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Ministers Act 1693

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Our Soveraigne Lord and Lady The King and Queens Majesties with Advice and Consent of the Estates of Parliament Ratify Approve and perpetually Confirme the fyfth Act of the Second Session of this Current Parliament Entituled Act Ratifying the Confession of Faith and Settleing Presbyterian Church Government In the whole Heads Articles and Clauses thereof And do further Statute and Ordaine that no person be Admitted or continued for hereafter to be a minister or preacher within this Church unless that he . . . F1 subscribe the Confession of Faith Ratifyed in the forsaid fifth Act of the Second Session of Parliament Declaring . . . F2 likewise that he owns and achnowledges Presbyterian Church Government as settled by the forsaid ffith Act of the Second Session of this Parliament to be the only Government of this Church And that he will submitt thereto and concurre therewith and never endeavour directly or indirectly the prejudice or subversion thereof And their Majesties with Advice and Consent forsaid Statute and Ordain that Uniformity of Worship and of the Administration of all publick Ordinances within this Church be Observed by all the saids Ministers and Preachers as the samen are at present performed and allowed therein or shall be herafter Declared by the Authority of the same And that no minister or preacher be admitted or continued for hereafter unless that he subsribe to observe and do actually observe the foresaid Uniformity And . . . F3 Their Majesties with Advice and Consent foresaid Doe Hereby Statute and Ordaine that the Lords of their Majesties Privy Councill and all other Magistrates Judges and Officers of Justice give all due assistance for makeing the Sentences and Censures of the Church and Judicatures thereof to be obeyed or otherways effectuall as accords

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