New Carlisle and Mt. Olivet Lodges will confer the Master Mason Degree at the Annual Outdoor Raising located at 12681 St. Rt. 55, St. Paris, Ohio 43072. All Master Masons are welcome. Mt. Olivet Lodge will provide a free lunch after the raising. In the event of rain, it will be moved to New Carlisle Masonic Temple. Bring an apron and lawn chair. Dress: summer casual.
North on Rt 235 to left on St. Rt. 55. It’s between Rt 235 and Panhandle Road on Rt. 55. Turn left into the Drive. Watch for signs.
All New Carlisle members, families and friends are invited to our FREE Annual Strawberry Festival. Fresh strawberries, ice cream and biscuits will be served. If you haven’t been to
the Temple in a while this is a great opportunity to enjoy fresh strawberries and ice cream with your family and friends at the lodge. Give your sons, daughters and grandchildren a call and invite them to join you at the Temple.
New Carlisle Lodge will host a Masonic Family Night, Friday, May 18 with a free dinner at 6:30 p.m. and we cordially invite all to attend. The evening activities will be devoted to honoring our ladies, widows of deceased brethren, presentation of “The Community Builder’s Award” to a deserving resident of our community to show our appreciation for their outstanding efforts and contributions to our community. We will also recognize exemplary service by a youth in the Tecumseh, Bethel, and Northwestern School Districts.
There is no charge for the dinner but reservations are required. Doors open at 6:00 for a social period, dinner served at 6:30. Bring your family and friends and join us for this evening of good food and fellowship. Please contact Helmut Schuster (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jay Maxwell 937-307-6429 (email@example.com) for reservations on or before May 15.
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Our 168th Annual Inspection was a wonderful meeting of Masons. In attendance were 32 members (12 Past Masters) and 47 visitors for a total of 79. Brother Charles Farris IV was Passed to the Degree of Fellow Craft. Right Worshipful Brother David Waggoner, DDGM of the 9th Masonic District, complimented New Carlisle Lodge and our officers on our inspection and the work we do all year. The Lecture was given by WM. Douglas Baker, the “G” lecture by WB. Robert Maxson and Bro. Brian Roberts gave the Charge. The Honorary Degree of Yellow Dog was conferred on many visiting Master
Thanks to all the officers for a job well done. Thanks to the Craft Club for serving a delicious breakfast prior to the Inspection
The New Carlisle Lodge inspection on February 10 was outstanding. Breakfast was enjoyed by 51 and 77 Brothers witnessed our officers’ work and the Fellowcraft Degree. Inspecting officer, R.W.B. David Waggoner gave us high marks and complimented New Carlisle Lodge. Candidate Charles Farris received an impressive Fellowcraft Degree.
Thanks to the officers, Craft Club and everyone who helped.
This is an important month for our lodge. The 168th Annual Inspection of New Carlisle Lodge will be held on Saturday, February 10. We cordially invite all Fellowcraft Masons, Past Masters, members of our lodge and all Masons to join us.
Our inspection will be in the Fellowcraft Degree. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 A.M. with the Lodge opening at 9:00 A.M. NO reservations needed for breakfast. Pay $7 at the door. The Officers would appreciate seeing a large turnout as well as your support.
(We’d like to remind all the brethren attending our Annual Inspection that the city of New Carlisle has a two hour parking limit on Main Street. Therefore, we encourage you to park off Main on any of the side streets or in the municipal parking lot on Church Street located one block west of the temple. Thanks for your cooperation.)
Thursday, January 11
Ugly Tie Night – Prize for Ugliest Tie
Dinner @ 6 PM
Lodge Opens @ 7 PM
Dress: Business Casual
Jan. 24 @ 7:00 EA @ Anthony #455, Springfield – Meal @ 6
Jan. 27 @ 7:00 EA @ Mechanicsburg #113 – Meal @ 6
Jan. 30 @ 7:00 FC @ Clark #101, Springfield – Meal @ 6
Feb. 02 @ 7:00 EA @ Madison #221, W. Jefferson – Meal @ 6
Feb. 10 @ 9 AM – FC @ New Carlisle # 100 – Meal 7:30 AM
Feb. 16 @ 7:00 EA @ Chandler #138, London – Meal @ 6
Feb. 24 @ 7:00 MM @ Fielding #192, S. Charleston – Meal @ 6
Mar. 03 @ 9 AM – MM @ Mt. Sterling 269 – Meal @ 8 AM
Mar. 17 @ 7:00 EA @ Urania #311 – Meal @ 6
Mar. 19 @ 7:00 MM @ St. Andrew’s #619, Springfield – Meal @ 6
Mar. 21 @ 7:00 EA @ Mt. Olivet #226, Christiansburg – Meal @ 6
Mar. 24 @ 9 AM – FC @ Harmony #8, Urbana – Meal @ 8 AM
Apr. 07 @ 9 AM – FC @ Morning Star, OMH – Meal @ 11:30 AM
Apr. 07 @ 7:00 MM @ HS Kissell #674, Springfield – Meal @ 6
There’s special warmth at Christmas time we feel for family and friends, filling us with a sense of joy that truly never ends. The members of New Carlisle Lodge, Chapter and Council send Seasons Greetings and wish for everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!