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Texas York Rite: Calendar of Events
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DATE EVENT
08/30/2016 Tarrant County York Rite Association Meeting

Tarrant County York Rite Assoc
Trinity York Rite College #154
Tuesday, August 30, 2016



Stated Meeting of the Tarrant County York Rite Association
Meeting Start 6:45 PM

Afterward --- Trinity York Rite College #154 Meeting

Ft Worth Temple
1100 Henderson Street
Ft Worth Texas
09/10/2016 El Paso Commandery School of Instruction

El Paso Commandery
School of Instruction


Asylum of El Paso Commandery
1505 Magruder Street
El Paso, TX 79925-1939

Saturday, September 10, 2016
From 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Conducted by: Sir Knight Justin Bauer
Eminent Grand Warder
Email: justin.bauer@gmail.com

or Contact Caleb Lara at hclara23@hotmail.com
09/10/2016 Fort Worth Festival - Fri Sep 9 - Sat Sep 10

Tarrant County
York Rite Festival
Friday Sept 9
Saturday Sept 10




Fort Worth Masonic Temple
1100 Henderson Street
Fort Worth, Texas

Friday September 9th
6:00pm Candidate Registration and Dinner
6:30pm Degree conferrals begin with Mark Master Degree

Saturday September 10th
7:00am Breakfast - Rainbow Girls
7:30am Degree conferrals resume with Royal Arch Degree
12:30pm Delicious Lunch
1:30pm Tribute to our Honoree Right Worshipful Jimmy Henley



Commandery Orders Begin afterward

Courtesy Candidates Always Welcome ...

Hobie Henderson, President of Tarrant County York Rite Association
Email: hobiwon06@gmail.com
09/17/2016 Super Excellent Masters Degree

Gulf Coast Super Excellent Masters Association
Conferral of the Super Excellent Masters Degree


Saturday, September 17, 2016

Melrose Masonic Lodge No. 1294
13106 Chrisman Rd
Houston, Texas 77039

Registration begins at 11:30 am
Lunch will be served at Noon
Degree will begin at 1:00 pm

09/17/2016 York Rite College Masters Banquet

Worshipful Masters Banquet
Trinity York Rite College #154
Saturday, September 17, 2016



Trinity York Rite College no. 154 is holding its annual Banquet to honor all newly installed Worshipful Masters.
It will be held at the Texas Masonic Retirement Center on September 17, 2016.
A fantastic meal prepared by the chef from Texas Masonic Retirement Center will be served at 6:00 pm.

All Worshipful Masters attending will be introduced and honored, along with their ladies, and Worshipful Masters will receive a certificate recognizing them and your Lodge. Following this, the keynote speaker will be Right Worshipful Tommy F. Chapman, Grand Senior Warden of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Texas. R.W. Chapman is also a Very Excellent Past Grand High Priest of the Most Excellent Royal Arch Chapter of Texas and a Very Illustrious Past Grand Master of the Most Illustrious Grand Council of Royal and select Masters of Texas.

This is an open meeting, and all are invited. Tickets must be purchased in advance to insure having the correct amount of food.
Tickets are $25 per person. Ladies and friends are definitely invited. Please come and support all the Worshipful Masters and the great things they are going to bring to your Lodges. This will be a great event to kick off the new Masonic year, and show your support for the Brethren who have stepped up to lead the area Lodges.
To purchase tickets, contact:
Hobie Henderson - Preeminent Governor 817-313-9402
Jason Lesikar - Eminent Secretary 817-726-7998
09/19/2016 Arlington Commandery Practice

Arlington Commandery Practice


Asylum of Arlington Commandery No. 107
1415 West Abram
Arlington, Texas

Arlington Commandery will Practice the Order of the Temple
Monday, September 19, 2016 at 7:00 PM

All Sir Knights Invited !!!!
09/24/2016 Tyler York Rite Festival

York Rite Festival
Sponsored by Texas York Rite College #140
Saturday, September 24, 2016


St. Johns Masonic Lodge #53
323 W. Front Street, Tyler, TX

Chapter/Council/Commandery Festival
Registration: 6:30 AM
Degrees Begin: 7:00 AM
finish approximately 5:30 PM
Fees $225.00
Contact: Richard Gaiser 903-571-3841


