Journal of the ... Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Pennsylvania, Volumes 98-100

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order of the convention, 1882
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Page 57 - AD 1789— set forth and established a Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Kites and Ceremonies of the Church...
Page 125 - Thy people also shall be all righteous : they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified. A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation : I the Lord will hasten it in his time.
Page 64 - States represented in that Order. The concurrence of both Orders shall be necessary to constitute a vote of the Convention.
Page 64 - And in all cases the House of Bishops shall signify to the House of Deputies their approbation or disapprobation (the latter with their reasons in writing), within three days after the proposed act shall have been reported to them for concurrence ; and, in failure thereof, it shall have the operation of a law.
Page 43 - THE visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in the which the pure Word of God is preached, and the Sacraments be duly ministered according to Christ's ordinance, in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same.
Page 65 - The bishop or bishops in every diocese shall be chosen agreeably to such rules as shall be fixed by the convention of that diocese...
Page 57 - Cor. xiii. 14, using so much of the Lessons appointed for the day, and so much of the Psalter, as he shall judge to be for edification. And note, also, that on any day when Morning and Evening Prayer shall have been duly said, or are to be said, and...
Page 57 - AD 1790, — the same book is hereby ratified and confirmed, and ordered to be the use of this Church from this time forth. But note, however, that on days other than Sunday, Christmas Day, the Epiphany, Ash Wednesday. Good Friday, and Ascension Day, it shall suffice if the Minister begin Morning or Evening Prayer at the General Confession or the Lord's Prayer, preceded by one or more of the sentences appointed at the...
Page 65 - Diocese; and every Bishop of this Church shall confine the exercise of his Episcopal office to his proper Diocese, unless requested to ordain or confirm, or perform any other act of the Episcopal office by any Church destitute of a Bishop.
Page 104 - Were a star quenched on high, For ages would its light, Still travelling downward from the sky, Shine on our mortal sight. So when a great man dies, For years beyond our ken The light he leaves behind him lies Upon the paths of men.

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