Journal of the ... Annual Convention, Diocese of Harrisburg, 4–6. köide

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The Diocese, 1908

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Page 58 - BAPTISM is not only a sign of profession, and mark of difference, whereby Christian men are discerned from others that be not christened ; but it is also a sign of regeneration or new birth, whereby, as by an instrument, they that receive baptism rightly are grafted into the church : the promises of forgiveness of sin, and of our adoption to be the sons of God by the Holy Ghost, are visibly signed and sealed : faith is confirmed, and grace increased by virtue of prayer unto God.
Page 55 - ALMIGHTY God, with whom do live the spirits of those who depart hence in the Lord, and with whom the souls of the faithful, after they are delivered from the burden of the flesh, are in joy and felicity...
Page 59 - And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.
Page 266 - All questions of order shall be decided by the Chair without debate; but any member may appeal from such decision, and on such appeal any member may speak, but not more than once without express leave of the Association.
Page 55 - Thy kingdom ; that we, with all those that are departed in the true faith of Thy holy name, may have our perfect consummation and bliss, both in body and soul, in Thine eternal and everlasting glory ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 55 - ... 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 labors.
Page 58 - THE MINISTRATION OF PRIVATE BAPTISM OF CHILDREN, IN HOUSES. If The Minister of every Parish, shall often admonish the People, that they defer not the Baptism of their Children longer than the first or second Sunday next after their birth, or other Holy-day falling between, unless upon a great and reasonable cause.
Page 260 - The reports of all committees shall be in writing, and shall be received of course, and without motion for acceptance, unless recommitted by a vote of the Convention.
Page 265 - RULES OF ORDER. 1. When the President takes the chair, no member shall continue standing, or shall afterward stand up, except to address the Chair. 2. The Order of Business shall be that prescribed in Canon IV., of the Canons of the Diocese. 3. The Secretary shall keep a Calendar of Business on which reports from committees, resolutions which lie over, and other matters not disposed of, shall be placed, in the order in which they are presented. 4. If there be an Order of the Day, at the hour appointed...
Page 122 - I have examined and perused the said writing and have found, the same to be in proper form and within the purposes named in the first class specified in section 2 of the act of General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation and regulation of certain corporations...

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