Roots of the
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
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WHITE: Symbolizes the Creator, light, joy, purity, innocence, glory and perfection.
VIOLET: Denotes mourning and penitence and is also symbolic of humility, suffering sympathy and fasting.
PURPLE: Symbolizes "...the regal color, referring to the triumphal entry of the King of Kings. It is also the color of penitence, referring to the purple garments on our Lord when they mocked Him." (John 19:2; Mark 15:17)
RED: Depicts divine zeal on the day of Pentecost and refers to the blood of the Martyrs of the Church.
GREEN: Signifies hope; it is the universal color of nature.
BLACK: Denotes grief and sorrow.
GOLD: Refers to worth, virtue, the glory of God and Christian Might.