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  • Title: Indiana Freemasons Online
    Descriptive info: .. Indiana Freemasons.. Become a Freemason.. Join Now.. Home.. Video Introduction.. Steps to Membership.. Initiation Process.. Additional Memberships.. Resources.. Schofield Coin.. Grand Lodge Calendar.. Indiana Lecturers.. Area Representatives.. Freemason License Plate.. Child ID Program.. Appendant Bodies.. Symbolic Lodge Calendars.. News Events.. The Unity Degree.. Grand Lodge Conferences.. One Day Classes.. Indiana Freemason Magazine.. Media Articles.. Hiram's Forum/Indiana Freemasons Group.. Contribute.. Grand Lodge Funds.. Scholarships.. Overview Eligibility.. Scholarship FAQ's.. Approved Colleges Universities.. Indiana Scholarship Forms.. Contacts Regions.. About Us.. What is Freemasonry?.. History of Freemasonry.. Mission and Principles.. Grand Lodge Officers.. Lodge Listings.. Genealogy Request.. Youth Organizations.. Womens Organizations.. Other Jurisdictions.. Member Center.. Member Number.. Password.. Remember Me.. Create an account.. Forgot your password?.. Forgot your member number?.. Community Programs.. Childern's Hospital Services.. Childrens's Dyslexia Centers.. Schizophrenia Research.. Cryptic Mason Medical Research.. Scholarship Program.. Contact Us.. Indiana Freemasons' Hall.. P.. O.. Box 44210.. 525 N.. Illinois.. St.. Indianapolis, IN 46244-0210.. 317-634-7904.. 877-247-MASON.. Lodge Locator.. Must be a valid zip code (eg: '46074').. Enter your zip code:.. show all.. Site Search.. Go.. Membership Petition.. Masonic Service Association.. Indiana Masonic Home.. Indiana Masonic Home Foundation.. Shriners Hospitals.. Calendar Request.. Recent News.. Indiana Masonic Home Festival Golf Outing.. Since 1947.. the Indiana Masonic Home (IMH) has held an Annual Festival..  ...   which begins at 8pm and will be televised on CBS.. The first 400 FreeMasons (18 and older) who purchase tickets will be able to be on the field and participate in the pre-game Flag Presentation in full Masonic Regalia of the Masonic body of their choice.. Tickets are available in three price ranges of $61, $98, and $136.. Disaster Relief Appeal for Grand Lodge of Serbia.. Torrential rains and massive flooding have caused thousands of families to be evacuated from homes in Serbia and surrounding regions.. One comment regarding the areas affected is that “Everything is destroyed.. ” News reports say that the equivalent of three months of rainfall occurred in three days, creating the “worst floods since records began being kept 120 years ago.. ” An appeal for assistance has been made by the Regular Grand Lodge of Serbia.. “In Serbia, we are facing a real national tragedy,” Igor Krstic, Grand Secretary for Foreign Relations, said.. He described “floods of Biblical proportion,” and said that animals and food stock “have been extinguished.. ” There is also a fear of subsequent disease from water and destruction.. Subscribe to this RSS feed.. Copyright 2014 Grand Lodge of Indiana |.. Contact.. |.. Site Map.. Site by Mango Tree..

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  • Title: Membership Form
    Descriptive info: Membership Inquiry Form.. For the man seeking a deeper meaning in life, who wants a fraternity of like-minded men committed to growth and improvement, Freemasonry has opportunities and limitless possibilities.. All one must do is say "I want to become a Freemason.. " Please use the form below to take that first step today.. (*) Marks Required Fields.. Contact Information.. First Name.. M.. I.. Please enter your First Name.. Last Name.. Please enter your Last Name.. Street Address.. Please enter your Street Address.. City.. State.. Zip.. Please enter your City..  ...   Tuesday.. Wednesday.. a lodge activity:.. Thursday.. Friday.. Saturday.. If you know a Lodge you would like to join please enter the information here:.. Please contact.. me via:.. Email.. Send Brochure.. Comments and Feedback.. How I Heard.. Billboard.. Magazine.. Newspaper.. Radio.. TV.. Friend.. Happenstance.. Relative.. I am Located.. in central Indiana.. in northern Indiana.. in southern Indiana.. in eastern Indiana.. in western Indiana.. kind of in between.. Please tell us something about yourself and your interest in Masonry.. Help us prevent spam:.. Enter the code you see.. Show me a different one..

