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  • They therefore elect elders, who expound the Scriptures, baptize and hear confessions.
  • The English Church derives its orders through Matthew Parker, archbishop of Canterbury, who was consecrated in 1559 by William Barlow, bishop-elect of Chichester.
  • Only communicants exercise the rights of membership. They elect the minister and other office-bearers.
  • If politicians are demonstrably good at one thing, it is getting elected, and people who are starving don't normally re-elect their representatives.
  • But, in contrast with Congregationalism, when they elect and "call" a minister their action has to be sustained by the presbytery, which judges of his fitness for that particular sphere, of the measure of the congregation's unanimity, and of the adequacy of financial support.
 

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