Archives for May 2015
Thursday, May 21, 2015: Dover, NH: On a beautiful New England spring evening, members of Moses Paul Lodge No. 96 in Dover, NH celebrated their 125th Anniversary. The program, hosted by Worshipful Brother Robert Corsetti, was joined by Most Worshipful Brother John F. Gordon. The evening began with a delightful meal served by the Rainbow Girls. The program included a history of the Lodge. Local officials from Dover were also in attendance and joined brethren and guests in the evening’s festivities. Congratulations to Moses Paul Lodge on this historic milestone!
Looking For Further Light as a Newly Raised Master Mason?
The Grand Lodge of New Hampshire Education Committee proudly presents:
Master Mason Education Seminar
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Masonic Temple, 8 Church St.
9:00 am to 3:30pm (Breaks Included)
- History of Freemasonry: Where did Masonry begin and how has it has evolved in New Hampshire.
- How the system of Freemasonry functions and what it means to you.
- How the ritual developed in New Hampshire
- Lodge Protocol and Etiquette: Understanding how to conduct yourself at a Lodge meeting.
- What is Grand Lodge and how it relates to the Master Mason in his own Lodge.
Why Should I Attend?
This is an ideal opportunity to begin to develop the foundation of your Masonic knowledge. My Brother, you came knocking on our door seeking light and this program has been developed to provide you just that. This seminar is open to all Master Masons.
Cost: $25.00 per person, NO Cost to Master Masons Raised within the Past Year
Registration Deadline: June 1
Dress is Casual: Polo or collared shirt, and slacks. NO suit or tie
Coffee and donuts in the morning. Lunch is provided.
Handouts & Flash Drive provided which include information from many Masonic writers such as Preston, Webb, Anderson.
To secure your seat, please mail your check to:
EdCom MM Education Seminar
PO Box 128
Bradford, NH 03221
You are hereby notified that the Two Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Annual Communication of the M.W.Grand Lodge of New Hampshire, F. & A.M., will be held in the Masonic Temple, 1505 Elm Street, City of Manchester, Saturday, May 16, 2015, opening at nine-thirty o’clock in the forenoon.
Lodges without representation will be subject to the Constitutional penalty. Each Lodge must be represented at both the opening and closing of Grand Lodge. Masters and Wardens, clothed in regalia of office, are expected to attend. Masters, Wardens, and elected Representatives must be provided with credentials. Proxies for Masters, Wardens, and elected Representatives MUST have credentials to be registered.
All DELEGATES from the LODGES, all MEMBERS OF GRAND LODGE and all GRAND REPRESENTATIVES are required to REGISTER at the Credential Table, and pick up their ballot cards. LUNCHEON TICKETS, a donation of $10.00 to New Hampshire Rainbow, should be purchased in the Library upon arrival; and this must be done BEFORE the 9:30 A.M. opening of Grand Lodge.
All credentials must be presented no later than 10:30 A.M., at which time the Credentials Committee will close the registration of Lodges.
IMPORTANT NOTICE – Admission to the Annual Communication will be by presenting a current dues card.
9:30 A.M. Opening of Grand Lodge
Reception of Distinguished Guests
12:00 P.M. Lunch
1:15 P.M. Resumption of Labor, if necessary
At 5:00 P.M. there will be the Installation Ceremony of the Grand Lodge Officers in Due and Ancient Form. Dress for the Grand Lodge Officers will be Tuxedo. All interested Master Masons and their ladies are invited to witness this ceremony.
Following the Installation, a Banquet will be served at the Masonic Temple, Manchester, New Hampshire at 6:45 P.M. and will be open to all Master Masons and their ladies and guests. Tickets for this dinner will be $22.00 per person, and reservations are required and will be accepted no later than Thursday, May 7, and will be limited to 250 persons. For those who have not already done so, reservations may be made with the Grand Secretary using the form attached below.
PLEASE MAKE RESERVATIONS WELL IN ADVANCE ACCOMPANIED BY PAYMENT.
Cordially and Fraternally,
Thomas S. Lowe, Grand Secretary