2016 Grand Lodge Leadership Conference
Mark your calendars for the 2016 Grand Lodge Leadership Conference. This year’s conference will be held at the Bolger Center in Potomac, MD, September 10th and 11th.
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Grand Lodge Ritual Competition
On September 17, 2016, at Almas Temple, the Grand Lodge of DC will present its first ever ritual competition. The competition is open to all Masons.
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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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Interested in Masonry?
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