2020

What’s in a number?

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I’d first like to say that in the midst of the Pandemic weare all going through, I hope this message finds you andyour family safe and healthy. If there is anything that isneeded, please reach out to the Relief Committee and wewill try to help as best we can. We are surrounded by numbers. they […]

2020
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Please join us this Tuesday, May 12 at 7:30 pm as R.W. Len Vander Horn presents “Masonic Youth Groups”!The Zoom meeting information is below.I hope to see you there!Fraternally,WB. Peter. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/86200208063?pwd=NHZlRkROUjJDY1ExS2Y4ei9QYTlldz09 Meeting ID: 862 0020 8063Password: 161849One tap mobile+13126266799,,86200208063#,,1#,161849# US (Chicago)+16465588656,,86200208063#,,1#,161849# US (New York)

2020

Who is a Mason?

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I’d first like to say that in the midst of the Pandemic we are all going through, I hope this message finds you and your family safe and healthy. If there is anything that is needed, please reach out to the Relief Committee and we will try to help as best we can. Where are […]

2020

What is your Trestle-board?

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I’d first like to say that in the midst of the Pandemic we are all going through, I hope this message finds you and your family safe and healthy. If there is anything that is needed, reach out to the relief committee and we will try to help as best we can. —— The Trestle-Board […]

2020

Family Game Night!

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Join us for an evening of family, friends, games, and fun! BYO Board or Card Game and let’s get it on! This is a free event for all! If you’ve got a favorite snack, drink, dessert, etc. bring that as well! See you at the game tables!

2020

Coffee House Evening 5/1/2020 – POSTPONED

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Friday, May 1st Olive Branch Lodge #16 will be holding our first annual Coffee House Evening! This will be a night of gathering with good acoustic music performed by Brothers and Friends!  Sets by: Ken & Jim Long, Ralph De Palma (Bass Guitarist of the “Sons of Time”), Peter De Lucia & Kevin Cotter $20 per […]

2020

White balls elect…

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We go through this protocol to elect a new candidate for membership. From the Encyclopedia of Freemasonry, “The custom of using white and black balls seems to have been derived from the Romans, who in the earlier days of the Republic used white and black balls in the judicial trials; the balls were cast into […]

2020

Greetings from the East!

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Brothers, What can we accomplish? I think that in today’s world we live in a constant multi-tasking environment. We are constantly bombarded with notifications and distractions. On our phones, on our computers. They are all around us. Do we ever spend time concentrating on one task for a good amount of time? For me, I […]

2020

Greetings from the East!

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Brothers, May this New Year bring you and your families much love, joy, peace, and prosperity. Happy New Year! Thank you for electing me to serve as the Worshipful Master for the 2020 Masonic year. I will do my best to fill the shoes of the Worshipful Brothers who have come this way before. I […]

2019

William “Buddy” Franklin

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It is with the most heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of Worshipful Brother William “Buddy” Franklin, who went on to the Lodge on High late last night. Services for Buddy will be held at Evergreen Memorial Funeral Home, 1735 Rt. 35 North, Middletown, NJ on Saturday, November 30th. Viewing is from 4:00 pm […]