Journal of the ... Annual Convention, Diocese of Western New York, Volumes 48-51

Front Cover
The Diocese, 1885 - Anglican Communion
0 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 59 - As for my religion, I die in the Holy Catholic and Apostolic faith, professed by the whole Church before the disunion of East and West ; more particularly I die in the communion of the Church of England, as it stands distinguished from all Papal and Puritan innovations, and as it adheres to the doctrine of the Cross.
Page 47 - Easter week so fixed on for the annual election of their successors, and of the name or title by which such church or congregation shall be known in law...
Page 50 - ... notice shall be sufficient; and no such board shall be competent to transact any business unless the rector, if there be one, and at least one of the church wardens and a majority of the vestrymen be present. But if the rector be absent from the state, and shall have been so absent for over four calendar months, or if the meeting has been called by the rector, and he be absent therefrom; the...
Page 158 - I love the Church — the holy Church, That o'er our life presides, The birth, the bridal, and the grave, And many an hour besides ! Be mine, through life, to live in her, And when the LORD shall call, To die in her — the spouse of CHRIST, The Mother of us all.
Page 49 - The seats of the members of the first class shall be vacated at the expiration of the second year...
Page 52 - Calvary, — -in those holy fields, Over whose acres walked those blessed feet, Which, eighteen hundred years ago, were nailed For our advantage to the bitter cross, studying the path in which those footsteps lie, if perhaps we may catch some vision of the present Jesus.
Page 11 - O Lord, arise, help us, and deliver us for Thy Name's sake. O GOD, we have heard with our ears, and our fathers have declared _ unto us, the noble works that Thou didst in their days, and in the old time before them.
Page 62 - THE power of the civil magistrate extendeth to all men, as well clergy as laity, in all things temporal; but hath no authority in things purely spiritual. And we hold it to be the duty of all men who are professors of the Gospel, to pay respectful obedience to the civil authority, regularly and legitimately constituted.
Page 158 - God is in the midst of her, therefore shall she not be removed: God shall help her, and that right early.
Page 49 - The polls of an annual corporate meeting shall continue open for one hour, and longer in the discretion of the presiding officer, or if required, by a majority of the qualified voters present.

Bibliographic information