Journal of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Indiana, Issues 57-61

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Page 125 - When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the House, he shall rise from his seat, and respectfully address himself to "Mr. Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality, 21.
Page 56 - Constitutions." Second. — It was by concurrent action of the two Houses of the Convention (vide Journal pages 142, 143, 144, 325, 326, 327.) Resoh'td. That the following1 amendment be made to the Constitution, and that the proposed amendment be made known to the several Dioceses in order that it may be finally agreed to and ratified in the next General Convention, in accordance with the provisions of Article 9 of the Constitution: Insert in place of Articles 1, 2, and 3 of the Constitution the...
Page 126 - All questions of order shall be decided by the Chair without debate; but any member may appeal from such decision, and on such appeal any member may speak, but not more than once without express leave of the Association.
Page 153 - House, he shall, with due respect, address himself to the President, confining himself strictly to the point in debate. 5. No member shall speak more than twice in the same debate, without leave of the House.
Page 40 - He that soweth little shall reap little ; and he that soweth plenteously shall reap plenteously. Let every man do according as he is disposed in his heart, not grudgingly, or of necessity ; for God loveth a cheerful giver.
Page 59 - Diocese divided may elect the one to which he will be attached, and shall thereupon become the Diocesan thereof. And the Assistant Bishop, if there be one, may elect the one to which he will be attached; and if it be not the one elected by the Bishop, he shall be the Diocesan thereof.
Page 59 - Presbyters who have been for at least one year canonically resident within the bounds of such new Diocese, regularly settled in a Parish or Congregation, and qualified to vote for a Bishop. Nor shall such new Diocese be formed if thereby any existing Diocese shall be so reduced as to contain less than twelve Parishes, or less than twelve Presbyters who have been residing therein and settled and qualified as above mentioned: prm'ided, that no city shall form more than one Diocese.
Page 65 - President, or by some other person, or persons, specially appointed, communicate the desire to the Standing Committees of the churches in the different States, together...
Page 57 - But neither House shall, without the consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days, nor to any place other than that in which it may be sitting.
Page 56 - Bishops in foreign lands, shall be necessary to constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. SEC. 3. The Senior Bishop of this Church in the order of consecration, having jurisdiction within the United States, shall be the Presiding Officer of the House of Bishops.

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