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May, the Rector removed to Hudson, and became Assistant Minister of the Church there In consequence, there is now only Morning Service on Sundays at Claverack, and the weekday services have been much reduced. About $250 is still needed to free the Church from. debt.

St. Luke's Church, Clermont; the Rev. S. S. DEARBORN, Missionary.

Confirmed, 8. Marriages, 1. Burials, 6. Communicants: admitted, 4; Died, 1-present number, 24. The Holy Communion: celebrated monthly. Catechists and Sunday-School teachers, 7. Catechumens: number of children taught the Catechism openly in the Church, the Sunday-School. Sunday scholars, 62. Total number of young persons instructed, 62. Celebration of Divine Service: Sundays, 96; Holy Days, 8; other days, about 12-total, about 116.

Contributions.-Episcopal Fund, $1 85; Diocesan Fund, $2 88; Missionary Committee of the Diocese, $1 50; Theological Education Fund, $1 43; Fund for Aged and Infirm Clergymen, 50 cts.; Parish Purposes, $52 68—total, 59 84.

This Report dates from the 22d of October last, when the present Missionary took charge of the Parish. The attendance on Divine Service has largely increased and is very encouraging.

Funds amounting to $1,050 have been raised for a parsonage, including $550 obtained from the proceeds of a Fair and Festival held by the ladies of the Parish.

Christ Church, Hudson ; the Rev. WILLIAM Ross JOHNSON, Rector; Rev. F.

HARISON, Assistant Minister. Number of families, 175. Baptisms: adults, 12; infants, 86-total, 48. Confirmed, 87. Marriages, 7. Burials, 30. Communicants: admitted, 20; removed into the Parish, 9; removed from the Parish, 12; Died, present number, 262. The Holy Communion; celebrated the first Sunday of every month, on all the great Festivals, and 8 times in private. Catechists and Sunday-School teachers, 32. Catechumens, 254. Celebration of Divine Service: Sundays, twice every Sunday; Holy Days, all Holy Days, Ember Days, and Fridays; other days, every day in Lent, with lecture on Wednesdays and Fridays, and Wednesday evening with lecture throughout the year.

Contributions-Episcopal Fund, $10; Diocesan Fund, $42 26; Missionary Committee of the Diocese, $19; towards Rev. Mr. Watson's Monument, $65; Fund for Aged and Infirm Clergymen, $20 59; New York City Mission for the Jews, $11; Church in Platteville, Wisconsin, $30 37; Albany Common Prayer Book Society, $23 58; General P. E. S. 8. Union, and Church Book Society, $71 82; Missions of Northern Convocation, $76 42; Board of Missions P. E. Church, U. S.: Domestic Committee, $202 50; Foreign Committee, $40 02; for Sunday-School, $138 80; the Poor, $217 16; Parish Purposes, $1,148 77; Building Fund of the Parish, $3,876 16- total, $5,492 95.

During the past year the Parish have purchased a temporary Rectory for $4,000, of which 1.200 has been paid, which amount is included in the sum reported as collected for the - Building Fund." It is purposed to build a Rectory upon the Church lot when the price of material and labor will warrant.

The Rector would acknowledge the kindness of the vestry in securing the services of the Bev. Mr. Harison as his assistant. Mr. Harison, residing in Hudson, renders such assistance as his duties as Rector of Claverack permit.

St. Paul's Church, Kinderhook ; the Rev. FOSTER ELY, of Diocese of Alabama, officiating.

Number of families and parts of families, 51. Number of persons, 115. Baptism: infant, 1. Burials, 2. Communicants: admitted, 1; removed into the Parish, 2; removed from the Parish, 8; Died, 1-present number, 65. The Holy Communion : celebrated the first Sundays of November, December, and August, also third Sunday in September. Sunday-School teachers, 10. Sunday-School scholars, 82.

Contributions.Diocesan Fund, $7 50; Fund for Aged and Infirm Clergymen, $15 00; Missionary Committee of Diocese, $12 92; Parish Sunday School, $64 26; Parish Purposes (exclusive of Clergyman's salary), $513 00; Church Purposes in general, $84 25 total, 8646 93.

The Rev. G. Z. Gray resigned the Rectorship of this Parish, February 6, 1865. Since that time it has been without a Rector. With the permission of the Bishop and by the request of the Vestry, I have been officiating here since the 1st day of August, 1865. i

Although for six months without a Minister, the Church was not closed--one of the par. ishioners reading Divine Service. All the usual collections not being taken up, is to be attributed to the absence of an officiating Minister.

