Journals of the First Two Conventions of the Diocese of Springfield, Issues 38-40

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The Diocese, 1915 - Anglican Communion
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Page 19 - Then the Presiding Bishop and Bishops present shall lay their hands upon the head of the Elected Bishop, kneeling before them, the Presiding Bishop saying: "Receive the Holy Ghost for the Office and Work of a Bishop in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the Imposition of our hands: In the Name of the Father, and
Page 126 - the chair. 6. No member shall absent himself from the service of the house unless he have leave, or be unable to attend. 8. No member shall speak more than twice in the same debate without leave of the house. 9. A question being once determined shall stand as the judgment of the house.
Page 119 - 3. Questions shall be decided but in this form, viz: "As many as are of the opinion that (as the case may be), say Aye," and after the affirmative voice is expressed, "As many as are of the contrary opinion, say No." If the President doubt as to the result of the vote
Page 119 - shall have adjourned; shall call the members to order, and on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the Journal of the preceding day to be read. 2. He shall preserve decorum and order, and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the Synod
Page 151 - 11. Every member who shall be in the house when any question is put shall, on a division, be counted, unless he is personally interested in the discussion. 12. No motion shall be considered as before the house unless it be seconded, and, when required, reduced to writing. 13.
Page 12 - We, whose names are hereunder written, fully sensible how Important It Is that the sacred Order and Office of Bishop should not be unworthily conferred, and firmly persuaded that It Is our duty to bear testimony on this solemn occasion, without partiality or affection, do, in the presence of Almighty God, testify that
Page 12 - of such soundness in the Faith, and of such virtuous and pure manners and godly conversation, that he is apt and meet to exercise the Office of a Bishop, to the honor of God, and the edifying of His Church; and to be a wholesome example to the flock of Christ JOHN
Page 19 - Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. And remember that thou stir up the grace of God, which is given thee by this Imposition of our hands: for God hath not
Page 37 - of the Episcopal Fund of the Diocese to pay to the Committee on the Church Pension Fund the premiums payable on behalf of the Bishop of the Diocese, and also of the Coadjutor Bishop and the Bishops Suffragan, if there be such. 2. It shall also be the duty of the Board of Managers of the Diocesan
Page 119 - the chair. 6. No member shall absent himself from the service of the house unless he have leave, or be unable to attend. 7. When any member is about to speak In debate, or deliver any matter to the house, he shall, with due respect, address the President, confining himself strictly to the point in debate. 9. A question being once determined shall stand as the judgment of the house.

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