Grand Commander Homecoming

Table Commandery in Honor of R.E. Frederick Gerdom Saturday February 18th, 2017 Time: 6:00pm Tuscan Lodge No. 6 320 S Florida Avenue Bartow, FL Cost $20 (commemorative “cannons” are included) Registration begins at 5:00pm Dress: SK – Uniform, no sword Ladies – Casual Dress Men – Business Casual This is an “Open” event, meaning that all are invited. Download the flyer...
Sir Knights and Ladies Gather for Christmas Observance in Jacksonville

Sir Knights and Ladies Gather for Christmas Observance in Jacksonville

Several Sir Knights and their ladies gathered for the traditional Knights Templar Christmas Observance at the York Rite Temple in Jacksonville on Sunday, December 11, 2016. Seated around the tables in a cross before the ceremony were clockwise from left: Steven Persinger, Generalissimo, Pilgrim Commandery No. 7 and Mr. Persinger; Randy Burkett, Sword Bearer, Damascus Commandery No. 2; Corbin Elliott, KYCH, KCT, PDDGC, Damascus No. 2; James Mast, Generalissimo, St. Augustine No. 10 and Mrs. Mast; Joseph Wright, Sr., Sentinel, Damascus No. 2 and Mrs. Wright; Christopher Lanham, Gen., Palatka No. 5, and Mrs. Lanham; and on the left at the head of the cross was Mrs. Eric Cole. Sir Knight Eric Cole, Gen., Damascus No. 2, is shown standing in the right, rear, with Steve Urban, Jr. EC, St. Augustine No. 10, acting as Prelate. Sir Knight Urban gave a very interesting, history-related story of how the birthdate of Christ came to be accepted as December 25th, and how the festival and holiday of Christmas developed into what it is today. Present, but not pictured were: Kolen Sawyer, EC, Damascus No. 2, and Thomas Olsen, KYCH, Recorder of Damascus No. 2, taking the picture....
District 3 Christmas Observance

District 3 Christmas Observance

District 3 York Rite of Florida held its Annual Christmas Observance ceremony at the Masonic Home on December 14, 2016. There were 21 Sir Knights in uniform and 20 other members and guests present.  Right Eminent Grand Commander Frederick Gerdom was part of the ceremony and delivered his response to the Grand Prelate’s toast. After the Observance, light refreshments were held in the Masonic Homes Ice Cream parlor and the Sir Knights visited with the residents of the home who were present for the ceremony. The Observance was also attended by several Grand Commandery Officers as well as one Past Grand Commander from Massachusetts/Rhode Island....

Grand High Priest’s Homecoming

Saturday April 1st, 2017 Ramada Jacksonville Hotel & Conference Center 3130 Hartley Road (Just off I-295) Jacksonville, FL 32257 Registration: 6:00 – 7:00 pm Dinner: 7:00 pm Dress: Men – Business Suits (Red Coat optional) Ladies – Dressy Cost: $35 per person Come celebrate with us in fellowship and fun! Download the flyer...

Triangle Commandery #38 Christmas Observance

Triangle Commandery #38 Invites All Sir Knights, Family and Friends to Join Us in the Annual Christmas Observance 16 December 2016 at Leesburg Lodge No.58 200 Richey Road, Leesburg, FL 6:30pm – Reception and Dinner (Traditional Ham Dinner) 7:30pm – Program Observance – Lodge Room Music, Caroling and Toasts from the Commandery Christmas Message provided by Rev. Jerry Elmore, KYCH Full Uniform for all Sir Knights, Business Dress for all others. Please RSVP by 10 Dec to: SK Robert Welch at 352-323-0934 Download the flyer...