Monday, July 31, 2017

Admiration Chapter Meeting August 31

Admiration Chapter will be meeting in a stated convocation Thursday August 31 in the Homer Masonic Temple.  Plans are to conduct the 4th and 5th degrees that evening.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Admiration Chapter Meeting June 29

The next stated Convocation of Admiration Chapter of Royal Arch Masons will be held Thursday June 29 at 7pm.  

Friday, December 30, 2016

Todd E. Creason - Who Were the Holy Saints John?

Todd Creason provided an excellent educational piece of the December 29, 2016 Admiration.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

December 29 - Table Convocation

Companions,

The next convocation of Admiration Chapter will be Thursday December 29 in Homer.   Below are the details:

What:  Admiration Chapter Convocation with Potluck Dinner
When:  Thursday December 29, 2016 at 630pm
Where:  Homer Masonic Temple

We will be holding our first Table Convocation with a talk by Todd E. Creason on St. Johns Day.

The table convocation will be a potluck event with the drinks provided.  We are asking that you bring a dish to share.

Please let me know if you are able to attend.

I wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Upcoming Events

Summer is quickly drawing to a close, I hope it has been an enjoyable one for you and your family.  Below is a schedule of Admiration Chapter Events for the remainder of 2016.  We have a goal of completing our chartering work in December and officially receive recognition as a full Chapter of the Illinois Grand Chapter.

Saturday September 3 - Homer Lodge No. 199 Re-dedication Ceremony
  • Noon - WM Todd E. Creason invites you to join him for the 160th Anniversary of Homer Lodge No. 199.  The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of the State of Illinois Officers will conduct the re-dedication ceremony. 
  • 1 p.m. - Lunch at the Homer United Methodist Church

Thursday September 29 - Stated Convocation
  • 7pm - Stated convocation (short).  We will be conducting the Mark Master Degree (4th) and the Past Master Degree(5th) 

Saturday November 19- Illinois Grand Chapter Leadership Conference at Homer.
  • 8am - Check-in with coffee and doughnuts
  • 9am - Leadership session
  • Noon - Lunch - cost $10
  • 1pm - Town Hall open session.
Saturday December 3  - Degree work to finish our Chartering
  • 8am - check-in with coffee and doughnuts
  • 9am - Excellent Master Degree (6th)
  • 10am - The Holy Royal Arch Degree (7th)
Thursday December 29 - Stated Convocation/Table Lodge
  • More information to TBA for special night
Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Fraternally,
Greg Knott - Secretary
Admiration Chapter U.D.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Upcoming Admiration Activities

June 18 - all 4 Royal Arch degrees are going to be put on in Bement Chapter No. 65.  If you still need to complete your Royal Arch degrees, this is a great opportunity to do so.  Registration is at 8am and the degree work will begin at 9am.   All Companions are welcome to attend as I am sure Bement can use some help in the degree work.

June 30 - next Admiration Chapter meeting at 7pm.  Short business meeting and then Companion Glenn Overby will give a talk entitled Poetic Craftsmen.  All are welcome to attend.

July 14-16 - Grand Sessions in Normal.

September 29 - Admiration Chapter Meeting

November 19 - Admiration Chapter will be hosting a Leadership Conference & Town Hall Meeting for the Grand Chapter. Mark your calendars!

December 29 - Admiration Chapter Meeting

New Admiration Chapter Member Fees - we are now in process of establishing a bank account.  Becoming a member of Admiration Chapter costs $75 for an initiation fee for new Chapter members (plural members don't have to pay this fee).   If you still need to pay for your degrees, please send a check to me made payable to: 
Admiration Chapter
C/O Greg Knott, Secretary
1377 County Road 2275 E
St. Joseph IL 61873