May 2018 Trestle board

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From the East

Brethren

Your Lodge continues to be very busy as last month we had the privilege of welcoming our youngest Entered Apprentice.

We also held our Ladies at the Table event last Saturday. Thanks to everyone who participated. It was very well attended, and everyone had a great time. If you left hungry it was your own fault! Special thanks to everyone who helped to make this a very successful event – the cooking and serving Crew from Benevolent Lodge and other Lodges, the officers of Rising Sun, RW Larry Gullet, and of course, the wonderful women in our lives!

We will be visiting our brothers at John Albro Lodge this month. We will be leaving on May 24, and returning on May 27. We have a good sized contingent who will be traveling to the Great White North. If you are interested in joining us, it is probably not too late. You can contact myself, any Lodge officer, or RW Brother Larry Gullett for the details.

Thanks go out to everyone who helps to make things happen in our Lodge. There are many ways you can participate. Just ask myself or any of the other officers. We certainly need brothers on the sidelines, especially when we are initiating a new candidate. Remember without you my brother, there would be no Lodge. Hope to see you in YOUR LODGE soon.

Your servant,

.

Kenneth E. Ziehm II, W.M.

Mobile: 603-315-1157

Email: ken@harmony-re.com

 

A MASON’S WIFE

From active Masons, resolute,
Our wives and families we salute;
We surely know the price you pay,
Who sit alone while we’re away.

No high degrees on you conferred,
In Lodge, your name is seldom heard;
You serve our cause though out of sight,
While sitting home alone tonight.

Masonic papers list our names,
Awards are given, fit to frame;
But yours is absent…you who strive,
To keep our fortitude alive.

You’re part of every helpful deed,
On your encouragement we feed;
Without your blessings, how could we,
Continue acts of charity?

And so, this poem, we dedicate,
To every Master Mason’s mate;
And offer our undying love,
Rewards await in Heaven above.

Important Lodge Events

Stated Meeting

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

6:15pm Dinner 7:30 pm Lodge Opens

Grand Lodge

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Nashua & Other Masonic Family Dates:

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays

Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Tuesday ,May 8, 2018–Ancient York Lodge

Will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm, to be preceded by dinner at 6:30 pm.

Friday, May 25, 2018– O.E.S.

Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm.

 

May’s birthdays

Brother Years

Mark A. Marden 58

Creighton L. MacKinley 56

Archie S. Mobley Jr. 54

The McCartneys 50

Peter M. Shulkin 49

Kenneth W. Juttner 40

Robert G. Bianchi 32

Albert R. Anctil 31

John W. Jackson 24

Matthew H. Hoffman 14

Robert P. Cate 12

Gregory R. Hovagim 12

Ryan B. Gartley 10

David O. Hunt 10

Jacon B. Weisberg 10

Brian M. Anderson 7

John B. Burns 5

Michael T. Rhodes 5

Alexander J. Woodrow 5

April 2018 Trestle board

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From the East

Brethren

Last month we had the honor of raising 2 new Master Masons.  Both received excellent degrees, and I want to thank all of the people who stepped up to perform the degrees.  We are quickly coming up on yearly trip to Nova Scotia, and I would like to extend my greeting to any brother who would like to participate.

We will have a great time of fellowship and bonding with the Canadians and our fellow brothers.  We have dispensation to perform the FC degree for one of our current EA’s.  If you would like to be part of the degree team and our going to Nova Scotia with us , please let us know ASAP, so we can prepare the best degree possible for our candidate.  May 24, – May 27, 2018 is coming up fast.

 

If you want to carpool, that may be a possibility as well, but we need to know ASAP.

 

Your servant,

.

Kenneth E. Ziehm II, W.M.

Mobile: 603-315-1157

Email: ken@harmony-re.com

Important Lodge Events

Stated Meeting

Wednesday – April 18, 2018

6:15 pm Dinner, 7:30 pm lodge opens.

