You didn't answer the question, a few here and there is far from an answer to the question below, because it's future, literal, And UnfulfilledRev. 1:20
and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.
a Candlestick represents a "Church" a group of people,
scattered world wide, a few here, a few there
but all speaking the same message
ie: the light unto the world for their time
Questions: Revelation chapter 11 describes the (Two Witnesses) that have literal bodies that will be killed, that lay dead in a literal street in Jerusalem for 3.5 literal days, as a literal world watches in celebration, exchanging literal gifts to one another?
How are you going to symbolize all that?