The damage caused by the California Wildfires is now our fraternal calling to come to the relief of our brethren there in need, as they did ours. Grand Master Tommy Chapman has issued a plea to all Texas Masons and the subordinate lodges of the Grand Lodge of Texas to join in that support. 501(c)(3) tax deductible donations to the wildfire relief in California may be made thru the Texas Masonic Charities Foundation. Send your check earmarked CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE RELIEF to TMCF, 1985 Ranch Road 2323, Llano, TX 78643. You may also donate by credit card on the TMCF website, ...
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The Profound Pontifications of Brother John Deacon By James C. “Chris” Williams IV Dinner and Dancing and John Spills the Beans I have learned over the years that I should never plan on anything to go 100% according to plan. Last week, Pam and I were having dinner after work on a Friday night. There was a genuine Texas chicken-fried steak sitting in front of me (true Texans know what I mean when I say “genuine” chicken-fried steak) with a heaping helping of pan-fried potatoes and onions, flanked by a big square of sweet cornbread, and my favorite adult beverage ...
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Last year, Texas saw the devastation of Hurricane Harvey be followed by an outpouring of donations and relief from Masons everywhere. The damage caused by Hurricane Michael is now our fraternal calling to come to the relief of our brethren in need, as they did ours. Grand Master Tommy Chapman has issued a plea to all Texas Masons and the subordinate lodges of the Grand Lodge of Texas to join in that support. 501(c)(3) tax deductible donations to the hurricane relief in Florida may be made thru the Texas Masonic Charities Foundation. Send your check earmarked FLORIDA HURRICANE RELIEF to ...
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Last year, Texas saw the devastation of Hurricane Harvey be followed by an outpouring of donations and relief from Masons everywhere. The damage caused by Hurricane Florence is now our fraternal calling to come to the relief of our brethren in need, as they did ours. Grand Master Tommy Chapman has issued a plea to all Texas Masons and the subordinate lodges of the Grand Lodge of Texas to join in that support. 501(c)(3) tax deductible donations to the hurricane relief in the Carolinas may be made thru the Texas Masonic Charities Foundation. Send your check earmarked CAROLINA HURRICANE RELIEF ...
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For those of you who may not have heard as of yet, PGM Gene Carnes was in a car accident on his way home from Graham Childress’s funeral Tuesday afternoon September 18 in Junction, TX. As of today he has shown great improvement and is able to breath unassisted. Surgeries have been successful and he is on the road to recovery. We will keep you updated with more information as soon as we receive it. Please continue to keep him in your prayers ...
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Attached is the pre-registration form for the 2019 Grand Annual Communications, which will be held from January 17th to January 19th, 2019. 2019_pre-registration_form DEADLINE for Preregistration is December 28, 2018 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 $25.00 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. Mail this form to: THE GRAND LODGE ...
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Master Mason’s Degree Aboard the Historic U.S.S. LEXINGTON You are invited to witness the Third Degree in Masonry aboard the U.S.S. Lexington, also known as “The Blue Ghost.” This degree is held in conjunction with the last Grand Lodge Officer Leadership Training Programs of the year. Come to Corpus Christi to celebrate the 26th anniversary of this floating museum and see some of the best Blue Lodge Ritualists in Texas confer the Master Mason’s Degree. When: Saturday, September 22, 2018 Lodge opens onboard at 8:00pm – Degree begins at 8:25pm Where: The U.S.S. Lexington rests in Corpus Christi Bay, just ...
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PGM David Dibrell passed away Saturday afternoon, June 30, after a brief illness. Mrs. Marlene Dibrell was able to complete service arrangements for David around 3 PM yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Dibrell has requested that PGM Tommy Griffin perform the Masonic graveside service, which he has agreed to conduct. She is working on others that she wants to participate in the graveside service. Visitation will be Thursday, July 5, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Memorial Chapel at Restland Funeral Home, 13005 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75243. Funeral services will be Friday, July 6, at 11:00 AM at First ...
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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. (Graduating this program satisfies the requirement to complete a Grand Lodge approved course in Lodge Administration as outlined in Art., 276a No. 2) We offer two sessions open to all Master Masons. 2018 Dates and Location: August 3-5 - Houston August 10-12 - Dallas August 24-26 - Waco September 21-23 - Corpus September 28-30 - Midland Officer Leadership 101: ...
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