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THE ORDERING OF PRIESTS.
269 Mat thou may'st be our Comforter hands severally upon the head of every At the last dreadful day.
one that receiveth the order of Priest of strite and of dissention
hood; the Receivers humbly kneeling Dissolve, O Lord, the bands,
and the Bishop saying,
ECEIVE the Holy Gnost for the of
Church of God, now committed unto
thee by the imposition of our hands May gain the blissful sight;
whose sins thou dost forgive, they are for And that we may with perfect faith
given; and whose sins thou dost retain, Ever acknowledge thee,
they are retained: And be thou a faithThe Spirit of Father, and of Son,
ful Dispenser of the word of God, and One God in Persons Three.
of his holy Sacraments : In the name of To God the Father laud and praise,
the Father, and of the Son, and of the And to his blessed Son,
Holy Ghost. Amen.
office of a Priest in the Church of
God now committed to thee by the impo On all that shall profess his name,
sition of our hands; and be thou a faith From hence to the world's end. Amen. of his holy Sacraments: In the name o:
ful Dispenser of the word of God, and T That done, the Bishop shall pray in the Father, and of the son, and of the this wise, and say,
ther, who, of thinc infinite love and
his hand, saying, only and most dearly beloved Son Jesus TAKO
AKE thou Authority to preach the
word of God, and to minister the thor of everlasting life; who after he had holy Sacraments in the Congregation made perfect our redemption by his death, where thou shalt be lawfully appointed and was ascended into heaven, sent
thereunto. abroad into the world his Apostles, Pro- ' When this is done, the Bishop shall go
on in the Service of the Communion, en The kearenly got a phets, Evangelists, Doctors, and Pastors;
by whose labour and Ministry he ga- which all they who receive Orders shal..
last Collect, and immediately before the
Benediction, shall be said thie Collect. the salvation of mankind, we render un
merciful Father, we beseech and worship thce; and we humbly vants, thy heavenly blessing; that they
beseech thee by the same thy blessed may be clothed with righteousness, and meir That, through the Son, to grant unto all, which
either thai thy word spoken by their mouths here or elsewhere call upon thy holy may have such success, that it may nename, that we may continue to show ver be spoken in vain. "Grant also, tha: ourselves thankfu unto thee for these we may have grace to hear and receive and all thy other benefits; and that we what they shall deliver out of thy most may daily increase and go forwards in holy word, or agreeably to the saine, as
the knowledge and faith of thee and thy the means of our salvation; that in all ac- That nother derimod! on, by the Holy Spirit: So that as well our words and deeds we may seek thy
whom they shall be appointed thy Min: through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen glorified, and thy blessed
your hearts larged through the same thy Son Jesus and minds in the knowledge and love o. 'bel Peace in our heart
Christ our Lord ; who liveth and reigneth God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our
with thee in the unity of the same Holy Lord: And the blessing of God Almigh 10 and grant that the de ce We may escan then when this prayer is done, the Bishop Ghost, beemongst
you and remain with with the Priests present, shalllay their you always winen. Such measures de med
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1 And if, on the same day, the Order of Deacons be given to some, and the Om
der of Priesthood to others; the Deasons shall be first presented, and then tho Priests ; and it skall suffice, that the Litany be once said for both. The Col lects shall both be used;
first, that for Deacons, then that for Priests. Tha Epistle shall be Ephesians, iv. 7 to 13, as before in this office. Immediately after which, they that are to be made Deacons, shall be examined, and ordained, as is above prescribed. Then one of them having read the Gospel, which shall be either out of Saint Matthew, ix. 36, as before in this office : or else Saint Luke, xii. 35 to 38, as before in the form for the Ordering of Deacons, they that are to be made Priests, shall likewise be examined, and ordained, at is in this office before appointed.
THE FORM OF
Ordaining or Consecrating a Bishop.
When all things are duly prepared in the Church, and set in order, after Morni ing Prayer is ended, the Presiding Bishon, or some other Bishop appointed by the Bishops present, shall begin the Communix Service, in which this shall be The Collect.
of mind, and with many tears and temp A A
LMIGHTY God, who by thy Son Je- tations, which befel me by the lying in
sus Christ didst give to thy holy wait of the Jews: And how I kept back Apostles many excellent gists, and didst nothing that was profitable unto you, but charge them to feed thy flock; give have showed you, and have taught you grace, we beseech thee, to all Bishops, publicly, and from house to house, testithe Pastors of thy Church, that they may lying both to the Jews, and also to the diligently preach thy word, and duly ad- Greeks, repentance toward God, and minister the godly discipline thereof; faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ. And and grant to the People, that they may now, behold, I go bound in the Spirit un obediently follow the same; that all may to Jerusalem, not knowing the things receive the crown of everlasting glory, that shall befall me there; save that the through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, say1 And another Bishop shall read ing, Thai bonds and affictions abide me.
