, mitres, chasubles, and other religious regalia. Working through Trevor Floyd, a church-supplies consultant based out of New Jersey, we navigated through many versions of the artwork to ensure that our new banners would last well into the future both in design and function.
Special thanks go out to the banner committee members: Head of School Peter A. Barrett; Grade 4 teacher and graphic artist Thérèse Khan; religion teacher Kankunda Klingenberg; music teacher Laura Petersen; the Rev. Ed Thornley, Day School Chaplain; and the Rev. Amy Yount ‘77, Assistant Head of Middle School. In addition, Director of Innovation in Teaching and Learning Elizabeth Markowitz lent her design eye and expertise.