Despite a crazy few days of turmoil and many members having to change office, plus a mad dash to learn the odd bit of ritual, it all went surprisingly well. Of course, our Candidate Robert Bailey know nothing of such things and enjoyed his initiation ceremony without much ado. Although from the look on his face at the odd point you could have questioned that. Robbie, as he is known applied to join Freemasonry just as the pandemic hit, so has been waiting for his initiation for almost 18 months. It didn’t curb his enthusiasm whatsoever, and he even joined us many times on the zoom platform to keep in touch with everyone.
As most of you know, over the last few years I’ve been raising money for the East Lancashire Mark 2021 MBF Festival by selling regalia etc donated by East Lancs Mark Brethren and Lodges, mainly via eBay. The current total raised now stands at just over £42000. Over the last 12 months, mainly due to the Continue reading “SALE – Can you help me?”
As we once again approach possibly the biggest celebration of the year, I encourage each and every Freemason to demonstrate those admirable qualities of Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth to all those less fortunate than ourselves. Although difficult in these most unusual times, it’s not impossible.
Ian Duxbury W.M.
The Passing ceremony to the second degree went really well. No, I mean it went really well. There was some change to the senior officers what with the Worshipful Master being away on business, so our DC Keith Bateman stepped into the WM chair to deliver what is his most favourite ceremony and the Assistant DC stepped up to the office of DC. The Senior Warden and Junior Warden, both being experienced Masons comfortably filled their Continue reading “No, I mean it went really well”
To the brethren of Pendle Lodge, all Freemasons and good men everywhere, wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Let 2020 find us all with the intent and opportunities to be better men than we were yesterday and demonstrate once more the virtues of Brotherly love, Relief and Truth. Continue reading “To all Freemasons and good men everywhere”
The 1882 Lounge at Burnley Football Club proved to be a really good choice for Steve and Lyn’s Pendle Lodge Ladies Evening. On Saturday 9th March the members of Pendle Lodge along with friends and Ladies enjoyed a wonderful night of friendship, dining Continue reading “Steve & Lyn’s Pendle Lodge Ladies Evening”
Kevin Pickering, a past member of Pendle Lodge was finally Installed in the Chair of a Masonic Lodge on Tuesday 26th February. Marsden within Pennine Valley Lodge received Kevin as a member after his return to the UK and finding changes at his mother lodge didn’t Continue reading “Finally Installed in the Chair”
Steve and Lyn Jansen invite you to the Pendle Lodge Ladies Evening in the 1882 Lounge at Burnley Football Club. Indeed, where else would Steve hold such an event, being an avid Burnley supporter for many years and all that. The evening takes place on the 9th March 2019 at 6:30 pm. Click here to view the menu. To book your place click here to download the application form. Complete your menu choice and send your form and cheque to John Hudson.
As you celebrate Christmas, make wonderful memories that will linger in your home, make great friendships that will last a lifetime and may this season be filled with peace and joy. Have a Merry Christmas.