The Profound Pontifications of Brother John Deacon By James C. “Chris” Williams IV Masonry In Spite of Mona Almost the whole month had gone by and I realized I hadn’t heard from his largeness, aka, my Brother John. It was almost lunch time on a Friday and I was thinking that it was going to be a real problem if I didn’t get to experience the profundity of his wisdom and knowledge. Nahhh, not really. It would mean I would have to make something up and I surely don’t think all of you want to read something I made up ...
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In 1996 a resolution was passed for a “seat honoring” program that would help bolster the financial health of the Grand Lodge Temple maintenance endowment. For a donation of $100, a brass plate would be affixed to a seat of one’s choosing with the following selection of inscriptions: In Name of _____________ In Honor of ____________ By ____________________ In Memory of___________ By____________________ The Seat Program is on-going, generating the funds as originally intended and giving the opportunity for Lodges to honor past officers, Grand Masters to honor their DDGMs, wives to honor their husbands, and Brethren to honor wives, fathers, ...
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It has been a while since I have seen John, since he retired and all, but as fate would have it, I did accidentally happen to see him…or maybe it wasn’t accidental at all. But I couldn’t let this experience just go by without sharing it. It was one of those times, which as I have gotten older and a little wiser (which is up for argument according to Pam) that I have been able to see past the obvious and realize that things…at least some things… happen as if they were written in some ancient spiritual script and we ...
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OFFICER LEADERSHIP TRAINING Summer - 2019 Download the Registration Form Here It takes less than 10 minutes for a visitor to your Lodge to see that your officers have attended an Officer Leadership Training Program. Participants in our Grand Lodge Officer Leadership Training, lead their Lodges with greater confidence, efficiency, and effectiveness. We offer two sessions open to all Master Masons. Officer Leadership 101: As a result of participating in this program, you will be better prepared to: institute an effective mentoring program for candidates and newly-raised Master Masons fill your term calendar with impactful events interpret Grand Lodge law ...
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RIO GRANDE VALLEY GRAND MASTER’S OFFICIAL VISIT The Masons of the 40th Masonic District are making big plans for the visit of 2019 Grand Master Terry W. Stogner to the beautiful Rio Grande Valley! We want you to be a part of the festivities that will be held on SOUTH PADRE ISLAND beginning on Friday February 1st and concluding on Saturday night February 2nd. A great place for a winter time escape to the sunny and beautiful beach on South Padre Island. Accommodations have been reserved at the historic and remodeled Isla Grand Beach Resort, located at 500 Padre Blvd ...
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District 27 MWSA Banquet Honoring Grand Master TERRY W. STOGNER At Tarkington Prairie Lodge #498 6 p.m. February 8, 2019 1209 Southline St. Cleveland, Texas 77327 Advance Tickets only NO tickets sold at door Limited seats available $20 each Mail ticket request & check payable to: District 27 MWSA c/o Charles R. Wilson 288 Ropers Lane Livingston, Texas 77351 Deadline for tickets is Monday, February 4, 2019 Tickets will not be mailed. You may pick up prepaid tickets at the door ...
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