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September Trestleboard 2022

The September Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF   St. John’s Lodge received its charter on September 4, 1860. and incorporated on January 24, 1861, was the city’s only Masonic Lodge until 1873.Today it’s one of the oldest continuously operating corporations in the State of Washington and the third oldest in Seattle (after the Sisters of Providence and the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle). ...

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August Trestleboard 2022

The August Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF   As St. John’s continues to focus on Masonic Education, WBro. Ian Hyde of Walter F. Meier Lodge of Research No. 281 has been invited to speak at our August stated communication. His topic will be “Inadvertent North American Influences on Australian Freemasonry.” ...

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July Trestleboard 2022

The July Trestleboard is now available for download: Download PDF   Summertime is once again upon us. That means many of our Lodges are Dark. But that does not end the search for Light due to a lack of Masonic events to attend. Where can you find that Light over the summer with Brothers from around Western Washington? Simply put, Master Mason (third degree) Open Air Degree event at the Masonic Family Park will...

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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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