St. John the Evangelist's Church, Stockport; the Rev. WILLIAM OSCAR JARVIS,

Rector.

Number of families, 60. Baptisms: adult, 1; infants, 14-total, 15. Burials, 12. Communicants-present number, 77. The Holy Communion : celebrated the first Sunday of every month and on the great Festivals. Catechists and Sunday School teachers, 14. Cat. echumens, 180, Number of children taught the Catechism openly in the Church, about 60. Number of times, monthly. Total number of young persons instructed, 130. Celebration of Divine Service: Every Sunday morning at the Church, and every Sunday afternoon at the Chapel. Holy Days, all except in the winter, when it is impracticable to warm the Church; other days, all appointed by the Civil Authority.

Contributions.--Diocesan Fund, $12 00; Missionary Committee of the Diocese, $83 53; Theological Education Fund, $10 33; Fund for Aged and Infirm Clergymen, $12 23; Board of Missions P. E. Church, U.S.: Domestic Committee, $48 13; Parish Purposes (not less than) $900; Offerings especially designated for the Rector, $898 21; Communion offeringe, $101 21; Miscellaneous, $14 94; Convocation of Northern N. Y., $9 93; Chapel in Hudson, $85 58-total, $1,576 09.

My predecessor, the Rev. James R. Coe, resigned the Parish last Easter, and I succeeded him the next Sunday. My Report embraces the statistics for the whole year. I have not been able yet to make any satisfactory revision of the lists of parishioners and communicants, but have given the numbers reported last year, which cannot be far from the truth.

A beautiful memorial Chapel, built at Stottsville by Mr. F. H. Stott, at a cost of $7,000, was completed last spring and consecrated last June. An excellent organ for the Chapel was given by Mr. C. H. Stott, at a cost of $1,000. Services are held here every Sunday afternoon, and are well attended.

DELAWARE COUNTY.

St. John's Church, Delhi; the Rev. BYRON J. Hall, Rector.

Number of families, SO. Number of individuals, 265. Baptisms: adults, 8; Infants, 4 total, 12. Confirmed, 20. Marriages, 3. Burials, 9. Communicants, 160; removed from the Parish, 5; Died, present number, about 150. The Holy Communion: celebrated the first Sunday in the month. Catechists and Sunday-School teachers, 12. Catechumens: number of children taught the Catechism openly in the Church, 60. Celebration of Divine Service: Sundays, Morning and Evening Prayer; Holy Days, on some of the Saints' Days; other days, Wednesday evening service.

Contributions.--Episcopal Fund, $7; Diocesan Fund, $12; Missionary Committee of the Diocese, $24 97; Theological Education Fund-Society for Promoting Religion and Learning

in the State of New York, $13 35; Fund for Aged and Infirm Clergymen, $10 55; New York Bible and Common Prayer Book Society, $16 85; General P. E. S. S. Union and Church Society, $11 09; Board of Missions P. E. Church, U. S.: Domestic Committee, $18; Foreign Committee, $61 15; the Poor, $30 58; Parish Purposes, $5 43; Good Friday Offering for the Jews, $6 50; Sunday-School Library, $19 20; Festival, for repairing the Rectory, $112; Painting the Church, $364 64; donation of Mr. —, to pay off the debt on Rectory, $300; Money received at the Ladies' Society to pay off the debt on Rectory, $150% total, $1,163 31.

St. Paul's Church, Franklin; the Rev. OCTAVIUS APPLEGATE, A. M., Rector.

Number of families, more than 80. Number of individuals, over 200. Baptisms: adults 66; infants, 84-total, 100. Confirmed: males, 24; females, 88—total, 62. Marriages, 2. Burial, 1. Communicants: admitted, 65; removed into the Parish, 2; removed from the Parish, 1-present number: males, 30; females, 46—total, 76. The Holy Communion: celebrated the first Sunday of every month, and days having Proper Preface. Catechists and Sunday-School Teachers: males, 6; females, 7-total, 18. Catechumens: number of children taught the Catechism openly in the Church, 30; number of times, every month. Members of other classes for Religious Instruction, 25. Sunday scholars, 30. Total number of young persons instructed, 70. Celebration of Divine Service: Sundays, twice every Sunday; since Easter, 45 times; Holy Days, Ascension Day, St. Peter's, St. Bartholomew, 3 times; other days, every Thursday, 13 times, Wednesday, 1-total since Easter, 62.

