From the Worshipful Master

Feast of Saints John Will be held at 6:00 PM, Tuesday, Dec. 27th at the lodge. If you did not commit to attending at lodge last night you need to let our Master know ASAP if you plan to attend as he needs to let our caterer know right away. Lodge of Installation This will be a closed ceremony. All officers for 2017 should arrive at the lodge at 6:00 PM on January 10th, 2017, for the installation ceremony. They should be wearing tuxes or a dark suit. This is just prior to our stated meet...
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2016 Dan Owens Pancake and Sausage Breakfast

This past Saturday was our annual Dan Owens Pancake and Sausage breakfast. As always, delicious Manley's sausage and freshly cooked pancakes were served. Some took advantage of the convenient carryout, but many stayed to enjoy the all-you-can-eat offerings of the morning. If you weren't able to join us this year, hopefully, you can make plans to attend next year. our breakfast is always held during the annual Callithumpian Fall Festival in Decatur.  
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Brother Herman Lenhart

We are saddened to share the passing of Brother Herman L. Lenhart. Masonic services will be held immediately following visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday at 7:00 pm. Any brothers wishing to participate should arrive by 6:45 pm. http://www.haggardandsefton.com/book-of-memories/2644713/Lenhart-Herman/service-details.php  
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April 2016

April 2016 Greeting from the desk of the Secretary!   We’ve got a lot coming up this year so far. The lodge has elected 2 men to receive their degrees of masonry which we will be starting soon.           The WM has made a couple new committees for the lodge: we have a Media group and a Meal directory group. Hopefully these will aid in our endeavors as we go along to spread out the duties to be preformed.           Remember that we will set the dues at the June meeting and add...
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from the WM July Meeting Notes

Brothers, I thought I would give you a brief summary of our stated meeting held July 14th. First, we have been given a date for our Lodge of Instruction for 2015. It is Wednesday October 7th at 7:00 pm. We will due the opening on the Master Mason Degree through the 1st section. Bluffton Lodge will join us usual and will be responsible for the second section and the close. It would be good to see as many Brothers in attendance as possible. Also, I again noted that Grand Lodge has given us the ...
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Words from “The Old Tiler”

The Old Tiler first appeared in print in August, 1921 when the first of four hundred and fourteen "Old Tiler Talks" were printed in the Fellowship Forum, a fraternal newspaper published in Washington, D.C. In 1925 the publisher (The Temple Publishers) asked the author to select a few of the best of the talks and thirty-one were accordingly made into a little volume, copyrighted in that year. The book, which sold for a dollar, ran into two editions of five thousand copies each. By the time ...
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