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The George Washington Replica Lodge Room in the GWMNM

March 1999

Master's Message

My Brethren:

The George Washington Birthday Celebration was a great success. The Lord blessed us with fine weather and great fellowship was enjoyed by all who attended.

At our first Stated Communication, Right Worshipful John Price Riddell will talk about the Washington Pen Knife. The history behind this knife is quite interesting, and as you know, the Lodge is the caretaker of the original knife. We are in the process of replicating this great knife and Jack will have some information concerning that also.

At our second Stated Communication, Worshipful James Kincheloe will present a program on the Grand Lodge of Ireland in honor of St. Patrick's Day. This is a slight departure from my theme for the year, but I believe you will enjoy this informative slide presentation.

It is my sad duty to inform you that David Shepard Webber has resigned as Senior Warden. David is a full time graduate student and is no longer able to avoid scheduling conflicts with his classes.

NOTIFICATION: We will be considering the nominations for election of Senior Warden and Trustee at our March 11th Stated Communication.

Sincerely and fraternally,

Michael P. Bible
Worshipful Master

UPCOMING EVENTS:

TRANSPORTATION: Contact our Chairman, Brother Terry L. Gigure (703) 360-6177 whenever you need a ride to Lodge events. Brother Gigure will be happy to try to assist you in your transportation needs.

BLOOD: Contact our Chairman, Brother Robert C. Tidwell (703) 250-3216 whenever you or someone you encourage gives blood or platelets. What better charity than to give the gift that can save lives.

SICK: Contact our Chairman, Wor. Bro. Frank R. Dunaway (703) 548-0318 regarding any sick and distressed brethren. The following brethren are in our thoughts and prayers: Bro. Harold S. Colen; Wor. Wardell H. Thomas; and RW William H. Consula.

ALEXANDRIA-WASHINGTON LODGE No. 22
Ancient Free and Accepted Masons
The George Washington Masonic National Memorial
Post Office Box 4330
Alexandria, Virginia 22303-0330
Memorial Phone: (703) 683-2007 - -Lodge Phone: (703) 549-9234
 

MARCH 1999 - TRESTLEBOARD 

Day Time Activity
Mon 3/1/99 7:00 pm CALLED COMMUNICATION: EA Degree
Tue 3/9/99 7:30 pm OFFICIAL VISIT: Heny Knoxfield Lodge No. 349
Thu 3/11/99 7:30 pm STATED COMMUNICATION: The Lodge of Washington
Mon 3/15/99 7:00 pm CALLED COMMUNICATION: FC Degree
Sat 3/20/99 2:00 pm AREA LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: Alexandria Scottish Rite Temple
Thu 3/25/99 7:30 pm STATED COMMUNICATION: The Lodge of Washington. Masonic Birthdays
Wed 3/31/99 7:30 pm DISTRICT RITUAL SCHOOL: Henry Knoxfield Lodge No. 349

STATED COMMUNICATIONS - held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month except Thanksgiving; the observance of George Washington's birthday, and the Installation of Officers on Saint John's Day. December 27.

CALLED COMMUNICATIONS - first Monday of each month will be an EA Called Communication; third Monday of each month will be a FC Called Communication, unless otherwise noted in the trestleboard.

LODGE RITUAL SCHOOL - Conducted each Sunday evening at 7:00 pm Unless otherwise noted in the Trestleboard.

YOUTH MEETINGS AT GWMNM - Alexandria-Washington Chapter, Order of DeMolay meets the first and third Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the North Lodge Room; Bethel No. 22. I.O.J.D. meets the first and third Sundays at 6:00 p.m in the North Lodge Room.

CATECHISM INSTRUCTION - Sunday's at 7:00 p.m. in the Lodge Room unless otherwise noted in the Trestleboard.