The almost final Mark Provincial Deputation visit took place at Skelmersdale Mark Lodge 141 on Tuesday 15th May at Ashton under Lyne Masonic Hall. It was a first-time visit to the magnificent building for many of the team. There would be two meetings on the night, one in the Royal Ark Mariner Degree and more “Rhubarb – Final visit for 2017 Acting Officers”
The summons for the February meeting of Lodge of Rectitude of Mark Master Masons No 18 T.I. indicated there would be an advancement of a new candidate plus the Installation ceremony. Now that’s a lot of work in my eyes and probably a very long evening. more “Snow causes no problems for Rectitude 18 T.I.”
Starkie Mark 159 held a rather special Installation meeting on the 15th February at their regular home in Accrington Masonic Hall. Special in such a way as the Provincial Grand Master was in attendance along with half a dozen acting more “Special Evening at Starkie 159 Installation”
Back in 1967 when the Earth was still deemed to be flat, and Ken Lord had been a Craft Mason for several years already, the spark of an idea to join The Mark degree was muted. Racing driver and motorboat racer Donald Campbell was killed in a crash on more “Amazing 50th Celebration for W.Bro Ken Lord – Keep 911”
W.Bro Barry Heal is the provincial Almoner and his yearly message reminds us of the support and services he can provide, not only at this festive season but throughout the year.
“If you are alone, perhaps feeling vulnerable and insecure, and unable or unwilling to turn to relatives or close friends for comfort and support I may be able to help“
Probably the final Provincial Deputation visit of 2017 took place at Fabric Mark Lodge on Tuesday 19th December. The Deputy Provincial Grand Master John Smith along with 8 provincial officers of the year enjoyed the friendly meeting at Rochdale Masonic Hall. The weather was a bit poor and more “Bro. Galvin educates at Fabric 939”
I don’t get the chance to write about RAM meetings that often, so here goes. Gawthorpe Lodge 1014 RAM which is attached to Gawthorpe Lodge of Mark Master Masons re-appointed its Worshipful Commander W.Bro Ken Lambshead RAMGR on Monday 18th December. The worship commander is more “1014 RAM re-appoint Worshipful Commander”