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VI. A Lesson from The Psalter is announced by the Minister, and is read by him and the congregation responsively, [all standing,]; and at the close thereof is sung by the choir and the congregation the ancient Dox

OLOGY:

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

VII. After these acts of Prayer and Praise [the congregation having resumed their seats,] any NOTICES may be given by the Minister, of religious meetings for the week to come, or of other matters suitable to be brought on the Lord's Day to the knowledge of the Church; and then

VIII. A HYMN, or Chant, announced, but not read by the Minister, is sung by the choir, [the congregation still sitting.)

IX. This is followed by THE SERMON.

X. After the Sermon the Closing IIYMN is read or announced by the Minister, and is sung by the choir and the congregation, [all standing.]

XI. THE PRAYER FOR A BLESSING ON THE WORD is offered by the Minister ; and at the end of it (while the congregation are still bowed down,] he pronounces TuE BENEDICTION :

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen.

NOTE.—When Children are to be baptized, they must be presented for that ordinance at the Morning Service, on the proper Sundays, immediately after THE PRAYER OF INVOCATION.

When Collections are to be taken for charitable objects, they may follow either the NOTICES, or the SERMON, at the discretion of the Minister.

Evening Service. I. After a suitable prelude on the organ, a brief Chant or ANTHEM is sung by the choir, [the congregation sitting.]

II. THE OPENING Hymn is read by the Minister, and sung by the choir and the congregation, [all standing.]

III. A portion of THE HOLY. SCRIPTURE is read by the Minister, (the congregation sitting.)

IV. THE PRAYER OF GENERAL SUPPLICATION is offered by the Minister, [the congregation bowing down.]

V. A Lesson from The PSALTER is announced by the Minister, and is read by him and the congregation responsively, [all standing,]; and at the close thereof is sung by the choir and the congregation the ancient DoxOLOGY:

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost ; as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

VI. After these acts of Prayer and Praise (the congregation having resumed their seats,] any Notices may be given by the Minister, of religious meetings for the week to come, or of other matters suitable to be brought on the Lord's Day to the knowledge of the Church; and then

VII. A HYMN, or CHANT, announced, but not read by the Minister, is sung by the choir, [the congregation still sitting.]

VIII. This is followed by THE SERMON.

IX. After the Sermon the CLOSING Hymn is read or announced by the Minister, and is sung by the choir and the congregation, [all standing.] At the end of this hymn a Doxology, in the same metre, is usually added without being announced.

X. THE PRAYER FOR A BLESSING ON THE WORD is offered by the Minister; and at the end of it (while the congregation are still bowed down,] he pronounces THE BENEDICTION :

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen.

Communion Service.

AFTER a brief prelude on the organ, and a few sentences from the
Psalms read by the Minister,

I. THE OPENING Hymn is read or announced, and is sung by the choir
and the congregation, [all standing.)

II. A suitable portion of THE HOLY SCRIPTURE is read by the Min-
ister, [the congregation sitting.]

III. THE PRAYER OF CONFESSION AND INVOCATION is offered by the
Minister, [the congregation bowing down.]

IV. Any persons who are to be received to the Church on Confession
of Faith, are invited to present themselves at the Table of the Lord; and
are then received, according to the Form provided in the Manual.

V. Any persons who are to be received to the Church on Letters from
other Churches, are invited to rise in their respective places; and are then
received, according to the Form provided in the Manual.

VI. Any Notices, necessary to be given, are read; and an INVITATION
to Christians present, to commune with the Church, is extended.

VII. A SACRAMENTAL Hymn is read by the Minister, and sung by the
choir and the congregation, [all standing.)

VIII. This is followed by a brief ADDRESS.

IX. THE PRAYER FOR THE DIVINE BLESSING, on those who partake
of the consecrated elements, is offered by the Minister, [the congregation bow-
ing down); and the BREAD is afterward broken and distributed.

X. THE PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING is offered by the Minister, [the con-
gregation bowing down); and the Cup is afterward distributed.

XI. THE COLLECTION for the relief of the Poor is taken; during
which the Minister reads appropriate Sentences from the Scripture.

XII. THE CLOSING Hymn is read by the Minister, and sung by the
choir and the congregation, [all standing.)

XIII. THE CLOSING PRAYER is offered by the Minister; and at the end
of it [while the congregation are still bowed down,] he pronounces THE BENE-

DICTION.

The Psalter;

or,

Selections from

Thự Book of Psalms.

Arranged to be used in

Public Worship.

Note.

The following selections from the Psalms are arranged to be read by the Minister and the People responsively, according to their original structure and design.

The lines printed in the Roman letter are to be read by the Minister.

The lines set inward from the margin, and printed in Italics, are to be read by the People.

The lines printed in small Capitals are to be read by the Minister and the People together.

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