Concerning the duties, responsibilities and prerogatives of the worshipful master. The same procedure should be followed for the reception of the district deputy grand master except the worshipful master will remain. A treatise upon the principles and practice of masonic law. Should anything happen to the worshipful master during his term, the senior warden must assume the masters responsibilities and will be obliged to discharge all the functions normally handled by the master. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.
Lodge officer duties worshipful master my freemasonry. Charges to the worshipful master upon installation of his office. President and chairman are elected by the body over which they preside, and may be removed by that body. Even if the building faces a different direction, the master is said to be in the east. In the days before and even during the gathering time prior to a lodge meeting there are often many that need to speak with. Stewards fulfill a number of junior assistant roles.
Others want all the authority of the east, but none of the responsibility and will try to manipulate you. It provides me with all the information and knowledge i need for the office i currently hold, as well as the. Worshipful masters, past masters, wardens and brethren february 1, 2020. Macoys worshipful masters assistant revised edition by. The period for consideration shall be august 1, 2016 through july 31, 2017. The encyclopedia of useful knowledge, by robert macoy worshipful masters assistant. Jim tome, lodge installation of officers, worshipful masters inspirational speech. The worshipful masters handbook preparing for the leap into lodge leadership. Dec 14, 2009 worshipful master s assistant the encyclopaedia of useful knowledge concerning the duties, responsibilities and prerogatives of the worshipful master. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the worlds literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are. Vacancies occur in the east through death, suspension by a grand master, expulsion from the fraternity. The encyclopaedia of useful knowledge concerning the duties, responsibilities and prerogatives of the worshipful master by macoy, robert seller the book house st.
Preface this pamphlet is precisely what its title states a guide to your duties and responsibilities as worshipful master of your lodge. A leadership handbook for brethren of masonic lodges in the district of columbia. Mar 29, 2020 1011 central avenue westfield, new jersey 07090 908 2337349. There is no general grand lodge to which it is subservient. Click to read more about macoys modern worshipful masters assistant by robert macoy. In addition, you may also contact your district assistant grand secretary for any assistance that you might need. The worshipful master of a masonic lodge is the highest ranking of all lodge officers which a lodge may elect. Macoys worshipful masters assistant by robert macoy. To permit interference with the ancient usages and customs which surround the masters chair decreases reverence for tradition. The duties of the wardens are well defined in our ritual and the practical application of these duties can help create consistent success at your regular stated communications. Whats your one piece of advice for a first time worshipful. The encyclopedia of useful knowledge by robert macoy mackeys encyclopedia of freemasonry w usa encyclopedia of freemasonry and its kindred sciences by albert c. Essential uniformity of masonic principles and government is maintained among.
The encyclopedia of useful knowledge 9781162572291. All about macoys modern worshipful masters assistant by robert macoy. Past masters are great resources, but dont let them take over your lodge. No appeal lies from his decision to the lodge, and he is amenable obliging, acquiescent. Freemason books masonic books to read online, download. Therefore, he must measure up to great responsibilities. Macoys worshipful masters assistant revised edition by a roberts. The grand master is escorted to the east, at the worshipful masters right, where the worshipful master surrenders the gavel to him.
This enlarged and revised edition is not just for the master, but for all others. Duties and responsibilities of the worshipful master. The senior warden is the masters administrative assistant and, in the absence of the worshipful. Roberts, contains valuable insight into the prerogatives and duties of the worshipful master, and other resource material. This is a stonemasons tool to ascertain true and correct angles of the cut and smoothed stone. Grand masters award program 2017 the grand masters award program for 2017 is based upon a lodge earning points for different activities.
Some are just like any other brother but with the experience of sitting in the east. Official publication of the most worshipful prince hall. Robert macoys original writing is enlarged and revised. He sits in the east of the lodge room symbolic of the rising sun in the east. Download pdf, epub, mobi, kindle of worshipful masters assistant. To permit interference with the ancient usages and customs which surround the master s chair decreases reverence for tradition. Most worshipful prince hall grand lodge free and accepted masons state of illinois 809 east 42 nd place chicago, il 606532900 7733732725. What is the worshipful masters station in the lodge. Roynaynes hand book of freemasonry a complete manual. In craft freemasonry, sometimes known as blue lodge freemasonry, every masonic lodge. It is the time to improve and also revitalize your skill, expertise and also experience included some amusement for you after very long time with monotone points. Macoys worshipful masters assistant book by robert macoy. A guide for planning your year as worshipful master.
