During the Official Visit, of the District Deputy Grand Master, of the 1st Masonic District, to the Ephrata Lodge No. 665, on February 12, 2013 the RWGM and the living PDDGM’s of the 1st Masonic District were in attendance. This has been the goal of the current DDGM since taking office. What a night for the history of the 1st Masonic District and the DDGM’s that served it.
From left to right is the current DDGM, Larry A. Derr, who took office in 2009, PDDGM, Bro. Charles A. Achey Jr., who served from 1972 to 1977, PDDGM, Bro. Robert S. Conway, who served from 2000 to 2008, and RWGM and PDDGM, Bro. Jay W. Smith, who served from 1992 to 1999.
It was both an honor and pleasure to have these special Brothers in attendance at this meeting.
The First Masonic District of PA held its January School of Instruction Meeting at the Masonic Center of Lancaster County where Business of The Lodge was exemplified by Lamberton Lodge No. 476. Attendance by the members of the nine Masonic Lodges in our District was good and it was a great start to the new year. Thanks to Paul A. Sutcliffe, Jr., P.M. for taking the photos.
At the same Officers Workshop held in January 2013, Brothers Larry A. Derr, P.M., D.D.G.M., and Raymond P. Greiner, P.M. Principal of The First Masonic School of Instruction posed for a photo. The First Masonic District holds this workshop every year on the second Saturday in January and is open to all Master Masons who wish to attend. This workshop teaches the Officers a lot about their respective positions. Photo courtesy of Frank Tunis Photography.
The Board of Governors of the First masonic District of Pennsylvania met at the Masonic Center of Lancaster County on January 12, 2013. This photo was done at the Officers Workshop. The First Masonic District holds that workshop every year on the second Saturday in January and is open to all Master Masons who wish to attend. These fine Brothers represent our 2013 Worshipful Masters standing with The First Masonic District Deputy Larry A. Derr, P.M., D.D.G.M., and the Principal of the School of Instruction Raymond P. Greiner P.M., Photo courtesy of Frank Tunis Photography.