The red chalice symbolizes the central place of communion in worship for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The X-shaped cross of the disciple Andrew is a reminder of the ministry of each person and the importance of evangelism.
Carbondale FCC is a Green Chalice Congregation with a commitment to better caring for God’s creation and to become better stewards of resources. Serving Fair Trade coffee, the installation of programmable thermostats, and a recycling program are examples of these efforts.
The Rainbow Chalice indicates that we are an open and affirming congregations, welcoming persons of all gender expressions and sexual orientations to the table of Christ’s communion and to the full life and leadership of the Christian Church.