DC to Host Mid-Atlantic Convocation of Academic Lodges
Washington, DC will play host to University Lodges from around the country this October 1st, when the first-ever Mid-Atlantic Convocation of Academic Lodges opens at the House of the Temple with the Stated Communication of The Colonial Lodge, No. 1821 (a Grand Lodge of DC constituent Lodge with an affinity for The George Washington University) and remarks offered by our Grand Master, Most Worshipful Brother Kenneth D. Fuller. The event also will feature our jurisdiction's newest university lodge, AU Lodge, UD. A full day of events are planned and a full schedule and registration information can be found here. Registration is $85 and includes all events, dinner, a festive board, and a commemorative firing glass.
Flood Relief Funds For Lousiana
The Masonic Service Association of North America has launched a fundraising initiative to assist in the relief of flood victims in Louisiana. If you'd like to contribute to this fund, please click here for more information, or contact us here at the Grand Lodge for details.
In response to recent questions posed to this Grand Lodge on the qualifications and eligibility of men seeking membership in our constituent Lodges, we offer this statement of unwavering principles: Admission to membership in our lodges is extended to men of faith based upon their personal merit and good character, without reference to race, creed, sexual orientation, specific religion or national origin.
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Grand Lodge of DC Official Stance Regarding Grand Lodge of Tennessee and Grand Lodge of Georgia
It is with a heavy heart that I write to you today to inform you of the enclosed edict, issued by my office on March 7th, 2016.
You are no doubt aware by now of the recent actions taken by the Grand Lodges of Georgia and Tennessee to deny membership in good standing on the basis of sexual orientation. Due to these regrettable actions our Grand Jurisdiction sees no choice but to suspend fraternal relations with those two Grand Lodges, effective immediately and until further notice. ...
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Further Information on the Actions of the Grand Lodges of Tennessee and Georgia
In order to further clarify the positions of this Grand Lodge as it relates to the ongoing situations in Tennessee and Georgia, we have produced a brief Q & A to outline the main issues.
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