Phase I Seven Steps To Masonic Light
Step I. Mentee is elected, Master sends letter and Mentor arranges logistics with Mentee. Mentor invites other Master Masons who know Mentee. They meet 1 hour before Degree.
Step II. Mentor meets Mentee one hour before his First Degree, makes Mentee feel comfortable and relaxed, answers questions, shows the Lodge facility (other than the lodge room itself) and introduces him to other members. Mentor remains with Mentee until Degree begins, meets again when concluded.
Step III. Mentor meets with Mentee, at home or Lodge, before Second Degree to discuss and answer questions concerning the Entered Apprentice Degree. Meet again one hour before Second Degree to discuss Opening and closing Lodge, Form and contents of Lodge, Officers and stations, method of conferring degree, how he was dressed, divestment, rings, etc. Mentor stays with Mentee until Second Degree begins, and meets again afterward.
Step IV. Mentor and Mentee meet before Third Degree for more Q & A. Mentor meets Mentee before Third Degree, shows memorabilia, library, etc. Stays until Degree begins, meet again after conclusion.
Step V. Mentor meets Mentee after Third Degree, at home or Lodge, for Q & A on Master Mason Degree, and to discuss resources of Lodge and GL.
Step VI. Mentor and Mentee attend two Stated Meetings, one Degree (preferably an Entered Apprentice), and a Social, Family, or Installation Night. Discuss recognition, visitation, List Of Lodges, Masonic. Mentor arranges for committee assignment.
Step VII. Mentor and Mentee visit another Lodge for Stated Meeting or Degree, instructs Mentee on “Test Oath”, differences and similarities between Lodges, answer questions concerning history, customs, and traditions of their Lodge, visit appendant youth orders, invites Mentee to Grand Lodge Communications.
Phase II Meeting Number Five
Phase III For The Benefit Of All Lodge Members
Phase IV The Masonic Minute