News

March 2017

Past Masters Finus Branham, Coke Etgen and Henry Housouer celebrating Public Schools week in Texas with apples for the teachers at Hardwick Elementary School. Apples were also distributed to Smylie Wilson Middle School and Coronado High School.

October 2016

Brother Bob Lindley receiving this year's Golden Trowel Award at Wolfforth-Frenshp Lodge from DDGM at Large Glenn Fant. Also presenting on behalf of Masonic District 93-A was Charles Mire (not pictured)

Brother Bob Lindley receiving this year’s Golden Trowel Award at Wolfforth-Frenshp Lodge from DDGM at Large Glenn Fant. Also presenting on behalf of Masonic District 93-A was Charles Mire (not pictured)

May 2016 – Our Newest Master Masons

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Our newest Master Mason, Chris Cash With l-r Finus Branham, Coke Etgen, WM Kevin Rush, Chris Cash, Henry Housour and Justin Robbins

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Karol Kowalek and PM Henry Housour

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l-r PM Coke Etgen, Omar Bogen and PM Henry Housour

April 2016 – Lamar Award Presentation

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Our 2016 Lamar Award recipient, Debra Torres of Bean Elementary School in Lubbock with WM Kevin Rush

April 2016 – Hilltop Meeting

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WM Kevin Rush with Deputy Grand Master Jerry Kirby introducing him to a 65 year Mason and the man who provided us the place to have our Hilltop meeting, Bro. Roy Shoemaker.

April 2016 – Grand Master’s Conference hosted by Yellowhouse Lodge #841

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2016 Grand Lodge Officers in Attendance – GM Wendell P. Miller 3rd from right, front row, to his left DGM Jerry Kirby, to Miller’s right GSW Tommy Chapman. Representing the Lubbock Area, DDGM at Large Glenn Fant, back row left, DDGM 93A Charles Mire, back row right and DDGM 93B Ray Copeland , second row, second from right

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MW Wendell P. Miller (L) with WM Kevin Rush (R)

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RWDGM Jerry Kirby (L) with WM Kevin Rush

April 2016 – Bro. Bob Clemmons presents the program, “Freemasonry and Armed Conflict” for the April stated meeting

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April 2016 – WM Kevin Rush makes a presentation on “Freemasonry in America and Texas: Chasing the Legacy”

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February 2016 – Brother Thomas Yeoman receives the 50 Year Service Award
from the Grand Lodge of Texas

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Brother Thomas Yeoman with daughter Jennifer Hall doing the honors of pinning his award.

Members of Lubbock Lodge with Brother Thomas Yeoman and District Deputy Grand Master Charles Mire who presented the award L to R Charles Mire, Norris Rumsey, Leonard Buller, Thomas Yeoman, Kevin Rush, Master, Chris Yeoman and Jerry Hendrick

Members of Lubbock Lodge with Brother Thomas Yeoman and District Deputy Grand Master Charles Mire who presented the award
L to R Charles Mire, Norris Rumsey, Leonard Buller, Thomas Yeoman, Kevin Rush, WM, Chris Yeoman and Jerry Hendrick

December 2015 – Lubbock Masonic Lodge receives its second Vanguard Award

The Vanguard Award is an award from the Grand Lodge of Texas that is awarded only to Masonic Lodges that meet a long list of specific criteria such as community involvement, charitable activities, support of youth activities, including scholarships and demonstrate overall improvement, as recognized by the District Deputy Grand Master. Only 96 Texas lodges out of nearly 1000 Texas Lodges were awarded this prestigious award for the 2014-15 Masonic year.

For the second time in three years, Lubbock Masonic Lodge is a recipient of the Vanguard Award for the 2014-15 Masonic year. The award will be presented at the Grand Communication in Waco In December.

This award covers the time period of Past Master Glenn Fant’s year in the East.

Lubbock Lodge and Texas Public School Week 2014

This year Lubbock Masonic Lodge paid tribute to the teachers and staff at Smylie Wilson Middle School and Coronado High School with apples and a brief history of Masonic involvement in Texas Public Education.

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WM James Urban with Coronado High School secretary Charlotte Godlove

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Participating in the delivery of apples were l to r, PM Elmer “Coke” Etgen, Brandon Gould and WM James Urban

The work of “Improving the Craft” is recognized when the Grand Lodge of Texas presents the Vanguard Award to lodges that meet prescribed standards in six different areas. Less than ten per cent of the lodges in Texas achieve this distinction.

For the 2012-13 Masonic year, Lubbock Lodge 1392 will receive the Vanguard Award at the December 2013 Grand Annual Communication in Waco. This award represents all the hard work and dedication our officers, members and past leaders have contributed to our continued success as a lodge. Our real strength has been it’s members. Lubbock Lodge is grateful to have good men and good Masons, because without them, such achievements as these would not happen.

This award covers the time period of Past Master Elmer H. “Coke” Etgen’s year in the East.

 

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PM Joe Sanders, already a Golden Trowel Award winner, receives a special award  during the October stated meeting from the members of Lubbock Lodge for his tireless work for Habitat for Humanity, South Plains Food Bank, the lodge and the individual members themselves.

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October’s stated meeting saw PM Elmer “Coke” Etgen receiving his Past Master’s apron from WM James Urban.
The PM’s escort, PM Joe Sanders, once again, is beside himself with joy for Coke.

HILLTOP 2013
A huge success!
Photos and photo artwork provided by brother John Berry

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August’s stated meeting saw PM Elmer “Coke” Etgen receiving the award on behalf of the lodge from DDGM Roland Martin for the high score in esoteric work for opening and closing and receiving the District Deputy for District 93A in 2012

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Click HERE so see who was awarded the highest honor from the Grand Encampment of the USA to a Knight Templar. There were only three of these awarded in the state of Texas last year.
Hint: He is our District Instructor.

 

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The 2013 Fantastic Teeth Program was a HUGE success.
Click HERE to check out the details!

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Have you heard about the Major John B. Jones Masonic Rangering Company?

Named after the highest ranking Texas Ranger during the era of the Frontier Battalion, and Past Grand Master of Masons in Texas…  the Major John B. Jones Masonic Rangering Company emphasizes the close relationship that Texas Rangers and Texas Masons have always shared.  It has been said that “the badge of a Ranger was a good recommendation to become a Mason, and the badge of a Mason was a good recommendation to become a Ranger.”   Membership in the Major John B. Jones Masonic Rangering Company is open to all Masons in good standing with the Grand Lodge of Texas, A.F. & A.M.  All Memberships are Lifetime Memberships.  All Memberships except “Ranger Camp” may be pledged over time, up to FIVE (5) years, with minimum down payment of 20%, and the balance due within a 5 year period. TEN (10%) percent of all membership fees will be donated IN YOUR NAME to the Grand Lodge of Texas Library and Museum.

Masonic Lodges may now acquire the status of “RANGER CAMP”

Have you ordered your TEXAS MASONS license plates ?

The TEXAS MASONS LICENSE PLATES are now available.

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