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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.
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.
readers to the cover. 1073
IN D E X.
524 Stepney - 44, 86, 306 Whitchurch
351 Anecdotes of Abraham Booth
239 Churches formed at Archbishop Usher
392 Colonel Gardiner
391 Cowper, the Poet
130 Faithful Coachman
43 John Bunyan
392 Vavasor Powell
An Evening's Walk in Spring 189 Bourton-on-the-Water
Answer to Queries
Authenticity of the Scrip-
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
353 Baptists Associations held at Extract of a Sermion by Beckington 484 Mr. Toller
Field of Battle at Waterloo 356, Bramley 350
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
484 Meaning of the Words Earls Coln 220 οίκος and oίκια
263 On Church Membership 321 Frome 176 On Conscience
195 Great Missenden 525 On Gratitude
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
351 the . Administration of Shrewsbury
393 the Lord's Supper - 454 Soham
263 Ordination Sermon 177, 231, Stoke Ash 220
Preparation for Death 17 Sir Gore Ousely
The King of Persia
Literary and Theological
78, 122, 208, 345,
388, 389, 432, 476, 477
43, 150 Mr. E. W. Harland 368
Account of Mungo Park 375
Address of Baptist Irish
Address of the Delegates
Bishop of St. David's on
the Bible Society -
Bunyan’s Popularity 198
Copy of an old printed
Edinburgh Bible Society 378
38, 302, 349 Exordium to a Sermon 66
212 First Settlers of New Eng.
212 Keeping the Sabbath 198
352 Loss of the Alexander 198
38, 82, 125 Noted Passage-Council of
389 On the Salary of Ministers 507
80, 167 Origin of Moravian Mis-
347 Persecutors admonished 69
287 Population of the Earth 376
11, 207 Speech of Dr. Gregory 333
Mr. W. Carey
Washington's Clemency 112 | Obituaries.
Worship of Serpents 332 Ainsworth, Sarah
Buchanan, Dr. C.
Hirst, Rev. John
Hooton, Mrs. E.
Howlett, Rev. T.
Rees, Rev. John
Thompson, Rev. J. G. -
131 Allen, Thomas
219 Gladwish, Thomas
220 Hall, John
220 Horlick Ezra
483 Lane, Joseph
87 Normanton, James
392 Rogers, Samuel
526 Thomas, D.