I have been dragging my feet for a ver long time.  I attended a Master Mason in one day event and went through all the degrees.  I am a part of a lodge in Salt Lake City but moved to another town.  After the MM in one day event I was instructed to go to the lodge in my new town and have them pass me off.  I attended lodge once and was set up with some gentleman to study in order to pass it off.  I was then promoted at work and got very busy and was unable to got back to the lodge.

 It has been about a year since then and I really want to get back into it but I don't know if I should just show up to lodge?  

I do pay dues, is it okay for me just to start showing up to the meetings even though I am not officially apart of this lodge down here?

Views: 148

Replies to This Discussion

Brother Monson,
I'm going to make some assumptions: you were initiated, passed, and raised in a "regular" lodge; have a valid dues card; aren't suspended or expelled. If my assumptions are correct then you would be good to go. I would suggest going to the lodge on a practice and education night so you can get a quick refresher. I would say you would be VERY welcomed and any questions you have would be gladly answered.
Bro. Beyer
seanpbeyer@faithlodge756.org

I don't have dues card but at the end of the event I was required to pay the dues for 2012.  As far as passed goes, I think I need to pass off some memorization and grips, etc. to be official.  I guess the fact I don't know any of the masons in this town makes things more awkward for me.  I know if I was in Salt Lake still this would have been done a long while ago.

I attended a Festival style for the York Rite, and while I am grateful to be allowed into the Chapter/Council/Commandery, I do feel the loss that I am not as proficient in the work as I am with the first 3 degrees.

Having said that, my 2 Blue Lodges would definitely welcome you regardless if you were current or not. if you weren't, we would help you get current and facilitate your move from your home lodge.

RSS

Latest Activity

Rick Shelton replied to Matthew R's discussion Does anyone have advice for my first 5K?
"Race etiquette, Stay to the right of faster people so others can pass. Don't throw your drink onto the path of the runners. Try to pass on the left. Keep your situational awareness. Stretch your ITB, that's the muscle-tendon group that…"
20 minutes ago
Sir replied to John Muir's discussion Donald Trump Is A Greedy, Creepy, Ignorant Jerk in the group The Great Debate
36 minutes ago
Sir replied to Joshua Hudson's discussion The Real Reason Women Cheat
"Wins the thread, IMJ."
46 minutes ago
Sir replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"He's got a point.  What's in the video? interests me more than What fantasies do I have about abortionists' sex interests?"
1 hour ago
Milo Morris commented on David P. Lochner's group City of Brotherly Love
"Are any of you guys still interested in meeting for lunch on August 15? Let me know. Feel free to friend/PM me."
1 hour ago
Mike S. replied to Matthew R's discussion Does anyone have advice for my first 5K?
"a regular athletic watch like a timex is fine for keeping pace. id break your pace up into roughly mile increments. as for etiquette, keep to the outside if faster runners are behind you. other than that... have fu!"
2 hours ago
Stephanus Martellus commented on Denis E. Ambrose, Jr.'s group Catholic Men
"Latin or not, is not the most important aspect. It's the whole structure of the New Liturgy, which alientas many man http://www.lmschairman.org/2015/07/the-traditional-mass-and-men-new.html"
5 hours ago
Nick H replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"Fertilised eggs cannot maintain homeostasis, change any variable in the womb and they die. Also, most living cells meet your criteria so are you saying that if one amputated a living arm (whose cells meet your criteria) then that person would be a…"
5 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service