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Mass,

sacrifice of, unscriptural, 22
Matrimony,

form for solemnizing, 485.
Means of grace,

chapter on, 54–61.
to be observed, 34.
are either instituted or prudential, 118.
instituted, 119.
prudential, 120.
other important, 121.

neglect of, 220.
Members,

reception of, 46, 47.
from other orthodox Churches, 47.
names of those received and excluded,

when to be announced, 47, 175 § 13.
to be received, tried, etc., by the Preach.

er, 175 $ 4.
numbers of, to be taken, 176 SS 1, 2.
not to remove without certificate, 176 8 5.
trial of, 217–232.
when new trial may be ordered, 229, 230.

form of receiving, 483.
Methodism,

rise of, 1, 28, 29.
Methodist Church,

reception of Ministers from any branch

of the, 152 & 1.
Methodist Episcopal Church,

origin of, 1, 2.
Ministers,

marriage of, 23, 43, 104.

not to be ill spoken of, 32.
Ministry,

examination for the, 99 88 1-3; 100.

Missionaries

not subject to rule of limitation, 157 | 3
when they may be ordained, 173.
absent, may be received into full connec-

tion, 151.
Missionary Committer

to be appointed by each Annual Confer-

ence, 262, 263.
to be appointed by each Quarterly Con-

ference, 98, 264.
Missionary Secretaries

may be appointed for more than three

years, 157 3.

Conference relations of the, 273.
Missionary sermon

to be preached at Conference, 271.
Missionary societies

to be organized in Annual Conferences,

256.

to be organized in Sunday-schools, 258.
Missionary work,

candidates for, 148.
Missions,

collections for, 77, 175 88 12, 19; 255–276.
general plan for support of, 255-275.

domestic, 79, 80, 257.
New trial

may be granted, 229-232.
Non-payment of debts,

procedure in case of, 223–296.
Oaths,

article on, 27.
Oblation of Christ,

article on, 22.

Old Testament,

article on, 8.

canonical books of, 7.
Ordination

of Elders, 166, 488.
of Deacons, 171, 489.
of Local Elders, 186, 488.

of Local Preachers, 186, 188, 489.
Origin

of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1, 2
Original Sin,

article on, 9.
Orphans of Preachers,

support of, 352.
Parsonages,

building and furnishing of, 362.
renting of, 363.
providing, 364.
duty of Presiding Elder concerning, 365.

committees on, to be appointed, 98.
Pastoral visiting

enjoined, 135–141.
Periodicals,

preachers to keep account of subscribers

to, 176 $ 2.
Permanent Fund,

by whom to be held, 340.
duty of preachers respecting the, 341.

interest arising from, how expended, 342.
Pittsburgh,

depository of books at, 329.
Prayer,

duty of family and private, 34, 119 8 1.

Prayer-meetings,

to be appointed by the preacher, 176 S 8.
Preach,

examination of those who think them.

selves called to, 99, 100.
Preacher

appointed to a mission, 157 $ 3; 169, 173.
Preacher in Charge,

duties of, 175-178.
duties of, to children, 175 g 9; 248–254.

duties of, to missions, 266-270.
Preachers

to be admitted on trial, 77, 89 Š 4; 96

$ 2; 144, 145.
admitted to full connection, 149–151,
reception of, from other denominations,

152-154.
appointments of vxed by the Bishops,

157 & 3.
not to remain more than three years in

one pastoral charge, 157 $ 3.
consequence of absenting themselves from

their Circuits, 164.
rules of conduct of, 101–113.
duty to 'God, themselves, and one another,

115-117.
duties of, 42, 47, 50, 51, 53, 73, 82, 101-

114, 115–143, 166, 167, 175–178, 250-

254, 258, 266,270, 323. iar
employment of time, 125-127.
deportment at Conference, 128, 129.
support of, 349.
deficiencies in support of, 359-361.
when claim for support ceases, 351.
trial of, 203–216.

may be tried at Conference by a Commit.

tee, 204.

inefficient, 208.
refusing to take the work assigned, 209.
to whom responsible on charge of malad.

ministration, 210.

houses for, 362–365.
Preachers on Trial,

by whom to be received, 144.
must first be recommended, 145.
must have written license in certain casos,

146.
continuance of, equivalent to renewal of

license, 146.
may, in certain cases, he ordained after

traveling one year, 187.
Preaching,

best method of, 130, 1331.
when to continue or desist in any place

132, 134.
Presiding Elders,

by whom chosen, stationed, changed, 161
term of service of, 162.
duties of, 163–165.
support of, 348.
duties to missionary cause, 264, 265.

duties to the Book Concorn, 323.
Probationers

to be numbered separately, 77, 176 § 16
Public Worship,

directions for, 64.
Publishing Committee

at San Francisco, 324.
at Pittsburgh, 325, 326.
at Portland, 325, 327.
duties of, 328.

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