The Banner Parade

People carrying congregational banners into the General Session Hall at the 2015 GA.

2023 Banner Parade

For the first time since 2019 we welcomed back the traditional procession of banners at GA! Banner carriers lined up for the parade Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. and processed into the General Session Hall, led by River City Brass Band. Congregation banners were hung in the Convention Center after the procession,

Resource: Instructions for Making a Banner (PDF)

Four youth wearing matching blue tshirts holding up their congregation's banner. The banner says "Sunnyhill"

Submitting a Virtual Banner

You may submit a high-resolution photo of your banner in portrait-style (vertical) to the Virtual Banner Parade Submission Form . Supported file types include JPG or PNG (no PDF’s please). We encourage you to submit the highest resolution photo possible. Submitted photos will also be uploaded to the GA app and shared in an on-demand video slideshow.

To have your congregation's banner presented virtually, submit your banner photo by Thursday, May 23.

We can’t wait to see your banners online in a celebration of this historic tradition!

Video of the 2021 Virtual Banner Parade

Video of the 2019 Opening Celebration (Banner Parade begins six and a half minutes in).