The Epistle. 1 Tim. iii. But none of these things move me, neiTH THIB is a true saying, If a man desire ther count I my life dear unto myself, so
the office of a Bishop, he desireth a that I might finish my course with joy, good work. A Bishop then must be and the ministry which I have received blameless, the husband of one wife, vigi- of the Lord Jesus, to testify the Gospel lant, sober, of good behaviour, given to of the grace of God. And now, behold, hospitality, apt to teach, not given to I know that ye all, among whom I have wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lu-jgone preaching the kingdom of God, cre, but patient, not a brawler, not co- shall see my face no more. Wherefore velous; one that ruleth well hiş own I take you to record this day, that I am house, having his children in subjection pure from the blood of all men: For I with all gravity; for if a man know not have not shunned to declare unto you all how to rule his own house, how shall he the counsel of God. Take heed, theretake care of the Church of God? not a fore, unto yourselves, and to all the flock, novice, lest being lifted up with pride he over the which the Holy Ghost hath made fall into the condemnation of the devil. you overseers, to feed the Church of Noreover he must have a good report of God, which he hath purchased with his them which are without; lest he fall into own blood. For I know this, that after reproach, and the snare of the devil. my departing shall grievous wolves enT Or this : For the Epistle. ter in among you, not sparing the flock, Acts, xx. 17.
Also of your own selves shall men arise FR VROM Miletus, Paul sent to Ephesus, speaking perverse things, to draw away!
and called the Elders of the Church. disciples after them. Therefore watch, And when they were come to him, he and remember, that by the space of three said unto them, Ye know from the first years, I ceased not to warn every one day that I came into Asia, after what pight and day, with tears. manner I have been with you at all sea brethren, I commend you to God, and ta sone, serving the Lord with all humility the word of his grace, which is able to
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11 That ended, the Presiding Bishop COME Holy Ghost, eternal God,
Lord, hear our prayer;
Presiding Bishop. Let us pray.
Father, who of thine infinite good-
loved Son Jesus Christ, to be our ReI'hou art the very Comforter
deemer, and the Author of everlasting In grief and all distress ;
life; who, after that he had made perfect The heavenly gift of God most high; our redemption by his death, and was as. No tongue can it erpress;
cended into heaven, poured down his T'he fountain and the living spring gifts abundantly upon_men, making Of joy celestial;
some Apostles, some Prophets, some The fire so bright, the love, so sweet, Evangelists, some Pastors and Doctors, to The Unction Spiritual.
the edifying and making perfect his Thou in thy gifts art manifold, Church ; grant, we beseech thce, to this
By them Christ's Church doth stand: thy servant such grace, that he may everIn faithful hearts thou writ' st thy law, more be ready to spread aboard thy gou The finger of God's hand.
pel, the glad tidings of reconciliation with According to iny promise, Lord, thee; and use the authority given him, not
Thou givest speech with grace; to destruction, but to salvation; not to
Resound in every place. [may faithful servant, giving to thy family their
portion in due season, he may at last be Send down thy heavenly light; received into everlasting joy, through Je Kindle our hearts with fervent zeal, sus Christ our Lord, who, with thee and
To serve God day and night. the Holy Ghost, liveth and reigneth, ono
For, Lord, thou know'st us frail; T Then the Presiding Bishop and Bi-
upon the Head of the elected Bishop Put back our enemies far from us, kneeling before them, the Presiding And help us to obtain
office and work of a Bishop in the And grant that thou being, O Lord, Church of God, now committed unto Our leader and our guide,
thee, by the imposition of our hands: In Wa may escape the snares of sin, the name of the Father, and of the Son, And never from thee slide.
and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. And reSuch measures of thy powerful grace meinber that thou stir up the grace of
Grant, Lord, to us, we pray;: God, which is given thee by this impo. That thou may'st be our Comforter sition of our hands: For God hath nat At the last dreadful day..
given us the spirit of fear; but of power, Of strife and of dissention
and love, and soberness.
liver him the Bible, saying,
contained in this book ; be diligent in That we of his beloved Son,
them, that the increase coming thereby May gain the blissful sight; inay be manifest unto all men: for by so And that we may with perfect faith doing thou shalt both save thyself and Ever acknowledge thee,
them that hear thee. Be to the flock of The Spirit of Father, and of Son Christ a shepherd, not a wolf; feed them, One God in Persons Three.
devour them not: Hold up the weak, To God the Father laud and praise heal the sick, bind up the broken, bring And to his blessed Son,
again the outcasts, seek the lost. Be so And to the Holy Spirit of Grace, merciful, that you be not too remiss ; so Co-equal Three in One.
minister discipline, that you forget not And pray we, that our only Lord, mercy; that when the Chief Shepherd
Would please his Spirit to send shall appear, you may receive the neverOn all that shall profiss kis name, fading crown of glory, through June
ave not shunned to declara ne counsel of God. Takels pre, unto yourselves, and salt ver the which the Ho. Gharlie ou Overseers, to feed the God, which he hath purchase wn blood. For I know t wy departing shall gnieros a in among you, not sparing Uso of your own selreses peaking perverse chinese non isciples after them. There nd remember, that by the per cars, I ceased not to wata ethren, I commend you to
From hence to the world's end. Amen. Christ our Lord. Amen.
ght and day, with tears
of his grad radi
serve thee in this office, to the glory of things an example of good works unto
· The Presiding Bishop.
set forward be consecrated,
ness, love, and peace among all men; BROTHER, forasmuch as the holy and diligently exercise such discipline, as coinmand that we should not be has the order of this Church, is committed ty in laying on hands, and admitting any to you? person to government in the Church of Answer. I will so do, by the help of Christ, which he hath purchased with no God. less price than the effusion of his own The Presiding Bishop. blood; herifore we adinie you to this ad. When
you be faibifound in ordaining,
Answer. I will so show myself, by · The Presiding Bishop.
