This page Lists Sam B Crawford Lodge #1418's Upcoming Events / Meeting Dates and Times.
There is also a contact form a suspended Texas Mason can fill out which after completion will result in contact by an officer of Sam B Crawford by phone. The officer will explain the steps involved (and if asked will help) in reinstating a Texas Masons Masonic membership in suspension due to either nonpayment of dues or Incompletion of Masonic Degree Work.
Reinstatement can happen in either case NO MATTER How many years your membership has been suspended. It is not an uncommen occurance, as a younger man you are initiated a FreeMason with every intention of completing the Masonic Degree work. Then suddenly life just happened to you! more important matters had to be delt with.
Where does the time go my Brother? Now it is years later your life has changed, you don't have fires burning all the time. Do you want to finish what you started become a Master Mason? Just want to get your membership back to Right?
Bringing your Masonic Membership back to an active state after suspension from dues nonpayment is easyer than you think!
Contact us! We will explain just how easy it is and help you get started!
In most cases membership reinstatement only requires payment of current years dues and only (one) 1 year back dues payment.
Sam B. Crawford Masonic Lodge #1418 List of Current Officers
His Jewel is the Square, which is a stonemason's tool to ascertain true and correct angles of the cut and smoothed stone...thus his Jewel symbolizes virtue.
The Worshipful Master of a Masonic Lodge is the highest ranking of all Lodge Officers. This position is similar to a President of any other organization. The Master of a Masonic Lodge is an elected officer of the Lodge.
The Worshipful Master is responsible for all business and activities within his lodge during his year as Master. He is ultimately responsible for every other lodge officer and their duties, every lodge committee, ritual and degree work, Masonic education, social functions, fundraisers, District and Grand Lodge liaison, and Trestle Board communications, etc.
Freemasons call the Master, "Worshipful Master", they do not, as some people may erroneously believe, actually worship him. "Worshipful" is an Old English honorary title which shows respect for his position.
His Jewel is the Level...symbolizing that all Masons meet on the level, without regard to social, political or religious beliefs or status.
The Senior Warden of a Masonic Lodge is the second in charge within the Lodge Officers. In the absence of the Worshipful Master, the Senior Warden assumes the Worshipful Master's duties.
The Senior Warden of a Masonic Lodge sits in the West (symbolic of the setting sun) and assists the Worshipful Master in opening and closing the Lodge. His position is similar to a Vice-President of any organization. It is his duty to support the Master and to prepare himself for that office during the following year.
The Senior Warden of a Masonic Lodge is an elected officer of the Lodge.
His Jewel of Office is the Plumb,... which is a stonemason's instrument used for ascertaining the alignment of a vertical surface. It symbolizes upright behavior among Masons.
The Junior Warden of a Masonic Lodge is the third in charge of the Lodge. The Junior Warden sits in the South, symbolic of the position of the sun at midday. His position is similar to a Second Vice-President. The Junior Warden, too,may open the lodge if the Master is unable to attend the meeting.
It is the Junior Warden's duty to arrange meals for the lodge, and, typically, the two Stewards act as his assistants in this responsibility. The Junior Warden of a Masonic Lodge is an elected officer of the Lodge.
His Jewel is a Pair of Crossed Keys, signifying he is the Collector and Distributor of all Lodge Monies as he holds the keys to the cashbox.
The Treasurer of a Masonic Lodge is the Chief Financial Officer of the Lodge. He sits to the right of the Master and behind the Senior Deacon. The Treasurer is responsible for all financial transactions. He receives all money, pays all debts by order of the Worshipful Master with the consent of the lodge and renders a report when requested.
The Treasurer's duties can be likened to a corporate C.F.O. (Chief Financial Officer). The Treasurer of a Masonic Lodge is an elected officer of the Lodge.
His Jewel is the Crossed Quill Pens. The Secretary is the Lodge's Recorder. The Secretary's Lodge Officer Duties require a high degree of lodge experience, Masonic knowledge, diplomacy and, above all, detailed paperwork skills. The Lodge Secretary is the backbone of any Masonic Lodge and he holds a position of great responsibility. He sits to the left of the Master.
