Funeral Service For Godfrey Ferguson – 22 December 2018, 11:00 A.M.

Temple Lodge No. 33 regrets to inform you that Bro. Godfrey Ferguson, of Malahat Lodge No. 107, has passed to the Grand Lodge Above.

There will be a funeral service for our late Brother Godfrey Ferguson at St. John’s Anglican Church, 486 Jubilee Street, Duncan, on 22 December 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

All are welcome to attend. The family has requested that no flowers be sent. Anyone wishing to do so can make a donation to the Hospice Society on behalf of our late Brother Godfrey Ferguson.

St. John's Anglican Church, Jubilee Street, Duncan, B.C. Dedicated in 1905 by the Grand Master of B.C.
St. John’s Anglican Church, Jubilee Street, Duncan, B.C. Dedicated in 1905 by the Grand Master of B.C.

Here is a map showing the location of St. John’s Anglican Church, 486 Jubilee Street, Duncan:


Here is a Google Street View image of St. John’s United Church:


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Sunset Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Christmas Dinner Invitation – 19 December 2018

We have received the following invitation from Sunset Chapter No. 44, Order of the Eastern Star:

The Officers and Members of Sunset Chapter No. 44, are pleased to extend an invitation to the Officers and Brethren of Temple Lodge #33 AM & AM, to attend our Christmas Dinner on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018, downstairs in the Mercury Theatre, 331 Brae Rd. Doors open at 5:00 pm; Dinner at 6:00 pm.

Looking forward to some of your members being able to join us. We usually follow up with some entertainment and a visit from Santa.

An RSVP head count would be appreciated. We wouldn’t want anyone to go away hungry.

Sincerely & fraternally,

Ann Vossberg PGM, Secretary

For anyone wanting to attend, please RSVP via our Lodge Secretary, Tom Tams.

Here is a map showing the location of 331 Brae Road, which is a few blocks from our Duncan Masonic Temple:

DDGM Official Visit To Temple Lodge & Fellow Craft Degree – 24 November 2018

The District Deputy Grand Master’s Official Visit to Temple Lodge No. 33 be held at the Duncan Masonic Temple, 163 Canada Avenue, Duncan, B.C. on Saturday, 24 November 2018 at 1:00 p.m.

Temple Lodge No. 33 will also be conducted a Fellow Craft Degree as part of the Official Visit ceremonies.

Please bear in mind that Temple Lodge No. 33 will be opened at 11:00 a.m., Lunch will be at 12:00 noon and the District Deputy Grand Master’s Official Visit will begin at 1:00 p.m.

All Visiting Brethren are very welcome to attend.

Duncan Masonic Temple, 1963 Canada Avenue, Duncan, B.C.
Duncan Masonic Temple, 163 Canada Avenue, Duncan, B.C.

Widows Christmas Luncheon – 9 December 2018

Temple Lodge No. 33 will be holding its annual Widows’ Christmas Luncheon in conjunction with the Cowichan Valley Shrine Club Sweethearts Christmas Luncheon.

This annual event will be held on Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at the Cowichan Golf Club starting at approx 11 am with the Buffet Lunch at 12 NOON.

This will be a full Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings for $27.50 per person.

If you would like to attend please RSVP to Art Graff of Temple Lodge No. 33 or Terry Landry for the Cowichan Valley Shrine Club.

You can also RSVP through the Dialog Box at the bottom of this page.

For those who don’t know how to get to the Cowichan Golf Club, here is a map below.

Grand Master’s Official Visit To District 27 – 27 October 2018

GRAND MASTER’S OFFICIAL VISIT TO DISTRICT NO. 27

The Grand Master’s Official Visit to District 27 will take place on Saturday, 27 October 2018.

District 27 of the Grand Lodge of B.C. & Yukon consists of the following Masonic Lodges:

  • St. John’s Lodge No. 21
  • Temple Lodge No. 33
  • Malahat Lodge No. 107
  • Chemainus Lodge No. 114
  • Admiral Lodge No. 170

The Host Lodge for the Grand Master’s Official Visit will be Malahat Lodge No. 107, which is located at 2744 Lashburn Place, Mill Bay, B.C.

Malahat Lodge No. 107, Mill Bay, BC (photo by Temple Lodge No. 33 Historian)
Malahat Lodge No. 107, Mill Bay, BC (photo by Temple Lodge No. 33 Historian)

The itinerary is as follows:

  • 11h00 – Open Lodge – Go to Refreshment
  • 11h30 – Refreshments available – No Host
  • 12h00 – Luncheon Banquet served – three course dinner Ladies and families welcome
  • 13h00 – Lodge called on to receive the Grand Master
  • 13h00 – Ladies Programme in the Lodge Hall – Presentation of local History with wine and snacks – No Charge

For more information, contact R.W. Bro. Ken Christofferson (kmchristofferson@yahoo.ca) or R.W. Bro. Phillip Archer (VA7ACR@gmail.com) or R.W. Bro Norm Carreck (ncarreck@gmail.com) or W. Bro. Mark Anderson or The Secretary of your Lodge

Cost – $30 per plate (Seating Limited to 85 so book early)

Here is a Google Street View image of 2744 Lashburn Road, Mill Bay, BC

Here is a map showing the location of Malahat Lodge No. 107, 2744 Lashburn Road, Mill Bay, BC

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Emergent Meeting In Memory of R.W.B. Bob Crawford – 25 September 2018

Our Worshipful Master, W.B. Ian Pirie, has called an Emergent Meeting of Temple Lodge No. 33 on Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 7:30 p.m., at Duncan Masonic Temple, to honour the memory of our late Brother Bob Crawford.

More details to follow. Visiting Brethren are very welcome to attend.

Come out and Raise a Lucky in memory of Bob Crawford.

R.W.B. Bob Crawford, Worshipful Master of Temple Lodge, No.33, April 2015 to April 2016
R.W.B. Bob Crawford, Worshipful Master of Temple Lodge, No.33, April 2015 to April 2016

Funeral Service For R.W.B. Bob Crawford – 30 September 2018

Ann Crawford has advised us that the funeral service for Bob Crawford will be held on 30 September 2018, 1:00 p.m. at Mellor Hall at the Cowichan Exhibition Ground, 7380 Trans Canada Highway, at Mays Road, north of Duncan.

All who wish to pay respects to R.W.B. Bob Crawford are very welcome to attend.

For those needing directions to Mellor Hall and the Cowichan Exhibition Grands, here is a map:

Temple Lodge No. 33 will also be holding an Emergent Meeting on Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 7:30 p.m., as a Masonic Remembrance Meeting to honour our departed Brother Bob Crawford. Details to follow.

R.W.B. Bob Crawford, Worshipful Master of Temple Lodge, No.33, April 2015 to April 2016
R.W.B. Bob Crawford, Worshipful Master of Temple Lodge, No.33, April 2015 to April 2016