Special Events

Wednesday – April 25, 2018

ENTERED APPRENTICE DEGREE

(IF ENTITLED)

LODGE OPENS AT 7:00 PM

Wednesday – MAY 23, 2018

EXAMINATION OF ENTERED APPRENTICE

CANDIDATE ON LESSON PROFICIENCY

LODGE OPENS AT 7:00 PM

Nashua & Other Masonic Family Dates:

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays

Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Tuesday April 10, 2018 – Ancient York Lodge

Will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm, to be preceded by dinner at 6:30 pm.

Friday, April 27, 2018 – O.E.S.

Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm.

Can you cook? Test your culinary skills by signing up to cook a Stated Meeting Dinner

Come join in the fun with a trip to Halifax Nova Scotia.

Departing on May 24 and returning on May 27th

We will be visiting John Albro Lodge # 122 on Sat the 26th with a dispensation to confer the Fellowcraft Degree on one of our Entered Apprentices

The cost of Hotel per room per night $120.00 +tax

Spouses are welcome.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE IS:

Car Pooling NH at 6am

Arrive Halifax at approximately 6pm

Site seeing or golf outing on Friday day time

Friday Night TBD

Saturday a.m. TBD

Sunday morning Depart Halifax around 7am

PASSPORTS ARE REQURIED

Self-booking reservations under group name Rising Sun Lodge

Comfort Inn 456 Windmill Rd Dartmouth NS

Phone number 902 463-9900

 

Masonic Birthdays – April 2018

Happy Masonic Birthday to the following Brethren:

Keith Vaskelionis Sr. 62

William R. Whitney 53

Ernest C. Hiscoe 48

Rollain E. Mercier 43

Robert E. Pelletier 26

Wilfred G. Caouette 25

Ronald P. Moody 25

Douglas M. Barker 20

Iouri M. Starosselski 20

Theodore F. Thompson 13

Thomas C. Rizzo 12

Vasilios P. Zaharopoulos 11

Timothy R. Marotte 9

Gregory R. Bean 8

Jon A. Rhan 8

Benjamin J. Langlois 7

David M. Denehy 6

Alexander L. Durden 2

Costin Barbu 2

I wish each of the above Brethren a very happy Masonic Birthday and invite them to join us at Lodge this month, so that I may personally extend my hand and best wishes.

February 2018 Trestle board

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Masonic Trestleboard

~ February 2018~

From the East

Brethren

At our January Stated Communication we held our annual installation of officers. It was ably performed by our very own R.W. Robert M. Porter, Past Master and DDGM of the Second Masonic District – Second to None !!! Thank you Brethren for the confidence you have shown in me. It will be an honor to serve our Lodge for another year. Thanks also go out to all of the other Officers, Past Masters, and especially to you Brethren for everything you do to support YOUR Lodge.

The coming months will be busy ones as we are currently working Brothers through the degrees. We also have a visit coming up to our Brothers in the Great White North at John Albro Lodge. We will be leaving for Halifax on May 24 and returning on May 27, so mark your calendars.

We are planning on hosting a Ladies at the Table evening on Saturday May 5, 2018 at the Temple in Nashua at 6:30 pm. This is something that hasn’t been done in some time. It is similar to a table Lodge but spouses and significant others are invited to attend. This will be a fun evening of fellowship and will feature a prime rib dinner. The cost is $30.00 per couple, or $20.00 per person.

Hope to See You in Lodge Soon !!!

Kenneth E. Ziehm II, W.M.

Mobile: 603-315-1157

Email: ken@harmony-re.com

 

Elected Officers – Rising Sun 2018

Worshipful Master: Kenneth Ziehm II

Senior Warden Timothy Marotte

Junior Warden Richard Johnston

Secretary Brian Smith

Associate Secretary Steve. Bahsler

Treasurer Kevin Bailey

Associate Treasurer Larry Gullett

Trustee: Ed Waible

Grand Lodge Rep: Michael Tebbetts

Important Lodge Events

Stated Meeting

Wednesday – february 21, 2018

6:15 pm Dinner, 7:30 pm lodge opens.

Special Events

Wednesday – FEBRUARY 28, 2018

master mason degree if entitled.

first section 5;30 pm, dinner 6:30 pm, second section 7:30 pm.

