Welcomes You

New Episcopal Church Welcomes You signs, graphic guidelines and affordable websites available

Thursday, September 15, 2011

 

Redesigned “The Episcopal Church Welcomes You” signs, in bold colors with easy-to-read type, are available for purchase in both English and Spanish.
 
The eye-catching signs feature the church’s colors – blue and red on white – with the treasured Episcopal Church shield.
 
“The new signs are simpler, bolder, a little larger and less likely to rust,” said Anne Rudig, Director of Communication.  “The tilted shield has been retired. The shield is completely visible. There is definite curb appeal in the updated look."
 
The Episcopal Church has partnered with Episcopal Marketplace in Atlanta, GA, to offer the church signs. “Episcopal Marketplace has a long history of offering quality Episcopal products,” Rudig noted. "We are really pleased to be partnering with them."
To purchase signs: www.episcopalmarketplace.org
 
Guidelines
Available for dioceses, churches, organizations and Episcopal institutions at no fee are the new graphic guidelines, outlining such details as fonts, color palette, use of the shield, etc.
 
“These guidelines were prepared so that every Episcopal church or group can make use of the updated look,” Rudig continued.
For new brand guidelines and important design information: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/documents/TEC-styleguide-v5.pdf
 
Websites
Affordable websites for congregations and dioceses are also now available through the Office of Communication. Several templates are offered, and the sites can automatically update with content from www.episcopalchurch.org.   For more information contact Jake Dell, Episcopal Church senior manager of Digital Marketing and Advertising at jdell@episcopalchurch.org
 
Links
Here are links to key communications initiatives for congregations and dioceses:
 
To purchase signs: www.episcopalmarketplace.org
White Paper on Social Media and the Episcopal Church: http://episcopal.ekklesia360.com/white-paper/
White Paper Social Media and the Episcopal Church in Spanish: http://episcopal.ekklesia360.com/white-paper/es/