Tonight at our Stated Meeting we witnessed our young leaders of tomorrow’s present, “The Flower Talk”. Great job to the Elizabethtown Pa DeMolay.
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.
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.
On Wednesday, March 13th, Charles M. Howell Lodge No. 496 hosted the District Deputy Grand Master Ronald B. Carson at the Stated Meeting. Special performance by Brother James Diener from Ephrata Lodge No. 665 was enjoyed by all.
The Harrisburg Consistory is proud to announce our 2nd annual Mother’s Day Brunch to be held Sunday May 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM and at 2;00 PM. Tickets are 27.95 per person, 12.95 for children over 3. Seating reservations are only accepted in advance. Tickets can be obtained by calling717-238-8867 Ext.236 or at www.Harrisburgartsalive.com starting March 11.
Lodge in the Woods is: Wednesday, September 18th. Dinner will be at 5pm and the meeting will start at 7pm. Dinner will be steak, baked potato, salad and desert. All proceeds go toward Pennsylvania youth organizations.
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
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
On Saturday December 29, 2018, the members of the 1st Masonic District Ritual Team had the honor and privilege of conferring all 3 Blue Lodge degrees. The degrees were conferred on Bro. John Pope. Bro. Pope will be leaving for Marine boot camp at Parris Island, SC early next week.