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Bruton Parish Church Restored and Its Historic Environment
William Archer Rutherfoord Goodwin
No preview available - 2015
aisle America ancient beneath Bible Bishop blessing Bruton Parish Church building built Cast Bronze Tablet chancel Chomas Christ Christian Church at Jamestown Churchmen churchyard Cimson College of William Colonial Capitol Communion Silver consecrated Contributed by descendants Council County Court Custis Cyler Diocese of Southern Duke of Gloucester east wall Edmund Pendleton endowed England erected faith foundations Francis gallery George Mason glory Governor grave hallowed House of Burgesses inscription James Blair John Blair King liberty Located Lord Ludwell marked Mayo memory Middle Plantation Minister names north wall old Church Orlando Jones Palace Green past pew plates Peyton Randolph preached present President pulpit records Rector of Bruton religious restoration Reverend Robert Hunt Rouse Rowland Jones sermon south wall Southern Virginia spirit Sponsor temple Thomas tion tower transepts Vestry Vestryman wall 13 ft William and Mary William Cocke Williamsburg worship Wythe York City
Page 68 - God, who hast given us grace at this time, with one accord, to make our common supplications unto thee ; and dost promise, that when two or three are gathered together in thy Name, thou wilt grant their requests...
Page 71 - ... we give thee hearty thanks for the good examples of all those thy servants, who, having finished their course in faith, do now rest from their labours.
Page 69 - Printed by Mark Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty; and by the Assigns of Robert Baskett.
Page 160 - Lastly and chiefly, the way to prosper and achieve good success is to make yourselves all of one mind, for the good of your country and your own, and to serve and fear God, the Giver of all goodness; for every plantation which our Heavenly Father hath not planted shall be rooted out.
Page 190 - O may thy soldiers, faithful, true, and bold, fight as the saints who nobly fought of old, and win, with them, the victor's crown of gold. Alleluia. 4 O blest communion, fellowship divine! we feebly struggle, they in glory shine; yet all are one in thee, for all are thine.
Page 160 - WE, greatly commending, and graciously accepting of, their Desires for the Furtherance of so noble a Work, which may, by the Providence of Almighty God, hereafter tend to the Glory of his Divine Majesty, in propagating of Christian Religion to such People, as yet live in Darkness and miserable Ignorance of the true Knowledge and \ \ Worship of God, and may in time bring the Infidels and Savages, living in those Parts, to human Civility, and to a settled and quiet Government...
Page 161 - Who is among you that feareth the Lord, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light ? let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God.
Page 124 - But forasmuche as men's affaires doe little prosper where God's service is neglected, all the Burgesses tooke their places in the Quire till a prayer was said by Mr. Bucke, the Minister, that it would please God to guide and sanctifie all our proceedings to his owne glory and the good of this Plantation.
Page 35 - I well remember, wee did hang an awning (which is an old saile) to three or foure trees to shadow us from the Sunne, our walls were rales of wood, our seats unhewed trees, till we cut plankes ; our Pulpit a bar of wood nailed to two neighbouring trees ; in foule weather we shifted into an old rotten tent, for we had few better, and this came by the way of adventure for new. This was our Church, till wee built a homely thing like a barne, set upon cratchets, covered with rafts, sedge, and earth ;...