Sturgeon Bay Masonic Center

Masonic Lodge Sturgeon Bay

Henry S. Baird #174 Masonic Lodge

Honor Chapter #1 Order of the Eastern Star (OES)

31 S Third Avenue

PO BOX 86

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235


December 2016 Newsletter

December WMJ On-Line

 

BLUE LODGE PHOTOS HONOR CHAPTER #1 - OES FREE MASONRY IN WISCONSIN
NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE
HONOR CHAPTER OFFICERS
STEAMBOAT DINNER PHOTOS - 2016
BELL RINGING CHRISTMAS 2015

BLUE LODGE OFFICERS COAST GUARD PARTY 2015






The Sturgeon Bay Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star Chapter prepared and delivered 210 Thanksgiving turkey dinners to Door County residents.  Assisted by Cub Scout Pack #4012/ Webelos II Den.  Members of H.S. Baird #174 Masonic Lodge and Honor Chapter #1, OES along with scouts Zach Olson, Tyler Jensen and Shawn Conrad and their leaders packaged meals which were delivered by area volunteers from across the community including the Masons, area churches and Boys & Girls Club staff.





Ross Chapman, PM receives the Scottish Rite Meritorious Service Award (MSA or red hat award) - October 29, 2016



CALENDAR





Masonic Compact

Because I am a Freemason

 I believe that freedom of religion is an inalienable human right and tolerance an indispensable trait of human character.  Therefore, I will stand in my lodge with Brothers of all faiths, and respect their belief, as they respect mine, and I will demonstrate the spirit of Brotherhood in all aspects of my life.

 I know that education and the rational use of the mind are the keys to facing the problems of humanity.  Therefore, I will bring my questions and ideas to my lodge, and strive to advance the growth of my mind alongside my Brothers.

 I know that the rich tradition of Freemasonry and its framework of ritual are important platforms for growth and learning.  Therefore, I vow to stand upon these platforms to improve myself as a human being, and I vow to help in the mission of the Craft to provide tools, atmosphere, challenges and motivation to help each Brother do the same.

 I know that charity is the distinguishing human virtue, and that personal community service is the best demonstration of ones commitment to humanity.  I acknowledge that words without deeds are meaningless, and I vow to work with my Lodge to provide service to the community, and to promote charity, friendship, morality, harmony, integrity, fidelity and love.

 I know that my obligation to community extends beyond my local sphere and is partially fulfilled in my patriotism- love of my country, obedience to its laws and celebration of the freedoms and opportunities it symbolizes.

 I know that leadership is best demonstrated by commitment to serving others.  I will therefore participate in, and help work at improving individual leadership skills, while serving the Brothers of my lodge to the best of my ability.

 I know that friendship, fidelity and family are the foundations of a well-lived life.  I therefore vow to be a faithful friend to my Brothers, while expecting my lodge to respect my personal obligations, and to treat family as though my family were their own.

 I know that the last great lesson of Freemasonry the value of personal integrity and the sanctity of one's word  is a lesson for all people in all times.  I therefore vow to be a man of my word.

 I know that Freemasonry power is best exercised when its Light is shared with the world at large.  I therefore vow to bring the best of myself to my lodge, in order that my growth might be fostered and nurtured, and to present myself to the world as a working Freemason, on the path to building a more perfect temple.

Because I am a Freemason, these values and aspirations are the guideposts for my progress through life


Sturgen Bay, WI Masonic Lodge Building
Sturgeon Bay Masonic Center, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
               photo courtesy of Thomas S Pinney, Jr.

BUILDING HISTORY



Sturgeon Bay Masonic Center, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
               photo courtesy of Thomas S Pinney, Jr.



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