NEW LOCATIONS ADDED – New Lodge Secretary Interface (LSI) Training

    Contact the Grand Lodge office to register with Chantal at 1-800-628-4732 or click on a location below to register online.

    Sunday, September 13, 2015 – Seattle Scottish Rite, Shoreline – completed

    Saturday, September 26, 2015 – Masonic Center, Wenatchee – completed

    Sunday, October 4, 2015 – El Katif Shrine Center, Spokane – completed

    Sunday, October 18, 2015 – Nile Shrine Center, Mount Lake Terrace – completed 

    Saturday, November 14th, 2015 – Vancouver (Location TBD)

    Saturday, November 21, 2015 – Bremerton (Location TBD)

    Saturday, February 6, 2015 – Seattle (Location TBD)

    Saturday, April 2, 2015 – Bellingham (Location TBD)

    Saturday, April 23, 2015 – Spokane (Location TBD)

     

    Times for the workshops are 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  A light lunch will be served.

    If you have an assistant please make sure you both attend.  Those who feel as if they may need a refresher course may also attend.

    I look forward to the learning and fellowship.

     

    David P. Owen

    Grand Secretary

    Masonic Tribune Article Submission Deadline

    Deadline for submission of articles in the Fall Issue of the Grand Lodge of Washington Masonic Tribune is a week from now (September 10, 2015.) Please send your articles as soon as you can to assist in the timely release of the publication.

    Please send your articles to g.santy@comcast.net.  Please see the guidelines for submission in page two of the previous Masonic Tribune issues in the Grand Lodge Website.

    Our Values

    • Tolerance
      • The fraternity values religious, ethnic, cultural, social, and education difference. We respect the opinions of others and strive to improve and develop as human beings.
    • Ethics
      • Our lives are based on honor and integrity, and we believe that honesty, compassion, trust, and knowledge are important.
    • Family
      • We strive to be better spouses, parents, and family members and are committed to protecting the well being of our members and their families, especially when they are in need.
    • Personal Growth
      • Our continuous pursuit of knowledge, ethics, spirituality, and leadership brings more meaning to our lives.
    • Philanthropy
      • We make a difference in our communities through charitable giving, community service, and volunteerism.
    • Freedom
      • Masons value the liberties outlined in the U.S. Constitution and continually promote freedom of speech and expression, freedom to worship a Supreme Being in an individual way, and other important liberties.

    Waterland Blog – “Offer pending but no sale yet for Des Moines’ landmark Old Masonic Home”

    Despite constant and varied rumors about the sale and potential uses of the Landmark Event Center, also known as the Old Masonic Home, the 88-year-old, 130,000 square foot facility and 27-acre campus on Marine View Drive is still owned by the Masonic Lodge, property manager David P. Owen said Monday.

    “I can’t guarantee anything,” said Owen, the lodge’s grand secretary. “All I can say is there is a signed purchase and sales agreement in place for someone who is interested in buying the property. I have not received any earnest money. We gave a back-up offer waiting.”

    About the rumors of the possible uses of the land and building, he said, “Once you sell the facility, whatever they do with it, that is their decision.”

    Read the whole story at the Waterland Blog

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    2014 Grand Master's Message

    Bruce

    Most Worshipful
    Bruce E. Vesper
    Grand Master

     

    As Masons, we are first and foremost builders.  Where once masons built cathedrals and structures of stone, today’s Masons must build structures that connect with others.  We must connect with our families, with our communities, and with our fraternity.  It is not enough to say that we have built something in the past; we must continue to build today and tomorrow.  Our work will never be done.

    We must always strive to put the good of the fraternity first.  We must strive to be better Masons than those who have gone before us.  It is a lifelong challenge to which every one of us must dedicate themselves.

    Be a Masonic Builder, and build a bridge to others!