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June Trestleboard 2022

The June Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF Our Deputy of the Grand Master for this District made his “official” and parting visit to St. John’s last month representing and bringing greetings from our Grand Master. He recommended a book by don Miguel Ruiz entitled “The Four Agreements,” In The Four Agreements, don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering....

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May Trestleboard 2022

The May Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF   District 5’s Deputy of the Grand Master will bring greetings from the Grand Master this month. The Deputy of the Grand Master is charged with the responsibility, among many, to make an “official” visit to each Lodge in his district at least once during the Masonic year. He has frequently joined in our various proceedings, including some of our weekly Zoom sessions....

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April Trestleboard 2022

The April Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF   This month we have invited VWBro. André DeWald, Deputy of the Grand Master for District 8, to examine the two values and how they fit into our lives as Freemasons and follow with an extensive look at our candidate vetting process, suggesting ways to improve our efforts to introduce prospective members to our brothers and our brethren to the applicants. ...

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March Trestleboard 2022

The March Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF   St. John’s continues to provide a program of Masonic Education as the focus of our stated communications in 2022. While the Chamber of Reflection, which was explored fully in January is not technically a part of the initiatory degree, we find that it encourages the candidate to reflect on his previous life experience and prepares him for the next step on his...

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February Trestleboard 2022

The February Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF   While the Chamber of Reflection, is not technically a part of the initiatory degree, we find that it forces the candidate to reflect on his previous life experience and prepares him for the next step on his journey. This month we’ll examine that next step. We tell the candidate that “Freemasonry consists of a course of moral and philosophical instruction illustrated by...

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2021 Trestleboards

The January 2021 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The February 2021 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The March 2021 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The April 2021 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The May 2021 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The June 2021 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The July 2021 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The August 2021 Trestleboard is now available...

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2020 Trestleboards

The January 2020 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The February 2020 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The March 2020 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The May 2020 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The June 2020 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The July 2020 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The August 2020 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The September 2020...

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2019 Trestleboards

The January 2019 Trestleboard is available for download now: Download PDF The February 2019 Trestleboard is available for download now: Download PDF The March 2019 Trestleboard is available for download now: Download PDF The April 2019 Trestleboard is available for download now: Download PDF The June 2019 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The July 2019 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The August 2019 Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF The September 2019 Trestleboard is now available...

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Why we share a meal together…

The act of sharing a meal hits on many Masonic principles and is the reason why a communal feast remains an important part of our traditions. http://www.midnightfreemasons.org/2019/01/more-than-green-beans-at-masonic-table...

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