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Grand Master’s Edict 2020-6
Grand Rapids #34     7 days ago
FROM THE GRAND MASTER



May 20, 2020

To: All members of all constituent Masonic Lodges in Michigan

**EDICT 2020-6**

Greetings,

This edict will inform you about recent developments ...
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Grand Master’s Edict 2020-5
Grand Rapids #34     12 days ago
May 15, 2020

Grand Master’s Edict 2020-5

To: All members of all constituent Masonic Lodges in Michigan,

**EDICT**

In keeping with the State of Emergency that is now declared, due to the...
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Grand Master Edict 2020-4
Grand Rapids #34     30 days ago
April 27, 2020Grand Master's Edict 2020-4To: All members of all constituent Masonic Lodges in Michigan,**In keeping with the State of Emergency that is now declared, due to the Covid 19Pandemic, bo...
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Notice - Help Our Members Be Aware of Potential Scams
Grand Rapids #34     about 2 months ago
FROM THE GRAND LODGE OFFICE

April 6, 2020

Dear Brother,

Below is important information that was sent out by the Grand Lodge of New York. It is a good message for us to get out to all of ou...
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CORONAVIRUS CONSEQUENCE: EMERGENCY FUNDS NEEDED
Grand Rapids #34     2 months ago
REQUEST FOR EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO YOUR MASONIC FAMILY

From: Walt Wheeler, PGM, Executive Director of Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation

March 27, 2020

Dear Brothers,

I don't norma...
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Need Help, Call Live Better at Home
Grand Rapids #34     2 months ago
Live Better at Home is a Progam of Masonic Pathways

Live Better At Home™ is an information and referral program provided by Masonic Pathways, located in Alma, Michigan. This service is available...
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A Special Prayer From Your Grand Chaplain, RW Pat Thompson
Grand Rapids #34     2 months ago
The psalmist reminds us that “Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.” Let us pray…

Supreme Architect of the Universe, we praise your Holy Name as the only one in which w...
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EDICT from Grand Master - Order All Lodge Activities Cancelled remainder of March and Month of April 2020.
Grand Rapids #34     2 months ago
March 16, 2020

To: All members of all constituent Masonic Lodges in Michigan,

    **EDICT**

             In keeping with the State of Emergency that is now declared both federally and in o...
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It is Ok NOT to Shake hands. And best NOT to shake hands!
Grand Rapids #34     2 months ago
Guidance from Grand Lodge:

 The Grand Lodge has several events that have been affected:

·       The BGP meeting scheduled by the President of the Board for March 21st at the Masonic Home has ...
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Support Charity while at coffee shop.
Grand Rapids #34     4 months ago
Please see the attached as it advises when you are at Mayan Buzz Cafe making a purchase tell them you are a mason and 10% of the profit will go to the local charity which the Lodge has supported, G...
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Masonic Widow Pin
Grand Rapids #34     5 months ago
Masonic Widow Pin Presentation Text:

"This pin was created as an emblem to symbolize our continued concern and honor for the widows of a Brother Master Mason, a Brother whose name added luster t...
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Community Volunteer Opportunity at Mackenzies Animal Sanctuary
Grand Rapids #34     5 months ago
We are able to set any date we wish to have a group of volunteers out to Mackenzies Animal Sanctuary to clean cages, feed and play with dogs as well as any other assistance we can offer. We are cur...
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December 7 2019 WM Robert Kuhn PM recieved 60 Year membership Pin
Grand Rapids #34     6 months ago
On December 7 2019 during the Officer Installation, WM Ted Praria PGM with the assistance of WB Mike Clark PM, presented to WM Robert E. Kuhn PM his 60 Year membership certificate while his wife Je...
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November 25 2019 Grand Master Mark presenting 60 year Certificate to Grand Rapids Lodge 34 Past Master Walter R. Murphy
Grand Rapids #34     6 months ago
Grand Master Mark presenting 60 year Certificate to grand Rapids Lodge 34 Past Master Walter R. Murphy and Walt Wheeler PGM presenting him his 60 year pin. Also Josh Woodwyk PGM, Mike Clark PM and ...
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November 2019 Grand Rapids Lodge 34 Present Donation to Grand Rapids Wolverines
Grand Rapids #34     6 months ago
On November 16, 2019 the Grand Rapids Lodge No. 34 Worshipful Master Edgar Davis presented a $500.00 donation to Grand Rapids Wolverines coach Keith Reid and young members of the sports organizatio...
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November 2019 Donation to Grand Rapids Veterans Home
Grand Rapids #34     6 months ago
Grand Rapids Lodge No. 34 on November 15, 2019 presented to the Grand Rapids Veterans Home a Donation of $2,000 for use for the residents in the different areas such as the wood working shop, media...
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October 2019 Lodge can drive for City of Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department Community Food pantry
Grand Rapids #34     6 months ago
At the October 2019 Regular Meeting of Grand Rapids Lodge No. 34, Brothers brought in can goods and other items for  donations that were transported and delivered by Brother Marco Bulnes to the Cit...
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October 2019 Grand Rapids Lodge Donates $1,000 to GRHQ Youth Center
Grand Rapids #34     7 months ago
The Grand Rapids Lodge 34 donated $1,000 to HQGR a youth center in the heart of Grand Rapids that supports youth that are abused or homeless. The Brothers where very eager to contribute $500 and th...
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Freemasonry in Michigan, Vision, Mission
Grand Rapids #34     8 months ago
                                                     The Vision for Freemasonry in Michigan

