Welcome all, and be reminded our stated communications are held on each 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month. Come on down around 6pm and enjoy our usual great meal and fellowship and the stated meeting will begin at 7pm. See you there soon!
On Monday January 8, 2018 we had the pleasure and privilege of making our Brother Quentin Moore, from the great state of Colorado, a Master Mason. This was our first Master Mason degree of 2018 and as courtesy work for the Colorado jurisdiction, we had a wonderful evening of Brotherly Love. Thank you to all the Brethren from our district lodges that came out to support this great event.
Come be a part of the planning meeting for the Lodge Calendar and Budget set up on Wednesday January 17, at 530pm. We will discuss fundraising events for the year as well as family events and recognition dinners to be held. This is the time to share our ideas on our charitable fundraisers and any other items you wish to see your lodge support this year. Thank you in advance.
The March 2018 District 33 meeting will be held at Lawton lodge #183. Come join us at 2001 NW Lincoln Ave., Lawton, on 30 March 2018 at 6pm for a fine meal and monthly District #33 Meeting. Bring a few dollars for the raffle items to support the youth and an appetite for great food and fellowship.
Brethren All, the Guthrie Scottish Rite Reunion is coming up. 6-8 April 2018, and if you want to become a Scottish Rite Mason, see the Secretary who can explain how to do so. Petitions are available and a room to stay in is free of charge for any candidate.
Congratulations to all the newly installed Officers of Lawton 183. Worshipful Master, W:. James Oates III, Senior Warden – W:. Michael Carrick, Junior Warden – Bro. Dale Teel, Treasurer – W:. Joe Rough, Secretary – W:. Glen Chaney, Chaplain – Bro. Joe Millsap, Senior Deacon – W:. Benny Roberts, Junior Deacon – Eddy Prisby, Senior Steward – W:. John Morris, Junior Steward – Bro. Nicholas Vain, Tyler – Bro. James Reid.
We look forward to another Great Year of Masonry and Brotherhood. We sincerely thank everyone that supports our Masonic Lodge, efforts and fundraisers throughout the year!
Congratulations to our newly raised Brothers who attended the Perpetual Path Program in Frederick, Oklahoma this weekend. Brothers Nick Vain, Thor Sharpe and Jack Rector all became Master Masons and perpetual members of Lawton #183 and we are so proud of their commitment to Freemasonry and our lodge. The future of Lawton #183 is Bright! Thank you all who attended this wonderful event and supported the progress of our Brethren.
Please join us for our annual dinner to honor the Past Worshipful Masters and Widows of Lawton Lodge #183. It will be held on November 3, 2017 beginning at 6pm. We plan to serve a delicious Italian dinner with desserts and beverages. This is free of change and open to the public. We look forward to having you all in attendance to honor the leaders of our lodge from years passed and our beloved departed Brothers Widows.
On October 28, 2017 beginning at 11am, Lawton Masonic Lodge will hold an Indian Taco Benefit Luncheon to support the Leah M. Fitch, Comanche County Cancer Center Transportation Department. This is our 2nd Annual Fundraiser for this cause and we hope to contribute much needed funds to this worthy undertaking. We encourage maximum participation and hope to see as many there as possible. Let’s get the word out so that we can assist the wonderful Staff, tireless volunteers and drivers in continuing to provide this vital link between patient and care givers. This fundraiser will continue until 4pm, or until all the Indian Tacos are eaten. Suggested donation per plate is $6, and desserts and beverages will be complimentary.
If you are not a Scottish Rite Mason, the next opportunity to become one is fast approaching. The Guthrie Scottish Rite Fall Reunion is on 7-8 October 2017 at the Guthrie Scottish Rite Temple. If you are interested in becoming a 32d Degree Scottish Rite Mason, please visit with our Secretary who has petitions and information on lodging etc. Cost for degrees is $175.00.
If you ARE a Scottish Rite member then please mark your calendars to join us in Guthrie for the Reunion. It is always a great opportunity to fellowship with our Scottish Rite Brethren from across the state and visiting Brothers from around the country.