Wednesday – march 28, 2018

tentative entered apprentice or fellow-craft degree if entitled.

lodge opens at 7:00 pm.

Nashua & Other Masonic Family Dates:

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays

Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 – Ancient York Lodge

Will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm, to be preceded by dinner at 6:30 pm.

Friday, February 23, 2018 – O.E.S.

Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm.

 

Come join in the fun with a trip to Halifax Nova Scotia.

Departing on May 24 and returning on May 27th

We will be visiting John Albro Lodge # 122 on Sat the 26th with a degree pending approval of dispensations

The cost of Hotel per room per night $120.00 +tax

Spouses are welcome.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE IS:

Car Pooling NH at 6am

Arrive Halifax at approximately 6pm

Site seeing or golf outing on Friday day time

Friday Night TBD

Saturday a.m. TBD

Sunday morning Depart Halifax around 7am

PASSPORTS ARE REQURIED

Self-booking reservations under group name Rising Sun Lodge

Comfort Inn 456 Windmill Rd Dartmouth NS

Phone number 902 463-9900

 

It was voted on during our September Stated Meeting that Lodge Dues will be going up to $110 for Rising Sun, combined with the GL Assessments for 2018 totaling $57 this brings the total to $167. Note that dues are due prior to the ensuing year. 2018 Dues is due on or before December 31, 2017

2017 Annual Dues Is Seriously Past Due

2018 Annual Dues is Past Due

You may pay via check, or electronically via the Rising Sun Website. You may also make donations electronically for specific funds as well.

www.risingsun39.org

January 2018 Trestle Board

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Rising Sun Lodge #39 F&AM

From the east 

I want to thank everybody for all they have done at the lodge this year.  Thank you to the line and the Past Masters for stepping up where I have been unable, it is appreciated.    Also special congratulations to the SW Br. Marotte and The SD Br. Woodrow for performing an excellent FC degree to 2 brothers last month.  We also raised a new brother last month which is always a special occasion.  Keep in mind getting these candidates in the door is just the beginning the top and bottom line signers need to keep in touch as they are the first and probably most important point of contact.

Thank you to RW Br. Gullett and W Br. Webster for their encouragement to the new candidates as well, without their tutoring we would not have been able to keep our candidates moving forward.

I have been blessed with a great Masonic family. Thank you all, and I hope to be of greater service to all of you this year.

Look for somebody this month that you can help, and go out of your way to help them.  You will be glad you did.

 

Til next month.

 

Your Servant.

 

WM Ken Ziehm

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!!

This time of year is important for many persons in setting goals and resolutions for the year to come. What kinds of goals have you set for yourself in the lodge? Is there a particular type of ritual that you would like to learn? Are you researching Masonic history to share with your Brothers? Is your goal to become a more active Lodge Member? Is there a non-masonic friend you have who might like to learn more about our great fraternity?

Of course most people don’t follow through on their resolutions and within a couple of weeks they are soon forgotten. But as a Freemason, whatever your particular goal or resolution might be, you have a great advantage; in our Fraternity there is always a trusty Brother waiting to assist you. Perhaps you will be that brother who will be asked to assist. One of our purposes is to make good men better. What better way than to assist a Brother in achieving a goal?

Adopted from Midnight Freemasons

It was voted on during our September Stated Meeting that Lodge Dues will be going up to $110 for Rising Sun, combined with the GL Assessments for 2018 totaling $55 this brings the total to $165. Note that dues is due prior to the ensuing year. 2018 Dues is due on or before December 31, 2017

2016 Annual Dues Is Seriously Past Due

2017 Annual Dues Is Past Due

2018 Annual Dues is Coming Soon

You may pay via check, or electronically via the Rising Sun Website. You may also make donations electronically for specific funds as well.

www.risingsun39.org

 

Important Lodge Events

Stated Meeting

Wednesday – January 17, 2018

Business will include the annual meeting and installation of officers (short form)

6:15 pm Dinner, 7:30 pm lodge opens.

