To: ALL New Hampshire Masons
Grand Lodge Officers
Past Grand Masters
The District Lodges of Instruction of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of New Hampshire will be held for the year 2020 as follows:
District 8, Gorham, Sept. 12, Saturday, Meal at 11:30 AM; Grand Lodge opens at 12:15 PM
District 5, Rochester, Sept. 12, Saturday; Meal at 6:00 PM; Grand Lodge opens at 7:00 PM
District 1, Portsmouth, Sept. 19, Saturday; Meal at 5:00 PM; Grand Lodge opens at 6:00 PM
District 2, Derry, Sept. 26, Saturday; Meal at 12:00 PM; Grand Lodge opens at 1:00 PM
District 3, Milford, Sept. 26, Saturday; Meal at 6:00 PM; Grand Lodge opens at 7:00 PM
District 7, Tilton, Oct. 3, Saturday; Meal at 12:00 PM; Grand Lodge opens at 1:00 PM
District 6, Holderness, Oct. 3, Saturday; Meal at 6:00 PM; Grand Lodge opens at 7:00 PM
District 4, Boscawen, Oct. 10, Saturday; Meal at 12:00 PM; Grand Lodge open 1:00 PM
Book Sales will be available starting one half hour prior to the meal being served.
The traveling Grand Lodge ladies will be welcome to join us at the daytime meals, however, it is the responsibility of the Grand Lodge Officer to place her reservation with the hosting Lodge.
The Grand Master, Brother Kenneth A. Clay, Jr., requests that this schedule be published in each Lodge’s Trestleboard. He further requests that all Officers of the Constituent Lodges in each District make a special effort to attend the Lodge of Instruction in their District (however, attendance by Lodge Officers at any District LOI will be recorded). Attention is directed to the GLC Art IV.8.2, Page GLC 16 (GLNH Government pdf file page 36) which states (emphasis added):
“It shall be the duty of the Worshipful Master, Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Treasurer and Secretary of the Lodges in a District, whenever the Grand Master shall call a Lodge of Instruction to be held for said District, to attend the same.”
The Grand Master also requests that the Worshipful Master make an earnest effort to see that all Brothers who were Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason after September 1, 2019 are aware of the meeting, be told that it is a Communication that they are expected to attend, and that the program will be one of Masonic information and education that should be of interest to them.
Dress for the event will be tuxedo and gloves with full regalia for all Grand Lodge Officers. Constituent Lodge Officers should wear their Aprons, Collars and Jewels.
All MASTER MASONS are welcome and are urged to attend. A current Dues Card is required for admission to the Lodges of Instruction.