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church in the USA.
THE BOOK OF
91156 COMMON PRAYER,
Kites and Ceremonies of the Church.
ACCORDING TO THE USE OF
THE PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH
IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA;
THE PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID.
PUBLISHED BY J. B. LIPPINCOTT & CO.
New-York, September 30, 1831. 1 hereby certify, that this edition of the Common Prayer Book, Book of Oộces, &c., having been compared with a standard Book, and corrected! by the same, is permitted to be published as an edition duly compared and corrected by a suitable person appointed for that purpose, as the canos directs.
BENJAMIN T. ONDERDONK, Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal C9
in the State of New.Fork
BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER.
By the Bishops, the Clergy, and the Laity of the Protestant Episcop al Church in the United States of America, in Convention, this 16th Day of October, in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine.
THIS Convention having in their present Session, set forth A Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, do hereby establish the said Book And they declare it to be the Liturgy of this Church; and require, that it be received as such by all the Members of the same: And this Book shall be un Use from and after the first Day of October, in the Year of our Lord o housand seven hundred and ninety.
ty wherewith Christ hath
and usages may without Jaith be kept entire; and termined to belong to Doe
by common consent and nended, or otherwise disedification of the people, occasions."
tant Episcopal Church in Boundation and a long conThe Preface of her Book of The Particular Forms of pointed to be used therein, alterable, and so acknow. important considerations, occasions, such changes those who are in places of necesary or expedient."
, but likewise in her Arexpediency of occasiona! The Worship; and we find! nean between too much. itting variations in things of several Princes, since Sdward the Sixth, upon ving, yielded to make suca tive times were thought asential parts of e saiue e and order thereof) have