2021

The Extended Branch | Jump Scares

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Andrew and Billy are joined by Bro Steve Hertel, the Senior Deacon of Navasink Lodge 9 (Red Bank, NJ), to discuss the nontraditional routes both he and Andrew took through the Officer chairs, how being thrust into a leadership role affected them, and would they have felt more comfortable if they had gone the “regular” […]

2021

The Extended Branch | You’re Doing It Wrong

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What is Freemasonry? A charity? An esoteric school? An old man’s club? What do we offer to our candidates? Whatever you may describe it as, there is, most likely, some aspect that we definitely get wrong. In this episode, the guys are joined by Bro. Morgan Hoxie, a gentleman who loves to dive into the […]

2021

BBQ on the Lot!!

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We’re kicking off summer with a backyard-style BBQ on our Lot! There will be plenty of food (burgers, dogs, chicken, corn, and all the fixings), plenty of fun (cornhole games, football toss), and plenty of music performed by Bad Gunther (Peter De Lucia, Ralph De Palma, Ken Long, Jim Long & Bill Schumacher)! We’re going […]

2021

The Extended Branch | Good To The Order

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After having a week off because of family, work, and fraternal obligations, the guys return relaxed and refresh. Andrew and Kevin explain their continuing Masonic journey, Billy jogs your brain with some Who’s That Mason, and Kevin brings a new game forward entitled Before and After. Follow us! Instagram: @olivebranch16Facebook: @OBL16 Watch on YouTube

2021

The Extended Branch | The Force & The Fraternity

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Its about to get geeky. This week we are joined by Worshipful Brother Ed Keller, Past Master of Olive Branch Lodge 16, cosplayer, firefighter, and all-around nerd. See how the original trilogy of Star Wars was influenced by similar principles as our Fraternity, how The Hero Of A Thousand Faces and A Hero’s Journey should […]