His duties require him to handle all correspondence to the members, minutes of Lodge meetings, petitions of new candidates, continuous lodge member count, and many other administrative duties. He compiles an ongoing list of each new candidate and which degrees that candidate has undertaken. From his member list, he sends out the annual dues notices and receives dues payments. He communicates with other Lodges and the Grand Lodge, types letters, retrieves the mail as well as hand les many other details.
The Secretary's Lodge Officer duties are many, not the least of which is that he must be well versed in Grand Lodge By-Laws for his jurisdiction and his Lodge By-Laws. He keeps the list of Lodge members and helps the Master organize his meetings. A very experienced member usually resides in this chair...many times he is a Past Master of the Lodge. While it is not a prerequisite, due to the number of hours that this position requires, most (not all) Lodge Secretaries are retired and therefore able to devote the many hours required which are necessary to this position.
The Secretary's position is similar to a corporate C.O.O., (Chief Operation Officer). The Secretary of a Masonic Lodge is an elected officer of the Lodge.
His Jewel of office is an opened book, symbolizing the Volume of Sacred Law (the Christian Bible, Hebrew Torah or Tanach, the Muslim Qur'an, the Hindu Vedas or other Holy Books).
The Chaplain of a Masonic Lodge is an appointed officer of the Lodge. He sits to the right of the Master. The Chaplain is the spiritual leader of the Lodge. While he may or may not be a Minister, Priest, Rabbi or Imam,... in the lodge, the Chaplain is responsible for non-denominational prayers at both the opening and closing of meetings, during degree ritual ceremonies and before meals.
The Chaplain's position is similar to that of a Supervisor. The Chaplain of a Masonic Lodge is an appointed officer of the Lodge.
His Jewel is the Square and Compass with the Sun in the middle. The sun signifies that his position is on the lower level, to the right of the Worshipful Master in the east.
His duty is as messenger of the Worshipful Master; hence he does a lot of walking.
The Senior Deacon of a Masonic Lodge is an assistant officer of the Lodge. The Senior Deacon's principle roles are to welcome and escort both visitors and candidates into the lodge and introduce distinguished visitors.
It is his duty to assist the Worshipful Master and carry orders between the Worshipful Master and the Senior Warden. During degree rituals, he guides the new candidate and conducts him around the lodge room.
The Senior Deacon's position is similar to a Manager. The Senior Deacon of a Masonic Lodge is an appointed officer of the Lodge.
Like his senior counterpart, the Senior Deacon, the Jewel of his office is the Square and Compass, however the Junior Deacon's Square and Compass has a moon in the center, which signifies that he is in the West.
The Junior Deacon of a Masonic Lodge is an assistant officer of the Lodge. He sits to the lower right of the Senior Warden. The Junior Deacon's principle role is to prepare the candidates during ritual and escort them to the lodge room and assist the Senior Deacon.
The Junior Deacon's position is similar to a Manager. The Junior Deacon of a Masonic Lodge is an appointed officer of the Lodge.
His Jewel is the Cornucopia, which is an exact duplicate of the Junior Steward's Cornucopia. The Cornucopia signifies the "Horn of Plenty". It is a goat horn filled with the fresh fruits and vegetables to denote the "fruits of your labors" and represents a job well done.
The Senior Steward is tasked to understudy the Junior Deacon's position and fill in for the Junior Deacon when absent. In their entry Officer positions, both the Senior and Junior Stewards typically handle kitchen duties and wait staff for the members.
The Senior Steward's position is similar to that of a Supervisor. The Senior Steward of a Masonic Lodge is an appointed officer of the Lodge.
His Jewel is the Cornucopia, which is an exact duplicate to the Senior Steward's Cornucopia. The Cornucopia signifies the "Horn of Plenty".
It is a goat horn filled with the "fruits of your labors" and represents a job well done.
