Hey Brethren! Hope all of you are having a great start of the New Year! January Stated Meeting was a great success and had a great turn out. I would like to take the time and single out our Junior Steward Mason Washington for the amazing help he offered.
February is looking to be as amazing as January. My wife and I will be working on a “Tour of Italy” dinner for stated meeting. Stated meeting will be on February 6th at 6:30 PM. Another event to look forward to is our Sweethearts Dinner on February 13th at 6:30 where we take time to show appreciation to the ladies of the lodge and especially the widows. We need to reiterate that we will always be there for them, that because their husband completed his work and now resides in the celestial lodge above does not mean that they are not family. Come out and show your support!
Brothers and friends
be sure to join us for the fun and festivities in February as we take a little
break. I apologize as I will be traveling for work but trust that Anaheim Lodge
is in the more than capable hands of our Senior and Junior Wardens. I cannot
possibly miss the opportunity we have to not only to honor the widows of our
Brothers, but also our own sweethearts at the annual Sweethearts Dinner on
Wednesday February 13th. This one you won’t want to miss!
This is just one of
the programs supported by your annual dues payment to Anaheim Lodge. A portion
of your dues is directed to the annual per capita payment we are required to
provide the Grand Lodge of California and the remainder goes towards the annual
budget of Anaheim Lodge. Each and every member is billed the same and if you
feel as though your masonic experience is not being fulfilled, feel free to
contact me directly and inform me what would enhance your masonic relationship.
I look forward to seeing and talking with each and every one of you at a degree
or event in the future.
We have been
quite busy at Anaheim Lodge 207 with degrees. Going into February, we are
turning it down just a bit for this month. Stated meeting is scheduled for Wednesday,
February 6th and we hope to see you there. For our brethren, we want
to focus on Practice! Practice! Practice! Because like the old saying goes;
Practice makes Perfect! I want to encourage our brethren, new and longtime
members, to join us in our practice. However, it’s always recommended that our
officers attend the practices. It’s always best to know the Due guard and Signs
of all degrees for Master Masons or if you are a FC or an EA, its great way to
know or learn how to properly give the Due Guard and sign of your respective
degree. Practices are not only to make our ritual better, but it can also be
used as a kind of Masonic Education. During practices, questions are always
asked either about ritual or about the meaning of signs, emblems, etc. Mostly
everything we do in the lodge room and everything you see in the lodge room has
meaning, so attending our practices and our events are a great way to learn
about them. Our practices are always going to be scheduled so visit our
website, or check out the calendar in the Trestle Board every month to see when
we have practice.
always, I want to encourage our Brethren to attend our events (such as the
Sweetheart’s Dinner), stated dinners and degrees. Everyone is welcome to attend
and remember, only Master Masons can attend all 3 degrees, Fellow Crafts can
attend the first and second degrees and Entered Apprentices can attend only the
first degree. All brethren, from the youngest Entered Apprentice to Master
Masons are able to attend all stated meetings.
We are proud to be Orange County’s oldest Masonic Lodge and we encourage our Brethren and friends in the community to take a look around. Please subscribe to our monthly Trestle Board below, share the Calendar of Events and/or follow us on Facebook by clicking the link in the top left corner.
For our guests and those interested in joining, please fill out the contact card below or stop by for dinner on the 1st Wednesday of each month. We are located at: 303 W. Lincoln Ave., Anaheim, CA.