Journal of the ... Annual Convention, Diocese of New York, Issues 55-57

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The Diocese, 1839
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Page 154 - Diocese shall nevertheless be considered as duly represented by such deputy or deputies as may attend, whether Lay or Clerical. And if, through the neglect of the Convention of any of the Churches which shall have adopted, or may hereafter adopt this Constitution, no...
Page 156 - I do believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the Word of GOD, and to contain all things necessary to salvation ; and I do solemnly -engage to conform to the doctrines and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in these United States.
Page 155 - The Bishops of this Church, when there shall be three or more, shall, whenever General Conventions are held, form a separate House, with a right to originate and propose acts for the concurrence of the House of Deputies...
Page 155 - No such new Diocese shall be formed which shall contain less than six Parishes, or less than six Presbyters, who have been for at least one year canonically resident within the bounds of such new Diocese, regularly settled in a Parish or Congregation, and qualified to vote for a Bishop.
Page 162 - Church, and a communicant of the same and, in their opinion, possesses such qualifications as will render him apt and meet to exercise the ministry to the glory of God and the edifying of the Church.
Page 169 - AB, for the space of three years last past, hath lived piously, soberly, and honestly ; and hath not, so far as we know or believe, written, taught, or held any thing contrary to the doctrine or discipline of the Protestant Episcopal Church...
Page 109 - ... rector, or if there be none or he be necessarily absent then one of the church wardens or vestrymen or any other person called to the chair, shall preside at such...
Page 156 - A Book of Common Prayer, Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, Articles of Religion, and a Form and Manner of making, ordaining and consecrating Bishops, Priests and Deacons...
Page 161 - General Convention, together with such other papers, viz. : Episcopal charges, addresses, and pastoral letters, as may tend to throw light on the state of the church in each diocese, shall be presented to the house of clerical and lay deputies.
Page 155 - The bishop or bishops in every diocese shall be chosen agreeably to such rules as shall be fixed by the convention of that 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.

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