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Then the school will stand.

O our heavenly Father, in whose name we have come togсther here! help us now to quiet our minds, that in stillness and reverence we may think of thee.

Then all will read in unison.

O Thou who, in thy great love for little children, didst give us life, and dost every day give us blessings, we thank thee for thy great loving kindness, and the multitude of thy mercies to us. We thank thee for our homes and friends, for our daily bread and our nightly rest. O Father, bless the teachings of this day. May we listen quietly and willingly: what is spoken in our ear, may we take to our heart. Amen.

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[1 Chron. xxix.] Then the school will be seated. 5. Hymn—selected.

6. Here will be opportunity for any customary or special exercise; Or for a five minute sermon.

7. Hymn-selected.
8. The Class Lessons.

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2. Give me a calm and thankful heart,

From every murmur free;
The blessings of thy grace im part,

And make me live to thee.
3. Let the sweet hope that thou art mine,

My life and death attend;
Thy presence through my journey shine,

And crown my journey's end.
10. Benediction:
Supt.: The Lord be with you. [Ruth 11.)
School: The Lord bless thee. (Ruth ii.]
Supt.: Ye shall go out with joy and be led forth with peace. (Isa. 1v.]

The Lord bless us and keep us : The Lord make his face to The Lord lift up the light of shine us: upon

his countenance upon us, And give us peace. Amen.

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(Num. vi.) Supt.: His name endureth forever, and men are blessed in him. (Ps.lxxii]

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2. Praise ye the Lord, who with majesty ruleth in all things:

Who thee preserves and upbears as on pinions of eagles;
Who thee upholds when by thyself thou wouldst fall.
Verily, hast thou not known it?

3. Praise ye the Lord, who prepareth thy way in his wisdom;

When thy strength faileth, he keepeth thy feet for his love's sake.
In what great need hath not the merciful God

Spread his wings over his children ? 4. Praise ye the Lord, and behold with thine eyes all his mercies:

Out of the heavens his love raineth like unto rivers.
Think, O thou man, what is the might of his hand

Who daily meets thee with blessings.
The school will be seated again.

3. Then will be read and sung these responses. Ocome, let us sing unto the Lord :

Let us make a joyful noise to the Rock of our 'salvation ! Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving

And make a joyful noise unto him with psalms !
In his hand are the deep places of the earth :

The heights of the hills are his also:
The sea is his, and he made it :
And his hands formed the dry land.

[Ps. xcv.] Let the sea roar, and the fullness thereof :

The world and they that dwell therein : Let the floods clap their hands :

Let the hills be joyful together before the Lord ! With righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity

(Ps. xcviii.] Gloria.

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The wilderness and the parched land shall be glad :

And the desert shall rejoice and blossom as the rose It shall blossom abundantly,

And rejoice even with joy and singing.
Strengthen ye the weak hands,

And confirm the feeble knees.
Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not.

Behold your God ! He will come and save you,
Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened,

And the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped :

Then shall the lame man leap as an hart,

And the tongue of the dumb sing.
For in the wilderness shall waters break forth,

And streams in the desert :
And the parched ground shall become a pool,

And the thirsty land springs of water. There shall be joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

[18. xxxv.]
Gloria. (Music as before.)
Glory be to the Father who is in heaven :
The | High and Holy | One!
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever | shall be ;

Worlds / without | end. A- | men. 4. Prayer.

The Lord is our Shepherd, we shall not want. He maketh us to lie down in green pastures, he leadeth us beside the still waters. (Ps. xxiii.]

Then the school will stand. O Thou who hast brought us to this hour, we pray Thee to bless it. Help us to be faithful, so that it may be good for us to be here. Save us from evil and danger. Make us strong in duty and brave in trial. And may thy peace be with us all. Then all will read in unison.

We thank thee, O Father, for the light of day and the stillness of night; for the beauty of the sky and the earth ; for the stars and the flowers ; for the dear faces of those we love, and for the gift of immortal life. Let thy blessing be with us, heavenly Father. What we shall learn, may we remember ; and what we remember, with thy help may we do. Amen.

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