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Then shall be said or sung,

GLORY be to God on high, and in earth

peace, good will towards men. We praise thee, we bless thee, we worship thee, we glorify thee, we give thanks to thee for thy great glory, O Lord God, heavenly King, God the Father Almighty.

O Lord, the only-begotten Son Jesu Christ; O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us. Thou that takest away the sins of the world, receive our prayer. Thou that sittest at the right hand of God the Father, have mercy upon us.

For thou only art holy; thou only art the Lord; thou only, O Christ, with the Holy Ghost, art most high in the glory of God the Father. Amen.

Then the Priest (or Bishop if he be present) shall let them

depart with this Blessing.

THE peace of God, which passeth all under

standing, keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord: and the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be amongst you and remain with you always. Amen.

Collects to be said after the Offertory, when there is no Communion, every such day one or more; and the same may be said also, as often as occasion shall serve, after the Collects either of Morning or Evening Prayer, Communion, or Litany, by the discretion of the Minister.

ASSIST us mercifully, 0 Lord, in these our

supplications and prayers, and dispose the way of thy servants towards the attainment of everlasting salvation; that, among all the changes and chances of this mortal life, they may ever be defended by thy most gracious and ready help; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. O

ALMIGHTY Lord, and everlasting God,

vouchsafe, we beseech thee, to direct, sanctify, and govern, both our hearts and bodies, in the ways of thy laws, and in the works of thy commandments; that through thy most might protection, both here and ever, we may be preserved in body and soul; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

, , , that the words, which we have heard this day with our outward ears, may through thy grace be so grafted inwardly in our hearts, that they may bring forth in us the fruit of good living, to the honour and praise of thy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. PREVENT us, O Lord, in all our doings with

thy most gracious favour, and further us with thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy holy Name, and finally by thy mercy obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

, who knowest our necessities before we ask, and our ignorance in asking; We beseech thee to have compassion upon our infirmities; and those things, which for our unworthiness we

dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask, vouchsafe to give us, for the worthiness of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. ALMIGHTY God, who hast promised to hear

the petitions of them that ask in thy Son's Name; We beseech thee mercifully to incline thine ears to us that have made now our prayers and supplications unto thee; and grant, that those things, which we have faithfully asked according to thy will, may effectually be obtained, to the relief of our necessity, and to the setting forth of thy glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Upon the Sundays and other Holy-days (if there he no Communion)
shall be said all that is appointed at the Communion, until the end of
the general Prayer (For the whole state of Christ's Church militant here
in earth) together with one or more of these Collects last before re-
hearsed, concluding with the Blessing.
And there shall be no celebration of the Lord's Supper, except there
be a convenient number to communicate with the Priest, according
to his discretion.
And if there be not above twenty persons in the Parish of discre-
tion to receive the Communion ; yet there shall be no Communion,
except four (or three at the least) communicate with the Priest.
And in Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, and Colleges, where there
are many Priests and Deacons, they shall all receive the Communion
with the Priest every Sunday at the least, except they have a reason.
able cause to the contrary.

And to take away all occasion of dissention, and superstition, which
any person hath or might have concerning the Bread and Wine, it
shall suffice that the Bread be such as is usual to be eaten; but the
best and purest Wheat Bread that conveniently may be gotten.
And if any of the Bread and Wine remain unconsecrated, the Curate
shall have it to his own use : but if any remain of that which was
consecrated, it shall not be carried out of the Church, but the Priest
and such other of the Communicants as he shall then call unto him,
shall, immediately after the Blessing, reverently eat and drink the

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The Bread and Wine for the Communion shall be provided by the
Curate and the Church-wardens at the charges of the Parish.

And note, that every Parishioner shall communicate at the least three times in the year, of which Easter to be one. And yearly at Easter every Parishioner shall reckon with the Parson, Vicar, or Curate, or his or their Deputy or Deputies; and pay to them or hiin all Eccle. siastical Duties, accustoinably due, then and at that time to be paid. After the Divine Service ended, the money given at the Offertory shall be disposed of to such pious and charitable uses, as the Minister and Church-wardens shall think fit. Wherein if they disagree, it shall be disposed of as the Ordinary shall appoint.


