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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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Paragraph 4 :

62-4. Public notice should be given a sufficient time before the appointed day of fasting or thanksgiving, that persons may so order their affairs as to allow them to attend properly to the duties of the day.

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

ANTECEDENT TEXTS:
1. PCA 1973, Adopted text, DfW 16-4 [M1GA, Appendix, p. 161]
2. Continuing Presbyterian Church 1973, Proposed text,
and
3. PCUS 1933, §376.

Public notice should be given a sufficient time before the appointed day of fasting or thanksgiving, that persons may so order their affairs as to allow them to attend properly to the duties of the day.

PCUS 1925, XV-5 [§370]
and

PCUS 1894, XV-5

Public notice is to be given a convenient time before the day of fasting or thanksgiving comes, that persons may so order their temporal affairs that they may properly attend to the duties thereof.



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