The motto given to us by the Chief Apostle for 2023 is “Serving and reigning with Christ”. Each district around the globe is invited to create a logo for the year, and our members in Japan have provided the inspiration for a logo to be used in the Western Pacific district. Further explanation of these features has been provided:
The Japanese influence is represented by the fan, a traditional cultural element in that country. The Japanese character for “king” is represented by the orange symbol on the right of the fan. The upper horizontal line represents heaven, the lower horizontal line represents earth, the middle horizontal line is mankind, and the vertical line governs all.
The Chief Apostle has provided an explanation of this motto, “Serving and reigning with Christ”.