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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 Wellington, preached on the occaIxxxix, 15, 16, and Mr. Steadman followed from Gal. iii. 19, and concluded the de- sion, in the morning, from Eph. ii. 2. lightful services of the day with prayer,

Mess. Horsey, 0. Smith, and Viney, 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. Fawcett

ORDINATIONS. laboured 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 pastor, Mr. Mark

Sept. 20, 1815, in the afternoon, Mr. Holdroyd was settled among 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 contribu. butions 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 120 h

Mr. Toms, of Chard, concluded. In the The place will seat nearly 300. · An honourable testimony, to their frugality, and the church from Ezek.-xxxvi. 34, 37;

evening, Mr. Kilpin, of Exeter, addressed diligence, was uniformly borne by the

Mr. Humphrey prayed before the serministers present, with a devout wish that

mon, and Dr. Ryland concluded. 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 tó assistance.

£26. 13s. 3d.

Dr. Ryland preached at the Old Room,

on the preceding evenings. from Acts, SOUTHSEA COMMON.

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 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 prospect 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 mission 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 per13, when Mr. Saunders, of Frome, sons have been received by baptism, and preached from Rom. v. 10; and Mr. The chapel is vested in the hands of

two by dismission from other churches. 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 neat, 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

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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 T'im. 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 1. 13. and concluded in prayer. ruined himself, and the cause at

Glastonbury be ruined also, if he KETTERING.

cannot have some speedy assistance." .

Those that are able and willing

to shew their compassion, are reOn the 8th of November, 1815, the quested to transmit their contribuRev. John Hall, was set apart to the pas- tion to the Rev. Dr. Ryland, of toral 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. Jarman, of Nottingham, addressed the congregation; and Mr. Mack, of Clipstone, PERSECUTIONS IN FRANCE. concluded. 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, a tion 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 upou 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.

IN D E X.

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124 Essays.

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Academical Institution.
Stepney

44, 86, 306
Anecdotes of
Abraham Booth

239
Archbishop Usher 200
Colonel Gardimer

372
Cowper, the Poet

508
Faithful Coachman 422
John Bunyan

153
Vavasor Powell

111
Waldensian Christians 330
Auxiliary Societies.
Bampton

86
Bourton-on-the-Water 439
Glasgow

521
Hammersmith

42
Swansea

131
Welsh Missionary Meeting 522
York and Lancashire 521

Yorkshire Itinerant Society 523
Baptists Associations held at
Beckington

484
Birmingham

395
Bramley

350
Broughton

525
Chatham

264, 351
Cork

- 438, 525
Cotton-end

264
Denbigh

131
Dolgelly

131
Downton

484
Earls Coln

220
Fairford

263
Frome

176
Great Missenden - 525
Hamsterly

220
Luton

220
Oswestry

220
Pentecelyn

438
Pool, Yorkshire

390
Salisbury

351
Shrewsbury

393
Soham

263
Stoke Ash

220

O

An Evening's Walk in Spring 189
Answer to Queries

193
Authenticity of the Scrip-
tures

105
Christ the Advocate 59
Duty of a Church desti-
tute of a Pastor

455
Duty of Christians to visit
the Sick

353
Extract of a Sermion by
Mr. Toller

275
Field of Battle at Waterloo 356,

462
Friendship

63
Hints to Church Members 146
Immutability of Christ - 239
Improvement of Time - 96
Infidelity and Socinianism 283
Jehovah Jireh

137
Meaning of the Words
οίκος and oίκια

500
On Church Membership 321
Ou Conscience

195
On Gratitude

196
On Prayer Meetings 190
OnSearching theScriptures 461
On Spiritual Conversation 448
On the Apostles' Creed 94
Ordination necessary to

the . Administration of

the Lord's Supper ..454
Ordination Sermon 177, 231,

277

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444, 488 Mr. Webb

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Preparation for Death. 17

Sir Gore Ousely

38
Prophecies referring to the Sweden
Millenium

14, 53

The King of Persia 37
Registration of Births 145
Religious Imposture

Literary and Theological
Religion is Love -

Notices
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
Sermon by Rev. Mr. Birt 366 Mr. Evans

89
Sermon 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

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

150, 236

the Bible Society 378

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
172, 207 land

240
Dr. Millar

350 Indian Manners
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
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

Scare ty of Bibles in Ireland 247
Mr. Rowe 169, 295, 519

109

Slavery in America
Mr. Ward

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

197

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Washington's Clemency

112 Obituaries.
Widow burnt alive 287, 331 Adam's, Mrs. M.
Worship of Serpents 332 Ainsworth, Sarah

Bedford, Sarah
Missionary Retrospect.

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
Church Missionary Society 81,

Fuller, Andrew

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
Paris Bible Society

Rees, Rev. John
37

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

Rippin, John
124

Rowe, Elizabeth
Slave Trade

124

Rusher, Mary
Toleration in France

Saunders, Mrs.
Visit to Scilly Islands 41
West London Association 350

Stockill, w.

Thompson, Rev. J. G.
New Meetings at

Vice, Mrs.
Deal

203

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

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

27
425
293
157
381
294
335
25
72
73
161
381
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87
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484
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