HEREAS it is ordained in this Office for the Administration

of the Lord's Supper, that the Communicants should receive “ the same kneeling; (which order is well meant, for a signification of “our humble and grateful acknowledgement of the benefits of Christ “ therein given to all worthy Receivers, and for the avoiding of such “ profanațion and disorder in the holy Communion, as might otherwise “ ensue;) yet, lest the same kneeling should by any persons, either out " of ignorance and infirmity, or out of malice and obstinacy, be miscon. " strued and depraved; It is hereby declared, That thereby no adoration is intended, or ought to be done, either unto the Sacramental Bread “ or Wine there bodily received, or unto any Corporal Presence of « Christ's natural Flesh and Blood. For the Sacramental Bread and ““ Wine remain still in their very natural substances, and therefore may “ not be adored; (for that were Idolatry, to be abhorred of all faithful “ Christians;) and the natural Body and Blood of our Saviour Christ “ are in Heaven, and not here; it being against the truth of Christ's “ natural Body to be at one time in more places than one."



1 The people are to be admonished, that it is most convenient that Baptism should not

be administered but upon Sundays, and other Holydays, when the most number of people come together; as well for that the Congregation there present may testify the receiving of them that be newly baptized into the number of Christ's Church, as also because in the Baptism of Infants every Man present may be put in remembrance of his oron profession made to God in his Baptism. For which cause also it is expedient that Baptism be ministered in the vulgar tongue. Nevertheless, (if necessity so require,) Children may be baptized upon any other day. And note, that there shall be for every Male-child to be baptized two Godfathers and

one Godmother; and for every Female, one Godfather and troo Godmothers. 1 When there are Chillren to be baptized, the Parents shall give knowledge theref

over night, or in the morning before the beginning of Morning Prayer, to the Cum rate. And then the Godfathers and Godmothers, and the people with the Children, must be ready at the Font, either immediately after the last Lesson at Morning Prayer, or else immediately after the last Lesson at Evening Prayer, as the Curate by his discretion shall appoint. And the Priest coming to the Font, (which is then to be filled with pure Water,) and standing there, shall say,

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charity, may so pass the waves of TI/ they answer, No: Then shat the this troublesome world, that finally he

Priest proceed as followeth. may come to the land of everlasting

all men are conceived and born without end; through Jesus Christ in sin; and that our Saviour Christ our Lord. Amen. saith, None can enter into the kingdom of God, except he be regenerate

the aid of all that need, the and born anew of Water and of the helper of all that flee to thee for suc. holy Ghost; I beseech you to call cour, the life of them that believe, upon God the Father, through our and the resurrection of the dead; We Lord Jesus Christ, that of his boun- call upon thee for this Infant, that teous mercy he will grant to this Child he, coming to thy holy Baptism, may that thing which by nature he cannot receive remission of his sins by spi. have; that he may be baptized with ritual regeneration. Receive him, o Water and the holy Ghost, and re- Lord, as thou hast promised by thy ceived into Christ's holy Church, and well-beloved Son, saying, Ask, and be made a lively member of the same. ye shall have; seek, and ye shall find;

knock, and it shall be opened unto Then shall the Priest say,

you: So give now unto us that ask;

let us that seek find; open the gate A

God, who of thy great mercy may enjoy the everlasting benediction didst save Noah and his family in the of thy heavenly washing, and may ark from perishing by water; and come to the eternal kingdom which also didst safely lead the children of thou hast promised by Christ our Israel thy people through the Red Lord. Amen. Sea, figuring thereby thy holy Bap- Then shall the people stand up, and the tisin; and by the Baptism of thy well.

Priest shall say, beloved Son Jesus Christ, in the river Hear the words of the Gospel, writ. Jordan, didst sanctify Water to the ten by Saint Mark, in the tenth mystical washing away of sin; We

Chapter, at the thirteenth Verse. beseech thee, for thine infinite mer. cies, that thou wilt mercifully look

THEY brought young children THES

to Christ, that he should touch upon this Child; wash him and sanc- them; and his disciples rebuked those tify him with the holy Ghost; that he, that brought them. But when Jesus being delivered from thy wrath, may saw it, he was much displeased, and be received into the ark of Christ's said unto them, Suffer the little chil. Church; and being stedfast in faith, dren to come unto me, and forbid

Let us pray.

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