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1865. April 20. The Church of the Incarnation, New York.

23. St. Peter's Church, Brooklyn.
11 June 13. St. Barnabas' Church, Stottsville.
" September 15. Grace Church, White Plains.-5.

CHURCHES CONSECRATED.

December 13.
April 20.

23.
June 13.
September 15.

St. Paul's, Albany.
Church of the Incarnation, New York.
St. Peter's, Brooklyn, by Assistant Bishop of Ohio.
St. Barnabas, Stottsville.
Grace, White Plains.

SUMMARY.

The following is a Summary of Episcopal Acts in the Diocese since the last Convention :

Number of Sermons preached (besides a large

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Appendix:

No. I.

PAROCHIAL, MISSIONARY, AND OTHER CLERICAL

REPORTS.

The following portions of the Parochial, Missionary, and other Clerical Reports, made to the Bishop of the Diocese, are published by his direction, in accordance with the following section, to which attention is respectfully requested, of

CANON 15, TITLE I.,

OF DIGEST OF THE CANONS OF THE GENERAL CONVENTION.

Of the Mode of securing an accurate View of the State of the

Church. 8 1. As a full and accurate view of the state of the Church, from time to time, is highly useful and necessary, it is hereby ordered that every Minister of this Church, or, if the Parish be vacant, the Wardens, shall present, or cause to be delivered, on or before the first day of every Annual Convention, to the Bishop of the Diocese, or, when there is no Bishop, to the President of the Convention, a statement of the number of baptisms, confirmations, mar. riages, and funerals, and of the number of Communicants in his Parish or Church; also the state and condition of the SundaySchools in his Parish; also the amount of the Communion alms, the contributions for missions, diocesan, domestic, and foreign, for

parochial schools, for Church purposes in general, and of all other matters that may throw light on the same. And every Clergyman, not regularly settled in any Parish or Church, shall also report the occasional services he may have performed ; and, if he have performed no such services, the causes or reasons which have prevented the same. And these Reports, or such parts of them as the Bishop shall think fit, may be read in Convention, and shall be entered on the Journals thereof.

ALBANY COUNTY.

Grace Church, Albany; the Rev. Edwin B. RUSSELL, Rector.

Number of families, 90. Number of lodividuals, 450. Baptisms: aduits, 2; infants, 16 -total, 18. Confirmed, 22. Marriages, 4. Burials, 18. Communicants: 179; admitted, 11; removed into the Parish, 8; removed from the Parish, 7; Died, 4-present number, 168. The Holy Communion celebrated on the first Sunday in every month, and on the great Festivals: also on Maundy Thursday evening. Catechists and Sunday-School teachers, 14. Catechu. mens, 100; number of times, 52. Celebration of Divine Service: Sundays, twice on 50 Supdays, and daily during Lent, and on the days appointed by the Civil Authority.

Contributions.-Diocesan Fund, $6; Western Missions, $4; General Church Purposes, $8 78; Board of Missions P. E. Church, U.S.: Domestic Committee, $7 90; Foreign Committee, $12 02; Sunday School offerings, $47 66; the Poor, $84 20; Parish Purposes (special), $821 14; Sunday offerings for the support of the Rector, $1,225 19-total, $1,666 76.

Church of the Holy Innocents, Albany; the Rev. WM. S. BOARDMAN, Rector.

Number of families, 100. Baptisms; adults, 10; infante, 28-total, 38. Confirmed, 20. Marriages, 8. Burials, 14. Communicants: admitted, 14; removed into the Parish, 7; removed from the Parish, 2; Dled, 2-present number, 80. The Holy Communion: celebrated on the first Sunday of each month, and on all the great Festivals. Catechists and Sunday. School teachers, 16. Catechumens, 100. Celebration of Divine Service: Sundays, twice; other days, daily during Lent.

Contributions.-Episcopal Fund, $18; Diocesan Fund, $18; Board of Missions P. E. Church, U. S.: Domestic Committee, *27 59; Foreign Committee, $26 73; the Poor, $45; Sunday-School Offering for Rev. Dr. Breck, $62 62-total, $184 84.

Took charge of the Parish, December 18, 1864.

St. Paul's Church, Albany; the Rev. J. LIVINGSTON REESE, Rector.