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  • Title: Video Introduction | Becoming a Mason | Indiana Freemasons
    Descriptive info: Video Introduction.. Membership and Historical Information Videos.. Welcome.. These videos contain a wealth of information.. If you are interested in membership in the Freemasons this is a great place to start.. If you are not familiar with the Freemasons please stay a few minutes and learn of this great fraternity.. It is a fraternity with a serious purpose.. By improving the individual we hope to improve our communities and thus the world.. We are always available for more answers just click on contact from any page.. We are pleased you have chosen to inquire about membership.. We offer these videos to explain a little more  ...   and The Fabric of America.. An excellent video produced by Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center in Milwaukee, WI.. Lee Sherman Dreyfus former Governor of Wisconsin explains the role Freemasons played in the creation of our country.. Today we still teach the same lessons and values that guided our founders.. Basic Membership Requirements.. Be a man at least 18 years of age.. Be of good moral character.. A Belief in God.. Ask to join.. Resident of Indiana (Minimum 6 months).. If you meet these requirements and are interested in moving forward.. Please click the link below to proceed to the next steps.. Go to Steps to Membership..

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  • Title: Steps to Membership | Becoming a Mason | Indiana Freemasons
    Descriptive info: Steps to Membership.. Our Membership Process.. Freemasonry is relevant and needed in a world desperate for organizations dedicated to serving humanity and local communities, honorable living, tolerance, moderation, self-reliance, equality, and liberty.. Your involvement starts wih chosing a lodge you would like to petition for membership.. Use our lodge locator to decide on a lodge near you.. If you would like you can contact any lodge and set up a time to meet with some of the brothers in that lodge to get a feel for the experience at that location.. There may be several lodges near you and it is your choice which lodge petition.. You can  ...   $75.. 00 to $200.. 00 (this amount is determined by the local lodge), accompanies the petition.. Within approximately 45 days someone from the lodge will contact you for an interview.. Your wife, friend, or parent is encouraged to attend this interview.. The lodge at its next meeting will vote on your petition.. Your references will be contacted and asked to answer some general questions.. This process is just so we can get a better understanding of the candidate and insure they meet our original requirements.. If your petition is approved you are on your way to becoming an Indiana Freemason.. Download Membership Petition.. Go to.. Initiation Process -..

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  • Title: Initiation Process | Becoming a Mason | Indiana Freemasons
    Descriptive info: Initiation Process.. The Work of Initiation.. Your lodge will perform three degrees (initiation ceremonies) for your education and enjoyment.. These ceremonies are very dignified and inspirational.. At no time will horseplay or indignities enter into the program.. These degrees are very solemn and Masons take the task of making Masons very seriously.. After becoming a Master Mason (the third degree of the lodge) you may seek membership in the many other Masonic related groups these are often referred to as appendant bodies.. This process of going through the degrees can be done traditionally in your own lodge with smaller groups that include other candidates entering your lodge just like you.. This process would start with the Entered Apprentice degree and then move to the Fellow Craft degree and conclude with the Master Mason degree.. This traditional process could take 3-6 months based on the  ...   of modern life.. In this situation the Entered Apprentice Degree, Fellow Craft Degree and Master Mason Degree are all taught in one day.. You will be watching the process as an exemplar is used to represent all in the room rather than in the traditional format where you are a participant in your own degrees.. Whichever path you choose to becoming a Master Mason when it is complete you will be a Master Mason and can proudly consider yourself a member of the world’s oldest fraternal organization.. There are many more degrees you can take and several different groups you may choose to get involved with as you grow in the fraternity.. These are only available to you after becoming a Master Mason click the link below to find out more.. Click here for information for what is available.. beyond being a Master Mason -..

