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Advent 2021


I have painted my Chrismons in shades of gold onto plain white canvases.

Hello, Lovelies!  Thanks for joining me for Advent 2021!  I am so hopeful for this Advent and Christmas season.  This year's theme is Chrismons.  According to the United Methodist Church: 

Chrismons, meaning "Christ monograms," traditionally are white and gold designs made from Christian symbols that signify Christ. Often displayed on an evergreen tree during the Christmas season, symbols such as stars, crosses, fish, crowns, and the alpha and omega remind us of Christ's identity, his story, and of the Holy Trinity.

Chrismons were first developed in 1957 by Frances Spencer and the women of the Ascension Lutheran Church in Danville, Virginia.

Many churches today display a Chrismon tree during the Advent and Christmas season decorated with handmade ornaments.

Each Day during Advent I will share scripture as well as a Chrismon.  I will only share one post per day, so if I'm posting about something else, the Chrismon and scripture will be at the end of my post.

I hope you will join me as we celebrate the joy and anticipation of the Advent season!


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