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by reading the scriptures and prayer. TAUNTON, SOMERSET. Our venerable father Fawcett, of Hebden Bridge, preached from Matt. xxviii. 20. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, a plain, Mr. Saffery, of Salisbury, followed from neat, and commodious chapel, was Micah, iv. 1 - 5, and concluded with opened in this town, for the accomprayer. In the afternoon, Mr. Milnes, of modation of the newly-formed BapSteeplane, began divine worship with tist church there. Mr. Cherry, of prayer. Mr. Mann preached from Psalm Ixxxix. 15, 16, and Mr. Steadman followed Wellington, preached on the occafrom Gal. iii. 19, and concluded the de- sion, in the morning, from Eph. ii. 2.

Mess. Horsey, 0. Smith, and Viney, lightful services of the day with prayer.

The church at Wainsgate was formed, in engaged in prayer.
1750, under the pastoral labours of the
highly venerable and pious Mr. Richard
Smith. After his decease, Dr. Fawcets

ORDINATIONS.
Jaboured here till 1777, when he, with a
large body of the people, removed to
Hebden Bridge. Of late, the interest he

TAUNTON.
left has languished, and been very low.
In 1810, their worthy paslor, Mr. Mark

Sept. 20, 1815, in the afternoon, Mr. Holdroyd was settled anjong them. Under Richard Horsey was set apart to the pas. his labours, they have gone on well. The toral office. Mr. Tyso commenced the old chapel, however, had so fallen into service with reading and prayer; Mr. decay, that its rebuilding became an object Nicholson, of Kingsbridge, described the of absolute necessity. It ought to be

nature of a gospel church, asked the usual mentioned, to the honour of the very questions, and received the confession of poor people, there, and as a pattern to faith ; Mr. Cherry offered the ordination other churches, that by small contribubutions and persevering efforts from time position of hands; Dr. Ryland gave an

prayer, which was accompanied with imto time, they have raised' at home 2241. affectionate charge, from Heb. xiii

. 17; and have brought the debt to about 1206

Mr. Toms, of Chard, concluded. In the The place will seat nearly 300. An evening, Mr. Kilpin, of Exeter, addressed honourable testimony, to their frugality and the church from Ezek.-xxxvi. 34, 37"} diligence, was uniformly borne by the Mr. Humphrey prayed before the ser ministers present, with a devout wish that

mon, and Dr. Ryland concluded i all, so circumstanced, would.“ go and do

The services of the day were highly in likewise." It is apprehended that the teresting, and well attended. Christian friends in the neighbourhood

Collections were made at the close of around will readily afford them all due

each service, which amounted to assistance.

£26. 138. 3d.

Dr. Ryland preached at the Old Room, SOUTHSEA COMMON.

on the preceding evening. from Acts, xiv. 22. Mr. Shoveller began in prayer and Mr. Price, of Yeovil, concluded..

Thus we have a new standard of the We recorded, in a former volume of our work, that a meeting-house gospel erected in this large and populous had been erected on Southsea Com- attending the labours of Mr. Horsey, who

town; chiefly through a divine blessing mon, near Portsmouth. We are

has been for many years a deacon of the happy to be informed, that, through church at Wellington ; and the prospecto a divine blessing attending the la- of future usefulness are very encouraging bours of Messrs. Headden and Clay, The church was formed in October, 1814, the ministers of the church, that it of ten persons, who received their dis has been found necessary to rebuild niission from the church at Wellington, it on a much larger scale. It was whose pastor (the Rev. Mr. Cherry) asopened on Wednesday, September

sisted therein; since which, seven per 13, when Mr. Saunders, of Frome, two by dismission from other churches,

sons have been received by baptism, and preached from Rom. v. 10; and Mr. The chapel -is , vested in the hands of Giles, of Lymington, from Exodus, trustees ; its dimensions are 50 by. 36 feet Xxxii. 15. Prayer by Messrs. Miall, in the clear: it unites economy with neats. Owers, Kingsford, Young, and ness, and meets with general approbation, Tilly. A collection was made to

The expense of it is one thousand wards the expense of the building, pounds; two hundred of which they have which amounted to £55.

raised amongst themselves, and for the cannot have some speedy assistance."

remaining sam they are under the neces

URGENT CASE. sity of applying to the henevolence of the friends of religion : to do which, they are the more encouraged by the pleasing

We mentioned the case of the Bapprospect which continues to present itself tist meeting-house at Street, near for the promotion of the cause of Christ. Glastonbury, in our number for Sept.

The pastor, Mr Burnett, maintains

himself, and walks eleven miles to CLOUGHFOLD, LANCASHIRE. preach, three times a-day. He must

be ruined, if he leave his business to On Wednesday, May the 10th, collect the money, and the builders 1815, Mr. Robert Heyworth (from now threaten to arrest him for the the church at Goodshaw,) was or- debt. The place was built remarkdained pastor of the Baptist church ably cheap, but the people are very at Cloughfold, Lancashire. Mr.

poor. Much good has been done, Maden, of Haslingden, introduced and the prospect is very promising. the service by reading and prayer; The distress of the congregation is Mr. Pilling, of Goodshaw, stated very great, and can only be rethe nature of a gospel church, re- lieved by the liberal assistance of ceived the confession of faith, prayed, the friends of the cause of the and

gave the charge from 2 Tim. iv. Lord Jesus.

