Additional information on the symbols, in alphabetical order


The beehive symbolizes various aspects of the church and its members: (1) The bee is symbolic of tireless activity. It represents a good work ethic and being diligent at a task. (2) Because worker bees do not mate, it symbolizes virginity and chastity. (3) Because the bee appears to die in the winter and reappear in the summer, it symbolizes rebirth. (4) The bees' organization and working together symbolizes order. (5) The bee represents the Christian and the beehive symbolizes the church. (6) Some believed that bees never sleep, thus symbolizing vigilance.


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