God's help? A Berkour persuaded, that the holy" Then the Presiding, Bishop, standing quired as necessary for eternal salvation A.MIGHTY God our heavenly Fa you determined, out of the same holy will to do all these things, grant also unScriptures, to instruct the people commit- to you strength and power to perform the led to your charge, and to teachi or main-same; that he accomplishing in you the tain nothing, as necessary to eternal sal-good work which he hath begun, you vation, but that which you shall be per- may be found perfect and irreprehensisuaded, may be concluded and proved ble at the latter day, through Jesus Christ by the same?
our Lord. Amen. Answer. I am so persuaded, and de-Then shall the Bishop elect put on the termined, by God's grace.
rest of the Episcopal Habit; and, The Presiding Bishop.
kneeling down, Veni, Creator Spiritus,
shall be sung or said over him, the PreWill you then faithfully exercise
youreelf in the holy Scriptures, siding Bishop beginning, and the Biand call upon God by prayer, for the truc
shops, with others that are present, understanding of the same; so that you
answering by verses, as followeth: hort with wholesome doctrine, and to COME Holy Ghost, our souls inspire
And lighten with celestial fire : withstand and convince the gainsayers? Thou the anointing Spirit art, Answer. I will so do, by the help of God. Who dost'thy sevenfold gifts impart: The Presiding Bishop:
Thy blessed Unction from above, ARE you ready, with all faithful dili- is comfort, life, and fire of love:
gence, to banish and drive away Enable with perpetual light from the Church all erroneous and The dulness of our blinded sight : strange doctrine contrary to God's word; Anoint and cheer our soiled face and both privately and openly to call up. With the abundance of thy grace: on and encourage others to the same? Keep far our foes, give peace at home, Answer. I am ready, the Lord being Where thou art Guide, no ill can coma.
Teach us to know the Father, Son, The Presiding Bishop. And Thee, of both, to be but one: W"
TILL you deny all ungodliness and That through the ages all along,
worldly lusts, and live soberly, This may be our endless song; righteously, and godly in this present Praise to thy eternal merit, world; that you may show yourself in alll Fulher, Sorin
, and Ho'v Suril.
my helper. ,
The Presiding Besa
be merciful for Chess
Answer. I will get
ther, who hath gren
rest of the Episcopa
bulld you up, and to give you an inherit-, ed, sitting in his Chair near the holy
sent unto you this godly and well.
1 Then shall the Presiding Bishop doo words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It
mand Testimonials of the Person pre is more blessed to give than to receive.
sented for consécration, and shall
cause them to be read. T Then another Bishop shall read
11. He shall then require of him the folThe Gospel. St. John, xxi. 15.
lowing Promise of Conformity to the son of Jonas, lovest thou me more
Doctrine, Discipline, and worship of
the Protestant Episcopal Church. Lhard ; thou knowest that I love thee. He I Sen
Bishopor the protestant Episcopa? saith unto him, Feed my lambs. He saith unto him again the second time, Simon
Church in N. do promise conformity and son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He saith worship of the Protestant Episcopal
obedience to the doctrine, discipline, and unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that Church in the United States of America, I love thee. He saith unto bim, Feed my so help me God, through Jesus Christ. sheep. He saith unto him the third time, Simon son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Pe-T Then the Presiding Bishop shall move ter was grieved because he said unto him the Congregation present to pray, say the third time, Lovest thou me? And he ing thus to them: said
unto bin, Lord, thou knowest al B RETABEN, it is written in the Gos Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
Christ continued the whole night in prayOn this : St. John, xx. 19. er, before he chose and sent forth his
Then saith Jesus to them again, Peace Ghost hath called him.
our brother elected, and to send thy sins, ye retain, they are retained.
grace upon him, that he may duly exe TOr this: St. Matt. xxviii. 18. cute the office whereunto he is called, to
saying, All power is given unto me honour, praise, and glory of thy name.
things, who by thy Holy Spirit hast with you alway, even unto the end of appointed divers orders of Ministers in the world.
thy Church; mercifully behold this thy 1 After the Gospel and the Sermon are servant now called to the work and mi.
onded, the elected Bishop, vested with nistry of a Bishop; and so replenish him kis Rochet, skall be presented by two with the truth of thy doctrine, and adora Bishops of this Church unto the presi- hiin with innocency of life, that both by ding brishop, or to the Bishop appoin-lword and deed be may faithfully serve
kneeling down, Veni, la
Answering by verses, a
And lighten with celes
Is comfort, life, and fire of
The dulness of our Hisende
And Thee, of both, to be lates
This may be our mis