RWM diary

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As 2024 progresses, our RWM is making moves within and outwith the province. This blog post aims to collect details of the various visitations he heads or is part of.


Monday 13th May 2024

I visited Lodge Craigielea 1218 and witnessed an excellent Mark Master Mason Degree on 2 Brethren. I was asked to give the vote of thanks.


Thursday 16th May 2024

I headed a deputation to Coltswood Glenboig 1067, were we conferred a 3rd Degree. The Degree Team did the Lodge proud.

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Friday 17th May 2024

I visited Lodge Clyde 408 as part of Lodge Coltswood 1067 Deputation. Coltswood Glenboig conferred a Fellow Craft Degree.

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Monday 26th May 2024

I headed a deputation to Lodge Garrowhill 1413, were we conferred an Exemplification of the Entered Apprentice Degree. The deputation was enhanced by RWM from Lodge 88, 1067 and 1461.

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Tuesday 21st May 2024

I visited Lodge Griffin Gartcosh 1254. I was part of the deputation from Lodge Coltswood Glenboig 1067. The Degree team conferred an Exemplification of the Fellow Craft Degree.


Wednesday 22nd May 2024

I visited Lodge St Bryde 579 and witnessed an Exemplification of the Fellow Craft Degree by Deputation proxy masters, wardens from Central South Africa. IT was headed by D.G.M Gordon Mather (Proxy D.G.M).


Tuesday 23rd April 2024

I was joined with Bro Walter Houston P.M Depute Master and Bro Brian Bennie Snr WSW on a visit to Lodge Major Ness 948.

I took part in a Reigning Masters Entered Apprentice Degree. The deputation was headed by RWM Fraser MacDonald of Lodge Kirkhill 1230.

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Lodge Major Ness 948

Friday 19th April 2024

I was joined by Bro David Ross P.M on a visit to Lodge Caldercruix St John 1314. We witnessed a 2nd Degree by Lodge Old Monkland St James 177

Lodge Caldercruix St John 1314

Tuesday 16th April 2024

I was joined by Bro Brian Bennie Snr WSW and Bro Chris Elliot WJW on a visit to Lodge Old Monkland St James 177. We witnessed a 2nd Degree by Lodge New Monkland Montrose 88.

Visit to Old Monkland Montrose 88 16th April

Friday 12th April 2024

I visited Lodge Thorntree 512, were I witnessed a 2nd Degree conferred by 5 Lodges from Paisley.

Lodge St Mirrens 129, Lodge Renfrew County Kilwinning 370, Lodge Paisley St James 1116, Lodge Craigielea 128 and Lodge Gleniffer 1219


Wednesday 10th April 2024 – operative lodge Airdrie 203

I visited The Operative Lodge of Airdrie 203 and witnessed a 2nd Degree, conferred by Lodge St Andrew 544. I was very pleased to be part of the deputation headed by IPM Craig McKee.

I was asked by RWM John Gardiner to give the vote of thanks


Tuesday 9th April 2024 – lodge glennifer 1219

I had the pleasure in attending Lodge Glennifer 1219, where I witnessed a 3rd Degree, conferred by Lodge Troon Navigation 86.

The candidate was from Lodge Montefiore 753

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Thursday 25th March 2024 – visit to Craigielee 1218

I visited Lodge Craigielea 1218, were I witnessed a 1st Degree, conferred by Lodge Renfrew County Kilwinning 370.


Thursday 21st March 2024 – visit to lodge st. andrew 544.

I headed a deputation of 14 brethren to Lodge St Andrew 544 to confer a 1st Degree. I was very proud of the work carried out by our Degree team that evening.

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Monday 11th March, 2024 – Senior Citizens Dinner.

We enjoyed an evening laid on by the lodge for our traditional senior citizens dinner. Please see here for full post.


Thursday 7th March, 2024 – Lodge Coltswood Glenboig 1067.

We attended 1067 and on the evening witnessed an excellent MMM degree conferred by Operative Lodge of Airdrie 203


Friday 1st March, 2024 – PGL Quarterly Meeting

We attended Cambuslang Royal Arch, 114 for the Installation of PGL Office Bearers. Bro. Douglas Welsh (Senior Deacon). Bro. William Perry PPGM in attendance.


Thursday 29th Feb, 2024 – Eastmuir 1126 – Entered Apprentice Degree

On Thursday 29th February I headed a deputation to Lodge Eastmuir where we conferred an exemplification of the 1st or Entered Apprentice Degree. An excellent team throughout and on return of the mallet i was charged to return to my mother lodge with Fraternal Greetings.


Sunday 25th Feb, 2024 – Instruction Class Dinner

We enjoyed an excellent night at the hands of the instruction class where we traditionally mark the evening with a dinner to recognise the hard work our Instruction Class Masters put in over the course of every year, Bro. Douglas Welsh and Bro Arthur Burns were thanked in the usual manner


Friday 23rd Feb, 2024 – PGL Burns Supper

Along with PM D. Welsh we attended the PGL Burns Supper at Cambuslang Royal Arch 110. An excellent evening and speakers with intimations to return to the lodge with Fraternal Greetings.


9th february, 2024 – Thorntree 512

Brethren

I was delighted to head a deputation of 15 PMs, Office Bearer’s & Brethren to Lodge Thorntree 512.

We were made most welcome by the RWM Terry Robinson & his members.

I was over the moon by the degree conferred by our team which was to an excellent standard. (Well done everyone)

John P Nesbitt

RWM