The Junior Steward is tasked to understudy the Senior Steward position and fill in for the Senior Steward in his absence. The Junior Steward's principle role is to assist the Senior Steward and the Senior Deacon in the preparation of the Candidates.
The Junior Steward position is similar to that of a Supervisor. The Junior Steward of a Masonic Lodge is an appointed officer of the Lodge.
His Jewel is the Sword, by which he symbolically refuses entrance to anyone who is uninitiated in the Craft. The sword has no scabbard, as it is his symbolic duty to always have his sword drawn, ready for the defense of his post.
The Tiler's duties and principle role is to ensure that only those who are duly qualified are allowed to enter the Lodge Room. While the Tiler is sometimes called upon to assist in the preparation of candidates, his chief duty is to (symbolically) keep unskilled workmen from overhearing the conversation within the Lodge Room.
After the lodge members are inside the Lodge Room, the door closes and it is the Tiler's duty to decide whether late arrivals may enter. It is also his duty to make sure that each visitor is "properly clothed", which means they must be wearing their Masonic apron.
The Tiler's position is similar to that of a Supervisor. The Tiler (or Tyler) of a Masonic Lodge is an elected officer of the Lodge.
Their primary duty is to prepare candidates prior to each of the three degrees. They also help conduct the candidates during the degree conferrals. In some jurisdictions, the Masters of Ceremony are responsible for answering alarms at the preparing room, examination room or outer doors.
His Jewel is the Crossed Batons. The Marshal is the Lodge's Conductor.
The Marshal of a Masonic Lodge is an appointed officer of the Lodge. The Marshal is in some jurisdictions the "Director of Ceremonies". The Marshal's duties and principle role is the organization of processions and ensuring the correct precedence and etiquette in formal proceedings. The Marshal's position is similar to that of a Supervisor.
His Jewel is a Bar of Music. The Musician is the Lodge's Sound Man.
The Musician of a Masonic Lodge is an appointed officer of the Lodge. The Musician is in some jurisdictions the "Director of Music". The Musician provides audio or video accompaniment to Lodge proceedings, althought the forms this may take can vary widely fom Lodge to Lodge.
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Sam B Crawford Lodge Bulletin Board. A place where all Masons can post and read about Masonic Meetings, Events and things going on Locally.
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Lists Sam B Crawford Lodge #1418's Upcoming Events / Meeting Dates and Times.
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Sam B Crawford Lodge #1418 Articles of Interest Main Page.
Sam B Crawford Lodge #1418 Article 1 "Guide Lines for Investigating Committees".
Sam B Crawford Lodge #1418 Article 2 "The Significant Entered Apprentice."
A page where a person may watch a video from The Grand Lodge of Texas
About becoming a Mason, the history of Masonry,
Masonry and education, Masonry & family,
The petition process, the Masonic experience
And other Masonic information
Sam B. Crawford Masonic Lodge #1418 information about bringing your lapsed Texas Masonic Membership up to date. Explains how easy it is to get your Texas Membership up to date and lift suspension for failure to pay dues.
Sam B. Crawford Masonic Lodge #1418 Contact Us Page, Lists Officers Contact Information.
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Sam B Crawford Lodge Virtual Cemetery. A place where all Masons can post and read about Deceased SBC Masonic Brothers,
The Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 1093 Main Page
20625 Lodge Road at Sam B. Crawford Masonic Lodge #1418
Stated Meetings: 2nd & 4th Tuesday at 6:30 pm
Secretary: Evelyn Cater
The Eastern Star Roster lists upcoming meetings and event information for The Order of The Eastern Star, New Caney Chapter No.1093 (District 4).
The Order of The Eastern Star Chapter 1093. Bulletin Board is a board for members to post comments and local event information .
The Order of The Eastern Star Chapter # 1093 Website Calender page.
About The Order of The Eastern Star Website Page.
Explains the background and history of The Order of The Eastern Star Organization.
This Page lists The Order of The Eastern Star, New Caney Chapter No.1093 (District 4) Officers and Contact information.