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Let us pray.

: The day being appointed for the of the Vestry supplying his place.)

nero Incumben!'s Institution, at present the keys of the Church to the usual hour of Morning Pray- the new Incumbent, saying, er, the Insitutor, at ended by ine IN name and behalf of

Parish neio Incumbens, and one or more [or Church), I do receive and acPresbyters ap) o inted by the Bish- knowledge you, the Rev. A. B. as op, (or, where there is no Bishop, Priest and' Rector (or Associated by the Clerical Members of the Rector, or Assistavi Minist:r] of Standing Committee) for that the same, and in token thereof, give purpose, shall enter the Church : into your hands the keys of this Then, all the Clergy present Church. standing without the rails of the " Then the new Incumbent shall say, Altar, except the officiating I, A. B. receive these keys of the Priest, who shall go into the house of God at your hands, as desk ; the Wardens,(or, in case the pledges of my Institution, and of of their necessary absence, two your parochial recognition, and proMembers of the Vestry, standing mise to be a faithful Shepherd over un the righi and left of the Altar, you, in the name of the Father, and without the rails; the senior War- of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. den, (or the Member of the Vestry 1 Here the Instituting Minister shall supplying his place, holding the

begin the office. keys of the Church in his hand, Min. The Lord be with you. in open view, the officia!ing Priest Ans. And with thy Spirit. shall read Morning Prayer.

Proper Psalms are. DIRECT us, O Lord, in all our Psuim cxxii. Psalm cxxxii. Psalm doings, with thy most gracious cxxxiii.

favour, and further us with thy con. Proper Lessons. tinual help, that in all our works First. Ezek. Chap xxxiii. verse 1 begun, continued, and ended in thee, to verse 10.

we may glorify thy holy name, and Second. St. John, Chap. x. verse 1 finally by thy mercy obtain everlasting to verse 19.

lite, through Jesus Christ our Lord; 11 Morning Prayer ended, the Priest who hath laught us to pray unto thee, who acts as the Institutor, stand- O Almighty Father, in his prevailing ing within the rails of the Altar, name and words,

Our Father, who art in Heaven, DEARLY beloved in the Lord, we Hallowed be thy Name : Thy King

have assembled for the purpose dom come ; Thy Will be done on of instituting the Rev. A. B. into this Earth, as it is in Heaven ; Give us Parish, [or Church,] as Priest and this day our daily bread; And forRector or Associated Rector, or give us our trespasses, as we forAssistant Minister) of the same ; and give those who trespass against us : we are possessed of your vote that he and lead us not into temptation ; has been so elected; as also of the But deliver us from evil : For thins prescribed Letter of Institution. But is the Kingdom, and the Power, and if any of you can show just cause the Glory,

for ever and ever. Amen. why he may not be instituted, we pro 1 Then shall the Priest who acts ceed no further, because we would as the Institutor receive the In. not that an unworthy person should cumbent within the rails of the minister among you.

Altar, and present him the Bible, E any objection be offered, the Book of. Common Prayer, and

Priesi who acts as the Institutor Books of Canons of the General shall judge whether it afford just and State Convention, saying as cause to suspend the service. No follows: objection being offered, or the RECEIVE these books; and let Priest who acts as the Institutor them be the rule of thy conduct choosing to go on tith the service, in dispensing the divine word, in he shali neri read the Letter of leading the devotions of the people, Institution, and then shall the and in exercising the discipline of the senior Warden, (or the Member Church; and be thou in all things a

shall say,

Let us pray

mitern to the flock committed to thy cnne. ! Then shall be said or sung the MOST gracious God, the giver of

all good and perfect gifts, who following Anthem.

of thy wise proridence hast appointed Laudate Nomen.

divers orders in thy Church ; give thy O , ve the

name of the Lord : prajse it, o vant, to whom the charge of this conye servants of the Lord. Psalm gregation is now committed ; and so CXXXV. Verse 1.

replenish him with the truth of thy 2 Ye that stand in the house of the doctrine, and endue him with innoLord; in the courts of the house of cency of life, that he may faithfully our God. Verse 2.

serve before thee, to the glory of thy 3 O praise the Lord, for the Lord great name, and the benefit of thy is gracious : O sing praises unto his holy Church, through Jesus Christ, name, cor it is lovely. Verse 3. our only Mediator and Redeemer.

4 The Lord is gracious and mer- Amen. iful, long suffering and of great good- O Holy Jesus, who hast purchased Gess. Pealm cxlv. verse 8.

to thyself an universal Church, 5 The Lord is loving unto every and hast promised to be with the Miman; and his mercy is over all his nisters of Apostolic Succession to the works. Verse 9.

erd of the world; be graciously 6 All thy works praise thee, O pleased to bless the ministry and serLord ; and thy Saints give thanks vice of him, who is now appointed to unto thee. Verse 10.

offer the sacrifices of prayer and praise 7 The Lord doth build up Jeru-to thee in this house, which is calied salem ; and gather together the out by thy name. May the words of his casts of Israel. Psalm cxlvii. verse 2. mouth, and the meditation of his

8 He healeth those that are broken heart, be always acceptable in thy in heart; and giveth medicine to heal sight, O Lord, our strength and our their sickness. Verse 3.

