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Terrific 25th Masonic District News September 2016

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Grand Lodge of Ohio 25th District

September 10 Blue Lodge Outdoor Raising at Cortland Lodge at 9:00 AM. Breakfast at 8:00AM September 30 Blue Lodge Election of Officers and Awards night at Old Erie Lodge at 7:30 PM October 14-15 Grand Lodge Communication at Kalahari in Sandusky, Ohio November 19 Past Masters Convocation at Willoughby Lodge at 9:00 AM, Breakfast at […]

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2018 Caribbean Cruise Benefit

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An eastern Caribbean cruise aboard the Celebrity Equinox Cruise Ship is being organized for the benefit of the Ohio Freemasons and their families. Port cities will include San Juan, Puerto Rico; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; and Basseterre, St. Kitts. The details of pricing, accommodations, and how to register can be found below. Also see this flier […]

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Three New Entered Apprentices

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Village Lodge Number 274, Free and Accepted Masons since 1856

Just in time for summer break, Village Lodge welcomed three new Entered Apprentices on June 8th. Thanks go out to the brothers who helped with initiation. We did three in one evening! Presiding worshipful master Bob Thomas said he had not seen three degrees in one evening in all the years he’s been a Mason. […]

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Masonic Home Honors Village Lodge’s Generosity

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Masonic Home framed print presented to to Worshipful Master Victor Matthews by brother Jesse Pertee

Brother Jesse Pertee presented Village Lodge a framed commemorative print of the Masonic Home “Castle” in recognition of the lodge’s brothers generously donating over $1,000 to the Masonic Home Foundation this past year. Brother Pertee also presented an update on the home’s activity. The Masonic Home provides services for aging. More recently they have been focusing […]

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The Grand Lodge Charitable Foundation

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Seal of the Grand Lodge of Ohio

The brothers of Village Lodge have authorized a donation to the Grand Lodge Charitable Foundation. This is a charity that helps lodges provide assistance. Donations can be sent to The Grand Lodge of Ohio, 1 Masonic Drive, Springfield, Ohio 45504. Make checks payable to Grand Lodge Charitable Foundation. This is a 501(c)(3) organization, and donations […]

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Stephen Minister

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Stephen Ministry

This week Br. Bill Finzel recently gave a brief presentation to Village Lodge about his work as a volunteer Stephen Minister for the Stephen Ministry program. This is a non-denominational charity run through Christian churches to council people during life’s difficulties. Stephen Ministers as car-givers are trained to listen, care, and comfort people (care-receivers) who […]