A star served as the primary symbol in the logo for the 1989 Gathering. The star brings to mind the story of the wise men who followed the star to the Christ Child. God also used the image of stars in the promise He made to Abraham. Christ himself is also referred to as the "bright and Morning Star" in the book of Revelation.
A cross is centered in the star, reminding us that we look to the cross of Christ who blesses us with forgiveness, hope and salvation in our journey through life. The centrality of the cross reminds us of the centrality of Christ to our faith.
Finally, there are three mountain peaks to represent Denver, site of the Gathering and the three highest peaks visible from the city -- Pike's Peak to the south, Long's Peak to the north and Mt. Evans in the center.
Taken together, the elements of the Gathering logo remind us how God blessed the journey to Colorado and how He richly blesses our whole lives in Jesus, His Son.
[ Entrance | Introduction | 1978: Kansas City | 1980: Ft. Collins | 1983: San Antonio | 1986: Washington, D.C. | 1989: Denver | 1992: New Orleans | 1995: San Antonio | 1998: Atlanta ]
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