Freemasonry in Michigan shall be a preeminent organization for men of quality, regardless of race, rel...
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Lodge Scholarship Program - How to File Application
Grand Rapids #34     8 months ago
The Scholarship application is in the file section at the "Files" in the top line of this screen. The application must be submitted to the Lodge no later than April 30 of the year. Mail to: Grand R...
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Brother PAYMENT of Annual Membership Dues - Options for Payment
Grand Rapids #34     8 months ago
PAYMENT of Annual Membership Dues - Options for Payment

OPTIONS for Payments to Grand Rapids Lodge 34 for Membership Due - Due each Year January 1.

Credit card payments for the $165.00 also m...
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September 2019 Masonic Service Association of North America (MSA) APPEAL FOR RELIEF – BAHAMAS
Grand Rapids #34     8 months ago
SEPTEMBER 10, 2019  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:  SIMON R. LAPLACE, 301-476-7330  APPEAL FOR RELIEF – BAHAMAS  The Bahamas have experienced an unprecedented amount of damage and destruction due ...
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Brother Protocol in Lodge Visits and Communication involving jurisdictions outside of Michigan
Grand Rapids #34     about 1 year ago
Protocol:

1. When a Brother is planning to visit a Lodge within the State of Michigan it is best for him to contact the Secretary of that Lodge so they will know they will be having visitors att...
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May 2019 NEW Lodge Bylaws
Grand Rapids #34     about 1 year ago
The Lodge Bylaws that were reviewed at the April 10, 2019 meeting, and recieved 100% approval by the members present, were approved by the Grand Master on May 7, 2019 and became effective on that d...
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February 2019 Grand Lodge Veteran Certificate and Pin
Grand Rapids #34     over 1 year ago
The Lodge Secretary has been obtaining information and updating the Brothers electronic files for information on first responder, and U.S. Veteran data. You can see the Veteran data at the Grand Lo...
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2018, 2019 and 2020 Lodge Financial Contributors
Grand Rapids #34     over 1 year ago
Special Thanks to 2020 Lodge Financial Contributors for their Donations to the Lodge: 

Contributions $1-$49:  Donald Bryant, John Ujlaky II, Jeremiah Waterchilde

Contributions $50-$99:  

C...
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Our Lodge Page Mobile App for Smart Phone
Grand Rapids #34     over 1 year ago
Introducing Chat 

We have released a new version of the Our Lodge Page (OLP) mobile application that adds one-on-one and group chat. Once you upgrade, you'll find a new chat tab at the bottom of...
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How to Join the Lodge as a Member
Grand Rapids #34     over 1 year ago
The Vision for Freemasonry in Michigan

Freemasonry in Michigan shall be a preeminent organization for men of quality, regardless of race, religion or creed, consistently delivering, by symbols, ...
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Lodge Member Longevity Awards
Grand Rapids #34     over 1 year ago
Membership Year PINS Given out in 2018:    

25 Year Pins to: Stephen Collins, Donald Martin III, Jeff Foreman PM, 

40 Years Life Members: Dennis G. Ackerman, James A. Barker, Alejandro Cardos...
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Mason of the Year Award
Grand Rapids #34     over 1 year ago
MICHIGAN STATE MASON OF THE YEAR

The Grand Master appoints a committee of at least three Past Masters to assist him in selecting the Michigan Mason-of-the-Year from amongthose chosen at the Dist...
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