Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

1:00 p.m. Musical Prelude.
1:30 p.m. Pre-formal Opening Ceremonies,
Entrance and Procession of the Most Worshipful Grand Master, the Past Grand Masters and the Grand Lodge Officers,
M.W. Jerry N. Kirby, Grand Master, Presiding.
Opening Prayer.
Reception of Distinguished Guests and the Past Grand Masters of the Grand Lodge of Texas.
Presentation of Colors by the National Sojourn-ers.
Salute to the United States Flag .
Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag .
Salute to the Texas Flag.
Pledge to the Texas Flag.
Address of Welcome from the City of Waco,
Presentation of the Certificate from the City of Waco.
Response to Address of Welcome.
Greetings from Masonic affiliated organizations.
Order of Eastern Star.
Order of Rainbow for Girls.
Order of DeMolay.
Scottish Rite .
Memorial Service.
Presentations of Awards:
Masonic Service Awards
Vanguard Lodge Awards
Roll Call of Grand Lodge Officers.
Response to Roll Call of Grand Lodge Officers.
Roll Call and Welcome of the Past Grand Master’s
Response to Roll Call and Welcome of the Past Grand Masters.
Roll Call and Welcome of the District Deputy Grand Masters.
Response to Roll Call and Welcome of the District Deputy Grand Masters.
Roll Call and Welcome of the Grand Represent-atives of Other Grand Lodges.
Response to Roll Call and Welcome of the Grand Representatives of Other Grand Lodges near the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Texas.
5:00 p.m. Closing Prayer.
6:30 p.m. Grand Masters Banquet Scottish Rite Temple, 2801 West Waco Dr.
W. B. and Brandon Carrell Humanitarian Award
Sam Houston Medal Award
William M. Beck Award

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

9:00 a.m. Opening of the One Hundred Eighty Second Grand Annual Communication of The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Texas.
Report of Committee on Credentials.
Resolution seating all Master Masons.
Resolution setting day and time for election of Officers of the M\ W\ Grand Lodge of Texas for 10:00 a. m., Saturday, January 20, 2018.
Resolution setting day and time for Installation of Officers of the M\ W\ Grand Lodge of Texas for 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 20, 2018.
Report of Grand Master.
Report of Grand Treasurer.
Report of Grand Secretary.
Report of the Grand Lodge Trustees.
Report of the Masonic Grand Lodge Library and Museum of Texas.
Report of the Texas Masonic Charities Foundation
Report of the Square and Compasses Holding Inc. .
Report of Masonic Youth Foundation.
[Required and Traditional Committee Reports] Committee on By-Laws.
12:00 Noon Grand Lodge Called From Labor.
1:00 p.m. Prelude of Piano Music.
1:30 p.m. Grand Oration by the, Grand Orator
Grand Lodge Called to Labor
Opening Prayer by the Grand Chaplain.
Committee on Masonic Jurisprudence Report on Resolutions and Recommendations Procedures
Committee on Investments Report.
Presentation and appropriate Committee Reports.
Required and Traditional Committee Reports
Committee on Work.
Committee on Masonic Education and Service.
Committee on Membership.
Committee on Memorials.
5:15 p.m. Grand Lodge Called from Labor.
Closing Prayer.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Saturday, January 20, 2018

8:00 a.m. Grand Lodge Called to Labor.
Opening Prayer.
Presentation Family Day BBQ Cook-Off Plaque.
Report by Masonic Home and School Board of Directors.
Committee on Fraternal Relations
9:00 a.m. Coffee honoring Suzzanne Kirby (2017) and Kathy Chapman (2018) in the Lower Level, Grand Lodge Building. All Ladies are invited.
Final Report of Committee on Credentials immediately preceding elections.
The election of Grand Officers shall be held at such hour as the Grand Lodge may fix by resolution adopted the previous day and shall have priority over all other business.
Final Report Committee on Finance.
Committee on Merchandise Sales.
Final Report of the Masonic Jurisprudence Committee.
Unfinished business.
New business.
Grand Lodge Called From Labor.
Closing Prayer.
1:30 p.m. Musical Prelude’
2:00 p.m. Open Installation of Officers.
Presentation of Grand Master’s Ring and Bible.
Presentation of Past Grand Master’s Apron.
Presentation of Past Grand Master’s Jewel.
Presentation of Past Grand Master’s Certificate.
Presentation of Past Grand Master’s Ring.
Presentation of First Ladies Pin.
Presentations to the Most Worshipful Grand Master.
Remarks by the Most Worshipful Grand Master.
Closing of the One Hundred Eighty Second Grand Annual Communication of the M\W\ Grand Lodge of Texas by the M\ W\ Grand Master at the completion of all Grand Lodge business.