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El Paso Wardens Retreat

The 2014 El Paso Wardens’ Retreat will be held on Saturday, 25 October at the El Paso Scottish Rite.  This year there will be three separate classes: Junior and Senior Warden courses instructed by PGM Tommy Griffin, Chris Williams and Larry Fitzpatrick, and a special ladies’ course instructed by Vi Griffin, Past Worth Grand Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star.  This will be the first time the ladies’ program will be offered in El Paso.
 
All Master Masons, regardless of current office, are welcome to register. Current lodge officers are strongly encouraged to attend.  You’ll receive instruction and guidance on lodge administration, leadership, conflict resolution, lodge planning, and many other topics.  The Wardens’ Retreat is truly one of the most beneficial programs a Mason can participate in, whether he is a newly raised Master Mason, thinking of going through the officer line, is in the officer line, or already a Past Master...there will be something for you to learn at the Retreat. 
 
Retreat Schedule:
25 October
7:30 AM – Check-in, coffee and donuts served
8:00 AM – Start of Retreat
12 Noon – Lunch (included with registration)
5:30 PM – Closing
6:00 PM – Dutch treat dinner, location TBD
 
Masons must bring the following to the retreat:
-Laptop Computer
-Current Grand Lodge Law Book
-Monitor of the Lodge
-Lodge 990
-Lodge Form 71 (Minimum Audit)
-Copy of Lodge By-Laws, Rules and Regulations
Dress is business casual
 
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS 10 OCTOBER, NO EXCEPTIONS. REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. RETREAT WALK-INS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
 
Registration forms and instructions can be obtained by contacting admin@elpasomasons.net or calling your DDGM. 
 
Date: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 7:30am - 6:00pm
Location: 
El Paso Scottish Rite
301 W. Missouri
El Paso, TX

Masonic History

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You're invited to the

Masonic History

 

Freemasonry 

in 

El Paso 

and

Texas

In honor and celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the El Paso County Historical Society, the El Paso Scottish Rite will host a program on Masonic History. 
 
This event is free and open to the public. 
 
Tours of the building will be offered at the conclusion of the presentations.
 
Presenters will give overviews of the history of Freemasonry in Texas; early Masonic history of El Paso; Masonry's involvement in public education in Texas; Appendant Organizations and their charitable and philanthropic contributions and a history of the El Paso Scottish Rite.  
 
Please come and join us. 

When
SATURDAY
July 19, 2014

Social Hour at 2:00 PM
Program Begins at 3:00 PM

Where
SCOTTISH RITE TEMPLE THEATER
301 W. MISSOURI AVE.

El Paso, Texas 79901

 

Date: 
Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Scottish Rite
301 Missouri
El Paso, TX 79901

Open Rite Nite and Video Game Nite

Join us in Fellowship Brothers!
I will be holding our regular Saturday "Open Rite Nite" AIA event tonight starting at 7pm. The El Paso Streetfest will also be taking place just down the street, so here is another event you can participate in. The Streetfest is music, food and fun. As usually the Open Rite Nite, is open to all for fun and fellowship. Families and friends are always welcome. On popular demand, this Open Rite Nite will also feature video gaming in the theatre. We have and xBox 360 and a PS2 connected. You are welcome to bring your own games to play on these systems. We have various versions of Halo, Rainbow Six, Ghost Recon, Rockband and Guitar Hero available for play. Worthy Matron Silvia and I hope to see you all tonight.
 
Fraternally,
 
Ismael B. Segovia, 32°
Arm-In-Arm Chairman
El Paso Scottish Rite
 
 
Date: 
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: 
El Paso Scottish Rite Temple
301 W. Missouri
El Paso, TX 79901

Coronado Lodge - 4th Annual Independence Day Cookout

Coronado Lodge invites all Brothers, their family, and friends to our annual Independence Day cookout.  We will provide hamburgers, hotdogs, sides, and drinks.  Our award winning grill masters will assist with the grilling.  Feel free to bring any food you wish to be grilled.  We have an excellent view of the firework display from the Sunland Park Casino.

Date: 
Friday, July 4, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Coronado Lodge
4001 Gibson Veck
El Paso, TX 79932

2014 Installation of Officers Schedule

7 June
Wallace Hughston OES
2:00 PM
at Wallace Hughston Lodge

14 June
Woodbine OES
1:00 PM
at El Paso Scottish Rite

28 June
Fraternity Lodge
11:00 AM
at El Paso Scottish Rite

El Paso Lodge
5:00 PM
at El Paso Lodge

12 July
Coronado Lodge
9:00 AM
at Coronado Lodge

Omar N. Bradley Lodge
2:00 PM
at Wallace Hughston Lodge

Five Points Lodge
5:00 PM
at El Paso Lodge

19 July
Ft. Hancock Lodge
11:00 AM
at El Paso Lodge

Sunland Lodge
2:00 PM
at El Paso Lodge

26 July
Wallace Hughston Lodge
10:00 AM
at Wallace Hughston Lodge

 

Bro.'. Norman Miller's Bday Party

 
Make a note that on June 24th 2014 at 6:00 PM, at El Paso Lodge Building, Masonic District # 60 will be celebrating Bro.'. Norman Miller 96th Birthday, as you know he has contribute so much to our beloved Fraternity.
Please bring your family, friends, widows and invite other Masons.
Date: 
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
El Paso Lodge Building
1505 Magruder St
El Paso , TX 79926

DeMolay Shoe Fundraiser

 

The DeMolay is collecting used and unused shoes (pairs) as one of their fundraisers. The shoes will be refurbished and distributed 3rd World countries. Shoes can be dropped off at El Maida Shrine from now till June 16th. Let's support the DeMolay in this effort!

Location: 
El Maida Shrine
6331 Alabama
El Paso, TX

Ball Game Nite

Good Afternoon Brothers,
I hope that everyone has had a great Memorial Day weekend. Make sure that you take time to remember those who have given their lives for our rights and freedoms. Also, make sure to thank those that have served or are serving.
 
Date: 
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 5:30pm - Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 11:50pm
Location: 
El Paso Scottish Rite
301 W. Missouri
El Paso, TX 79901

Omar N. Bradly Fundraiser

Horse Shoe Tournament - 3:00 PM
   $4 for team of 2
   Trophy Awards at 7:30 PM

Silent Auction - 3:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Shrine Arch Program - 5:00 - 5:45 PM

Spaghetti Dinner - 6:00 - 8:00 PM
   Adults $5
   Childern under 12 $4
   Children under 3 are Free

Contact Fred Roberts for entry forms at 581-8997 or 276-8282 and any member of Omar Bradly for tickets!

Date: 
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
El Maida Shrine
6331 Alabama
El Paso, TX

Five Points Annual Taco Dinner

Please join Five Points in another of it's renouned Taco Dinners. Bring the family and enjoy good food, good fellowship, and... spread that cement that binds us...

Dinning room of the El Paso Lodge building, 1505 Magruder.

 

Date: 
Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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