Welcome to the new website of the York Rite Bodies of Lebanon PA.
These bodies meet at the Lebanon Masonic Temple located at 499 S 14th Ave (click on address for map) on the east side of Lebanon City across from the Avon Sports Complex/Park.
Please check the pages listed above for more information about York Rite Freemasonry.
If you have any questions send us an email at YorkRiteLebanon@Gmail.com .
Here are some events to put on your calendar.
Masonic Temple Association Meeting, April 26, 2014
The Masonic Temple Association will be having a quarterly meeting on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Lebanon Masonic Temple starting at 10:00 am.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 is Election Day
The MTA will be having a Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner from 11:00 am until 7:00 pm for anyone that would like to enjoy a great meal. The cost is just $7.00 and it will be served at the Lebanon Masonic Temple. Bring your friends and neighbors.
Friday, May 30, 2014 Chicken BBQ from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm
At the intersection of Cumberland & Walnut Street in the triangle across from Home Depot from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. The cost is $7.00 and will include 1/2 chicken, baked potato, roll and drink. Make sure and get your tickets now from Les Keller or one of the other members selling tickets. Proceeds benefit the MTA Building Fund.
Last night Gerald Stephens was installed as the Commander of Hermit Commandery No. 24 for the coming Templar year beginning May 1.
Pictured below is Sir Knight Stephens taking the oath; The officers for 2014-2015 left to right – SK David L. Winters, PC Generalissimo; SK Gerald B. Stephens, Commander; Larry Q. Hall, PC Captain General; The installing team left SK Donald Swisher, PC Marshal and right SK Seth C. Anthony, Division Commander for Div. 5 as Installing Officer.
Hermit Commandery enjoyed a presentation by Dawn Rueppel on a community service project by the Lebanon Quilters Guild. The PA State Police Memorial Quilts made from old PSP uniforms that are no longer being used. There are 3 different versions of the quilts that will be given to the family of Troopers that were killed in the line of duty. A truly amazing and outstanding job by the ladies of the quilters guild.
Weidle Royal Arch Chapter No. 197 was honored with a visit by Most Excellent Companion Charles L. Klingaman, Most Excellent Grand High Priest of the Grand Holy Royal Arch Chapter of Pennsylvania, and Companion Jeff Fox, District Deputy Grand High Priest, at our March Stated Meeting. Companion William S. Arnold, PHP, was honored with a Certificate of Achievement for his years as Secretary of the Chapter and the efficient manor in which he handles those duties. Well done Companion Bill!
Pictured left to right: DDGHP Jeff Fox, MEHP Mark G. Mattern, MEGHP Charles L. Klingaman
Sir Knight Dale E. Clair, Past Commander received the Illustrious Knight of the Triangle at the November Conclave of Hermit Commandery No. 24.
The award was presented by Sir Knight George H. Taylor, Eminent Grand Captain General of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Pennsylvania (right), and Sir Knight Seth C. Anthony, Division Commander for Division No. 5 (left).