Early last Tuesday morning, a contingent of East Lancs Mark Masons set off on the annual trip to Grand Mark Lodge in support of the Brethren receiving promotions – WBro Barry Heal to Deputy Grand Swordbearer, WBro David Rainsbury to Grand Steward, WBro Duncan Ferguson to more “Grand Mark Lodge”
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”
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”
A heartfelt THANK YOU to all my Brother Mark Brethren and Lodges who have sponsored me on my Lodge visits. Because of your generosity and friendship, the total money raised for the 2021 Festival after visiting 31 Lodges stands at £2770, for which I’m most grateful.Yours sincerely and fraternally.
WBro Ron Coucill PProvGJW
The idea for the Mark Internet Lodge came from several Welsh members of the Craft Internet Lodge 9659, who got great support from their PGM in Monmouthshire. This led to the Consecration of the Lodge in Mark Masons Hall in more “The Mark Internet Lodge No.1975”
From the looks of things, the Middleton Hog was indeed well and truly roasted. The weather did its thing and kept clear for most of the day and no shelter was required. The organising team did a great job of pulling the day together and attracting a goodly number of visitors to the more “Middleton Hog, well and truly roasted.”
Congratulations to all of our Brethren pictured above who made the trip to London on Tuesday! Also to WBro Philip Conn PGJO and Ian Ronson PGJD who were unable to join us on the day. more “Grand Mark Lodge – Appointments and Promotions”