“Maryland’s Only Moon Lodge”

Charity Lodge No. 134, A.F. & A.M.
20109 Middletown Road
Freeland, MD 21053

Proposed Calendar of meetings and Events


























Proposed Regular Communication  Date   Event  * Need Dispensation

Wednesday January 11, 2017-  Installation of Officers - dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday February 8, 2017

Wednesday March 8, 2017

Wednesday April 5, 2017

Saturday April 22, 2017  
Open House/Flea Mkt

Wednesday   March 8, 2017 7:30 p.m. Stated Communication Catechism by James Ambrose, Kodie Ambrose, Robert Merk, Alan Harris Committee. Reports Dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday April 5, 2017 7:30 p.m. Stated Communication Committee Reports. Dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday April 16, 2017 Easter Sunday

Saturday April 22, 2017 7:00 a.m. -
2:00 p.m. Annual Charity Lodge Flea Market & Open House Come out and enjoy some fellowship Gordon’s pit beef stand will be open (See the Flyer in Ad Section)

Saturday May 6, 2017 12:30 p.m. Charity Lodge Low Vale Conferral of 3rd Degree on Those Found Worthy Fellowship
Pig Roast by Bro Gordon Clisham Beginning around 3pm This Low Vale will be partnered with other Lodges (Names to follow)
Location Bro Joel Stockbridge’s property at 15603 Falls Road Sparks, Maryland 21152 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday June 7, 2017 6:00 p.m. Lodge for Brothers Opens Annual Family Strawberry Night & Covered Dish Special Evening of Entertainment Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Please come out bring family and friends. It was great last year to see the surviving spouses of the Brothers we have lost once again. (See the Flyer in Ad section)

Wednesday June 21, 2017 7:30 p.m. The EA Degree will be conferred on Guy Everett York, Michael David Meadowcroft and Erik Ryan Beegle

Wednesday June 28, 2017 7:00 p.m. Rehearsal for the EA Degree with Bro. Jeff Westra in the East

Wednesday July 5, 7:00 p.m.  Brother Jeff Westra will exemplify the EA degree before our D.G.L. Bro. Mike Smith

July & August Dark - no meetings however there may be other events occuring

Sunday August 13, 2017 3:00 p.m.
Maryland Masonic Homes Chapel Charity Lodge Church Service

August 22, 2017 - Officers Rehearsal

Wednesday   September 6, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Meeting In 3rd Degree
Stated Communication
Committee Reports. Dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Bro. Robert Murk Master Mason Proficiency Examination
Vote on Petitioners
Bro. Darrell Kolscher “Arch Presentation”
Committee Reports

Friday  September 15, 2017  6:15 p.m.
Maryland Masonic Homes
Recreation Center  Resident Bingo Night

Wednesday September 20, 2017 7:30 p.m.
New Moon Communication
Meeting In 1st Degree
Proficiency Examination & Initiation of up to Five Petitioners
Deli Tray After Initiations

Saturday October 14, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Stated Communication
Past Masters Night Dinner. at 6:30 p.m.

Meeting In 3rd Degree
Bro. Lee Philip Fellowcraft Proficiency Examination & Raise to Master Mason

Wednesday October 18, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Past Masters Night New Moon Communication
Dinner at 6:30 p.m.
Meeting In 2nd Degree
Pass to Fellowcraft Those found proficient in Entered Apprentice Degree
Deli Tray After Ritual

Wednesday November 1, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Stated Communication
Dinner at 6:30pm
Meeting In 1st Degree
Committee Reports

Wednesday December 6, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Stated Communication
Committee Reports
Election of 2018 Officers.
Dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Proposed Ritual Dates When Needed for 2017 **
Wednesday February 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday May 24, 2017

Wednesday June 21, 2017

Wednesday October 18, 2017

Wednesday November 15, 2017

Wednesday December 13, 2017

Officers practice every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Charity - come out and socialize.

Charity Lodge meets on the first Wednesday on or before the full moon and begin at 7:30 p.m.
The Lodge is normally dark during July and August.
Special meetings will be posted on this website and announced in our regular communication.
Please feel free to contact our Secretary via email regarding any questions that you may have regarding our programs 
Coming from Baltimore take Exit 31 off I-83 and turn west on Middletown Road.
This turn will be left if you were going north on I-83 -  or right if you were southbound.
Proceed for 4 miles.. The Lodge is on the right at the corner of Middletown and Freeland Roads.

  Lady’s & Gents of Leisure Breakfast
Lodge members meet at 8:00 AM on the fourth Monday of the month for breakfast.
It is held at the Mason Dixon Restaurant, 549 South Main Street (York Road), Shrewsbury, PA. which is about three miles north of the Maryland/Pennsylvania Line.
Reservations are not necessary, just a fraternal spirit.

Any questions concerning above events can be directed to me: email or phone.
All subject to change. If you have or know of dates & events that concern Charity Lodge, please forward them to me.
Roy Neal, W.M.

See “
http://www.mdmasons.org/gm-calendar" for a complete collection of Grand Lodge events.
We will have flyers posted on the Lodge bulletin board

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