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  • Title: Additional Memberships | Becoming a Mason | Indiana Freemasons
    Descriptive info: Additional Memberships.. Organizations Available To A Master Mason.. In addition to basic "Craft" Masonry, there are Appendant groups that are now available to you as a Master Mason.. Freemasons unite with each other and their families in bonds of friendship and mutual assistance.. A mutual tie that in this world is greatly needed.. As a Master Mason you should be interested in Masonic advancement, not that you will thereby become a better Mason, but that you may have a better understanding of the Masonic System, additional Masonic contacts, and an explanation of that great symbolism upon which the Fraternity has built a glorious superstructure.. We, your Brethren, know the pleasure and gratification you felt when you completed your first three steps in Freemasonry and became numbered among those thousands of men the world over who stand for Brotherly Love, Religious Freedom, and Peace and Happiness for men of all nations and of all creeds.. The York Rite.. Masonic history, both real and legendary, has centered around the search for the true Word.. The lessons taught in the Lodge leave the initiate with the sense of having almost, but not quite, discovered the much-to-be-desired object of his quest.. The first steps to take along this road should naturally tie in closely and enrich the degrees you have already received.. Such are the Chapter and Council degrees and the Orders of the Commandery in the York Rite.. These Masonic degrees are not merely degrees, but are exemplifications of homely virtues often neglected and lost sight of in the busy lives we now live.. See the links below for more information.. Indiana Royal Arch Masons.. Indiana Cryptic Masons.. Indiana Knights Templar.. The Scottish Rite.. The Scottish Rite seeks to strengthen the community and believes that each man should act in civil life according to his individual judgment and the dictates of his conscience.. A member of the Scottish Rite seeks to:.. Exalt the dignity of every person, the human side of his daily activities, and the maximum service to humanity.. Aid mankind's search in God's universe for identity, for development  ...   relief and truth.. There are approximately 375,000 members from 191 temples (chapters) in the U.. S.. , Canada, Mexico and the Republic of Panama.. Shriners International support Shriners Hospitals for Children, a one-of-a-kind international health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing specialty pediatric care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs.. Since 1922, Shriners Hospitals for Children have significantly improved the lives of more than 865,000 children.. The Shrine was originally founded in New York City in 1872.. Local Shrine Centers:.. Murat (Indianapolis).. Mizpah (Ft.. Wayne).. Hadi (Evansville).. Zorah (Terre Haute).. Orak (Michigan City).. Shriners Internationa.. l.. The Grotto.. The man who comes to the Grotto had his Masonic origin in a Symbolic Lodge.. Where he was taught to revere the name of God and pray for guidance.. He came on through the degrees where his knowledge of the dignity of Masonry was expanded and the Grotto was provided for him as a place where he might join with his brothers in letting human instincts for fun, pleasure and amusement prevail.. The Grotto was not and is not a place for Masons to exercise practices that would not be tolerated in the Masonic bodies, or which are taboo among gentleman.. The Grotto stands for all of Masonry and wholesomeness in life.. It stands for letting in the sunshine on discouragement, grief and woe and it stands for substituting hope for despair at all times.. Without the formalities that attend the Degrees in Masonry, it brings members in close fraternal touch and it breeds confidence among wearers of the Fez.. The Grotto has always been made up of men from all walks of life …men you are proud to know …men who travel by preference along the sunny side of the street and who play a fair game all the time.. Membership in the Grotto gives a man the right to wear its emblem and to participate in its good work, as well as enjoy all its pleasures.. For more information click on the link below.. Sahara Grotto.. Ibn Saud Grotto..

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  • Title: Schofield House | News & Events | Indiana Freemasons
    Descriptive info: Schofield House.. Built in 1817 near the river banks of the Ohio, in the metropolis of Madison, Indiana, as a Road House and store, its claim to fame among Indiana Masons is the Birthplace of their Grand Lodge on January 13, 1818.. Nearing our 200th year as a Grand Lodge it is appropriate that each year the Grand Master make an official visit to our Grand Lodge's birthplace.. Grand Master Mark A.. Genung made his visit on April 19, 2104.. Past Grand Master George A, Ingles, Jr.. was pleased to make his visit on April 21, 2013.. In commemoration of their visists limited edition coins  ...   available for a donation that will support the Masonic Heritage Foundation.. The first 10 have been reserved for display cases at different locations in conjunction with the celebration of our 200th Anniversary during the year from 2017 to 2018.. These coins are now available for $25 each or $45 for both by clicking one of the buttons below.. If you have any additonal questions about the coins or donations please contact Stephen Kroman, Secretary Treasurer This email address is being protected from spambots.. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For information or questions or scheduling for the Schofield House please contact Bill Lane 812-599-8327..

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  • Title: Grand Lodge Calendar
    Descriptive info: Grand Lodge Calendar..

