SCU Holds 30th Annual Chrismon Service


Southwestern Christian University held its 30th annual Chrismon Service Thursday, Nov. 3, during the final chapel service of 2015.

The annual Chrismon Service allows participants to decorate the SCU Christmas tree with hand-made ornaments that help better illustrate the story of Jesus Christ.

The Chrismon tradition began at SCU in 1985 under the leadership of Professor Charlotte Iaquinta. After Iaquinta’s retirement in 2010, the tradition of Chrismon is maintained by Dr. Adrian Hinkle.

A Chrismon is an ornament that is monogram or combination of letters that form the abbreviation for the name of Jesus Christ. Each ornament holds personal significant related to the individual's faith and falls into one of four categories: Nativity, Trinity, Passion and Victory.

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