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The Historical Development of the PCA Book of Church Order

Chapter 62 : Days of Fasting and Thanksgiving

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62-2. Fasting and thanksgiving may be observed by individual Christians; by families; by particular congregations; by a number of congregations contiguous to each other; by the congregations under the care of a Presbytery; or by all the congregations of our Church.

[DIGEST: The current text remains unchanged from PCA 1973, and dates to the 1929 PCUS revision of its Directory for Worship.]

ANTECEDENT TEXTS:
1. PCA 1973, Adopted text, DfW 16-2 [M1GA, Appendix, p. 161]
2. Continuing Presbyterian Church 1973, Proposed text,
3. PCUS 1933, XVI, §374.
Fasting and thanksgiving may be observed by individual Christians; by families; by particular congregations; by a number of congregations contiguous to each other; by the congregations under the care of a Presbytery, or of a Synod; or by all the congregations of our Church.

PCUS 1925, XV-3 [§ 368]
PCUS 1894, XV-3
Fasts and thanksgivings may be observed by individual Christians; or families, in private; by particular congregations; by a number of congregations contiguous to each other; by the congregations under the care of a presbytery, or of a synod; or by all the congregations of our church.



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