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Proper Psalms are, 1 Then the new Incumbent shall Psalm cxxii. Psalm cxxxii.

say; Psalm cxxxiii.

A. B. receive these keys of Proper Lessons.

hands, as the pledges of my InFirst. Ezek. Chap. xxxiii. stitution, and of your parochial verse 1 to verse 10.

recognition, and promise to be a Second. St. John, Chap. X.

faithful Shepherd over you, in verse 1 to verse 19.

the name of the Father, and of

the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. 1 Morning, Prayer ended, the 1 Here the instituting Minister

Priest who acts as the Institu. shall begin the Office. tor, standing within the rails

Min. The Lord be with you. of the Altar, shall say,

Ans. And with thy Spirit. DEARLY beloved in the

Let us pray.


our thy the Rev. A. B. into this Parish, gracious favour, and further us [or Church) as Priest and Rec- with thy continual help, that in tor [or Associated Reetor, or all our works begun, continued Assistant Minister) of the same; and ended in thee, we may gloand we are possessed of your rify thy holy name, and finally vote that he has been so elected; by thy mercy obtain everlasting as also of the prescribed Letter life, through Jesus Christ our of Institution. But if any of Lord; who hath taught us to you can show just cause why he pray unto thee, O Almighty may not be instituted, we pro- Father, in his prevailing name ceed no further, because we and words, would not that an unworthy Our Father, who art in hea. person should minister among ven, Hallowed be thy name; you.

Thy kingdom come; Thy will q If any objection be offered, the Priest who be done on earth, as it is in hea

acts as the Institutor shall judge whether yen; Give us this day our daily it afford just cause to suspend the service. bread; And forgive us our treswho acts as the Institutor choosing to go passes, as we forgive those who on with the service, he shall next read the trespass against us; And lead Letter of Institution; and then shall the senior Warden for the Member of the

us not into temptation; But keys of the Church to the new Incumbent,' is the Kingdom, and the Power, Vestry supplying his place ) present the deliver us from evil: For thine saying,

and the Glory, for ever and N name and behalf of

ever. Amen. Parish (or Church), I do receive and acknowledge you, the then shall the Priest who acts

as the InRev. A. B. as Priest and Rec rails of the Altar, and present him the tor (or Associated Rector, or

Bible, Book of Common Prayer, and

Books of Canons of the General Assistant Minister) of the same, Convention, saying as follows:


stitutor receive the Incumbent within the


and in token thereof, give into R Let them be the rule of thy

your hands the keys of this Church.

conduct in dispensing the, di.

vine word, in leading the devo 12 He maketh peace in thy tions of the people, and in exer- borders; and filleth thee with cising the discipline of the the flour of wheat. Verse 14. Church; and be thou in all 13 He is our God, even the things a pattern to the fock God of whom cometh salvation; committed to thy care.

God is the Lord by whom we

Psalm lxviii. q 1 Then shall be said or sung the escape death.

verse 20. following Anthem.

14 O God, wonderful art Laudate Nomen.

thou in thy holy places, even the O

Praise the Lord, laud ye God of Israel; he will give

the name of the Lord: strength and power unto his praise it, О ye servants of the people. Blessed be God. Ver. Lord. Psalm cxxxv. verse 1. 35.

2 Ye that stand in the house Glory be to the Father, and of the Lord: in the courts of to the Son, and to the Holy the house of our God. Verse 2. Ghost;

3 O praise the Lord, for the As it was in the beginning, is Lord is gracious: O sing praises now, and ever shall be, world unto his name, for it is lovely. without end. Verse 3.

Min. The law was given by 4 The Lord is gracious and Moses. merciful, long suffering and of Peop. But grace and truth great goodness. Psalm cxlv. came by Jesus Christ. verse 8.

Min. & Peop. Who is God 5 The Lord is loving unto over all, blessed for evermore. every man; and his mercy is Amen. over all his works. Verse 9.

