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last named 'Presbytery, it is believed have been their subjects; and in an that nearly two hundred persons have increase of the spirit of prayer, and of experienced the renewing influences of liberality, in the support of the gospel. the Spirit of God, and a large propor- From the General Association of tion of these are the children of pious Connecticut, we learn, that the churchparents, a number of whom are train

es in that state, are not only gathering ing up for the ministry of the gospel. the fruits of the late extensive revivals,

The same benign effects which have but, that the Lord is mercifully estendattended past revivals have attended ing his work of grace to many other these. Professing Christians have been congregations. A large proportion of awakened tn zeal and devotedness to the members of the mission school, at the cause of Christ. And though the

Cornwall, give good evidence of piety, operations of the Holy Spirit, on the

and the establishment answers the most minds of sinners, have been diversified, sanguine expectations of its founders and yet generally they have felt deep and friends. Arrangements are making for pungent convictions of sin, accompa

the extension of the Theological denied with a sense of their undone con- partment of Yale College, with hopeful dition as transgressors of the divine law, prospects of success. and a discovery that salvation can be

From the General Association of found only in Christ. Deep silence has

Massachusetts, we learn, that there is prevailed in the religious assemblies. much reason for thankfulness on ae.

This blessed work has been confined count of the manifestations of the di. to no particular age, or sex, or class of vine presence and blessing. There society. Blooming youth, and hoary

have been, in that part of our country, age-the child seven years old, and the great revivals of religion in the coun. sinner weighed down with the sins of

ty of Berkshire. More than 300 young threeseore years and ten-the infidel, men have been assisted in obtaining an the profane, and the mere moralist education, by the American Education have all been brought to a sense of Society, since its commencement. A their lost condition ; bave been made missionary spirit is much increased, and to bow to the sceptre of the Prince of in Plymouth and Norfolk counties, a Life ; have sought salvation from his Palestine Missionary Society, is estahands, as his free gift ; and, we trust,

blished, which supports a missionary to have found deliverance to their souls, the Holy Land. The Andover Instituthrough his peace-speaking blood. tion still flourishes, and contains 132

Among the means which God, in his students. sovereign good pleasure, has blessed, From the General Convention of to the producing of these blessed ef. Vermont, we learn, that the interfeets, special prayer, on the part of his ests of the Redeemer's kingdom are people deserves first to be mentioned. greatly on the increase in that state. In many congregations, particular days It is true, the want of faithful pastors is have been set apart for fasting and

felt. Of 171 churches, connected with prayer. Concerts for prayer have been the Convention, near half are vacant. held by private Christians, and they

Still the cause of religion is advancing. have frequently met in religious socie- Through the past year there have been ties at the rising of the sun.

great and powerful revivals, in 50 towns, Pastoral visitation from house to in each of which from 15 to 200 perhouse, and, also, visitations by private sons have been received into the Christians, with personal conversation

churches. These revivals still continue, on the concerns of eternity, have been in many places. It is supposed that greatly blessed.

about 2500 persons have joined the In the preaching of the word, the churches during the past year. In Midspirituality of God's law, and its tre. dlebury College there has been a revi. mendous

denounced on sin, val among the students, and two-thirds have been explained and pressed on

of their number are hopefully pious. the consciences of sinners ; they have The spirit of missions is increasing in been warned of their inability to work

the state. Education societies are also out justifying righteou of their formed, and one of these societies in own, and have been solemnly exhorted two years, afforded assistance to 40 to immediate repentance and faith in young men. Christ.

We have heard, with pleasure, of the The fruits of these revivals have exertions which are made in many of been exhibited in the moral reformation our cities, to promote the spiritual wel. produced in the lives of those who fare of Seamen, and of the success

curse

which has attended these exertions. but cherish the hope that this union Places of worship for mariners, are will be productive of the most beneficial opened in several of our seaport towns, effects, and that the great Head of the and both mariners themselves, and their church will bless it to the promotion of families, have received great benefit the interests of his kingdom. from attending the public ordinances of On the whole, the review of the past the gospel The Assembly recom- year is calculated to awaken the most mends to the ministers and members of lively sensations of gratitude, to the our churches, to encourage and promote great Head of the church, for the bless. these useful institutions.

