pray Thee to give us an abundant increase of Fidelity,
Harmony and Love.
Keep we pray Thee our Order by Thy continued mercy
and trrace, and grant that trusting continually in Thee we
may have good success in our work, and especially grant
unto us that which the world cannot give or takeaway
from us. Look with Thy favor upon the bereaved rela¬
tives of the deceased; be Thou their protector and their
guide, and finally when life's battles are over, bring us to
Thv Heavenly Court, we ask it for Thy name sake. Amen.
Let us sing.
Hear what the voice from heaven declares
To those in Christ who die :
Released from all their earthly cares,
They'll reign with Him on high.
Then why lament departed friends,
Or shake at death's alarms ?
Death's but the servant Jesus sends
To call us to his arms.
Then joyfully, while life we have,
To Christ our life we'll sing,
Where is thy victory, O grave':'
And where, O death, thy stingV
The Worthy Orator, or Minister, will then dismiss the
c l.oregation. The Court will then form and return to
Court Room in same manner as given above, at which
place a committee is appointed to draft resolutions, which
committee shall report at the next meeting of the Court.