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  • Title: Indiana Lecturers | Resources | Indiana Freemasons
    Descriptive info: Indiana Lecturers.. Position Overview Contacts.. The Deputy Grand Lecturers are an evolution of the Lodge of Instruction program.. These gentlemen are here to offer wise counsel while visitng your Lodge and assessing the "state of the Lodge".. It became apparent that only two individuals trying to visit all the Lodges in the state was under serving the craft.. The Deputy Grand Lecturers are there to help you and the Grand Lodge by performing the following duties:.. Visit each lodge in his district as often as possible;.. Examine the lodge records, meeting place, paraphernalia, furniture, and equipment;..  ...   Grand Lodge.. Dennis R.. Davis, PM -.. District 1.. Deputy Grand Lecturer.. Residence: 219-362-5573.. This email address is being protected from spambots.. Steven T.. Williams, PM.. -.. District 2.. Residence: 260-359-9515.. Neil V.. Welch, PM.. District 3.. Residence: 219-987-5940.. Richard L.. Stults.. District 4.. Residence: 765-789-4505.. Frank A.. Wood, PM.. District 5.. Residence: 317-293-0389.. Brian C.. Lewis, PM.. District 6.. Residence: 317-445-2843.. Robert L Esarey, PM.. District 7.. Grand Lecturer.. Residence: 317-392-9960.. Fred O.. Carter, PM.. District 8.. Residence: 812-825-4628.. Jackie A.. Ash, PM.. District 9.. Residence: 812-634-9687.. James L.. Rogers, PM.. District 10.. Residence: 812-273-3236..

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  • Title: Area Representatives | Resources | Indiana Freemasons
    Descriptive info: Area Representatives.. The Area Representative should be the first call when a Lodge needs help.. The purpose and responsibility of an Area Representative is to help the Symbolic Lodges assigned to him by the Grand Lodge of Indiana.. Listed below are the 40 Area Representatives who are here to lend a hand to the Symbolic Lodges and to interface with the Grand Lodge.. Each Representative has been assigned between 8 and 13 Lodges.. He has been provided with information to help lodges requesting assistance.. The Grand Lodge may also ask him to assist with such matters as missing reports and minor issues in the administration and health of the Lodge.. The tools available to him include but are not limited to: secretary forms, secretary’s handbook, basic tax information, over 1,000 Short Talk Bulletins, the Indiana Masonic Directory, the Blue Book, and Ritual.. The last two he can help you with, however he is not the final answer.. The Blue Book is the responsibility of the Worshipful Master and Grand Master, and the Ritual is also the Worshipful Master, Grand Master and Grand Lecturers.. Your Area Representative also has 11 different subjects he can present at your Lodge for Masonic Education.. The Lodge Builder Program has a questionnaire that  ...   Area 4.. James M.. Haas.. - Area 5.. Joseph L.. Simon.. - Area 6.. Robert W.. Downing.. - Area 7.. Robert B.. Surber.. - Area 8.. James D.. Dewitt, II.. - Area 9.. Kenneth W.. Ward.. - Area 10.. Carl E.. Dykman.. - Area 11.. Welch.. - Area 12.. Eric C.. - Area 13.. Donald E.. Henderson.. - Area 14.. Robert A.. Marker.. - Area 15.. Michael L.. Pettigrew.. - Area 16.. Stephen F.. Burnstein.. - Area 17.. Robert E.. Hill.. - Area 18.. Robert L.. Blackburn.. - Area 19.. David R.. Gadd.. - Area 20.. A.. Tyler Thompson.. - Area 21.. Adam D.. Campbell.. - Area 22.. James A.. Hanson.. - Area 23.. Thomas Andrews.. - Area 24.. Charles L.. Jones.. - Area 25.. Charles E.. Mattingly.. - Area 26.. Edward R.. Smith.. - Area 27.. Lewis E.. Moke.. - Area 28.. Esarey.. - Area 29.. David J.. Webster.. - Area 30.. Jerry E.. Fray.. - Area 31.. Norman L Wallick.. - Area 32.. Donald C.. Perkins.. - Area 33.. Stephen P.. Kroman.. - Area 34.. Currently Unfilled.. - Area 35.. John D.. Voorhies.. - Area 36.. Douglas E.. Patamore.. - Area 37.. Phillip L.. Adkins.. - Area 38.. - Area 39.. Dennis A.. Schraeder.. - Area 40..

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  • Title: Freemason License Plate | Resources | Indiana Freemasons
    Descriptive info: Freemason License Plate.. Download this form to order your official Indiana Freemason license plate.. The plate features a blue and gold Square and Compass on a plain white background.. The cost is $25 for one year.. Of that, $20 is returned to your Lodge providing extra operating income.. The Bureau of Motor Vehicles charges  ...   daughters and other family members are eligible to purchase and display the Indiana Freemason license plate.. Members of the Order of the Eastern Star and Masons who are members of other Masonic jurisdictions are required to include a copy of both sides of their current dues card when submitting their order form.. Download the Form..

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