Category: From the South

  • Masonic Lodge Charlotte NC – Sept 2019

    From The East Greetings, my brothers all! Welcome to September. Masonic activity usually speeds up once vacations are over. After being dark in July, we are back at work with Tuesday night practice and coaching. Please mark your calendars for a 3rd degree on Saturday, October 5th. We will eat at 7AM and begin work […]

  • Masonic Lodge Charlotte NC – May 2019

    From the East Greetings from the East! Hello my brothers, hope you are well. If our Entered Apprentice bears up, we intend to confer a Fellowcraft degree in June. On June 1st, I expect the officers to attend our required Lecture Service. If you are unable to drive, it’s not a bother to ask for […]

  • Masonic Lodge Charlotte NC – January 2019

    From the East Welcome to 2019. Sat in this chair for Meridian Lodge #728 in 1987. Today, we have some of the same “opportunities”.  (The aforementioned phrase is attributed to Col. Earl Taylor, when we had a big day ahead.) I would love to see more of our members at our meetings, but I know […]

  • Masonic Lodge Charlotte NC – October 2018

    From the East Brethren, Greetings from the East!! I have just returned from the Annual Stated Communication of the Grand Lodge of North Carolina where WB Bob Braswell, WB Glenn Sigmon, and I represented Phalanx Lodge #31. Attendance was down this year due to the hurricane that ravaged the eastern part of the state. Not […]

  • Masonic Lodge Charlotte NC – Sept 2018

    From the East Brethren Greetings from the East. Labor Day is behind us and that means that summer is over. The kids are back in school and for most of us that means summer vacations are over. Lodge attendance has been weak over the past three months, but with the end of summer, I would […]

  • Masonic Lodge Charlotte NC – July 2018

    From the East Brethren, Greetings from the East. July is upon us already and our work is far from over. In June, our Lodge hosted the District 32 Certified Lecturer’s Master Mason Degree and from all reports it was very well done and should be remembered as a special evening. Thanks to WB David Carriker […]

  • Masonic Lodge Charlotte NC – June 2018

    From the East Brethren, At our last Stated Communication we began having our meals catered by Chef Roberto and the feedback has been very positive. We do ask that you RSVP for meals so that Chef Roberto can prepare accordingly. As stated above, on May 29th we are inviting our families to join us for […]

  • Masonic Lodge Charlotte NC – May 2018

    From the East Brethren, Greetings from the East! We are making progress on our work towards the requirements for the Lion and Pillar Lodge of Excellence (http://grandlodge-nc.org/center-for-members/lion-and-pillar-lodge-of-excellence). On April 24th, our lodge hosted a district wide Entered Apprentice Degree with three candidates and almost 60 brethren from around the district. Brethren, as I stood in […]

  • Masonic Lodge Charlotte NC – April 2018

    From the East Brethren, Greetings from the East! Since our last Stated Communication, Phalanx has been busy and there is a lot to talk about. First, we have begun work on the Lodge. The dark blue and yellow are gone from behind the Senior and Junior Warden’s stations. The walls have been painted a blue […]

  • Masonic Lodge Charlotte NC – March 2018

    From the East Brethren, Greetings from the East! March is going to be a busy month. First we have our Stated Communication on the 13th, followed the next week by the Spring School of Instruction on the 20th and 21st. Then on Bill Stout the 26th, we are hosting the Grand Master. The Master Mason […]

  • Masonic Lodge Charlotte NC – Feb 2018

    From the East Brethren, Greetings from the East. For those that made it to the January Stated Communication, thank you for your attendance. For everybody else, you missed a meeting with a lot happening. February looks to be a busy month. We have our Stated Communication on February 13th with Bro Nick Voelker providing an […]

  • Masonic Lodge Charlotte NC – January 2018

    From the East Brethren, Greetings from the East!! Welcome to 2018. Another year has begun and we have the annual training to learn to date checks (do you still write checks?) with 2018 rather than 2017 I am humbled that you have elected me WM for a second time. I promise to try to do […]