Special Events

Wednesday – FEBRUARY 28, 2018

master mason degree if entitled.

first section 5;30 pm, dinner 6:30 pm, second section 7:30 pm.

Wednesday – march 7, 2018

entered apprentice degree

lodge opens at 7:30 pm.

Wednesday – march 28, 2018

fellow-craft degree if entitled.

lodge opens at 7:30 pm.

Elected Officers – Rising Sun 2018

Worshipful Master: Kenneth Ziehm II

Senior Warden Timothy Marotte

Junior Warden Richard Johnston

Secretary Brian Smith

Associate Secretary Steve Bahsler

Treasurer Kevin Bailey

Associate Treasurer Larry Gullett

Trustee: Ed Waible

Grand Lodge Rep: Michael Tebbetts

Masonic Birthdays 

Brother Years

Donald C. Pickering 69

James A. Wood 61

Robert L. Clark 54

Philip W. McCubrey 54

Frederick W. Pauling 46

Rodney J. Padmore 41

Malcolm R. Holden Sr. 36

Kurt E. Peterson 36

Dennis Webster 36

Richard L. Johnston 24

Jeffrey S. Stanley 24

Rodney D. Gagnon 21

Paul M. Haskell Sr. 21

Paul A. Sabol 18

Richard F. Hartford 17

Gregory A. Hackney 7

I wish each of the above Brethren a very happy Masonic Birthday, and invite them to join us at Lodge this month, so that I may personally extend my hand and best wishes.

Kenneth E. Ziehm II, W.M.

Attest: Brian J Smith, P.M., Secretary

Dec TB Correction

In a rush to deliver you this months amazing trestle board a slight error on dates was made. The annual Christmas party is going to be held on December 9th Saturday not the the 10th. I apologize for any confusion and hope to see you at this years yule festivities

December Trestle board 2017

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From the east

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and enjoyed time with friends and family. As is our custom, we served Thanksgiving dinner at the Lodge. We had 38 people in attendance. Thanks go out to RW Larry Gullett, Shelley Gullett, Kevin Bailey, and the others who worked in the kitchen and made this possible. It was a fine time of breaking bread and enjoying good fellowship with friends and family.

We are rather busy just now and will be conferring the Entered Apprentice Degree upon a new potential candidate on December 13. This will be followed by a Fellowcraft Degree on December 20, if the Candidate is entitled. I hope you can all come out and show your support for these Candidates and your Lodge.

In addition to the Fellowcraft Degree, December’s stated will be election of officers. It is hard to believe that a year has passed since I was installed as Master. My thanks go out to all the officers who served with me, to the Past Masters who were always there to offer advice and support when needed, and most especially to you Brethren!!! This is your Lodge and your confidence and support over the past year has meant so much. It has been an honor to have presided over such a fine Lodge as Rising Sun Lodge No. 39, the Shining Jewell of the Second Masonic District – Second to None!!!

Kenneth E. Ziehm II, W.M.

Mobile: 603-315-1157

Email: ken@harmony-re.com

Important Lodge Events

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017

Nashua Masonic Family

Christmas Party

8am-11am

Special communication

Wednesday DEC 13, 2017

Entered Apprentice Degree

7:30 pm Lodge Opens

Stated Meeting

Wednesday DEC 20, 2016

Fellowcraft Degree , If Entitled

Election of Officers

6:15pm Dinner 7:30 pm Lodge Opens

Nashua & Other Masonic Family Dates:

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays

Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Monday December 11, 2017–York Rite Stated

Meridian Sun Chapter No. 9, R.A.M., Israel Hunt Council No. 8, R.&S.M. and St George Commandery No. 8, K.T. will hold their stated communication at 7:30pm.

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017–Ancient York Lodge

Will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm, to be preceded by dinner at 6:30 pm.

Friday, Dec 22, 2017– O.E.S.

Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm.