The maximum point totals can vary from lodge to lodge based on the number of members and widows it has. The master has the right to vote on any proposition before the lodge, excepting a change in the lodge bylaws. The office of worshipful master is the highest honour to which a lodge may appoint any of its members. Mb654 program notebook for worshipful masters includes seven step planning guide 1. Senior warden secretary past worshipful masters masters elect. The master of a masonic lodge has more power than the presiding officer of any secular body. The master the worshipful masters jewel is the square. Mackey would be ve ry far from p ublishing an y thing in his lodge. Macoys modern worshipful masters assistant by robert. Revised edition of macoy s worshipful master s assistant by robert macoy, 1980, macoy pub. Further, macoy s worshipful master s assistant, rev. Official publication of the most worshipful prince hall grand. As the sun is in the west at the close of the day, so is the s. When the publisher reprints this book, we will enable it for sale agian.
Masters installation speech by worshipful robert arnold i also found ed spalding and jeff sims and i would like to thank them both for their support, their guidance and good counsel through the years as well. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Installing master goes forward to master elect, fits badge, holds it momentarily. The following freemason books links will take you to masonic websites where you can browse. I now invest you with the badge takes off collar of worshipful master and invests master elect and jewel of your office, which is the highest honour the lodge has in its power to confer on any of its members. Past masters, worshipful masters, wardens, local lodge officers and master masons from. The worshipful master, his prerogatives and duties. Nov 18, 2012 download pdf worshipful masters assistant. Worshipful masters assistant 1948 edition open library. Revised edition of macoys worshipful masters assistant. Compiled and prepared by the 1996 worshipful masters handbook committee c. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Worshipful definition of worshipful by merriamwebster.
Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are. Worshipful master assistant wma masonic ritual of the grand lodge of s c ritual holy bible bible general knowledge gk this worshipful master basic training document is not intended to imply nor infer that the information contained within is all that a worshipful master should know in order to become a good worshipful master. Click to read more about macoys modern worshipful master s assistant by robert macoy. Warden in the west to assist the worshipful master in opening and closing his lodge. History of freemasonry worshipful master in 1717, members of four masonic lodges in london, england came together at the goose and gridiron tavern, declared themselves a grand lodge and elected anthony sayer as their grand master. One of my personal heroes has always been benjamin franklin, one of. Jan 10, 2016 the master the worshipful masters jewel is the square. Duties of the master of a lodgeinstallation of officers masonic ritual grand lodge of alabama. The worshipful master then greets the grand master and leads in grand honors. What is the worshipful master s station in the lodge. Excellent service and the book was delivered in a timely fashion. The worshipful masters handbook the masonic trowel.
At dekalb lodges recent open installation of officers, our new worshipful master made a speech to his new officers, fellow brothers and even visitors. The worshipful master sits in the east of the lodge room symbolic of the rising sun in the east and directs all of the business of the lodge. No motion to lay on the table, to postpone, to adjourn, to close. Worshipful masters assistant the encyclopaedia of useful knowledge concerning the duties, responsibilities and prerogatives of the worshipful master.
His column ran on the front page of the sunday arts and leisure section from 2003 to 2005. The incumbent of the oriental chair has powers peculiar to his station. The master and his officers adopt goals for the year 2. This book is temporarily out of print by the publisher.
The encyclopedia of useful knowledge, by robert macoy. Frank rich is a columnist and former chief theater critic for the new york times who focuses on american politics and popular culture. Buy a cheap copy of macoys worshipful masters assistant book by robert macoy. The most worshipful grand lodge of colorado is a separate masonic entity, not subject to any higher masonic organizational jurisdiction.
I feel privileged to have mimo as our secretary this year. As senior warden, this brother, together with the master and junior warden, has the right. The worshipful master receives great honor, has great privileges, enjoys great prerogatives and powers. Revised edition of macoys worshipful masters assistant by robert macoy, 1980, macoy pub. Nov 20, 2014 the worshipful master of a masonic lodge is the highest ranking of all lodge officers which a lodge may elect. Robert macoys original writing is enlarged and revised and includes subject matter from the worshipful master responsibilities to forms and bylaws. Should anything happen to the worshipful master during his term, the senior warden must assume the master s responsibilities and will be obliged to discharge all the functions normally handled by the master. Personal guide provincial grand lodge of east lancashire.1552 1497 1266 1417 551 858 526 411 424 537 968 230 654 816 427 865 1278 1158 781 293 17 391 782 184 806 366 1372 570 957 1077 28 1174 605 1061 1368 363 1261 1484 353 334 864 1233 609