Changes to Provincial Executive Team
Following the recent investiture of WBro Clinton Leeks as Assistant Provincial Grand Master, the Provincial Grand Master wishes to announce the following further changes to the Executive Team which take place with immediate effect:
WBro John Paul Thompson has retired as Assistant Provincial Grand Master following many years of excellent service to the Province as both Assistant Provincial Grand Master, and as 2021 Festival Director. He will be replaced by WBro Andrew Charles Moule who has retired as 2nd Provincial Grand Principal in the Royal Arch.
EComp Paul Anthony Lee Hopper will become 2nd Provincial Grand Principal, with EComp Rakesh Bhalla being appointed as 3rd Provincial Grand Principal.
Lodge and Chapter summonses will need to reflect these changes with immediate effect and the revised toast lists are attached for the Craft and Royal Arch.
Congratulations are offered to all new appointments – their installations will be carried out at dates yet to be arranged.
Updated versions of both Craft and Chapter Toast Lists have been added to the Useful Documents area.
TLC Teddy Initiative……
“thank you Freemasons for the thousands of teddies donated to children’s casualty departments”
Community Support Grants…..
“The grant from Durham Freemasons has made an enormous difference to our service users”
Provincial Annual Meeting….
“The Provincial annual meeting is one of the highlights of my year, it’s great to meet everyone and support all those being rewarded for merit”….
“My husband would be so proud that you still contact me so many years after his death, thank you for remembering me”
“The Provincial annual meeting is one of the highlights of my year, it’s great to meet everyone and support all those being rewarded for merit”
The Royal Arch…..
“I feel that I have a much better understanding of the whole Masonic story after joining the Royal Arch”
What have you gained?
“I’ve made wonderful friendships with people from all walks of life who I wouldn’t otherwise have even met”
In respect to the TLC Teddy initiative
“A child patient copes with medical treatment so much better when they’ve been given a TLC teddy”
What Freemasonry has done for you?
“The teachings of the masonic ceremonies helped me to be a better father, better husband, better son and better neighbour”What Freemasonry has done for you
One of the best things I have ever done…
“Along with getting married, the birth of my children and Sunderland winning the FA Cup, becoming a Freemason is one of the best things I’ve ever done”