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What are Chrismons?

 

Ornaments made from Christian symbols (or Chrismons, a contraction for 'Christ monograms') were first developed by Frances Spencer and the women of the Ascension Lutheran Church in Danville, VA. Many churches display a Chrismon tree during the Advent and Christmas season decorated with handmade ornaments.

Learn more:

Advent & Christmas
Chuck Knows Church - Chrismon Tree

Cokesbury offers these resources for Chrismon patterns:

The Christment Tree Pattern Book, Vol. I, II, and III
Chrismons, They Point to Jesus