District 5 Meeting Report

The meeting of the 5th District of the Florida York Rite Bodies was held July 23, 2016 at Leesburg Lodge in Leesburg Florida. There were 82 present including ladies. We were also honored with the presence of M:. W:. Stanley L. Hudson, Grand Master of Masons of Florida and the Grand Marshal, R:. W:. Douglas Ankeny. M:. W:. Hudson spoke to the craft after lunch. The Grand master stated how the future and life of Masonry is in our own hands. With the acceptance of the new generation of millennials, who are light years ahead of us technologically, we must act and react quickly to keep their attention and to keep them active. M:. W:. Hudson praised District 5 for having such a large turnout of York Rite Masons for their District Meeting. Download the full report... read more

Jacksonville Table Festival

Table Festival coming up on the 4th of August. This is a Table Festival and NOT a Table Chapter.  This means that we want you to bring your Lady with you.  It is not tyled but almost everything else is the same. We hope that the Ladies will inprove the singing portion. The cost is $20 a person and NOT $25 as earlier stated.  We hope that all of you are able to come.  Please let us know if you plan to attend. You can pay at the door by cash of check- – – just come and join in on the fun Tom Olsen Jacksonville York Rite Bodies Download the flyer... read more

District 5 Meeting Invitation

Companions and Sir Knights The attached flyer is the invitation for the Grand York Rite District 5 Meeting invitation. Respectfully, Erik B. Andersen, KYCH Treasurer / Registrar Priory # 60 KYCH Download the... read more

District 10 Meeting

The York Rite District 10 meeting was held on July 9, 2016 at the Pensacola Masonic Center. We had a fantastic meeting with the Chapter and Council and Commandery. The Commandery portion of the district meeting was the opening of all the Commanderies in the District for work and instruction in the Full form opening version. We had 27 Sir Knights in Uniform. All Commanderies in the District participated in the opening. It was great participation from our District 10 for the traveling Grand Officers and members of the York Rite. We thank them all for attending and look forward to their visit next... read more

Bob Cooper, MEGHP, Receives Thank You Gift from Jacksonville York Rite

Most Excellent Companion C. Robert “Bob” Cooper, M. E. Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter R. A. M. of Florida, on June 2, 2016, received a black, engraved, pyramid, statuette memorial gift as a thank you for his many years of service as Secretary-Recorder of the Jacksonville York Rite Bodies. On May 23, 2016, M. E. Companion Cooper had been elected and installed as M. E. Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter, R. A. M. of Florida, and retired from his Secretary-Recorder office at the Jacksonville Y. R. Bodies.

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