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ACCORDING TO THE USE
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1871, by
THE TRUSTEES OF THE FUND FOR THE Relief of WIDOWS AND ORPHA:S OF DECEASED CLERGYMEN, AND OF AGED, INFIRM, AND DISABLED CLERGYMEN OF THE PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH
IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.
By the Bishops, the Clergy, and the Laity of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, in General Convention, held in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one, it was resolved that this Hymnal be authorized for use, and that no other Hymns shall be allowed in the public worship of this Church, except such as are now ordinarily bound up with the Book of Common Prayer.
It is hereby certified that this is a true and accurate edition of the Hymnal thus adopted.
THOMAS M. CLARK, Bishop of Rhode Island
BALTIMORE, MD., October, 1871. Resolved: That this Hymnal shall not be bound up with the Book of Common Prayer, until order to that effect shall be taken by the General Convention.
Resolved: That this Hymnal, when finally corrected by the Committee
HOUSE OF DEPUTIES.
Concurred in by the House of Clerical and Lay Deputies.
JAMES CRAIK, President.
“It shall be the duty of every Minister, with such assistance as he can obtain from persons skilled in music, to give order concerning the tunes to be sung at any time in his church, and especially, it shall be his duty to suppress all light and unseemly music, and all indecency and irreverence in the performance, by zuhich vain and ungodly persons profane the service of the Sanctuary."
TABLE OF SUBJECTS.
1- 15 16- 27 23- 29
I. THE CHRISTIAN YEAR
30- 31 32- 33 34- 47 48- 71 72-81 82- 89 90- 97 98-112 113-124 125-137 138-146 147-169 170-171 172-174 175-182
II. THE COMMUNION OF SAINTS... 111. THE CHURCH ....
IV. THE SACRAMENTS
THE LORD'S SUPPER
V. OFFICES OF THE CHURCH