Brethren I would again like to thank all of you who came out on June 30th to participate in my installation as Worshipful Master of Plano Lodge. This was a very proud day for me and I appreciate the confidence you have placed in me. I also again apologize for having to postpone the party after the installation, but even as your Worshipful Master there are some things beyond my control (i.e. the weather). I will reschedule that party and once the weather decides to cooperate and the pool is ready I will let you know.
As you have read in this Trestleboard recently, I would like to do some things differently this year. We will be discussing some of these things at the stated meetings as they come up. Additionally, for the next 12 months we will have a program prepared by our Chaplin Brother Bob Pannell on the various names of Jehovah and how they pertain to Masonry. I have had the privilege of previewing this program and I think you will enjoy it. Also, our Marshall Brother Matt Smithey has been charged with presenting some topics at the stated meeting meant to get you thinking about Masonry, what it means to be a Mason and where and how we can make positive changes in the craft. These programs are not meant to disrupt the peace and harmony of Plano Lodge, but merely to give its members and opportunity to discuss controversial topics in Masonry and get the brotherhood thinking.
I know this will be an exciting year and I look forward to leading you through it. As always please contact me and let me know your thoughts and feelings about the state of Plano Lodge. I may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 214-536-2452 (mobile), 972-881-9052 (office) and 972-384-0405 (home). I have intentionally left this column short to encourage you to attend lodge and find out in person what I am talking about.
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