April 2018 Trestleboard

Wausau Trestleboard
April 2018

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Spring is just around the corner Brothers. A time for change to the weather patterns and new growth. OK, you have heard that many times before, but it does remind me of the Master Mason degree conducted in our lodge last evening.

Traditionally degree work, especially the more difficult positions, were undertaken by Masons who have been in lodge for a longer time. They had more time to rehearse the parts and thus were more prominent in those roles. That’s not the case anymore. Last night, one of our newer Master Masons took the role of King Solomon and did a fantastic job. I enjoyed watching him have fun with the role and taking a very active part in the degree. Well done, Brother David! You have a bright future in front of you.

Forest Lodge #130 is poised for much degree work for the balance of 2018. There are 3-4 candidates for the Day of Light later this month and several candidates working their way through the degrees one by one. Our lodge room is filling, and we have been meeting weekly for either stated meetings or degree work. Many lodges cannot say the same. It is time for our fraternity to embrace the change of season within it.

Talk about Masonry and offer the Day of Light to those that are not able to commit to the traditional method of receiving degrees. Listen to the news of the day and you will see and hear clearly why the world needs more new Masons now more than ever before. Do something good for someone else today, brothers. And don’t ask for anything in return. It will come back to you. Jesse

I look forward to seeing you in Lodge,
Jesse Furrer

“To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all men, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.”

Note the electronic Trestleboard is published monthly. Changes in dates and or times are reflected on our Calendar Page, which is updated as needed.

Forest Lodge No. 130, F & A.M.
April 4th —  7:00 PM Stated Communication
April 18th  —  7:00 PM Stated Communication | Presentation of “Ruth & Boaz – A Story of Love” by Bro Barry Diehl
April 25th —  5:00 PM Highway Cleanup

Wisconsin Valley Shrine Club
Wisconsin Valley Shrine Club meets every Friday for a noon luncheon at the Wausau Elks Club.

Wausau York Rite
April 12th — 7:00 PM. Stated Commandery. 

April 17th — 7:00 PM. Stated Meeting, Chapter and Council. 

Scottish Rite Club
Meets for breakfast at 7:00 AM 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesdays at Perkins.

Wisconsin Valley Shriners Auxiliary
On Friday, April 13, 2018 the Wisconsin Valley Auxiliary will meet for a luncheon and meeting at the Palms. Lunch will start at 11.30 a.m. with the meeting beginning approximately at 12.30 p.m. The speaker will be Nancy Runner speaking about “Do You Have A Book In You?”.

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