Courtesy Candidates Welcome
09/24/2016 San Antonio Festival Fri Sep 23 - Sat Sep 24

San Antonio
York Rite Festival
Friday Sept 23
Saturday Sept 24




Scottish Rite Cathedral
308 Avenue E
San Antonio, Texas 78205-2044

Friday September 23rd
6:30pm Registration opens in first floor lobby (street level)
7:00pm Degree conferrals begin

Saturday September 24th
8:30am Degree conferrals resume with the Royal Arch degree
11:45am Lunch provided
12:30pm Commandery Orders commence


Stuart Shaw Contact Information
Email: s2meister@earthlink.net
Cell 210-601-1921
Work 210-524-4971
Home 210-690-4592
10/01/2016 Hillsboro York Rite Festival

Hillsboro York Rite Festival
Hillboro Chapter No. 152 & Council No. 94
Saturday, October 1st, 2016



7:00 AM Breakfast and Registration
8:00 AM Conferral of all Chapter & Council Degrees
12:00 noon Lunch break

212 Happy Lane
Hillsboro, TX 76645

Courtesy Candidates Welcome

Jack Harper, Secretary/Recorder, 210-414-0052, email n7080f@sbcglobal.net
10/03/2016 Arlington Commandery Practice

Arlington Commandery Practice


Asylum of Arlington Commandery No. 107
1415 West Abram
Arlington, Texas

Arlington Commandery will Practice the Order of the Temple
Monday, October 3, 2016 at 7:00 PM

All Sir Knights Invited !!!!
10/18/2016 Grand Chapter/Grand Council

Grand Chapter
Grand Council
Thu, Oct 13 through Tue, Oct 18


Grand Convocation and Grand Assembly
Of Grand Chapter and Grand Council

715 Columbus Avenue
Waco, Texas 76701

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Schedule of Events

Thursday, Oct. 13
School of Instruction, Committee on Work
8:00 AM Registration (downstairs)
9:00 AM Sessions (downstairs rooms)

Friday, Oct. 14
School of Instruction, Committee on Work
8:00 AM Registration (downstairs)
9:00 AM Sessions (downstairs rooms)

Saturday, Oct. 15
School of Instruction, Committee on Work
8:00 AM Registration (downstairs)
9:00 AM Sessions (downstairs rooms)
1:00 PM Ritualistic Competition
Opening a Chapter with 5
Officers: MEHP, COH, PS, RAC and Guard

Sunday, Oct. 16
8:00 AM Various called Committee meetings
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM Registration Open
10:00 AM Meeting of the York Rite Colleges
11:00 AM Texas York Rite College #14 Meeting
1:00 PM Grand Chapter/Grand Council Memorial Service
2:30 PM Texas Priory No. 23, KYCH Meeting
6:30 PM Grand Chapter/Grand Council Banquet
at Lee Lockwood Scottish Rite Temple
2801 W. Waco Dr.

Monday, Oct. 17
7:00 AM to 4:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM Opening of Grand Chapter Convocation
with Joint Reception of ALL Out-of-State and In-State Dignitaries
1:00 PM Opening of Grand Council Assembly
4:30 PM Order of the High Priesthood (open to all present or past High Priests) $35.00 fee
Order of the Silver Trowel (open to all present or Past TIMs) $35.00 fee

Tuesday, Oct. 18
7:00 AM to 1:30 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM Second Session Grand Chapter Convocation
Election & Installation Ceremonies
1:00 PM Second Session Grand Council Assembly
Election & Installation Ceremonies
11/29/2016 Tarrant County York Rite Association Meeting

Tarrant County York Rite Assoc
Trinity York Rite College #154
Tuesday, November 29, 2016



Stated Meeting of the Tarrant County York Rite Association
Meeting Start 6:45 PM

Afterward --- Trinity York Rite College #154 Meeting

Ft Worth Temple
1100 Henderson Street
Ft Worth Texas
01/14/2017 McKinney York Rite Festival

McKinney York Rite Festival
Haggai Chapter No. 53, Haggai Council No. 38
Saturday, January 14, 2017