Number of families, 202. Baptisms: adults, 4; infants, 21---total, 28. Confirmed, 88. Marriages, 18. Burials, 17. Communicants: admitted, 89; removed into the Parish, 25; removed from the Parish, 19; Died, 4-present number, 208. The Holy Communion: celebrated on the first Sunday of every month, Maundy Thursday, and on the principal Festivale. Catechists and Sunday-School teachers, 44. Catechumens, 863. Celebration of Divine Service: Sundays, twice; other days, daily during Lent, with lectures on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Contributions. ---Episcopal Fund, $80; Diocesan Fund, $80; Missionary Committee of

the Diocese, $55; Fund for Aged and Infirm Clergymen, $50; for Sunday-Schools of the Parish, $380; Board of Missions P. E. Church, U. S. : Domestic Committee, $25; Foreign Committee, $50; Deat-Mute Mission, $250; the Poor, $532 46; Parish Purposes, $21,258 50; Church Purposes in general, $87 75-total, $22,748 71.

of the above contributions, the sum of $1,025 50 was contributed by the Sunday-Schools of the Parish. The Church, being free from debt, was consecrated December 18th.

St. Peter's Church, Albany; the Rev. WILLIAM T. WILSON, Rector; the Rer. WILLIAM TATLOCK, Associate Rector.

Number of families, 247. Number of individuals, 1,000. Baptisms: adults, 7; infants, 42-total, 29. Confirmed, 20. Marriages, 16. Burials, 16. Communicants: admitted, 27; removed into the Parish, 22; removed from the Parish, 9; Died, 7-present number, 891. The Holy Communion: celebrated on the first Sunday of each month, and all high Festivals. Catechists and Sunday-School teachers, 80. Catechumens: number of children taught the Catechism openly in the Church, 199; number of times, 46. Members of other classes for Religious Instruction, 15. Total number of young persons instructed, 214. Daily Parish Sehools: (Free-Parochial Orphans' Home) Scholars: males, 4; females, 13. Celebration of Divine Service: Sundays, morning and afternoon; Holy Days, usually once; other days, daily during Advent and Lent, and on Wednesdays and Fridays throughout the year.

Contributions.-Episcopal Fund, $50; Diocesan Fund, $45; Missionary Committee of the Diocese, $76; Theological Education Purposes, $200; Fund for Aged and Infirm Clergymen, $50; Northern Missionary Convocation. $118; Relief of Soldiers' Families, $100; Board of Missions P. E. Church, U. S.: Domestic Committee, $93; Foreign Committee, $66; Parochial Schools-Orphans' Home, $1,216 01; the Poor, $857 34; Parish Purposes (including per rents, $8,100), $25.585 35; Church Purposes in general, $280 25—total, $28,686 95.

During the year a subscription of upwards of $20,000 has been made, for the liquidation of the debt incurred in the erection of the new Church edifice of this sum, $15,238 has been paid.

The congregation has cheerfully assumed the support of an institution for the maintenance and education of orphan and destitute children, for the most part the children of soldiers. It is intended to increase the number of those who share its benefits to 20 or 25. The younger members of the congregation act as teachers in the school.

The Church edifice has been enriched by the addition of two very beautiful and valuable windows, of stained glass, as memorials of two deceased members of the Parish.

No farther items of interest occur as worthy of special mention. It is hoped that the usefulness of the Parish will be promoted by its relief from the pressure of debt.

Trinity Church, Albany; the Rev. EDWARD SELKIRK, Rector.

Number of families, about 120. Number of individuals, 550. Baptisms: adults, 7; inLants, 53-total, 46. Confirmed, 24. Marriages, 14. Burials, 25. Communicants; admitted, 18; removed into the Parish, 8; removed from the Parish, 9; Died, 1-present number, 114, The Holy Communion: celebrated on the first Sunday in each month, and on Christmas, Easter, and Whitsun-Day. Catechists, Sunday-School Teachers, and Librarians, 20. Catechumens, 125. Total number of young persons instructed, 145. Daily Parish Schools : scholars: males, 50; females, 75. The Rector superintends the Sunday School, and cateehises the children more or less each Sunday. Celebration of Divine Service: morning and evening; Sundays, 50-total services, 100; Holy Days, Christmas, Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, &c.; other days, all the days of Lent, with two services on Wednesdays and Fridays, with lectura on Wednesday and Friday evenings--total, 162.

