2018

Greetings from the East!

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Where does the time go? I hope this Trestleboard finds you and yours well and preparing for the holiday season with your loved ones. As I write this article, I am humbled and awed that my year as Master of the Lodge is coming to a close. It has truly been a rewarding experience and […]

2018

Greetings from the East!

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When I first started my Masonic adventure, little did I realize how strong my bonds would be for my Brothers; some that I know well and some I have not yet met. A Masonic trestleboard is a design board for the master workman (Architect) to draw his plans and designs upon to give the workmen […]

2018

Fraternity and the White Apron

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It is my intention in this article to stress the importance of the Masonic foundations upon which we are built. Obviously, as a man who has chosen the ways of religion as his career and has taken an oath to preach God’s word and care for God’s less fortunate, it has been easy for me […]

2018

Congratulations to our newly passed Brothers!

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FC Joe Coppeto and FC Andrew Goelz. We’re very happy to see you progress through your Masonic Degrees. And a job well done to the Past Masters of Olive Branch Lodge #16 for a wonderful Fellowcraft° last night! Great way to come back from the summer refreshment!

2018

Bourbon & Cigar Night

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We’ve done Whiskey and Scotch so we decided to switch things up a bit this year! Join us as we learn about different types and tastes of Bourbon. Afterward, head outside to enjoy a finely selected cigar! We’ll also have some event related raffles! Further event information can be found here!

2018

Corn, Wine and Oil

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Corn, wine and oil are the Masonic elements of consecration. The adoption of these symbols is supported by the highest antiquity. Corn, wine and oil were the most important productions of Eastern countries; they constituted the wealth of the people, and were esteemed as the supports of life and the means of refreshment.