8:00 AM Breakfast, Registration
9:00 AM Begin Conferral of all Chapter & Council Degrees

215 ½ North Kentucky Street
McKinney, TX 75069

Courtesy Candidates Welcome
Commandery Degrees January 28, 2017

For questions call Roger Jacobsen, Secretary/Recorder
e-mail: rogerajacobsen@gmail.com, phone: 214-504-4014
01/28/2017 McKinney Commandery Degrees

McKinney Commandery Degrees
McKinney Commandery
Saturday, January 28, 2017



8:00 AM Breakfast, Registration
9:00 AM Begin Conferral of Commandery Degrees

215 ½ North Kentucky Street
McKinney, TX 75069

Courtesy Candidates Welcome


For questions call Roger Jacobsen, Secretary/Recorder
e-mail: rogerajacobsen@gmail.com, phone: 214-504-4014
02/12/2017 Masonic Week 2017

Masonic Week
Hyatt Regency
Crystal City
Reagan National Airport
Thursday, Feb 9 through Sunday, Feb 12, 2017



THURSDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2017
8:00 AM Trinity Chapel No. 2



St. Thomas of Acon
Orville Armstrong, Worthy Master
David A. Grindle, Secretary
(Acon Members Only, Tunic, Mantle, Cap
and Belt required for admission)
10:00 AM Grand Council

Web Site

Commemorative Order of
St. Thomas of Acon of the USA
Reese L. Harrison, Jr., Grand Master
Matthew D. Dupee, Grand Prior
E. Randy Spradling, Grand Secretary
(Acon Members Only, Tunic, Mantle, Cap
and Belt required for admission)
12:00 NOON FESTIVE BOARD - St. Thomas of Acon
(Acon Members and the Ladies only)
1:30 PM Potomac Court No. 107
Order of Athelstan
Province of USA
(Approved Candidates Only)
3:00 PM Opening of the Provincial Grand Court

Web Site

of the United States of America
for the Masonic Order of Athelstan
Bryce B. Hildreth, Provincial Grand Master of the USA
John A. Bridegroom, Provincial Grand Secretary
(Athelstan Members Only)

6:30 PM The Great Priory of America (CBCS)

Web Site
Chevaliers Bienfasants de la Cite Sainte
William J. Mollere, Grand Prior
Bryan Hill, Great Chancellor
Meeting and Banquet
Members Only (or by invitation)
Others - Dinner on your own
9:00 PM Allied Masonic Degrees

Web Site
Ceremonies of Installation
Installed Sovereign Master
Venerable Bobby J. Kitchen

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017
7:30 AM BREAKFAST sponsored by Convent General KYCH

Web Site
Bobby B.Simmons, KGC,
Grand Master General
D. Allen Surratt, KGC, PGMG,
Grand Registrar General
8:30 AM Grand Council Knight Masons, USA

Web Site
Most Excellent A.E. Lovas Great Chief
Right Excellent E.R. Spradling, Grand Scribe
Great Chiefs Council "0"
Excellent L.N. Bale , Excellent Chief
9:00 AMLADIES BREAKFAST
No cost all ladies are welcome
11:00 AM Society of Blue Friars

Web Site
Most Illustrious S. Brent Morris, BF, Grand Abbot
Right Illustrious Arturo de Hoyos, BF, Dep. Grand Abbot
Right Illustrious Richard E. Fletcher,
Secretary General
12:00 PM LUNCHEON sponsored by Knight Masons

Web Site
Most Excellent A.E. Lovas, Great Chief
Right Excellent E.R. Spradling, Grand Scribe
Speaker: TBA


1:00 PM Holy Royal Arch Knight Templar Priest

Web Site
Grand College of America
M:.E:. Lloyd Adam Hebert, K.G.C., G.C.
Grand Preceptor
R:.E:. Lawrence E. Tucker, K.G.C., K.C.
Grand Registrar
Grand Preceptor's Tabernacle "A"
Tabernacle "A" Opens first
V:.E:. Robert W. Bigley, Preceptor
R:.E:. Lawrence E. Tucker, KGC, KC, Registrar
(Grand Preceptor's Tabernacle "A" will meet concurrently
with the Grand College)
4:30 PM Sovereign Order of Knights Preceptor

