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Communion Token Dies

Brass communion token die

Brass dies, or moulds, which produced the Communion token for Londonderry (Nova Scotia) Presbyterian Church. They were produced in and dated 1844. These dies belonged to St. James United Church, Great Village, NS. Rev. Angus Sutherland, Chair of the Museum Advisory Committee, was asked to lead worship and preach at the 207th and final anniversary […]

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Communion Tokens

Communion Tokens

Origin of Tokens The use of “tokens” – symbols of membership in the company of believers – goes back to the first centuries of the Church, when Christians faced persecution for their faith. In those days, the security of the congregation depended on having some sort of pass or identification that followers of Jesus could […]