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When the Bishop, standing before the Table, hath so ordered the Bread and Wine, that he may with the more readiness and decency break the Bread before the People, and take the Cup into his hands, he shall say the Prayer of Consecration, as followeth. ALL glory be to thee, Almighty God, our heavenly A Father, for that thou, of thy tender mercy, didst give thine only Son Jesus Christ to suffer death upon the Cross for our redemption; who made there (by his one oblation of himself once offered) a full, perfect, and sufficient sacrifice, oblation, and satisfaction, for the sins of the whole world; and did institute, and in his holy Gospel command us to continue, a perpetual memory of that his precious death and sacrifice, until his coming again: For in the night in (a) Here the Bishop which he was betrayed, (a) he took the
k is to take the Paten
into his hands. Bread; and when he had given thanks, (b) And here 10 (6) he brake it, and gave it to his break the Bread. disciples, saying, Take, eat, (c) this
(c) And here to lay
his hand upon all the is my Body, which is given for you; Bread. Do this in remembrance of me. Like- (d) Here he is to wise, after supper, (d) he took the
take the Cup into his
hands. Cup; and when he had given thanks,
Id when ne nad given thanks, (e) And here he is he gave it to them, saying, Drink ye to lay his hand upon all of this; for (e) this is my Blood of the
every vessel in which
there is any Wine to the New Testament, which is shed be consecrated. for you, and for many, for the remission of sins; Do this, as oft as ye shall drink it, in remembrance of me. WHEREFORE, O Lord and heavW enly Father, according to the Th
The Oblation. institution of thy dearly beloved Son our Saviour Jesus Christ, we, thy humble servants, do celebrate and make here before thy Divine Majesty, with these thy holy gifts, which we now offer unto thee, the memorial thy Son hath commanded us to make; having in remembrance his blessed passion and precious death, his mighty resurrection and glorious ascension; rendering unto thee most hearty thanks for the innumerable benefits procured unto us by the same. AND we most humbly beseech A thee, O merciful Father, to hear The Invocau
The Invocation. us; and, of thy almighty goodness, vouchsafe to bless and sanctify, with thy Word and Holy Spirit, these thy gifts and creatures of bread and wine; that we, receiving them according to thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ's holyinstitution, in remembrance of his death and passion, may be partakers of his most blessed Body and Blood. AND we earnestly desire thy fatherly goodness, merciA fully to accept this our sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving; most humbly beseeching thee to grant that, by the merits and death of thy Son Jesus Christ, and through faith in his blood, we, and all thy whole Church, may obtain remission of our sins, and all other benefits of his passion. And here we offer and present unto thee, O Lord, our selves, our souls and bodies, to be a reasonable, holy, and living sacrifice unto thee: humblv beseeching thee, that we, and all others who shall be partakers of this Holy Communion, may worthily receive the most precious Body and Blood of thy Son Jesus Christ, be filled with thy grace and heavenly benediction, and made one body with him, that he may dwell in us, and we in him. And although we are unworthy, through our manifold sins, to offer unto thee any sacrifice; yet we beseech thee to accept this our bounden duty and ser. vice; pot weighing our merits, but pardoning our offences, through Jesus Christ our Lord: by whom, and with whom, in the unity of the Holy Ghost, all honour and glory be unto thee, O Father Almighty, world without end. Amen.
Here may be sung a Hymn. I Then skall the Bishop first receive the Holy Communion in both kinds himself, and proceed to deliver the same to the Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, in like manner, and after that, to the Peo. ple also in order, into their hands, all devoutly kneeling. And suficient opportunity shall be given to those present to commu
nicate. And when he delivereth the Bread, he shall say, MHE Body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for
1 thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Takeandeatthis in remembrance that Christ died for thee, and feed on him in thy heart by faith, with thanksgiving.
And the Bishop, delivering the Cup, shall say, MHE Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was shed
T for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Drink this in remembrance that Christ's Blood was shed for thee, and be thankful.
If the consecrated Bread or Wine be spent before all have communicated, the Bishop is to consecrate more, according to the Form before prescribed; beginning at, All glory he to thee, Almighty God, and ending with these words, partakers of his most blessed Body and Blood. When all have communicated, the Bishop shall return to the Lord's Table, and reverently place upon it what remaineth of the consecrated Elements, covering the same with a fair linen cloth. 1 Then shall the Bishop say the Lord's Prayer, the People repeat
ing after him every Petition. MUR Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy U Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, As it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses. As we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead 118 not into temptation; But deliver us from evil : For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.
I After shall be said as followeth. ALMIGHTY and everliving God, we most heartily A thank thee, for that thou dost vouchsafe to feed us who have duly received these holy mysteries, with the spiritual food of the most precious Body and Blood of thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ; and dost assure us thereby of thy favour and goodness towards us; and that we are very members incorporate in the mystical body of thy Son, which is the blessed company of all faithful people; and are also heirs through hope of thy everlasting kingdom, by the merits of the most precious death and passion of thy dear Son. And we most humbly beseech thee, O heavenly Father, so to assist us with thy grace, that we may continue in that holy fellowship, and do all such good works as thou hast prepared for us to walk in; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with thee and the Holy Ghost, be all honour and glory, world without end. Amen. Then shall be said or sung, all standing, Gloria in excelsis; or some
proper Hymn from the Selection..
