About the UCC Emblem
The emblem of the United Church of Christ is based on the ancient Christian symbol known as the Cross of Victory or the Cross Triumphant.
Traditionally, this symbol-the cross surmounted by the crown and all of it atop the orb-signifies the kingship of the Risen Christ over all the world. The orb, representing the world, is divided into three parts to signify the command of our Lord to His disciples: "You shall be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria and to the end of the earth."
For the United Church of Christ this emblem, rich in the traditions of the past and alive with hope for the future, is particularly appropriate. For this reason, there appear on the perimeter of the emblem both the name of the church and the text: "That they
may all be one."