Redeemer. Amen. 9. The Lord's delight is in them O God, Holy Ghost, Sanctifier of that fear him, and put their trust in the Faithful, visit, we pray thee, his mercy. Verse II.

this congregation with thy love and fa10 Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem ; vour ; enlighten their minds more and praise thy God, o Zion. Verse 12.' more with the light of the everlasting

11 For he hath made fast the bars Gospel ; graft in their hearts a love of thy gates ; and hath blessed thy of the truth ; increase in them true children within thee. Verse 13. religion ; nourish them with all good

12 He maketh peace in thy borders; nesa; and of thy great mercy keep and filleth thee with the flour of wheat. them in the same, o blessed Spirit, Verse 11.

whom with the Father and the Son 13 He is our God, even the God of together we worship and glorify as whor cometh salvation ; God is the one God, world without end. Amer.. Lord by whom we escape death.

Benediction. Psalm lxviii. verse 20.

THE God of peace, who brought 14 O God, wouderful art thou in again from the dead our Lord thy holy places, even the God of Jesus Christ, the great Shepherd of Israel ; he will give strength and the sheep, through the blood of the power unto his people. Blessed be everlasting Covenant, make you perGod. Verse 35.

fect in every good work to do his will, Glory be to the Father, and to the working in you that which is well Son, and to the Holy Ghost;

pleasing in his sight, through Jesus As it was in the beginning, is now, Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever shall be, world without end. and ever. Amen.

Min. The law was given by Mo- 1 Then shaka instituted Minister 608.

kneel liar to present his Peop. But grace and truth came supplication for himself--in this hy Jesus Christ.

form: Min. $ Peop. Who is God over Ó Lord my God! I am not worthy all, blessed for everınore. Amen.

that thou shouldest come under


my roof; yel, thou hast honoured ceptable unto thee. And especially,
thy servant with appointing him to this congregation present, give the
to stand in thy House, and to serve abundance of thy grace ; that with
at thy Holy Altar. To thee and to one heart, they may desire the pros.
thy service I devoie myself, soul, perity of thy holy Apostolic Church,
body, and spirit--with all their pow. and with one mouth, may profess the
ers and faculties. Fill my memory faith once delivered to the Saints.
with the words of thy law; enlighten Defend them from the sins of heresy
my understanding with the illumina- and schism; let not the foot of
tion of the Holy Ghost; and may all pride come nigh to hurt them, nor the
the wishes and desires of my will hand of the ungodly to cast them
centre in what thou hast commanded. down. And grant that the course
And, to make me instrumentalin pro- of this world may be so peaceably
moting the salvation of the people now ordered by thy Governance, that thy
committed to my charge, grant that Church may joyfully serve thee in all
I may faithfully administer thy holy godly, quielness; that so they may
Sacraments, and by my life and doc- walk in the ways of truth and peace,
trine set forth thy true and lively and at last be numbered with thy
word. Be ever with me in the per- Saints in glory everlasting, through.
formance of all the duties of my thy merits, o blessed Jesus, thou
ministry ; in prayer, to quicken my gracious Bishop and Shepherd of our
devotion ; in praises, to heighten my souls, who art, with the Father and
love and gratitude ; and in preaching, the Holy Ghost, one God, wor
to give a readiness of thought and without end. Amen.
expression suitable to the clearness! Then shall follow the Sermon
and excellency of thy Holy Word. and after that the instituted Mi
Grant this for the sake of Jesus Christ nister shall proceed to the Come
thy Son our Saviour.

munion Serrice, and to adminis. 11 The instituted Minister, standing ter the holy Eucharist to his Con. up, shall say,

gregation, and after the Bene. The Lord be with you.

diction, (uhich ke shall always Ans. And with thy spirit.

pronounce,) the Wardens, Vestry,

and others, shall salute and vel. 0 Almighty God, who

hast built thy come him, bidding him God speed. Church upon the foundation of 1 When the Bishop of the Diocese the Apostles and Prophets, Jesus is present at the institution of a Christ himself being the Chief Cor. Minister, he shall make to him ner Stone ; grant that, by the opera- the address prescribed in this tion of the Holy Ghost, all Christians Office in the form of a letter; and may be so joined together in unity of may perform such other duties spirż., and in the bond of peace, that herein assigned the Instituting they may be an Holy emple ac- Minister as he may choose.

Let us pray:







IN pursuance of a resolution of the General Convention of the Protestant kipiscopal Church in the United States of America, we, the subscribers, a Committee authorized for the purpose, do hereby set forth this Selection of Psalms.


Philadelphia.. December Zith, 1832. SAM. J. DONALDSON.

Nero York, April 6, 1933. I hereby certify, that this edition of " Psalms in Metre" has been compared with, and corrected by, the edition set forth by the Committee of the Generas Convention


Bishop of the Diocese of New Yor:

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