 

The Holidays

Happy Holidays!!! Whether it is Merry Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa, what do the holidays mean to us? No matter what your personal beliefs, I think we can all agree that it is a magical time of year, with beautiful decorations, and amazing light displays. An opportunity to give gifts and spend time with friends and family. The warmth of season’s greetings serves to remind us all that there is still good left in our world. Our simple greeting of “Merry Christmas”, or “Happy Holidays” shows others that we share in the spirit of the holiday season. Let us not forget that this time of year can be very difficult for some. Whether it is due to financial hardship, departed loved ones, illness, or any of a number of problems that we all face in our lives, this can be a difficult time as well. As Masons we value the tenets that we bring to our lodge meetings and that we live in our daily lives. Brotherly Love, Relief, and Truth, the treasures of Freemasonry, are the founding principles we all share. Let us be especially mindful of these tenets during the holiday season.

December Masonic birthdays

Brother Years

Edward M. Annis 59

Jack H. Tottel 58

Samuel W. Kouchalakos 41

James F. McLaughlin 41

Jeffrey D. Alexander 23

George P. Brown 19

Norman J. Poisson 19

David J. Proulx 11

Robert S. Paul 10

Jay C. Taylor 9

Michael J. Marotte 8

David R. Curran 4

Stephen W. Dohoney 4

David A. Lewis 4

Dominick L. Mandeville 4

 

It was voted on during our September Stated Meeting that Lodge Dues will be going up to $110 for Rising Sun, combined with the GL Assessments for 2017 totaling $55 this brings the total to $165. Note that dues is due prior to the ensuing year. 2018 Dues is due on or before December 31, 2017

2016 Annual Dues Is Seriously Past Due

2017 Annual Dues Is Past Due

2018 Annual Dues is Coming Soon

You may pay via check, or electronically via the Rising Sun Website. You may also make donations electronically for specific funds as well.

www.risingsun39.org

November 2017 trestle board

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Masonic Trestleboard

~ November 2017 ~

From the east 

Lodge activity was impressive in October with the annual visitation from our brethren in Canada. I want to be sure to thank Br. Larry Gullet for scheduling the visit and Br. Guy Martineau for hosting the cookout.  The comedy show was a smashing success, along with visiting all the district lodges and the planetarium in Concord, NH.

As you know we have an EA degree on Wednesday Nov 8, 2017 for the candidate we unanimously approved at our last stated meeting.  We will be performing this degree at Lafayette Bible Lodge on the 8th of November in Goffstown as part of the 2nd Masonic District Visitation schedule with RW Br. Robert Porter as the DDGM.

It was nice to see the sidelines full at the last stated meeting along with a few brothers who had not been in a while.  If you need a ride or know somebody that does please let us know and we will make arrangements to assist a worthy brother.  Brotherly Love may be what we do best as Masons, but it takes communication to make sure we enable ourselves to do the best job possible.  I look forward to seeing you all at our District visitation on the 29th of November and our stated meeting this month.

 Charity does not begin at home, it begins at the place of greatest need. 
 Charity should be given because it is the right thing to do, not for thanks, praise or medals. 

Kenneth E. Ziehm II, W.M.

Mobile: 603-315-1157

Email: ken@harmony-re.com

It was voted on during our September Stated Meeting that Lodge Dues will be going up to $110 for Rising Sun, combined with the GL Assessments for 2017 totaling $55 this brings the total to $165. Note that dues is due prior to the ensuing year. 2018 Dues is due on or before December 31, 2017

2016 Annual Dues Is Seriously Past Due

2017 Annual Dues Is Past Due

2018 Annual Dues is Coming Soon

You may pay via check, or electronically via the Rising Sun Website. You may also make donations electronically for specific funds as well.

www.risingsun39.org

Important Lodge Events

Special communication

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

rising sun lodge will confer the ea degree upon our newest candidate, as part of the visitation at lafayette bible lodge in goffstown nh. The EA part of the visitation has been cancelled the visitation will go on as planned 

6:30pm dinner 7:30 pm Lodge Opens

Stated Meeting

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017

6:15pm Dinner 7:30 pm Lodge Opens

VISITATION

Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017

6:30pm Dinner 7:30 pm Lodge Opens

Special Events

Thursday, Nov 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Dinner – 2:00 pm

4th Floor – Nashua Temple

SUNDAY, DEC 9, 2017

NASHUA MASONIC FAMILY CHRISTMAS PARTY

4th Floor – Nashua Temple 8AM – 11AM

8am-11am

Nashua & Other Masonic Family Dates:

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays

Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Monday December 11, 2017–York Rite Stated

Meridian Sun Chapter No. 9, R.A.M., Israel Hunt Council No. 8, R.&S.M. and St George Commandery No. 8, K.T. will hold their stated communication at 7:30pm.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2017–Ancient York Lodge

Will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm, to be preceded by dinner at 6:30 pm.

