Definition of chrism
: consecrated oil used in Greek and Latin churches especially in baptism, chrismation, confirmation, and ordination
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The particular chrism of Bethany Union Church of Chicago is to sponsor, promote, and offer good, wholesome and compassionate experiences, and programs that can make a difference in the lives of our community.
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Origin and Etymology of chrism
Middle English crisme, from Old English crisma, from Late Latin chrisma, from Greek, ointment, from chriein to anoint
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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