May 2016 Message from the East

April 22, 2016 at 10:18 am

Greetings Brethren, Over the last few months we have initiated three new Entered Apprentices. One of those nights was a special event for J. B. Covert Lodge as members of the Disney Clan took to almost all of the officer chairs and performed all of the ritual in the first […]

April Message from the East

March 21, 2016 at 8:45 am

Greetings Brethren, I heard a story recently and I would like to share it with you: King Solomon’s young aide anxiously awaits his king’s next command. The temple is nearly complete, and the aide has been very busy preparing for the feast that will occur when the temple is ready […]

March 2016 Message From The East

February 22, 2016 at 9:26 am

Greetings Brethren, J. B. Covert is lucky to initiate two new candidates into our great fraternity, both on March 29th. The initiatory degrees are something that all Masons receive, which should be a singular, memorable experience that the candidate is not likely to forget. It becomes one of our responsibilities […]

February 2016 Message From The East

January 22, 2016 at 11:59 am

Greetings Brethren, On Friday, January 15th we raised Brother Allen York to the sublime degree of Master Mason as part of J.B. Covert Lodge’s Annual Inspection. We had a great turn-out with 107 brothers in attendance, of note were Most Worshipful Brother Michael Himes, a few brethren from Kentucky, and […]

January 2016 Message from the East

December 20, 2015 at 12:34 pm

Greetings Brethren, Back on December 10th, Brother Russ Shipley, Worshipful Brother Daniel Campbell, and I were able to join many of our brothers from the 6th Masonic District at the District Townhall Meeting at Amelia Lodge. This is part of a series of events hosted by Right Worshipful Brother Rich […]

Installation of Officers Set for December 12, 2015

December 4, 2015 at 11:48 am

Worshipful Master-Elect Jack Lennon has set December 12th, 2015 as the date of the Installation of Officers for the 2016 year. There will be a dinner at 6pm featuring a menu of fried turkey! This event is open to family and friends of J. B. Covert Lodge. Please Register Here!

December 2015 Message From The East

November 24, 2015 at 3:48 pm

Greetings Brethren, My term as Worshipful Master of our Lodge has come to end. On December 12th, we will install our newly elected slate of officers for 2016. We worked hard and accomplished many things. The Kyle Adkins Scholarship had an excellent inaugural year. I hope that it continues to […]

November Message From The East

October 17, 2015 at 10:47 am

Greetings Brethren, It’s that time of the year again! J.B. Covert’s annual officer elections will be held at our stated meeting on November 17th. Food and fellowship will begin at 6:00 PM, with the meeting beginning promptly at 7:00 PM. Please come out and help select next year’s officers. I […]

October Message From The East

September 22, 2015 at 10:00 am

Greetings Brethren, In last month’s newsletter, I briefly mentioned the significance of the mentor-candidate relationship. It is a topic of great interest to me and during my time in Freemasonry, I have had the great fortune to mentor several candidates. The process is important and meaningful. When a candidate petitions […]

September 2015 Message From the East

August 16, 2015 at 1:57 pm

Greetings Brethren, In the August edition of the Scottish Rite’s The Northern Light, Illustrious Brother Bruce T. Work, 33°, wrote an article entitled “Ritual Society or Fraternity” that tackles an important and ongoing issue within Freemasonry. The article posits that the focus of our Fraternity, for decades, has almost exclusively […]