District 5 Grand York Rite Meeting

Orlando, Florida Saturday, September 28th, 2017 The York Rite Bodies of the 5th District Cordially invites all Master Masons, Companions, Sir Knights and their Ladies, to attend the Festive Table Chapter and District Meeting of the Grand York Rite in District No. 5 at Mokanna Lodge No.329 4925 Clarcona-Ocoee Road Orlando, FL 32810 Honoring: M.E. Ronald C. Newton, M.E.G.H.P. of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Florida M.I. Robert C. St. John, Jr., M.I.G.M. of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters of Florida R.E. Anthony L. Griffon, R.E.G.C. of the Grand Commandery of Knight Templar of Florida Program: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Registration 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Commandery Full Dress Drill and Sword Instruction in Lodge and Ladies Program 12:00 p.m. Table Chapter Commences Download the flyer...

Super Excellent Master Degree

October 21st, 2017 at 6:30 pm Tuscan Lodge #6 320 South Florida Avenue Bartow, Florida The tradition continues in the conferral of the degree in the Central Florida area, so bring your candidates. The Ladies of Polk Council will provide the dinner, at 4:30 pm, but it is necessary that you contact Fred Gerdom by October 17th if you plan to eat. The cost for the Table Council dinner is $5.00. Contact information is in the bottom of the flyer. Candidate registration from 5:00 to 6:00 pm at the rear of the dinning room. Bring your dues card. Pleas provide us with the number of candidates as well as others who will be attending by October 5th. Looking forward to seeing you on the 21st. Fred Gerdom Recorder Polk Council #11 Download the flyer here....

Highlands Chapter No. 64, R.A.M., is Best Chapter in Florida for 2016-2017

Highlands Chapter No. 64, R.A.M. in Sebring, Florida, was awarded the Crystal Chalice on May 24, 2017 at the Grand Chapter Convocation at the York Rite Convention in Lake Mary as the best Royal Arch Chapter in Florida for the 2016-2017 Capitular year. Pictured here, officers of Highlands Royal Arch Chapter receive the Chalice traveling trophy from Most Excellent Companion C. Robert Cooper (with hat, on left in line), then M. E. Grand High Priest, now M. E. Past Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter, R.A.M. of Florida. Shown, third from left was Most Excellent Companion Michael A. Padron, MWPGM, MEPGHP of Florida. Seen at right of the line was M. E. Companion Ronald C. Newton, then Excellent Grand King, now M. E. Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter R.A.M. of Florida. Congratulations to Highlands Chapter No....

Master Mason Degree for up to 10 Fellowcrafts

The Scottish Rite Past Masters Organization is hosting a Master Mason Degree for up to 10 fellowcrafts on Saturday February 4th, 2017 at the Tampa Scottish Rite Center. The schedule is as follows: Saturday, February 4th, 2017 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Coffee & Donuts 10:30 am – 11:30 am – 1st Section 11:30 am – 12:30 am – Lunch (free for Candidates, all others $10) 12:45 pm – 2:15 pm – 2nd Section Download the flyer...
MEPGHP Richard Agster’s Apron Presentation

MEPGHP Richard Agster’s Apron Presentation

At the regular Chapter meeting of Tampa / Cushing Chapter No. 3 on November 7, 2016, Most Excellent Past Grand High Priest Richard Wolfe presented MEPGHP (Honorary) Richard Agster his past High Grand High Priest Apron, collar, and jewel. The Chapter was opened in form and then called “At Ease”. Ricks wife and two sons were in invited into the Chapter room and the presentation began.  Ricks wife, Diane, placed the Past Grand High Priest collar on him while his youngest son, David, placed the apron around his waist.  His eldest son, who flew in especially for the presentation, pinned on the Past High Priest Jewel..  There were several Grand Chapter officers as well as a goodly number of members of the Chapter members in attendance for the presentation. Rick was taken totally surprised by the presentation and expressed his thanks to all present....

Fort Pierce York Rite Festival

The Fort Pierce York Rite held a festival on September 18th and 19th, 2015 at Okeechobee Lodge No 237.    The degrees and orders were conferred on 8 new members – 3 from Fort Pierce,  and 5 from Fort Lauderdale.    Companion/Sir Knights from Fort Lauderdale assisted in conferring the degrees.   New Companions and Sir Knights:   From Left to Right: Raphael Faro Eurkea North Shore Lodge / Ft Lauderdale York Rite J J Juarez Okeechobee Lodge Senior steward / Fort Pierce York Rite Jeffrey Zarrila Okeechobee Lodge Instructor / Fort Pierce York Rite Dylan Parrish Acacia Lodge Worshipful Master /  Fort Pierce York Rite John L Preston Doric Lodge / Fort Lauderdale York Rite Scott McComas Doric Lodge / Fort Lauderdale York Rite Adam Leal Doric Lodge / Fort Lauderdale York Rite Robert Wisehart J. Dewey Hawkins / Fort Lauderdale York Rite      Degree Teams and new Companions / Sir Knights   From Left to Right   Front row Thomas Randazzo       Sword Bearer      St Lucie Commandery 17 Garry Moore:                Generallisimo      St Lucie Commandery 17 Robert Eisenhardt      Commander         St Lucie Commandery 17 James Green                 PDDGC                 St Lucie Commandery 17 David Dement              Past Grand Commander West Virginia Paul Friend                     Past Grand Commander Florida      St Lucie Commandery 17 John Pickford          ...