Contributions.--Episcopal Fund, $1: Diocesan Fund, $7; Missionary Committee of the iocese, $2; Theological Education Fund, $1; Fund for Aged and Infirm Clergymen, $4 49;

Sunday-School, $25; the Poor, $58 96; Parish Purposes, about $200; Church Purposes in general, about $800--total, $1,099 45.

St. John's Church, Cohoes; the Rev. J. H. HOBART BROWN, Rector.

Number of families, about 200. Number of individuals, 900. Baptisms: adults, 9; infants, 39--total, 48. Confirmed, 27. Marriages, 7. Burials, 20. Communicants: admitted, 11; removed into the Parish, 20; removed from the Parish, 24; Died, 4-present number, 150. The Holy Communion: celebrated monthly, ordinarily; semi-monthly in Lent, and on all the greater Festivals. Catechists and Sunday-School teachers, 20. Catechumens: number of children taught the Catechism openly in the Church, about 300. Daily Parish Schools: two paid and free; one of these is an evening school for operatives; scholars, 70. Celebration of Divine Service: Sundays, twice; Holy Days, once; other days, twice daily in Lent; twice weekly throughout the rest of the year,

Contributions.-Episcopal Fund, $5; Diocesan Fund, $18 50; Missionary Committee of the Diocese, $9; Fund for Aged and Infirm Clergymen, $10 54; Board of Missions P. E. Church, U. S.: Domestic Committee, $10; Foreign Committee, $10; Parochial Schools and Sunday-Schools, $200; Sanitary and Union Commissions, $10946; Parish Purposes, $2,187 32; Church Purposes in general, $40 25-total, $2,586 07.

Trinity Church, Rensselaerville; the Rev. ROBERT WASHBON, Rector.

Contributions.-Diocesan Fund, $3 75; Missionary Committee of the Diocose, $9 25; Theological Education Fund, $2 45; New York Bible and Common Prayer Book Society, $2 79; General Theological Seminary, $2 79; Board of Missions P. E. Church, U. 8.: Domestic Committee, $17 50; Foreign Committee, $17 50; Church Purposes in general, $17 29; Nashotah, and for Jews, $10 86_total, $88 68.

COLUMBIA COUNTY.

Trinity Church, Claverack; the Rev. FRANCIS HARISON, Rector.

Number of families, 21. Number of individuals, 56. Burials, 1. Communicants: admitted, 14-present number, 22. The Holy Cominunion : celebrated on the Feasts for which a Proper Preface is appointed; three times in Lent; and on the third Sunday in each month, ordinarily-17 times. Catechists and Sunday School teachers, 6. Catechumens: Members of other classes for Religious Instruction, 4. Sunday scholars, 31. Total number of young persons instructed, 35. Celebration of Divine Service: Sundays, 95; Holy Days, 42; other days, 95-total 232.

Contributions.-Episcopal Fund, $5 24; Assessment for deficiency in income of Episcopal Fund, $2; Diocesan Fund, $7 70; Missionary Committee of the Diocese, $28 94; Theological Education Fund, $3 82; Fund for Aged and Infirmn Clergymen, $6 49; New York City Mission to the Jews, $2 21; Northern Convocation, $17; New York Bible and Common Prayer Book Society, $5 26; Protestant Episcopal Tract Society, $4 06; General P. E. S. S. Union and Church Book Society, $9 63; General Theological Seminary, $19 32; Board of Missions P. E. Church, U.S.: Domestic Committee, $8 84; Foreign Committee, $3 84 ; Parochial Schools, $27 60; Parish Purposes, $69 19--total, $209 57.

In the above statement of contributions, those only are included which have been made through the Offertory. Besides, subscriptions amounting to $500 to pay the mortgage on the Church, and about $400 fot necessary repairs, have been paid within the year. The congregation has been still further reduced by removals, and no Baptisms or Confirmations can be reported; but the Church is well filled on Sundays, in great part by the students of the Hudson River Institute, and is thought to be doing, in a quiet way, some good service. In

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