Friday, Nov 24, 2017– O.E.S.

Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm.

 

Masonic Birthdays –November 2017

Happy Masonic Birthday to the following Brethren:

Brother Years

Christos J. Costaras 75

Allan M. Barker 70

Robert S. Mercer 70

Jesse F. Hall 66 Richard E. Gilson 59

Lewis H. Coronis 55

Stephen C. Norris 53

Earl S. Prolman 53

Robert E. Nicholson 51

Roland E. Miller 42

Reuben S. Streeper 39

Jon R. Widdowson 39

Christopher Robertson 36

Kenneth G. Cotter 28

Kenneth E. Patterson 19

Jonathan P. Ramsdell 10

Robert M. Marotte 8

Adam P. Shrey 8

William S. Horn 7

Leonard L. Perkins 7

I wish each of the above Brethren a very happy Masonic Birthday, and invite them to join us at Lodge this month, so that I may personally extend my hand and best wishes.

Kenneth E. Ziehm II, W.M.

Attest: Brian J Smith, P.M., Secretary

October TB 2017

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Masonic open House 

Saturday, October 21, 2017

All are welcome!

200A Main Street, Nashua

9am – 3pm

The Nashua-area community is cordially invited to join the Nashua Masonic Bodies at the Masonic Building, 196 Main Street in Downtown Nashua, NH (elevator at 200A Main Street) on Saturday, October 21, 2017 to learn about the history and tenets of Freemasonry and its affiliated bodies.

All New Hampshire Masonic Lodges will be open on October 21, 2017 from 9 AM-3 PM as a part of the Grand Lodge of New Hampshire’s NH Statewide Masonic Open House.

Tours of the building will be conducted and members will be available to answer questions throughout the day.

Members of our appendant and affiliated bodies will also be represented, including Pilgrim Chapter No. 55, Order of the Eastern Star and Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.

From the East

As a child growing up, my favorite characters on Sesame St were the loveable Bert and Ernie. The one character would always ask the other the one the same question over and over, and after what seemed to be an eternity of the same question being asked and answered with temperance, fortitude and justice the other character ultimately became Awnry ( No longer Ernie).

 Many brothers in our lodge have displayed Brotherly love, Relief and Truth and I want to thank and congratulate them for that display. Collectively I call this character BeRT.  The counterpart to this character is Awnry.  We seem to display both of these characteristics in our lodge. Masonry and life in general.  However, I would like to see BeRT being displayed more often as nobody wants to be around Awnry. 

The next time you see a problem in lodge or in your own life, remember people are seeing you as a Mason, and you may be the only representative they ever see. Remember the person you are dealing with may be experiencing a divorce, death, sickness or loss of a job. I hope on that day you remember you remember your oath to be BeRT and not Awnry.

Ken Ziehm

RS 39 WM

Kenneth E. Ziehm II, W.M.

Mobile: 603.315-1157

Email: ken@harmony-re.com

OCTOBER’S PARTY

October gave a party;

The leaves by hundreds came –

The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples,

And leaves of every name.

The Sunshine spread a carpet,

And everything was grand,

Miss Weather led the dancing,

Professor Wind the band.

The Chestnuts came in yellow,

The Oaks in crimson dressed;

The lovely Misses Maple

In scarlet looked their best;

All balanced to their partners,

And gaily fluttered by;

The sight was like a rainbow

New fallen from the sky.

Then, in the rustic hollow,

At hide-and-seek they played,

The party closed at sundown,

And everybody stayed.