ings which he has bestowed upon it, The Theological Seminary at Prince- and to excite us to more zeal and devoton, continues to enjoy the smiles of tedness in his service. We rejoice in the great Head of the church. A mis- the spread of his gospel. He shall have sionary spirit is diffused among the dominion from sea to sea, and from the students, and a few have already devo- rirer unto the ends of the earth. Reted themselves to the labours and pri- viewing his mercies to his church in vations of a foreign mission. The our land, we are constrained to offer churches are already enjoying the fruits to him our devout praises. Blessed be of this most important institution. The the Lord God, the God of Israel, who Theological Seminary, at Auburn, un- only doeth wondrous things, and blessed der the care of the Synod of Geneva, be his glorious name for erer; and let is flourishing; and efforts are also ma. the whole earth be filled with his glory.king, with encouraging prospects, to

AMEN AND AMEN. establish Theological Seminaries in other parts of our country.

Published by order of the General The Assembly sincerely congratulates

Assembly, the churches, under its care, on the re- Attest, cent union which has been completed between the Presbyterian and the Asso

WM. NEIL, Stated Clerk. ciate Reformed Churches. We cannot Philadelphia, May, 1822.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNITED FOREIGN MISSIONARY SOCIETY,

During the month of May, 1822. From Rev. R. Forest, collected

Ohio, to constitute the Rev. A. in his church in Stamford,

0. Patterson a member for life Delaware Co. N. Y. $24 18 by the Rev. Mr. Swift,

$30 00 Rev. R. Forest's yearly subscrip. 3 00 Rev. R. F. N. Smith collected on The Sabbath School at Sackett's

a tour to the south and west, 300 00 Harbour, by Dr. Milledoler, 5 00 Do. the first payment of his five Donation from Stephen Van

year's subscription,

50 00 Rensselaer, Esq.

50 00 s. Lockwood, annual subscrip. 3 00 Collection at the Annual Sermon

Jos. Barr, to educate two Osage
Dutch-Church, Nassau-St. 88 04 youth who are to be named
Auxiliary Society of Pompton

Wolmer Winnard and Hender-
Plains,
N. J. by B. Roome, Tr. 6 00 son Pawling,

44 50 Female Cent Soc. of Warwick,

Aux. Soc. of New Hackensack, Orange Co. N, Y. by Mrs. D.

Dutchess Co. by P. Seward, 50 00 Pelton, Treasurer.

16 00 Rev. J. Scrymgeour, Little BriJohn Roy, by do. 1 00 tain, Orange Co. N. Y.

10 00 Auxiliary Society of Greens

Miss M. L. Poe, Sec’ry of Female farms, con by W. H. Jessup, 15 00 Aux. Soc. of Green Castle, Montbly Concert at Rocky Hill,

Penn. by Rev. J. Lind, 31 00 N. J. by C. C. Beatty,

7 00 Gentleman in Hudson, N. Y. 5 00 C. Vandeveer's family Mission

Wilmington, Delaware,collected Box, of do. by do.

1 00 at the Monthly Concert in the Miss A. E. Denison, Treasurer of

2d Presbyterian Church, by the Sackett's Harbour Sabbath

Rev. E. W. Gilbert,

19 50 School Society, by Rev. Dr. Miss J. B. of do. by do, avails of Proudfit, 5 00 her industry,

00 Mr. J. Tenbroeck, of Flatbush, Miss M. C. B. of do. by do. avails Kingston, Ulster Co. N. Y. by

of do.

3 50 Rev. C. D. Westbrook 100 00 Female Cent Soc. of Sewichly,

$974 72

Total,

that place

that place

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY,

During the Month of March, 1822.
To constitute Minislers Members for Life. Wilmington, Christiana, and
Rev. R. D. Hall, of Wilmington,

Brandywine Hundreds Female
Del. by the Ladies of the Epis-

Bible Society, Del.

$116 00

Fairfield District Bible Soc.S.C. 151 00
copal Church there

$30 00
Rev. S. W. Yongue, of Winnsbo-

Somerset County Bible Soc. Me. 45 00

Providence Marine Bible Soc.
rough, S. c. by the Female
Benevolent Soc. of that place 30 00

R. I,

122 00
Rev. B. Tappan, of Augusta, Me.

