George Washington Bible Visits Ephrata Lodge

Read the news about this event here. This is a eventbrite link and page. Seating in the Lodge room is extremely limited for this meeting. If you would like to see this important Masonic Artifact, register now.

Dinner is served at 6:00 and the Stated Meeting will begin at 7:00PM. A separate email reservation for dinner is required. If you plan to join us for dinner please contact Worshipful Master Todd Hoak at Melly5454@gmail.com. There is no charge for dinner, but a generous donation to the Lodge Scholarship Fund is appreciated.

 

Congratulations

Tonight Lodge 43 conferred one Third and two first degrees. Thank you District Deputy Grand Master Ronald Brady Carson for coming out to support us! Congratulations Brother Eric Scott Bieber raised to the sublime degree of a Master Mason. Congratulations to our two Entered Apprentices Max Patrick Shover and Charles Thomas Fanacht.

Region 2 Sectional School of Instruction for 2019

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December 22, 2018

TO: District Deputy Grand Masters, Principals and Secretaries of the Schools of Instruction in Region 2 (Districts 1, 2, 3, 7, 42) RE: The Region 2 Sectional School of Instruction for 2019.

Brethren, The 2019 Region 2 Sectional School of Instruction will be hosted by the Second District, and held at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 2701 N. Third St., Harrisburg, PA on Saturday, March 30, 2019. Registration will be from 8:00 – 8:30 a.m., with coffee and donuts available (donation requested). The School will convene promptly at 8:30 a.m. with Introductions. The work for the day is as follows:

District Work Schedule Lancaster/Lebanon (1) Business of the Lodge Start at 8:45 a.m.

Shippensburg/Carlisle (3) First Degree Start around 10:00 a.m.

York/Gettysburg (42) Second Degree Start around 10:40 a.m.

Reading (7) Third Degree Start around 11:20 a.m.

The work will be exemplified under the supervision of the Director of Ritualistic Work, who will be assisted by

Regional Instructors.

A lunch NOT will be served, as we expect to be done by noon.

In preparation for the Sectional School, I will be conducting Spring Visits to work with each of the degree teams. Here is my tentative schedule (contact me if you need to make a change):

District Date Location

Lancaster/Lebanon (1) Monday, February 25, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Manheim Lodge

Harrisburg (2) Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 7:30 p.m. Harrisburg Consistory

Shippensburg/Carlisle (3) Monday, March 25, 2019, 7:30 p.m. Big Spring Lodge

Reading (7) Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:00 p.m. West Reading Masonic Temple

York/Gettysburg (42) Monday, March 4, 2019, 7:00 p.m. York Masonic Temple

I am asking that District Deputy Grand Masters promote the Sectional School in their respective Districts and Schools of Instruction. All Master Masons are invited to attend.

Sincerely & Fraternally,

Bro. Paul A. Sutcliffe, Jr., P.M.

Regional Instructor for Region 2

CC: Director of Ritualistic Work; Regional Instructors

District Degree Team State wide Ritual Competition

Ritual Competition: Congratulations to our District Degree Team for participating in the State wide Ritual Competition.  The First Masonic District placed second in the State after final judging by the Regional Instructors.
A special thanks to Lodge No. 43, Columbia Lodge No. 286, Lamberton Lodge No. 476, Ashara Casiphia Lodge No. 551, Manhiem Lodge No. 587, Ephrata Lodge No. 665, and Mount Olivet Lodge No. 704.
Please congratulate our Brethren on a job well done. We are proud of their accomplishments.

Lodge Np. 551 ANNUAL OX ROAST

Ashara-Casiphia Lodge Np. 551 will hold their 25th ANNUAL OX ROAST on Saturday August 4th, 2018, at the Donegal Masonic Center, Mount Joy, Pa. Serving time is from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.This is an eat-in or take out meal. Tickets are a $ 13.00 dollar donation in advance or a $ 14.00 dollar donation at the door.  The meal includes Ox, potato, corn on the cobb , drink and all the condiments. Contact any member of the Lodge or Bro. Dave Fetterman  fetter144@comcast.net ,  717-653-2168. Don’t miss this event, it is normally a sellout.