Thursday, April 28, 2022: Fellow Craft Degree

Following a fantastic meal prepared by our Junior Warden, Br ∴ Bobby Burkett,  members and visitors enjoyed a wonderful Fellow Craft Degree for brother David Marrs. Our Senior Warden, Br∴ Joe Sosa,  sat in the east for the first time in a FC degree and did an outstanding job. The lecture was delivered by Br∴ Bobby Burkett and the charge by R∴W∴ Howard Knapp. 

Congratulations Br∴ David Marrs on being Passed to the Degree of Fellow Craft!

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Thursday, April 21, 2022: Stated Meeting

A great night of Freemasonry was enjoyed at Gulf Beach Lodge — here is what went on.

  • It was pizza night at Lodge tonight! Thank you to our Junior Warden, Bobby Burkett for providing it.
  • We were honored with the attendance of M∴W∴ Dick Martinez, PGM; R∴W∴ Donald Cowart, Junior Grand Warden; and R∴W∴ James Charrette, DDGM
  • A first time visitor from Temple Terrace Lodge No. 330 was welcomed
  • Br∴ David Marrs returned an excellent EA catechism, led by R∴W∴ Howard Knapp
  • R∴W∴ Roy Worden presented R∴W∴ Don Cowart with a “cane of distinction” which he made
  • The craft donated $200 to the St. Pete Free Clinic
  • R∴W∴ Howard Knapp presented Masonic Education on Masonic Funerals.

We hope to see you next Thursday night for the Fellow Craft Degree of Br∴ David Marrs.

L-R Steve Johnson, Master; Donald Cowart, JGW; Roy Worden, PDDGM
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Thursday, April 14, 2022: Fellow Craft Degree

Following a fantastic meal prepared by our Junior Warden, Br ∴ Bobby Burkett, thirty-one members and visitors enjoyed a wonderful Fellow Craft Degree for brother Marshal Wood. In attendance tonight were members from Star Lodge and Clearwater Lodge. We were also honored to have our District Deputy Grand Master, R∴W∴ James Charrette, in attendance. The lecture was delivered by R∴W∴ Howard Knapp and the Charge by W∴ Mark Sawa-Szostak.

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Thursday, April 7, 2022: Stated Meeting

Here are some highlights this meeting at Gulf Beach Lodge. It was an evening filled with great fellowship.

* Twenty-one brothers enjoyed a meatloaf dinner prepared by Gulf Beach Chapter No 241, OES

* Our altar was draped in memory of W∴ David Elias Edwards

* A petition for affiliation was read

* The craft donated $50 to Rainbow Assembly No. 86, for their candy-bar fund raiser.

* The craft donated $200 to a brother in need

* The craft will be taking part in the Walter Fuller Park cleanup day on Saturday, April 30th, from 10:00 am until Noon

* The master presented the 2022 grand lodge proposed legislation and the craft took a straw vote on whether to vote for adoption or rejection.

Join us next Thursday for a Fellow Craft Degree. The meal is at 6:30 pm and degree at 7:30 pm.

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Gulf Beach Masonic Lodge, No. 291, F & A M