Mr. Edwards, of Accrington, Dr. Ryland says, in a letter to preached to the people from 1 Thess. the editor, “ Mr. Burnett will be v. 13. and concluded in prayer. ruined himself, and the cause at

Glastonbury be ruined also, if he KETTERING,

Those that are able and willing

to shew their compassion, are reOn the 8th of November, 1815, the Rev, John Hall, was set apart to the pas- tion to the Rev. Dr. Ryland, of

quested to transmit their contributoral office, over the Baptist Church at Kettering, Northamptonshire. Mr. Blun- Bristol, the Rev Mr. Porter, of dell of Northampton, began with prayer.

Bath, or to the Editors of the Mr. Hatton gave an account of a Christian Magazine, at Messrs. Button, Church, and asked the questions. Mr. booksellers, Paternoster-row. Toller offered the ordination prayer. Mr. Robert Hall, gave the charge. Mr. Jar. man, of Nottingham, addressed the congregation; and Mr. Mack, of Clipstone, PERSECUTIONS IN FRANCE. cuncluded. In the evening, Mr. John Edmonds prayed, Mr Hillyard of Bedford preached ; and Mr. Thomas Thomas, of A meeting of the General Body of Peckham, concluded.

Protestant Dissenting Ministers of the three Denominations, met at Dr.

Williams's Library, on Tuesday the BAPTIST IRISH SOCIETY. 21st of November, to consider the

propriety of applying to his majesty's MR. Samuel Rogers, a student at government, upon the subject of the Stepney Academy, being engaged cruel persecutions of the Protestants by the Baptist Irish Society, to visit in the South of France. A deputaPortarlington for six months, ation has been appointed, to wait on prayer-meeting was held, on his ac- one of his majesty's secretaries of count, on Tuesday evening, Oct. 31, state, on this affecting and heartat Prescott-street mecting house, rending subject. Goodman's-fields. On this occasion, A meeting was also held, on the Mess. Thomas Thomas, Timothy same subject, on the same day, by Thomas, and Griffin, engaged in the Protestant Society for the Protecprayer. Mr. Newman gave Mr. Ro- tion of Religious Liberty. The spigers an affectionate charge, founded rited resolutions of this meeting, were upon Psalm lxxi. 16; and the secre- sent too late to be introduced into tary, Mr. Ivimey, read a letter of the body of this Work; we must, instructions, addressed to Mr. Ro- therefore, reluctantly, refer our gers, by the committee.

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124 Essays.

86 439

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Academical Institution.

Welsh Western

524 Stepney - 44, 86, 306 Whitchurch

394 Worstead

351 Anecdotes of Abraham Booth

239 Churches formed at Archbishop Usher

200
Bromsgrove

392 Colonel Gardiner

372
Garstang

391 Cowper, the Poet

508
Guernsey

130 Faithful Coachman

422
Taunton

43 John Bunyan

153
Wells

392 Vavasor Powell

111
Whitchurch

394
Waldensian Christians 330
Auxiliary Societies.
Bampton

An Evening's Walk in Spring 189 Bourton-on-the-Water

Answer to Queries

193 Glasgow

521

Authenticity of the Scrip-
Hammersmith

42
tures

105 Swansea

131

Christ the Advocate 59 Welsh Missionary Meeting 522

Duty of a Church destiYork and Lancashire 521

tute of a Pastor

455 Yorkshire Itinerant Society 523

Duty of Christians to visit
the Sick

353 Baptists Associations held at Extract of a Sermion by Beckington 484 Mr. Toller

275 Birmingham

395

Field of Battle at Waterloo 356, Bramley 350

462 Broughton

525
Friendship

63 Chatham

264, 351 Hints to Church Members 146 Cork

- 438, 525 Immutability of Christ - 239 Cotton-end

264 Improvement of Time - 96 Denbigh

131 Infidelity and Socinianism 283 Dolgelly 131 Jehovah Jireh

137 Downton

484 Meaning of the Words Earls Coln 220 οίκος and oίκια

500 Fairford

263 On Church Membership 321 Frome 176 On Conscience

195 Great Missenden 525 On Gratitude

196 Hamsterly

220 On Prayer Meetings 190 Luton

220 OnSearching theScriptures 461 Oswestry

220 On Spiritual Conversation 448 Pentecelyn

438 On the Apostles' Creed 94 Pool, Yorkshire

390 Ordination

necessary Salisbury

351 the . Administration of Shrewsbury

393 the Lord's Supper - 454 Soham

263 Ordination Sermon 177, 231, Stoke Ash 220

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Preparation for Death 17 Sir Gore Ousely

36
Prophecies referring to the Sweden

214
Millenium

14, 53

The King of Persia
Registration of Births 145

Literary and Theological
Religious Imposture 55

Notices
Religion is Love -

64

78, 122, 208, 345,
Remarks on Isa. 1. 10 316

388, 389, 432, 476, 477
Remarks on Numb. xvi. 38 450 Memoirs of
Remarks on Rev. iii. 2. 504 Mr. Angas

