As we embark upon a new Masonic Season, you will realise that we have only 20 months left until our MBF Festival concludes. Our total funds raised are creeping steadily upwards but now is the time that we must all try our very best to ensure that we raise a total which is worthy of our great Province. I feel confident that I more “2019/20 Early season reflections”
At the recent meeting of Mossley Mark Lodge no. 1381, held on 11th November 2019, it was agreed that the next meeting on Monday 13th January 2020 will commence at 11:00 am followed by lunch. At this meeting, we will consider holding all future meetings of Mossley Mark Lodge 1381 at 11:00 am.
We already have 4 brethren likely to join.
RE: Flooding – November 2019
You will no doubt have watched the effects of the recent bad weather and the associated floods on the television news and were shocked by the levels of destruction to property, danger to individuals, and the ensuing distress many have suffered because of it. This is the fourth time this has happened in the last few years, although to different more “Flooding 2019 – To all Mark Lodge Secretaries and Almoners”
The first “daylight” meeting of Ardwick Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners No. 1222 was held on Wednesday 30th October 2019 at Stanley House Audenshaw. A total of 12 Mariners attended including the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, VWBro John Smith, supported by both APGMs, WBro Gerry Young and more “Royal Ark Mariners launch Lunchtime meetings”
Although Manchester Hall has been opened since 2nd November 2017 I suspect the number of East Lancashire Freemasons who have visited the fantastic new building is relatively small. The developers have transformed the old Freemasons Hall into Manchesters premier eating and entertainment centre. They have more “990 Mark – Provincial Grand Officers Lodge”
Faith Mark No 20 and Faith RAM No 20
On Monday 4 November, Faith Mark and RAM held their regular meetings. As there was a ceremony in the RAM degree, the Mark Lodge was held first. The meeting was opened at 6.25 by more “Lots of work at Faith 20 Mark & RAM”
Union Mark Lodge No. 32 met on 16th October at Manchester Hall, Bridge
Street. There were 10 brethren in attendance. This was the first lunchtime
meeting of the Lodge which will now become more “Union Mark Lodge No 32 – First lunchtime meeting”