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2003 Inspection

William P. Mayberry, Grand Master of Masons in Ohio, attended the Inspection of Mercer Lodge No. 121 at St. Marys, OH. on Jan. 4, 2003

Most Worshipful Grand Master William P. Mayberry (middle), Grand Master of Masons in Ohio,
attended the Inspection of Mercer Lodge No. 121 F.&A.M. at St. Marys, OH. on January 4, 2003.
Pictured with our Most Worshipful Grand Master are (at Left & Right) :
WB. Keith J. Manbeck (Worshipful Master of Mercer Lodge No. 121),
RWB. Adrian G. Werst, Jr. (Deputy Grand Master for the 10th Masonic District, Inspecting Officer).
 
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MWGM. William P. Mayberry Attends Inspection at Mercer Lodge

  • On January 4, 2003, the Grand Master of Masons in Ohio attended the Annual Inspection of Mercer Lodge No. 121 at St. Marys, OH. where, according to the Inspecting Officer (RWB. Adrian G. Werst, Jr.) he witnessed a most impressive conferring of the Fellow Craft Degree.  The Grand Master was accompanied at the event by his Jr. Grand Deacon, RWB. Terry W. Posey.

  • Mercer Lodge enjoyed a fantastic turn-out for the Inspection, at which 65 Masons were present.  Other noteworthy in attendance were:

    • REC. Steven Oliver, Grand Master of the 1st Veil,
      Ohio Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons.

    • 34 Visitors from within the 10th Masonic District.

    • 12 Visitors from outside of the District, Including District Deputies from the 2nd, 3rd & 9th Masonic Districts.


Mercer Lodge Bestows Honorary Membership

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MWGM. William P. Mayberry Conferred as an Honorary Member.

  • After the Inspection, WM. Keith J. Manbeck presented a Certificate of Honorary Membership of Mercer Lodge No. 121 to MWGM. William P. Mayberry.  This is indeed a momentous occasion, as this was only the fifth time in which Honorary Membership has ever been bestowed by Mercer Lodge.  Afterwards, our Most Worshipful Grand Master expressed heartfelt appreciation of the honor and reinforced his close personal connection with Mercer Lodge.


Calendar Changes

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Friendship Night and MM Degree Practice changed on Schedule.

  • 1st Section of the MM Degree Practice is changed to: Feb. 5th.

  • Friendship Night is changed to: March 5th.


Travel Plans

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Mercer Lodge will travel to visit Lodge Inspections.

  • Members of Mercer Lodge are strongly encouraged to visit our brother Lodges at any time, but most especially for their inspections.  We will car pool together from the Mercer Lodge parking lot on the dates & times indicated below.  Meeting times for other visitations will be posted in the future as determined.

    • Jan. 22, 6:00 p.m. -- to Greenville Lodge Inspection (2nd District).
    • Jan. 24, 6:30 p.m. -- to 10th District Assoc. Meeting at Hamer Lodge No. 167.
    • Jan. 25, 7:30 a.m. -- to Sager Lodge No. 513 Inspection.
    • Feb. 1, 6:00 p.m. -- to Findlay Lodge No. 227 Inspection.

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The Ohio10th Masonic District Inspection Schedule:

(2003) Time Location Degree D.D.G.M.
Jan. 25 9:00 a.m.

Sager 513

1930 Swaney Rd.

Lafayette, OH.

Fellow

Craft

Timothy L. Jolliff
Feb. 01 7:00 p.m.

Findlay 227

303 Osborn Ave.

Findlay, OH.

Master

Mason

Timothy L. Jolliff
Feb. 10 7:30 p.m.

Bluffton 432

122- N. Main

Bluffton, OH.

Fellow

Craft

Wm. D. Bradley
Feb. 22

9:00 a.m. (refresh)

10:00 a.m. (degree)

Latham 154

202 N. Main

Kenton, OH.

Fellow

Craft

Wm. D. Bradley
Feb. 25 7:00 p.m.

Wayne 569

29898 St. Rt. 67

Waynesfield, OH.

Master

Mason

Adrian G. Werst
Mar. 19 7:00 p.m.

Ada 344

322 N. Main St.

Ada, OH.

Entered

Apprentice

Wm. D. Bradley
Mar. 22 7:00 p.m.

Dunkirk 549

12705 St. Rt. 701

Dundirk, OH.

Master

Mason

Wm. D. Bradley
Apr. 02 7:30 p.m.

Hope 214

403- N. Main St.

Delphos, OH.

Entered

Apprentice

Adrian G. Werst
Apr. 05

7:45 a.m. (brkfst)

9:00 a.m. (degree)

Mt. Cory 418

N. Main St.

Mt. Cory, OH.

Entered

Apprentice

Timothy L. Jolliff
Apr. 12 1:00 p.m.

Senate 378

101 E. Dixon St.

Forest, OH.

Fellow

Craft

Timothy L. Jolliff
Apr. 26 9:00 a.m.

Acadia 306

103 N. Broadway

Spencerville, OH.

Master

Mason

Adrian G. Werst
May 10 1:00 p.m.

Hamer 167

932 W. Auglaize

Wapakoneta, OH.

Master

Mason

Timothy L. Jolliff
May 17

9:00 a.m. (degree)

Noon (lunch)

Garrett Wykoff 585 

2165 N. Cole St.

Lima, OH.

Entered

Apprentice

Adrian G. Werst
May 17

10:30 a.m. (degree)

Noon (lunch)

Lima 205

2165 N. Cole St.

Lima, OH.

Fellow

Craft

Wm. D. Bradley
May 17

Noon (lunch)

1:00 p.m. (degree)

Ft. Amanda 706

2165 N. Cole St.

Lima, OH.

Master

Mason

Adrian G. Werst

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