Message from the East

April 1, 2019

 

Greetings from the East,

 

We had our Business Meeting on Tuesday March 5, 2019. We began with an excellent meal. After dinner, during the meeting, we voted on (1) member for reinstatement, voted on one (1) member for affiliation, and we voted for one (1) Brother to receive his Master Mason Degree.

 

Our next regular communication will be Tuesday April 2, 2019 at 7:30PM with dinner being held at 6:45PM.  During that meeting the Second Reading of a by-laws change will be read.

 

We currently have no new petitions to be read.

 

On Friday, April 6th the Lodge will be opened at 4pm for Masonic Services for Brother William “Bill” Franklin Cunningham, Jr. The memorial Services will be held at the Racer Building on the Shrine property located at 206 Jamil Road Columbia, SC 29210 at 6:30PM


Brothers the 282nd Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free Masons of South Carolina will be held on April 25th & 26th, at the Marriott Hotel located at 299 N. Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29606. All officers attending are reminded to have their Aprons and Jewels with them.  Any other brothers attending should take a Lodge apron with them.

 

Our annual BBQ is coming up.  Tickets for our annual BBQ are on the way they will again be $9.00 each.  All members are being sent 5 tickets/$45 in there April Newsletter.  Please support our Lodge.  The BBQ will be Saturday May 25, 2019 running from 11:30AM until 4PM.  We will need some help Friday from about 8:30AM until about 10:30AM to wrap, prepare and set the meat to cook.  Saturday we will need help from early morning 6AM until about 6PM for cleanup.

 

Last but certainly not least the Square and Compass club of the Midlands will take place at Blythewood Lodge with dinner beginning at 6:30PM.

 

Please remember all those who are sick or going through tough times in your thoughts and prayers.

 

Sincerely,

 

WB Jan Barkan

 

Work for the Month

 

Tuesday, April 2, 2019: Regular Communication – Business Meeting Eat 6:45p Meeting Starts 7:30p

 

Friday, April 5, 2019: Memorial Service for William Franklin Cunningham, Jr. Services will be held at the Racer Building on the Shrine property located at 206 Jamil Road Columbia, SC 29210 at 6:30PM

 

Thursday, April 25, 2019: 282nd Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free Masons of South Carolina at the Marriott Hotel located at 299 N. Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29606.  The Religious Service will commence on Thursday, April 25th at 9:00 AM and will be conducted by Reverend and Right Worshipful A. Robert Nix, Grand Chaplain. Following the Religious Service, the Grand Lodge will be officially opened at 10:00 AM by Most Worshipful Michael D. Smith, Sr., Grand Master with the assistance of the Grand Lodge Officers and Brethren.

 

Friday, April 26, 2019:  282nd Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free Masons of South Carolina at the Marriott Hotel located at 299 N. Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29606.

 

Tuesday, April 30, 2019: Square and Compass club of the Midlands will take place at Blythewood Lodge with dinner beginning at 6:30PM

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