485
Reply to Messrs. Bogue

Mr. Bachus

130
and Bennett

43, 150 Mr. E. W. Harland 368
Sermon by Rev. Mr. Birt 366 Mr. Evans

89
Sermou by Rev.Mr.Hinton 406 Mr. Fuller

265
Singular Interview
491 Mr. Holtby

309
Speech of Rev. R. Hall 361 Mr. Pearse

1
Spiritual Darkness
8 Mr. Porter

353
Spread of the Gospel in Mr. Vickers

397, 441
London
444, 488 Mr. Webb

221
The Atonement

183, 321
The Divinity of Christ 140

Misceilaneous.
The Evil of the World 101

Account of Mungo Park 375
The Price of a Victory 313

Address of Baptist Irish
Thoughts on 1 Cor. xi. 5. 237 Society

215
To a Friend in Spiritual

Address of the Delegates
Darkness

499
at Philadelphia

21
Women Speaking in the

Bishop of St. David's on
Church

the Bible Society -
150, 236

373

Bunyan’s Popularity 198
Intelligence from

Copy of an old printed
America 302, 349, 434, 435, Paper

153
520 Cruelty to Animals exposed 420
Letters from

Edinburgh Bible Society 378
A Gentleman in Ireland 219 Excommunication

128
America

38, 302, 349 Exordium to a Sermon 66
Bahama Islands

212 First Settlers of New Eng.
Dr. Carey

207
land

240
Dr. Millar

350
Indian Manners

197
Dr Rippon

212 Keeping the Sabbath 198
Falmouth

352 Loss of the Alexander 198
France

38, 82, 125 Noted Passage-Council of
India
304, 477 Trent

200
J. Pottinger
123 On Ordination

419
Norway

389 On the Salary of Ministers 507
Mr. Chamberlain

80, 167 Origin of Moravian Mis-
Mr. Chater
122, 211

199
Mr. Jabez Carey

347 Persecutors admonished 69
Mr. Johns

287 Population of the Earth 376
Mr. Lawson 123, 207, 347 Punishments in Burman 65
Mr. Paterson
213 Savings-Banks

421
Mr. Robinson 212, 301 Scarcity of Bibles in Ireland 247
Mr. Rowe 169, 295, 519 Slavery in America 109
Mr. Ward

11, 207 Speech of Dr. Gregory 333
79, 477 View of the Worship of God 245

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Mr. W. Carey

Washington's Clemency 112 | Obituaries.
Widow burnt alive 287, 331 Adams, Mrs. M.

Worship of Serpents 332 Ainsworth, Sarah
Missionary Retrospect.

Bedford, Sarah

Briggs, Sarah
Baptist General Meeting 130

Buchanan, Dr. C.
Baptist Irish Society 83, 173,

Butscher, Mrs.
215, 306, 437, 482, 521

Caldicott, Joseph
Baptist Mission 34, 79, 122,

Clark, Susanna
167, 207, 256, 304, 347,

Cook, John
389, 433, 481, 519
Bible Society

Davies, Nathaniel
34, 172, 259
Chinese Literature

Dweep, Chund.
516

Fuller, Andrew
Church Missionary Society 81,

Gibson, James
124, 171, 258, 348, 480

Golim, Alli
Dreadful Ravages of War 83

Hirst, Rev. John
Edinburgh Missionary So-

Hooton, Mrs. E.
ciety

82
London Missionary Society 82,

Howlett, Rev. T.

Jackson, Ruth
124, 172, 260
Loss of Mr. Felix Carey's

Mason, Benjamin

Mays, Mary
Family

207

Nicholson, Mrs.
Methodist Mission

169

Pryce, Thomas
Moravian

179

Rees, Rev. John
Paris Bible Society

37

Richardson, Jane
Persecution in France 478, 516
Russia Bible Society

Rippin, John
124

Rowe, Elizabeth
Slave Trade

124
Toleration in France

Rusher, Mary
83

Saunders, Mrs.
Visit to Scilly Islands 41

Stockill, w
West London Association 350

Thompson, Rev. J. G. -
New Meetings at

Vice, Mrs.
Deal

283

Wilcocks, Mary
Droitwich

393

Winteringham, John
Goswell-street

263 Ordinations.
Horsham

131 Allen, Thomas
Keighly

483

Dyer, John
Kinfare

219 Gladwish, Thomas
Landrenis

220 Hall, John
Landybie

131

Heyworth, Robert
Luton

176

Hoby, James
Macynlleth

220 Horlick Ezra
Margate

393

Horsey, Richard
Mildenhall

483

Knowles, William
Nottingham

483 Lane, Joseph
Poole

352

Lee Compeer
Rattlesden

483

Mack, John
Southam

87 Normanton, James
South Sea Common 527 Packer, John
Street

391

Payne, William
Swanbourne

392 Rogers, Samuel
Taunton, Somerset 527

Taylor, Samuel
Wainsgate

526 Thomas, D.

420
250
159
114
124
427
509
113
468
160
112
248
469
377
380
378
158

70
251
201

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425
293
157
381
294
335
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