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I'Yaptifiñ

or

the taclharifl'

.urtd`to be

a

member

of

the Church

as

l'uch,

against

his will.

For

none but defirousconfentersare

capable

of

the

gifts;

fo

that the

-fame

Min

i1er

may be

the

coin_

mon Teacher

of

all

the

Parish

,

and

yet the Church

-

Pastor

only

of

fit confetìters.

And when

Sacraments

are free and

no

Minifier

court-rained

to deliver

them againft

his

Confcî-

eace,

nor

any unwilling

man

to

receive

them,

:

who

is

by

this

(nfloved

?

6.

And

if

a

Church-

Paltor do

di'pleafe the Church,

and<

the

main

body

of

them

withdrawtheir

eonfent, we

would'

not

have any

man

continue their.

Pallor

while they content

trot,

but

difelaim him.

Though

in cafe

of

need

the

Rulers

may continue

him in

his Benefice

as

the publick Preacher

,,.

if

the people

be

grolly and obftinately culpable

in refuting

him.

7.

And we

would have

that-

Parifb

Paftor

to

have

no

_

pow-

er

to

hinder any

other

Minifter from giving anyone

the

Sa-

crament

whom he

denyeth

it

to,

or

that

refufeth

it from

him

:

Though

he

that for

a

common cau

fe

is cafe

out

of

our

Church,

should

not

be

received by

others,.

till

he

repentetir,_yçt that

holds

not

in

all

private

causes,

between

the

particular Paftor

and

hint;

nor

in

cafe

of

unjust excommunication. And

other

/Unifiers

mull judge

óf

their own

afions,

whom

to receive;

and

an

injuring Minifter

may

not

hinder any

other; nor

the

injured

perfon.f°om communicating

elsewhere.

8.

And we would

have Parifh Churches beas large

as per-

fï>nal

communion Both

require or

allow,.and

every Church

to

have divers

i

inifters; and ifone

be

chief

or

Bishop,

and

the

raft

afliftants,

and

if

three or four

(mall

Parifhes make

one

fùch

communicating Church,

,we

refift

not.

9.

And we

de

,fire

frequent

meeting

ar

Synods

of

neighbour

Pastors

;

and

that there every

fingle

Pastor

be

ready

to

give

an account

of

his

Miniftry, and

to

answer

any thing that

(hall

be alledged againft

him

:

And

that the

vote

of

the Synod ob-

ligeth all.againft unneceflary

fingularity,

>

a.

We

refute

not

that one

in

every

Inch

Synod

be

the mo-

derator;

and

if

as

of

old every City

(won,;)

or

Corporati-

on

had

a Bifhop

fo.

if

but every

Corporation or

market

Town,

or.every circuit that bath

a$

many

Communicants

as

ca: