2017

What value do I bring to the world?

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On a recent drive home from a Masonic function I asked myself, “What value do I bring to the world?” Not only as a Freemason but as a human being. In moments of reflection the luxury problems of my life seem minimal and pale in comparison to the world’s struggles. We are in trying times […]

2016

Teachers, Lies & Life

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Brethren, I cannot believe that another year has passed and I am about to vacate the Oriental Chair which you entrusted to me. It has been a pleasure and an honor to serve you this year. I know you will be in good hands next year and for many years to come. We are a […]

2016

Members Only Section

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The directory of all Olive Branch Lodge members is available for your use on the OBL web site www.OliveBranchLodge.org. You can also access the minutes of each meeting as well as the Trestleboard for this month and all previous months. To access any of this information, all you have to do is sign on and […]

2016

2017 Dues Notices

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Brothers, 2017 Dues notices will go be sent out before the end of this year. Prompt payment is requested and greatly appreciated. Any questions about the dues, or financial issues, please contact me to discuss. S&F

2016

Transitions

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Life really is just a series of transitions isn’t it? The other day I was boxing up some of my son’s childhood toys and realized that he is 16 and on the verge of becoming a man. My mind raced back 10 years to that day when I found an old box of trains in […]

2016

Contact Information Update Request

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Brothers, With 2017 dues notices coming up, please keep the Lodge informed of any changes to your contact information (particularly your postal mailing address). A forwarding address expires in six months’ time and after that, we’d have no way of contacting you via postal mailing. Thank you. S&F

2016

Freemasons Run What?

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I’m sure you all have heard those conspiracy theorists that claim the Freemasons run the world and I’m equally sure that you have chuckled to yourselves that the Freemasons in your Lodge cannot even conspire to order dinner let alone control our ever changing and complex world. Let’s, however, suspend belief for a minute and […]

2016

Final Dues Notices

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Final dues notices will be going out this month inclusive of a notice of potential Non Payment of Dues suspension. Please do not put yourself in jeopardy of being suspended for Non Payment of Dues and remit your 2016 dues as soon as possible. Dues for 2016 are $115. Thank you, S&F.