Olive Temple No. 557

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Olive Temple Lodge 557, Tionesta, PA

 


 

Heasley

 

 

James E. Heasley, second from left, was honored for his 70 years of membership to Freemasonry. Pictured are, from left, John Wells II, District

Deputy Grand Master, District 22; Brother Heasley; and Brothers William Miller, Senior Warden, and Robert Wright, Secretary of McKean

Lodge No. 388, Smethport, PA

 


 

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R. Joseph Haberlen, DDGM, presents Brother Stephen E. Hale, PM with his 50 Year Masonic Service Emblem at the June 12th Stated

Meeting of Olive Temple Lodge.

 


 

 

Tionesta, PA   October 1, 2017

            A Stated Meeting of Olive Temple Lodge No. 557 Free and Accepted Masons will be held at its Hall, 1849 Route 36,

Tionesta, PA, on Monday evening, October 9, 2017 at 7:30 o’clock PM.

PROGRAM

FIRST RESPONDERS’ NIGHT

At 5:30 pm, prior to the Stated Meeting, the Lodge will honor our first responders (police, firefighters, EMS) for their service to the

community by sharing fellowship and refreshments of hot dogs, chips and cookies.

ACTION WILL BE HAD UPON THE FOLLOWING PETITIONS:

2 Petitions for Initiation and Membership


MEMBERSHIP STATISTICS

MEMBERSHIP 12/27/16 …………………. 178

No. of Petitions ………………………………  2

No. Entered/Admitted ………………………..  3

Transfers/Resignations ………………………. 0

Deaths ………………………………………... 5

Suspensions ………………………………….. 3

MEMBERSHIP TODAY …………………. 173

ALMONER FUND

If you are aware of a member, widow or dependent child who is in need of financial assistance, please contact the Lodge’s Almoner,

Curt Kiefer at 814-755-4515.

DISASTER RELIEF

Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have affected millions of people, and it's safe to say that tens of thousands of Masons

and their families have been affected as well.

Please consider making a donation to the relief efforts by visiting www.msana.com.

 One hundred percent of your tax-deductible donation is used in the relief effort.

 Masons are called to help one another in their time of need, and that time is now.

I thank you for your support of this relief effort.

 Fraternally,

Raymond T. Dietz

Right Worshipful Grand Master


SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTION

The 25th Masonic District School of Instruction meets on the 4th Thursday of the month at the Meadville Area Masonic Service Center,

21635 State Route 27, Meadville, PA at 7:30 PM.  All officers, elected and appointed, are encouraged to attend these meetings.

A rehearsal for officers and interested members of Olive Temple Lodge will be held at 7:30 PM every Tuesday evening, except the

Tuesday following our Stated Meeting, and Sunday evenings at 7:30 PM.

                                            Stephen J. Custer, Jr.

                                                Worshipful Master

 

 

To the Members of the Grand Lodge:

 

            You are hereby requested to attend the December Quarterly Communication of the Grand Lodge

 

of Pennsylvania to be held at 10:00 o’clock, a.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the Masonic

 

 Temple, 1 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, at which the Grand Lodge Officers and Masonic

 

 Villages Board of Directors will be elected.

 

            You are also hereby requested to attend the Annual Grand Open Communication of the Grand

 

 Lodge of Pennsylvania at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, 325 University Drive, Hershey,

 

 PA 17033, on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at 10:00 o’clock, a.m. at which the Grand Lodge

 

 Officers will be installed.

 

By Order of the R.W. Grand Master.

 

Mark A. Haines

 

R.W. Grand Secretary

 


The Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania

 

Masonic Charities Annual Fall Appeal

 

Several weeks ago, I mailed you a letter asking for your support of the 2017 Annual Masonic

 

 Charities Fall Appeal.  If you have already responded with your financial support, I say

 

 “THANK YOU.”  If not, I ask you to pull out the letter you recently received and please

 

 read the material. 

 

Masonic Villages, withfive locations across the Commonwealth and more than 140

 

 years of experience, displays our Mission of Love by giving peace of mind to many,

 

including those who cannot afford the care they deserve. The Pennsylvania Masonic Youth

 

 Foundation preserves the legacy of Freemasonry by providing education and services to

 

develop leadership and character among the youth of Pennsylvania.  The Masonic Children’s

 

 Home has led the charge with equal access to education, security and support for every

 

 child, through healthy growth and development.  The Masonic Temple and Masonic

 

Library and Museum of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia is a place of great history.  Beautiful

 

 architecture, rare artwork and unique artifacts tell the story of Freemasonry.

 

You can make your donation by returning the response form attached to the letter

 

 received in the mail, along with your check, or by logging onto www.MasonicCharitiesPA.org

 

and clicking “Donate Now” and complete the form.  Thank you for your continued support!