From the East
Herbert "Tom" Tompkins, PM, Master
November is upon us and another month with no lodge meetings or practices. This has been a difficult experience for us all and we sincerely hope this pandemic will be behind us soon.
Our Annual Communication was held on October 10th and 11th. Congratulation to Worshipful Thom Pryor who was installed as Junior Grand Steward for our upcoming Masonic year. This Communication was done all virtually, the first time in the history of our Grand Lodge.
Our Grand Master had two recommendations that were both passed. Brother Robert Henning, our Junior Warden, will go into more detail in his November Trestleboard article.
There were also several Masonic Trials that took place this past Masonic year. Thank goodness our lodge does not have any of the issues of greed and unmasonic behavior that some other lodges endure. I thank you all for being good and honest masons and promoting the values that we all swore to obey.
Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving- Enjoy time with family and friends and be thankful for what we all have been blessed with.
From the West
Julius Cadorna, Senior Warden
Watching the Grand Lodge virtual election, installation and voting was a very interesting experience. It went much better than I thought it would. Congratulations to all the people that made this event possible for most of the brothers to attend virtually during this pandemic crisis. I also would like to congratulate all the elected and installed officers especially to our Worshipful Tom Pryor as our Junior Grand Steward.
Please stay safe everyone especially with the flu season coming in I am hoping that it won’t make this crisis worse than it is now. If anybody need help with something just reach out with the other brothers? God bless everyone and stay safe.
From the South
Robert Henning, Junior Warden
Herbert "Tom" Tompkins, P.M.
Things are still incredibly quiet. As you know, during this pandemic our lodge has been dark for all activities. Our Brother Secretary, Bob Jackson, has regularly visited our lodge to ensure that our facility was secure and to continue his duties as Secretary which is ongoing even though our building is vacant. Thank you, Brother Bob, for your efforts.
Just as a reminder, when we are permitted to open again, we will be charged to disinfect our lodge after each meeting of every tenant. This will be necessary to ensure that our lodge will remain safe for everyone who attends.
Thank You for your understanding and patience.