Chataque Co. Bible Soc. N. Y. 71 00
by the Female Bible Soc. of

Philadel. Young Men's Bible Soc. 204 82
30 00

Fairfield Co. Bible Soc. Conn. 6 60

Chestertown and Kent Co. F.B.
Rev. J. Marsh, of Haddam. Con.

S. Md.
by the Y. Men's Bible Soc. of

55 00
30 00

Smithfield Bible Society, N. C. 60 00
Rev. N. Gillet, of Hebron, Conn.

Charleston Marine Bible Soc.S.C.168 00
by the Ladies of the Gilead

Massachusetts Bible Society 611 93
30 00

Herkimer Co. Bible Soc. N. Y.
Society

18 47
Rev. J. Richardson, of Hingham,

New-York Bible Society, N. Y. 195 25
Mass. by the Ladies of his Con-

Norfolk Bible Society, Va. 139 50
gregation

30 00

Saratoga Co. Bible Soc. N Y. 166 00
Rev. Francis Wayland of Boston,

Palmyra Female Bible Soc, N.Y. 21 87

Millcreek Fem. Bible Soc. Ohio 50 00
Mass. by the Ladies of First
Baptist Society

30 00

Remittance for Bibles from a Society
Rev. James Sabine, of Boston,

not Auxiliary.
Mass. by the Ladies of Essex-
street Church

Philad. Female Bible Soc. Pa.
30 00

90 25
Rev Alex. Gunn, D. D. of New-

From Annual Subscribers,
York, by Abraham Van Nest 30 00

3 00
Director for Life.

From various Subscribers, by
Goldsborough Le Roy Banyer,

collector

210 00
by Mrs. Maria Banyer

150 00 New Auxiliary Societies recognised
Laymen Members for Life.

in March, 1822.
Wm. Havemeyer of New-York 30 00 Haddam Young Men's Bible Society,
William F. Havemeyer, of N. Y.

Rev. John Marsh, Haddam, Corres-
by his Father, William Have.

ponding Secretary.
meyer

30 00 Wilmington, Christiana, and Brandy.
Philip Battell, of Norfolk, Conn.

wine Hundreds Female Bible Society,
by his Father, Joseph Battell 30 00

Del. Mrs. A. M. M‘Mullan, Wilming-
Donations from Auxiliary

ton, Corr. Secretary,

Chestertown and Kent County F. Bible
Bible Societies.

Society, Md. Mrs. Sarah B. Blake,
New-York Female Bible Society 178 47 Chestertown, Corr. Secretary.
Newark Bible Society, N.J. 80 00 Washington City Female Branch B. S.
Benson Young Ladies Bible So-

District of Columbia, Mrs. Sarah
ciety, Vt.

40 00

Wheaten, Washington, Corr. Sec.
Norfolk Bible Society, Va. 150 00

Shenandoah County, Va.B.S. Charles U.
Fairfield District Bible Society,

Lovell, Woodstock, Cor. Secretary,
S. C.

75 50

Lincolnton B. Society, N. C. Dr. James
Bedford County Bible Soc. Va. 80 00 Bevings, Lincolnton, Cor. Secretary,
Saratoga County Bible Soc.N.Y. 64 00

Randolph County B. Society, N. C.Col.
Donation from Bible Society not

Benjamin Elliot, Ashboro', Cor. Sec,
Auxiliary.

Wilkesboro' Bible Soc. N. C. Wm. P.
Connecticut Bible Society.

Waugh, Wilkesboro', Cor. Secretary,
300 00

North Carolina University Bible Society,
Remittances from Auxiliary Bible Joel Holleman, Chapel-Hill, Cor.
Societies for Bibles, &-c.

Secretary:
New-York Female Bible Soc. 535 43 Pittsboro' Bible Society, N C. Josepl.
Bergentown Bible Soc. N.J. 10 00 Small, Pittsboro', Cor. Secretary.
Wilkesbarre Female Bible Socie-

Franklin Co. Bible Society, N. C. Joel
10 50 King, Louisburgh, Cor. Secretary.

C. B 5th year

ty, Pa.

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