Let us pray. 6 All thy works praise thee, O Lord; and thy Saints give thanks unto

thee. Verse gure MOȘT gracious God, the 7 The Lord doth build up fect gifts, who, of thy wise pro

giver of all good and perJerusalem; and gather together vidence hast appointed divers the outcasts of Israel. Psalm orders in thy Church; give thy cxlvii. verse 2. 8 He healeth those that are servant, to whom the charge of

grace, we beseech thee, to thy broken in heart; and giveth me. this Congregation is now comdicine to heal their sickness. mitted; and so replenish him Verse 3.

with the truth of thy doctrine, 9 The Lord's delight is in and endue him with innocency them that fear him, and put of life, that he may faithfully their trust in his mercy. Verse serve before thee, to the glory 11. 10 Praise the Lord, O Jeru- fit of thy holy Church, through

of thy great name, and the benesalem; praise thy God, o Zion. Jesus Christ our only MediaVerse 12.

tor and Redeemer. Amen. 11 For he hath made fast the bars of thy gates; and hath bles- O Holy Jesus,

who hast purVerse 13.

versal Church, and hast promise

Apostolic Succession to the end O Lord, my God! I am not

ed to be with the Ministers of

worthy that thou shouldof the world; be graciously est come under my roof; yet pleased to bless the ministry thou hast honoured thy servant and service of him, who is now with appointing him to stand in appointed to offer the sacrifices thy House, and to serve at thy of prayer and praise to thee in Holy Altar. To thee and to this house, which is called by thy service. I devote myself, thy name. May the words of soul, body, and spirit with all his mouth, and the meditation their powers and faculties. Fill of his heart be always accepta. my memory with the words of ble in thy sight, O Lord, our thy law; enlighten my understrength and our Redeemer. standing with the illumination Amen.

of the Holy Ghost; and may all

the wishes and desires of my O

God, Holy Ghost, Sancti. Will centre in what thou hast

fier of the Faithful, visit, commanded. And, to make we pray thee, this Congregation me instrumental in promoting with thy love and favour; en- the salvation of the people now lighten their minds more and committed to my charge, grant more with the light of the ever- that I may faithfully administer lasting Gospel; graft in their thy holy Sacraments, and by hearts a love of the truth; in my life and doctrine set forth crease in them true religion; thy true and lively word. Be nourish them with all goodness; ever with me, in the performand of thy great mercy keep ance of all the duties of them in the same, o blessed nistry; in prayer, to quicken Spirit, whom with the Father

my devotion; in praises, to and the Son together we wor. heighten my love and gratitude; ship and glorify as one God, and in preaching, to give a reaworld without end. Amen.

diness of thought and expresBenediction.

sion suitable to the clearness

and excellency of thy Holy THE "HE God of peace, who Word. Grant this for the sake

brought again from the of Jesus Christ thy Son our dead our Lord Jesus Christ, the Saviour. great Shepherd of the sheep, I The instituted Minister, standthrough the blood of the ever ing up, shall say, lasting Covenant, make you perfect in every good work to

The Lord be with you. do his will, working in you that

Ans. And with thy spirit. which is well pleasing in his

Let us pray. sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and O Almighty God, who hast

upon the

foundation of the Apostles and 1 Then shall the instituted Mi- Prophets, Jesus Christ himself

nister kneel at the Altar to being the Chief corner Stone; present his supplication for grant that, by the operation of himself-in this form: the Holy Ghost, all Christians

my mic

may be so joined together in thee in all godly quietness; that unity of spirit, and in the bond so they may walk in the ways of peace, that they may be an of truth and peace, and at last Holy Temple acceptable unto be numbered with thy Saints in thee. And especially, to this glory everlasting, through thy Congregation present, give the merits, O blessed Jesus, thou abundance of thy grace; that gracious Bishop, and Shepherd with one heart, they may desire of our souls, who art, with the the prosperity of thy holy Apos- Father and the Holy Ghost, one tolic Church, and with one God,world without end. Amen. mouth, may profess the faith

Then shall follow the Sermon: and after once delivered to the Saints.

that the instituted Minister shall proceed Defend them from the sins of to the Communion Service, and to admi. heresy and schism; “ let not

nister the holy Eucharist to his Congrega.

tion: And after the Benediction, which the foot of pride come nigh to he shall always pronounce the Wardens, hurt them, nor the hand of the

Vestry, and others shall salute and welcome

him, bidding him God speed. ungodly to cast them down.' When the Bishop of the Diocese is present And grant that the course of this

at the Institution of a Minister, he shall

make to him the address prescribed in this world may be so peaceably or

Office in the form of a letter; and may dered by thy Governance, that perform such other duties herein assigned thy Church may joyfully serve

the instituting Minister as he may choose.

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