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Page 42 - But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd. Then saith he unto his disciples, ' The harvest truly is plenteous, but ' the labourers are few ; pray ye therefore the ' Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth
Page 76 - That the succession of the ministry be agreeable to the usage which requireth the three orders of bishops, priests, and deacons; that the rights and powers of the same respectively be ascertained ; and that they be exercised according to reasonable Laws, to be duly made.
Page 6 - The business of every day shall be introduced with a form of prayer prescribed by the bishop. 2. When the president takes the chair, no member shall continue standing, or shall afterwards stand up, unless to address the chair.
Page 76 - That the Clergy and Laity assembled in Convention shall deliberate in one body, but shall vote separately ; and the concurrence of both shall be necessary to give validity to every measure.
Page 33 - Bishops, with a request that they will draw up, and cause to be published, a Pastoral Letter to the members of the Church. And it is hereby made the duty of every clergyman having a pastoral charge, when any such Letter is published, to read the said Pastoral Letter to his congregation on some occasion of public worship.
Page 24 - That the first Meeting of the Convention shall be at Philadelphia, the Tuesday before the Feast of St. Michael next; to which it is hoped, and earnestly desired, that the Episcopal Churches in the respective States, will send their Clerical and Lay Deputies, duly instructed and authorized to proceed on the necessary Business herein proposed for their deliberation.
Page 17 - ... ministers and of the people, during the act of singing the psalms and the hymns in metre ; the former practice of sitting during this part of the service gradually giving way to the more comely posture of standing ; it is hereby recommended by this Convention, that it be considered as the duty of the ministers of this Church, to encourage the use of the latter posture, and to induce the members of their congregations, as circumstances may permit, to do the same : allowance to be made for cases,...
Page 76 - That the said church shall maintain the doctrines of the gospel as now held by the Church of England, and shall adhere to the liturgy of said church, as far as shall be consistent with the American Revolution and the constitution of the respective states.