Faith, Hope & Trinity
At the October installation meeting of Trinity Lodge, who meet at Archer Street in Darlington, the representative of the Provincial Grand Master was the Assistant Provincial Grand Master, Michael Graham. Michael witnessed Brother David Parr being installed into the Chair by W Bro Steve Wilcock, after his own successful year in charge of the lodge. Michael was then surprised in the 2nd rising when David handed over not one but three cheques as charitable donations: £250 to TLC Teddies, £250 to the 2021 Festival and £1500 to Durham Benevolence Fund. Trinity lodge were awarded Platinum for the 2021 festival in January 2019.
The evening was rounded off with a raffle which raised £275 for St Mary’s Community Centre in Darlington, the Master’s chosen charity for the year.
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”