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2017 Cornerstone Schedule

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  Jerry N. Kirby, Grand Master For Information Contact: GLT Cornerstone Committee   Jim Moore, Coordinator or Joe Perks, Assistant Coordinator 214-460-8399 (C)   214-288-5373 (C) [email protected]   [email protected] GLT CORNERSTONE LEVELINGS FOR 2017 Updated February 16, 2017 DATE TIME LODGE LOCATION GLT REPRESENTATIVE March 9 2017 5:00 PM Activities start 3:00 PM Texas City #1118 702 14th St. N Texas City, TX Industrial Trades Ctr. 1409 9th Ave. North Texas City, TX RW Tommy Chapman, DGM 1 October 10:00 AM Activities start 8:00 AM Dickinson #1324 4301 Missouri Ave. Dickinson, TX Educational Village (Ele. & Mdl. Schools – 1 stone) 1251 FM 517 West Dickinson, TX MW Jerry N. Kirby  

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Grand Master Kirby’s 2017 Homecoming Banquet

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GRAND MASTERS HOMECOMING BANQUET Order Tickets Online When: Friday, April 14, 2017 6:00pm – 9:00pm Where: WAXAHACHIE CIVIC CENTER 1950 N. Interstate 35E, Waxahachie, TX. 75167 How: Tickets may be purchased online here. Online purchases will be, $46.00 per ticket, plus a $1.00 transaction fee. Tickets will be held by the lodge under their names and they can be picked up at the event at the door. We will have several tables set up and all tickets will be listed alphabetically by their last names for pick-up. The event will be open seating. Tickets are also available my mail and will be $45.00 each, cash or check. Mail ticket request to: Grand Masters Banquet C/O Midlothian Masonic Lodge P.O. Box 28 Midlothian, TX. 76065 For more information, contact: Billy Morris (972) 571-3343 [email protected] or, James Roy Elliott (972) 877-4132 [email protected] Order Tickets Online

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2017 Grand Lodge Agenda

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PROGRAM The family and friends of Master Masons attending the 181th Grand Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Texas are invited to all Open Sessions printed in blue in this program. During the hours of the Tiled Sessions of the Grand Annual Communication, the Ladies Lounge and Television Room on the lower floor and the Library and Museum on the ground floor of our Memorial Grand Lodge Temple will be open.   FIRST DAY – FIRST SESSION Thursday, January 19, 2016   1:00 p.m.   Prelude of Piano Music, W\ Michael J. Cote, Grand Organist.   1:30 p.m. Pre-formal Opening Ceremonies, R\W\ Walter W. Rogers, Past Grand Master, presiding.   Entrance and Procession of the Most Worshipful Grand Master, the Past Grand Masters and the Grand Lodge Officers, under the direction of R\ W\ Edwin F. Kirkpatrick , Grand Marshal.   M\W\ Wendell P. Miller, Grand Master, Presiding.   Opening prayer by R\W\ Robert F. Pannell, Grand Chaplain.   Reception of Distinguished Guests by R\ W\ Edwin F. Kirkpatrick, Grand Marshal, assisted by W\ James D. Burdette, Jr., Grand Tiler, and by the Past Grand Masters of the Grand Lodge of Texas.   Colors Presentation by the National Sojourners   Salute…

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2016 Photo Contest Winners

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BEST OF SHOW “Bolt from the Blue” Don Swanner       PORTRAIT CATEGORY: 1st Place: “Just Bob” Keith Arterburn         2nd Place: “Ocho” Chance Noble           3rd Place: “2 Year Old” Chris Crane         SNAPSHOT CATEGORY: 1st Place: “Lion” April Morgan       2nd Place: “Thunderbird Line” David Benoit           3rd Place: “A Great Light in the sky” Jorge Marin, Jr           HM: “Football Stadium” Katherine Haven Daughter of Jeff Haven Knox-Corinthian Lodge #851         HM: “Ocho” Chance Noble         LANDSCAPE CATEGORY: 1st Place : “Rainbow over Rice Stadium” David W. Anderson         2nd Place: “Monument Louis Antonio Pires” Charles. Cummins         3rd Place: “As the Sun Rises in the East” Mark Mayers       HM: “Sunset in Sabine Pass” David Benoit.       ALTAR CATEGORY: 1st Place: “Waiting Chairs” Jorge Marin, Jr.         2nd Place: “Middle Chamber” Ernie Runyon         3rd Place: “A Peaceful/Resting Place” Tom Vaan Hoose         HM: “Light at the Altar” Martin A….