Contributions.-Episcopal Fund, $8 75; Diocesan Fund, $12; Missionary Committee of the Diocese, $13 72; Theological Education Fund-Society for Promoting Religion and Learning, $5 60; Society for Increase of Ministry, $8 50-$14 10; Fund for Aged and Infirm Clergymen, $10 00; New York Bible and Common Prayer Book Society, $5 55; General Theological Seminary, $5 25; the Poor, $16 13; Parish Purposes, $9,710 22-total, $9,795 72.

The foregoing statistics comprise a period of five months. The amount of money reported as raised for Parish Purposes includes the amounts subscribed in the Parish for the building of the Church, the salary of the Rector, and about $1,500 contributed towards a parsonage and a glebe-also incidental expenses and other matters. The Parish was organized on the Both of January last. The present Rector entered upon his duties on Easter. The Church which is in process of construction will, with God's blessing, be finished in December.

St. Peter's Church, Hobart; the Rev. S. P. SIMPSON, Rector.

Number of families, 68. Number of individuals, about 200. Baptisms: adults, 8; infants, 13-total, 21. Confirmed, 8. Marriages, 2. Burials, 7. Communicants: admitted, 8; removed from the Parish, 2; Died, 1-present number, 106. The Holy Communion : celebrated the first Sunday of the month, and'every day when a Preface is provided. Also on Maundy Thursday evening. Catechists and Sunday-School teachers, 9. Catechumens: number of children taught the Catechism openly in the Church, 60. Celebration of Divine Bervice: Sundays, twice every Lord's Day; Holy Days, every day for which a Collect, Epistle, and Gospel are provided; other days, Wednesday evening lectures during the winter.

Contributions.-Episcopal Fund, $5 97; Diocesan Fund, $10; Missionary Committee of the Diocese, $16 54; Theological Education Fund, $8; Fund for Aged and Infirm Clergymen, $8 12; Church Mission to the Jews, $4 80; General Theological Seminary, $9; Board of Missions P. E. Church, U. 8.: Domestic Committee, $4 89; Foreign Committee, $5; Church Purposes in general, $34 62—total, $106 94.

In connection with my usual duties at St. Peter's, Hobart, I have officiated on the first and third Sunday evenings of the month, at Grace Church, Prattsville, where the Services were well attended. I commenced the work on the Tenth Sunday after Trinity.

A memorial font has been presented to this Church, by the late Roderick Perry, formerly of Hobart. It is of oak, handsomely designed and executed by Lamb, and makes a great improvement in the Church, besides being a standing remembrance of one of the best friends of the Parish. The members of St. Peter's highly prize it, as a token that their former adherents still bear love towards the "little Church on the hill."

Christ Church, Walton; the Rev. GURDON HUNTINGTON, Rector and Mis

sionary. Number of families, 50. Number of individuals, 210. Baptisms: infants, 8. Communicants, 63 (including those at Hancock and Deposit, say 68). Burials, 8. Marriages, 2. The Holy Communion : celebrated every month. Catechists and Sunday-School teachers, 7. Number of schools, 3, including parochial scholars, 60 or more. Celebration of Divine Service, twice on Sundays, &c.

Contributions.- Diocesan Fund, $5 87; Missionary Committee of the Diocese, $5; Domestic and Foreign Missions (Sunday-School collection), $7; Aged and Infirm Clergy, $8 50; General Church objects, $27 18; U. S. Christian Commission, $5; for Distribution of the Scriptures in Delaware County, $5; Parish Purposes, say, $40; proceeds of the Festival, $122—total, $220 54.

A considerable amount, about fifty or seventy-five dollars, in addition to the figures named above, has been raised in the Sunday-School, and by the Ladies' Society. Very good congregations have attended during the summer. The corner-stone of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Greenport, was laid by me, in the absence of the Bishop, since my last Report. Quite a congregation were present.

DUCHESS COUNTY.

St. Thomas's Church, Amenia; the Rev. ERASTUS WEBSTER, Rector and Mis.

sionary. Number of families, 24. Number of individuals, 175. Baptisms: adults, 7; infants, 4total, 11. Burials, 3. Communicants: admitted, 2; Diod, 1-present number, 40. The Holy Communion: celebrated first Sunday in every month, and on all high Festivals. Catechists and Sunday-School teachers, 8. Catechumens, 50. Number of children taught the Catechism openly in the Church, 50; number of times, 5. Total number of young perBons instructed, 50. Celebration of Divine Service: Sundays, morning and eveningtotal, 50.

Contributions.--Diocesan Fund, $4; New York Bible and Common Prayer Book Society, $4; Parish Purposes-Sunday Schools, $8-total, $16.

