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WORSHIPFUL MASTER'S PAGE
R.W.B. Bob Crawford was Installed on 11 April 2015 as Worshipful Master of Temple Lodge, No. 33 for 2015-2016.
The Worshipful Master encourages all Brethren who have not been to Lodge recently to attend our upcoming Regular Meetings. We will be treating the upcoming meetings as "Rusty Angle" nights for those Brethren who have not come to Lodge recently.
The next Regular Meeting will be 9 June 2015. This is our annual Casual and BBQ Night. The BBQ starts at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:00 p.m. and meeting tyled at 7:30 p.m.
There will be an Emergent Meeting on 26 May 2015 to confer the Fellow Craft Degree on Bro. Tim Wilson.
Lodge Secretaries & Treasurers Appreciation Dinner, 22 May 2015 at Malahat Lodge, Mill Bay, B.C.
RWB Dick Nesbitt and his wife Gwen will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on 21 June 2015, between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., at 3164 Cowichan Lake Road, Duncan. All Brethren are invited to attend.
The Annual Temple Lodge BBQ will be held at Crawford Farm on 26 July 2015. It will start at 2:00 p.m.
This page will be updated shortly with the first formal message(s) from our new Worshipful Master.
Temple Lodge, No. 33 is also setting up a Fund Raising Committee to raise funds for building maintenance, charitable endeavours and other projects.
We would like to set a Facebook group for communications within the Fund Raising Committee. All Temple Lodge, No.33 Brethren are welcome to join this Facebook group.
Bro. Brad Galavan will be the administrator of this Facebook group.
For those who want to participate in this facebook group but who are not familiar with Facebook, here are the steps to becoming involved:
- Go on https://www.facebook.com/ ;
- If you’re not already registered on Facebook, set up an account using the dialog boxes in the upper right hand corner;
- Once you have a Facebook account, search the name Brad Galavan;
- Once you’ve found Brad Galavan, make a “Friend” request. You’ll see the icon to click on for this.
- That’s it. Brad Galavan will do the rest.
Please let us know if you have any trouble with this procedure.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
Be sure to check our Announcements & Upcoming Events Page to stay up to date on what is going on at Temple Lodge No. 33 and neighbouring Lodges............
WORSHIPFUL MASTER'S MESSAGES
Go to our Worshipful Master's Page for the latest announcements from the East.....................
HISTORY & HERITAGE
Temple Lodge, No.33 was formed in December 1899 and has a long and honourable history in Duncan and the surrounding Cowichan Valley.
Our Lodge History page contains links to a lot of historical information about Temple Lodge and its members.....................
HISTORIANS, GENEOLOGISTS & OTHER RESEARCHERS
Many historians, geneologists and other researchers visit our site. We have included a lot of information of interest to researchers and will be adding more over time.
Our Lodge History page has links to historical information about Temple Lodge History, our Historic Membership Lists, Principal Officers, the Vancouver Island Masonic History Project and much more.......
DUNCAN MASONIC TEMPLE
The Masonic Temple in Duncan, B.C. was built by Temple Lodge members in 1912 and has been a downtown Duncan landmark ever since.
Here is more information on the Duncan Masonic Temple and its history.....
HISTORIC BUILDINGS & TEMPLE LODGE MEMBERS
There are a number of local historic buildings in Duncan, Mill Bay and the Cowichan Valley built by, or for, or otherwise connected to, Temple Lodge, No. 33 members or other Freemasons.
Here are some of them.......
VANCOUVER ISLAND MASONIC HISTORY PROJECT
The Vancouver Island Masonic History Project is an ongoing volunteer effort, coordinated by Temple Lodge No. 33, to document the rich heritage of Freemasons and Freemasonry on Vancouver Island.
MASONIC EVENT CALENDARS
Here are links to Masonic Event Calendars for Vancouver Island and other areas through British Columbia & Yukon:
|| Vancouver Island || Greater Vancouver || B.C. Interior & Yukon ||
LODGE SECRETARY'S PAGE
In Masonic Lodges, the Lodge Secretary is responsible for all matters of administration. We have a Lodge Secretary's Page containing contact information and other information about Lodge administration and communications
GRAND LODGE OF B.C. & YUKON
The Grand Lodge of B.C. & Yukon has an excellent Masonic website, with links to e_Bee (the online Bulletin), Masonic Event Calendars, Masonic History, Answers To Our Critics, Freemasonry In B.C., Masonic Bulletin and much more.........
During research or travels we often come across Interesting Connections to Masons and Freemasonry. Our Interesting Connections Page has Masonic connections uncovered by members of Temple Lodge, No.33, like Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, shown at left.......................
Masonic musicians and composers range from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Howlin' Wolf. Writers include Rudyard Kipling. For music fans and book lovers, here are some links to the works of Masonic musicians, composers, movie makers and writers..............
Temple Masonic Association 2015