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Take time to read program

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To the Members of Texas Lodges Brethren, the 2016 Grand Lodge year is about to Close and a new Grand Master and slate of Grand Lodge Officers are about to be Installed and begin the 2017 Grand Lodge Year. This being a new year, let’s start by going into our schools if you are not already doing so and get involved in The Take Time To Read program. By doing so you can have a great impact on the children in our schools by reading to classes Tutoring slow readers and you my not know this but you Mentor children who do not have one in their lives, you do make a difference. One hour a week makes the difference between a child passing or failing. The teachers in our schools have a really hard job and they sure welcome our help. Lodges get a vast amount of Masonic milage and recognition in your community by taking on this important task. There is no cost to the Lodge.  You can order supplies from The Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas by going online or calling 1-214-559-7800 this the direct line to the order department. The hours, miles and any…

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2017 Grand Lodge – Pre-registration Form

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The DEADLINE for Preregistration is November 20, 2016. No Preregistrations will be accepted AFTER that date in order to give our volunteers time to prepare the packets—It MUST be in the Grand Secretary’s Office by that date. Please send in these forms with the $10.00 registration fee (check or money order) as soon as possible. Forms without the fee will not be processed and that Member will not be preregistered.

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2016 Cornerstone Schedule

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  Wendell P. Miller, Grand Master For Information Contact: GLT Cornerstone Committee   Jim Moore, Coordinator or Joe Perks, Assistant Coordinator 214-460-8399 (C) 214-288-5373 (C) [email protected] [email protected] GLT CORNERSTONE LEVELINGS FOR 2016 Updated September 22, 2016 DATE TIME LODGE LOCATION GLT REPRESENTATIVE 27 September 10:00 AM Activities start 8:00 AM Graham #20 Nancy Carol Library 100 Martin Luther King, Jr. Pkwy. (NW corner of E. Academy & N. Park St.) Brenham, TX RW Brian R. Dodson, PGM 1 October 10:30 AM Activities start 8:00 AM Greenville #335 Bowie Elementary School RW 6005 Stonewall St. Greenville, TX RW Elmer Murphey, III PGM & [Dual ceremonies] 1 October 2:00 PM Activities start 8:00 AM Greenville #335 Greenville Technical Center 3515 Lions Lair Road Greenville, TX RW Elmer Murphey, III PGM 4 October 2:00 PM Activities start 9:00 AM Olive Branch #792 Brock 3-A. High School 400 Eagle Spirit Lane Brock, TX MW Wendell Miller 12 October 10:00 AM Activities start 8:00 AM Buna #1095 Buna High School 711 County Road Buna, TX GSW Tommy F. Chapman 15 October 10:00 AM Activities start 8:00 AM Lumberton #1430 Lumberton Pavilion 1300 FM 421 RW Vernon Burke, Jr., PGM & [Dual ceremonies] 15 October 2:00…

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Texas Mason Magazine – Summer 2016

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Texas Mason Magazine - Summer, 2016 Page 1—Grand Masters Message Page 2-3 — L&M Historic Bible Page 4— GL Construction Page 5 — Good search Page 6—7 — Leadership Conference Page 8 –10 —The Texas Masonic Ritual Page 11 — Family Day Activities Page 12 –16 — Is Freemasonry Really worth the effort Page 17— Merchandise sales

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