St. John's Lodge

July Trestleboard 2023

The July Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF During our recent trip to the Tenino stone quarry, one of our Lodge’s Past Masters approached the quarry master, who is also a Brother Master Mason, to inquire about the process of transporting one of those massive boulders over a long distance.    ...

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June Trestleboard 2023

The June Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF “Know Thyself” is the clarion call of Masonic teaching. We all know that the journey through the degrees of Freemasonry represents each man’s journey of his own life, wherein he is supposed to grow in the discovery of who he is, what has meaning to him, how he can overcome himself, and what will bring him fulfillment as a man.   ...

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May Trestleboard 2023

The May Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF Time flies, and we have reached the middle of the 2023 Officer’s term in May. We have been fortunate to have Masonic education during our zoom and stated meetings. However, this month will be an exception due to the official visit of VWBro. Dean Willard, Deputy of the Grand Master for District 5.   ...

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April Trestleboard 2023

The April Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF “Know Thyself” is the clarion call of Masonic teaching. We all know that the journey through the degrees of Freemasonry represents each man’s journey of his own life, wherein he is supposed to grow in the discovery of who he is, what has meaning to him, how he can overcome himself, and what will bring him fulfillment as a man. ...

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March Trestleboard 2023

The March Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF Among Free and Accepted Masons the level symbolizes equality. We meet upon the level. Masons are taught that we all come from the same place, are working towards similar goals, and share the same hope. By interacting on the level, we establish trust. Why does building trust matter so much? And what can we do to increase trust within our Lodge? Trust...

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February Trestleboard 2023

The February Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDFAmong Free and Accepted Masons the level symbolizes equality. We meet upon the level. Masons are taught that we all come from the same place, are working towards similar goals, and share the same hope. By interacting on the level, we establish trust. Why does building trust matter so much? And what can we do to increase trust within our Lodge? Trust...

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January Trestleboard 2023

The January Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF   St. John’s brothers who toured Scotland and visited many of its several Masonic Lodges will share that experience during this month’s stated communication. “Visiting” is undoubtedly a central pillar of Freemasonry. At the simplest level, it is the opportunity to share comradeship, to enjoy each other’s company, and as we move from “labor to refreshment” to enjoy the society of the Festive...

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December Trestleboard 2022

The December Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF   Members of our “new” leadership team will be installed into their stations and places at the December 21st installation of officers. Our Master-elect WBro. Eric Koteles will lead an array of talented officers as we continue our efforts to promote Masonic Enlightenment and to encourage a friendly and entrusting brotherhood. ...

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November Trestleboard 2022

The November Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF   We have arrived at that time of the year when we elect a new Master and other officers of our Lodge. The offices of Master, Senior and Junior Wardens, Treasurer and Secretary will be selected for next year, as well as one representative to the Board of Trustees. Several Brothers have declared their availability for election to office this year. ...

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October Trestleboard 2022

The October Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF     Our open educational discussion – this month is on “The Plumb.” and reviewing Next year's proposed budget. thanks to the dip in the Market, will be a little more austere than our current budget. Not to worry, however, the only significant cuts have been tothe unused areas of “fat” for this year. We expect to enjoy a well-planned year ofeducation mixed with...

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