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the blog of the brethren Posted on Sat, June 22, 2019 08:59:42

Dear Brethren, I hope you are
enjoying our recess from the normal Lodge activities, as you will be aware the
work of the lodge and the duties of the Master continue during the break, The
Master so far has chaired his first committee meeting represented the Lodge at
the Installation of Bro. Stephen Humphries as our new Provincial Grand Master
on Saturday 8th June and finally attended the quarterly communication of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland on Thursday 13th June, we have the following functions
and meetings coming up shortly and the Master has requested that I Cordially
invite you to attend and he hopes that you will be able to come along.

Shorts and Shades party night Saturday 22nd June

To celebrate the start of “summer” and the summer solstice Bro.
Douglas Wood DM has organised a shorts and shades night on Saturday 22nd June
this starts at 7.30pm priced at £5.00 ea ticket reservations are available from
Bro. Douglas Wood 07801 445227 or decorman@live.co.uk or you can pay on the
night, it will be of great assistance if you could either let Douglas or myself
know that you will be attending.

Lodge Deputation Monday 24th June 2019 at 7.30

Our newly Installed Master’s first deputation will be our Annual
visit to Lodge St John Melrose 1bis
on Monday 24th June (feast day to celebrate the birth of St John
the Baptist) this is being held in the corn exchange Market Square,
Melrose TD6 9PN, they will be performing a
passing ceremony, please make every effort to attend and give your support to
our new Master on the the start of his term in office.

Special Meeting on Friday 16th August at 7pm

Our new Master’s first working meeting he and his team of office
bearers will be performing an initiation ceremony upon one gentleman, this will
be followed by a harmony.

Annual Lodge Barbecue on Sunday 18th August @1pm

Our annual barbecue is being held on Sunday 18th of August from
1pm the cost of this event is only £5.00 per adult payable on the please note
this is a family event and all children are most welcome, also a slight change
to the chef at this event our new Junior Warden Bro. Paul Gilhooley has kindly
agreed to flip the burgers please come along to sample his culinary delights.

yours

Bill

ps if you need to contact me for any lodge business my email is bill10ross@gmail.com and my mobile is
07716476218



our new Master

the blog of the brethren Posted on Thu, May 23, 2019 13:39:02

our new Master Bryan R. Halliday



17th May

the blog of the brethren Posted on Thu, May 23, 2019 13:36:15

Our Annual Installation held on Friday 17th May 2019,



Past Masters dinner

the blog of the brethren Posted on Sat, May 11, 2019 15:49:43

photo of the Past Master’s Annual dinner held on 9th May



6th may

the blog of the brethren Posted on Sat, May 11, 2019 09:29:51

Monday 6th May revisted.

Our current Master Bro . Peter McGow’s last meeting was a very busy evening with 126 Brethren signing the attendance book, on top of the usual business, we conferred the ceremony of passing on one Brother,welcomed 4th Brethren from Lodge La Constante Fidelite no 19 in Belgium, received deputations from Lodge Cochno 1304, St John Fisherrow 112 and the Provincial Grand Lodge of Midlothian, conferred honorary membership upon Bro Ian W. Young PM St John Fisherrow No.112 Bro. Edward A. Williams PM Cochno 1304 and finally to top off what was a very enjoyable evening the Provincial Master Bro. Thomas C. Smith presented a 50 year jubilee certificate to Bro. John King Master Mason of the Lodge with the Master presenting Bro. King with a 50 year Jewel to mark the occasion, below is some pics taken on the evening.

yours
lewis



6th may

the blog of the brethren Posted on Sat, May 04, 2019 13:51:59

Monday 6th May 2019 at
7.30pm Regular Meeting

This evenings meeting is the
Master’s last meeting in the Chair and will commence with the usual business,
followed by the ceremony of passing to be conferred upon on one Brother,
conducted by the Master and his Office Bearers, also the Master will be conferring
honorary membership upon Bro Ian W. Young PM St John Fisherrow No.112 Bro.
Edward Williams PM Cochno 1304 as well as presenting a 50 year jubilee
certificate to Bro. John King Master Mason of the Lodge we also will be
welcoming a deputation from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Midlothian as well as
some visiting brethren from Lodge La Constante Fidelite no 19 in Belgium http://www.laconstantefidelite.org/.
this is the last occasion to purchase installation tickets please also note all
requests for the same must be paid this evening please contact Bro. Alan
Carmichael PM – 07739013350 or alancarmichael10@gmail.com,

yours
lewis



installation 2019

the blog of the brethren Posted on Fri, April 05, 2019 13:59:58

our installing masters for 2019



april

the blog of the brethren Posted on Fri, April 05, 2019 13:56:14

Dear Brethren,

Please find below a note of our forthcoming meetings / lodge
functions, I do hope that you will be able to attend.

Monday 15th April 2019 at
7.30pm

Regular
Meeting, this evenings meeting will commence with the usual business , followed
by the ceremony of Entering to be conferred
upon one Gentleman, conducted by the Master and his Office Bearers.

Lodge Deputation Wednesday 24th
April 2019 at 7.15

To Colinton and Currie 1029 Riccarton
mains road EH14 5PX, on this occasion Bro. Tom Smith
PM will receive honorary membership of 1029 , this is the Master’s last
Deputation please come along to support him, your lodge and Bro Smith PM

Monday 6th May 2019 at
7.30pm

Regular
Meeting, this evenings meeting is the Master’s last meeting in the Chair and
will commence with the usual business, followed by the ceremony of passing to be conferred upon on Brother,
conducted by the Master and his Office Bearers, also the Master will be
conferring honorary membership upon Bro Ian W. Young PM St John Fisherrow No.112
Bro. Edward Williams PM Cochno 1304 as well as presenting a 50 year jubilee
certificate to Bro. John King Master Mason of the Lodge we also will be
welcoming a deputation from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Midlothian.

Friday 17th May 2019 at
6.30pm

Regular
Meeting, our Annual Installation, when Bro. Bryan Robert Halliday will be
Installed as our new Right Worshipful Master and his team of Office Bearers will
be invested into their various offices, tickets for this evening are priced at
£15.00 ea and are available from Bro. Alan Carmichael PM – 07739013350 or alancarmichael10@gmail.com, please
be quick as there is not many places left.

Lodge Deputation Monday 24th June 2019 at
7.30

Our newly Installed Master’s first deputation will be our Annual
visit to Lodge St John Melrose 1bis this being held
in the corn exchange Market
Square, Melrose TD6 9PN, they will be performing a
passing ceremony, please make every effort to attend and give your support to
our new Master on the the start of his term in office.

Lodge Functions

Our biannual retired members and widows dinner is
being held on Sunday 14th April from 1pm, all retired members with their wifes /
partners are cordially invited to attend

Shorts and Shades night

Saturday 22nd June from 7.30pm this is being organised by Bro.
Douglas Wood further details will be forthcoming when available

yours
Lewis



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