(Pointed for “Old Chant.") CLORY bé to God on high : and on earth | peace good U will towards | men...
We praise thee, we bless thée, wel worship/ thee: we glorify thee, we give thanks to | thee for s tly great| glory:
OʻLord God, I heaven · ly | King : God the Father/ Al'=\ mighty.
O Lord, the only-begotten Son | Jesus Christ : 0 Lord God, Lamb of God, I Son=1 of the Father,
That takest away the 1 sins of the world': have mercy | upon us.
Thou that takest away the sins of the I world : have mércy | upon / us.
Thou that takest away the 1 sins of the / world : rel ceive our | prayer.
Thou that sittest at the right hand of God the Father: have mercy | upon us. .
For thou only | art :=1 holy : thou | only | art the Lord;
Thou only, o Chríst, with the Holy Ghost: art most high in the glory of God the Father. Il Amen.
Then the Bishop shall let them depart with this Blessiug. THE Peace of God, which passeth all understanding, 1 keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord: And the Blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be amongst you, and remain with you always. Amen.
If any of the consecrated Bread and Wine remain after the Communion, it shall not be carried out of the Church; but the Bishop and other communicants shall, immediately afler the Blessing, reverently eat and drink the same. Here endeth the Order for the Administration of the Iloly Communion,
THE FORM OF
$ The Bishop is to be received at the entrance of the Church, or Chapel, by
the Church-rardens and Vestrymen, or some other persons appointed for that purpose. The Bishop and the Clergy who are present shall go up the aisle af the Church, or Chapel, to the Communion Table, repeating the twenty-fourth Psalm alternately, the Bishop one verse and the clergy another.
Psalm xxiv. J'HE earth is the LORD'S * and all that therein is : the 1 compass of the world, and they that I dwell there in.
For he hath founded it up on the seas : and prepared | it up on the floods.
Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD : or who shall rise úplin his holy I place?
Even he that hath clean hands and a | pure := heart: and that hath not lift up his mind unto vanity * nor swórn | to del ceive his neighbour.
He shall receive the blessing | from the LORD : and righteousness from the God of his sal | vation.
This is the generation of them that I seek him: even of them that I seek thy | face 0 | Jacob...
Lift up your heads 0 ye gates * and be ye lift up ye Over | lasting 'doors : and the King of glory I shall comes in.
Who is this King of glory : It is the LORD strong and mighty * even the LORD:= mighty in battle.
Lift up your heads 0 ye gates * and be ye lift up ye éverlasting | doors : and the King of glory | shall come in.
Who is this | King of glory : Even the LORD of hosts/ he is the King of glory.
Glory be to the Father and to the Son : &nds to the Holy Ghost;
As it was in the beginning * is now, and I ever I shall be: world without end=Å•=1 men.
The Bishop shall go within the rails, with such of the Clergy as can be there accoinmodated. The Bishop, sitting in his chair, shall have the instruments of Donation and Endorcment, if there be any, presented to
him; and then standing up, and turning to the Congregation, shall say, TEARLY beloved in the Lord; forasmuch as devout
and holy men, as well under the Law as under the
Gospel, moved either by the express command of God, or by the secret inspiration of the blessed Spirit, and acting agreeably to their own reason and sense of the natural decency of things, have erected houses for the public worship of God, and separated them from all unhallowed, worldly, and common uses, in order to fill men's minds with greater reverence for his glorious Majesty, and affect their hearts with more devotion and humility in his service; which pious works have been approved of and graciously accepted by our heavenly Father: Let us not doubt but that he will also favourably approve our odly purpose of setting apart this place in solemn manner, for the performance of the several offices of religious worship, and let us faithfully and devoutly beg his blessing on this our undertaking.
Then the Bishop, kneeling, shall say the following Prayer. n ETERNAL God, mighty in power, and of majesty U incomprehensible, whom the heaven of heavens cannot contain, much less the walls of temples made with hands; and who yet hast been graciously pleased to promise thy especial presence, wherever two or three of thy faithful servants shall assemble in thy Name, to offer up their praises and supplications unto thee; Vouchsafe, O Lord, to be present with us, who are here gathered together with all humility and readiness of heart, to consecrate this place to the honour of thy great Name; separating it henceforth from all unhallowed, ordinary, and common uses; and dedicating it to thy service, for reading thy holy Word, for celebrating thy holy Sacraments, for offering to thy glorious Majesty the sacrifices of prayer and thanksgiving, for blessing thy people in thy Name, and for all other holy offices: accept, o Lord, this service at our hands, and bless it with such success as may tend most to thy glory, and the furtherance of our happiness both temporal and spiritual; through Jesus Christ our blessed Lord and Saviour. Amen. 1 Aller this the Bishop shall stand up, and turning his face towards
the Congregation, shall say, DEGARD, O Lord, the supplications of thy servants,
N and grant that whosoever shall be dedicated to thee in this house by Baptism, may be sanctified by the Holy Ghost, delivered from thy wrath and eternal death, and received as a living member of Christ's Church, and may ever remain in the number of thy faithful children. Amen.
Grant, O Lord, that they who at this place shall in their own persons renew the promises and vows of their Baptism, and be Confirmed by the Bishop, may receive such a measure of thy Holy Spirit, that they may be enabled faithfully to fulfil the same, and grow in grace unto their lives' end. Amen.