Web Site
William H. Haynes , Grand Preceptor
Lawrence E. Tucker, Grand Recorder


6:00 PM SOCIAL HOUR
7:00 PM ALL MASONIC BANQUET
Hosted by the presiding officers of the Bodies
(All Welcome)
9:00 PM Ye Antiente Order of Corks

Web Site
Most Worthy Donald McAndrews,
Grand Bung of the Americas
Right Worthy Bobby J. Kitchen,
Grand Bung of the U.S.A.
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2017
7:00 AM BREAKFAST sponsored by York Rite Sovereign College

Web Site
James W. Pattonr,
Governor General, KCPC, KGC
D. Allen Surratt
Secretary General, KCPC
8:00 AM Grand College of Rites of the USA

Web Site
Most Illustrious Jeffrey N. Nelson,
Grand Chancellor
Right Illustrious Gerald E. Klein,
Grand Registrar
9:30 AM Nine Muses Council No. 13
Venerable Frederick G. Kleyn, III, Sovereign Master
Venerable Reese L. Harrison, Jr, PSM, KGC
Permanent Secretary
(All AMD Members Welcome)
10:30 AM Installed Supreme Ruler
RVB Joseph MacIntyre



11:00 AM Commander Noah
RVB Joseph MacIntyre



11:30 PM Knight Commander Red Branch of Eri
VB Aaron White



12:00 NOON The Philalethes Society LUNCHEON

Web Site
President John L. Cooper, III, FPS
Secretary Terry L. Tilton, FPS
Guest Speaker: TBA

(All Welcome)

1:30 PM Grand Council of the Allied Masonic

Web Site
Degress of the United States of America and
the Grand Conclave of the Secret Monitor
Most Venerable Lawrence E. Tucker, KGC
Sovereign Grand Master
Right Venerable Shane Harshbarger
Grand Secretary
Grand Masters Council
Venerable Gerald E. Klein, Sovereign Master
Venerable Shane Harshbarger, Secretary
Installation of Officers at 4:00 PM
2:00 PMLADIES AFTERNOON TEA
No cost all ladies are welcome
The Royal Order
Masonic Knights of the Scarlet Cord
of the United States of America
APPLICATION for All 3 Degrees
4:30 PM: First Grade - Ostiarius or Doorkeeper
5:30 PM: Second Grade - Lector
6:30 PM: Third Grade - Fellow
7:00 PM The Masonic Society

Web Site
The Masonic Society: 7th Annual DINNER
Guest Speaker: TBA
Kenneth W. Davis, President
Nathan C. Brindle, Secretary-Treasurer
(All Masons and ladies are welcome)
9:00 PM Masonic Order of the Bath

Web Site
Most Honorable Joe R. Manning, Jr.,
Commander General
V. H. Aaron R. White,
Deputy Commander General
R. H. William G. Snyder
Keeper of the Bath Records
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12, 20176

Web Site
The Worshipful Society of Free Masons, Rough Masons,
Wallers, Slaters, Paviors, Plaisteres and Bricklayers
aka "The Operatives"
United States of America Region
Rt. W. Bro. George R. Haynes, VII°, Deputy Grand Master Mason
W.Bro. Robert G. Officer, VI°, Regional Clerk
08:30 AMWashington Monument Assemblage
W.Bro. Aaron R. White, VI°, Deputy Master Mason
Meeting open to all members I° to VII°
Business: Open Assemblage & Regional Business
09:00 AMLodge of Menatzchim V°
W.Bro. Donald L. McAndrews, VI°, Deputy Master Mason V°
Meeting open to members of the V°, VI° & VII° only
Business: Conferral of V° upon invited candidates
10:30 AM Lodge of Harodim VI°
Rt.W.Bro. George R. Haynes, VII°, Senior Passed Master
Meeting open to members of the VI° & VII° only
Business: Conferral of VI° upon invited candidates
12:00 AM Washington Monument Assemblage
W.Bro. Aaron R. White, VI°, Deputy Master Mason
Meeting open to all members I° to VII°
Business: Close Assemblage
12:30 PM Operatives Brunch
Brunch open to all members I° to VII°
with advance reservation
USE RESERVATION FORM


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