This Report covers a period of not quite six months, the present Rector having taken charge of the Parish on Easter Sunday last. Since then the congregation has steadily increased, and is now nearly equal to our accommodations. The state of the Parish is quite encouraging.

Chapel of St. Stephen's College, Annandale; the Rev. R. B. FAIRBAIRN, D. D., the Rev. ANDREW OLIVER, and the Rev. GEORGE B. Hopsox, Ministers in charge.

Number of families, about 45. Number of individuals, 250. Baptisms: children, 13. Communicants: admitted, 7; Died, 24-present number, about 90. Holy Communion celebrated the first Sunday of the month, and on the high Festivals. There are in attendance at the Sunday School 90 children, and at the daily Parish School, Co. The children are taught the Catechism openly in the Church on Thursday morning, after Prayers, by the Warden of the College. Divine Service is celebrated twice each day during termtime. In the long vacation, twice each Sunday only. Sermons at each service on Sunday, and Thursday evenings during Lent.

Contributions.-For Parochial School, about $600; for Parish Purposes, about $600; College Burying-Ground, $160; Aged and Infirm Clergy, $32 65; College Library, $18 42; Parish Library, 848 07; Dr. Breck's Mission, $50 74; Bishop's Salary, $3; Iowa Home for Orphans, $70.

The parish work, in connection with the College Chapel, continues to be in a prosperous condition. The students of the College, under the direction of the Warden, render very efficient aid. Nearly all the neighborhood attend the Chapel as their Parish Church.

Trinity Church, Fishkill; the Rev. John R. LIVINGSTON, Rector.

Confirmed, 1. Communicants: admitted, 1-present number, 28. The Holy Communion: celebrated on the first Sunday in the month, and on the chief Festivals. Celebration of Divine Service : Sundays, every Sunday morning, also, first Sunday in the month in the afternoon; Holy Days, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, Ascension Day; other days, Wednesday evening lecture during Lent, and Friday afternoon lecture during August.

Contributions.-Episcopal Fund (salary of Bishop), $5; Fund for Aged and Infirm Cler. gymen, $5; New York City Mission to the Jews, $1 75; Duchess County Missionary Convocation, $8 50; New York Bible and Common Prayer Book Society, $20 22; Protestant Episcopal Tract Society, $5; Nashotah, $8; Soldiers, $3; the partial gift of a surplice, $450; Parochial Schools, $8; the Poor--Sexton, $24; Parish Purposes, Communion Alms, $8; for repairing or replacing the Altar-books, and books for the desk, about $50; collection at Centennial Services, September 8, $172-total, $289 97.

Since Easter, in addition to the usual Morning Service every Sunday, an Afternoon Service has been held once a month in this venerable Church, and the attendance has been encouraging. And we trust the interest and spirit called into being by our late reunion on September 8, when the sons and daughters of old Trinity came from far to wish her well, and bring their offerings of filial devotion to her interests, will not in any way subside, and that soon abundant proofs of Christian vitality, through the Divine blessing, may be seen even in her old age, in the zeal of her children in many good works.

St. Anna's Church, Fishkill Landing; the Rev. HENRY E. DUNCAN, Rector.

Number of families, 95. Baptisms: adults, 10:s infants, 25—-total, 35. Confirmed, 24. Marriages, 6. Burials, 14. Communicants: admitted, 31; removed into the Parish, 19; removed from the Parish, 20; Died, 3-present number, 160. The Holy Communion; celebrated monthly, and on chief Festivals. Catechists and Sunday School teachers, 18. Catechumens: number of children taught the Catechism openly in the Church, 60; number of times, monthly. Sunday scholars, 130. Total number of young persons instructed, 180. Daily Parish Schools: 1 (free): scholars: males, 26; females, 87. Celebration of Divine Service: Sundays, twice each Sunday; Holy Days, as a rule, all Saints' Days; other days, Wednesdays and Fridays in Lent, daily in Passion Week, Easter Eve, Christmas Eve, Friday in summer, &c., &c.

Contributions.-Episcopal Fund, $8 43; Diocesan Fund, $12 54; Missionary Committee of the Diocese, $29 67; Theological Education Fund, $23; General Theological Seminary, $50; Aged and Infirm Clergymen, $23; Sanitary and Christian Commission, $58 40; County Missions, $80; Church in Platteville, Wisconsin, $44 21; Church at Low Point, from Bunday-School, 352 90 ; Society for Increase of Ministry, $74 07; Board of Missions P. E. Church, U. S.: Domestic Committee, $100; Foreign Committee, $44; Sunday School,

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