Professor Wind played louder;

The flew along the ground;

And then the party ended

In jolly “hands around.”

  • George Cooper

 

Important Lodge Events

Stated Meeting

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

6:15pm Dinner 7:30 pm Lodge Opens

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Statewide Open House

See Details inside

2017 Annual Dues Are Past Due

You may pay via check, or electronically via the Rising Sun Website. You may also make donations electronically for specific funds as well.

www.risingsun39.org

Nashua & Other Masonic Family Dates:

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays

Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017–Ancient York Lodge

Will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm, to be preceded by dinner at 6:30 pm.

Friday, October 27, 2017– O.E.S.

Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm.

 

2nd District-Visitation Schedule

6:30 Dinner

Contact Master or Secretary for Reservations

7:30 Lodge opens

Remaining Visitations:

10/19/17 Spicket #85

10/24/17 Ancient York #89

11/08/17 Lafayette Bible #41

11/29/17 Rising Sun #39

John Albro Lodge returns to Nashua Friday, Oct 20 and 21. On Friday, all are invited to join them and their ladies as we tour the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord, followed by a gathering that evening at Wor. Bro. Guy Martineau’s in Litchfield. On Saturday, they’ll tour the Lodges in the District during the annual Open House. Saturday night is a Comedy Night at the Lodge. Tickets are $20 per person, which includes 3 comedians, 2 drinks, and appetizers. For more information, please contact the Worshipful Master or Right Worshipful Bro. Larry Gullett 

Can you cook? Test your culinary skills by signing up to cook a Stated Meeting Dinner this will help Brother Tim Marotte significantly.

Masonic October Birthdays 

Brother Years

John R. Hilchey 57

Owen F. Walton 53

Richard J. Thompson 46

Joseph J. Beaumont 35

Brian J. Smith 35

Brian C. Turner 35

Frederick M. Raban 32

George P. Ivy 26

Steven E. Munzing 26

Dimitrios Katsioulis 22

Robert M. Porter 15

Michael A. Christopher 13

Norman W. Pelletier 12

John J. Dagianis 11

Stanley R. Heinrich 11

Pascal H. Corbinand 7

Jeffrey M. Lamontagne 7

John C. Woodrow 7

Anthony F. Zanichkowsky 7

Jonathan R. Bibeau 6

Mark E. McLaughlin 6

Robert A. Nolet Jr. 6

Stephen M. Trachtenberg 6

Trestleboard – September 2017

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Rising Sun Lodge #39 F&AM

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From the east:

It seems like Summer started just a few short weeks ago, and we are now getting ready to go back to our September stated meeting in just a few short weeks.  The visitation season has already started and with RWDDGM Robert M. Porter at the helm we had a great time.  Thank you RW Brother Joe Beaumont for your services previously at the same position. We greatly appreciate it.
The brothers from John Albro lodge in Nova Scotia, Canada will be here to see us soon for a weekend of entertainment and brotherly fellowship in October.  We will be having a night of entertainment with a comedy show for $20 a person.
Over the summer we initiated two new brothers on their EA degree, and we are glad to have them working with Brother Gullett and Brother Webster as their mentors.
I am a strong believer in family first, so please make sure to take care of those who take care of you !
In Brotherly Love hope to see you at the next stated meeting.

Sincerely & Fraternally

Kenneth E. Ziehm, II W.M.

Mobil: 603 315- 1157

E Mail: ken@harmony-re.com

2nd District-Visitation Schedule

6:30 Dinner

Contact Master or Secretary for Reservations

7:30 Lodge opens

9/26/17 Washington #61

10/02/17 Pulpit Rock #103

10/11/17 St. Marks #44

10/19/17 Spicket #85

10/24/17 Ancient York #89

11/08/17 Lafayette Bible #41

11/29/17 Rising Sun #39

Grand Lodge – 2017 Lodge of Instructions

The District Lodges of Instruction of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of New Hampshire will be held for the year 2017 as follows:



District      Location
Sept. 9      Noon 8           Gorham
Sept. 9 Evening       6            Holderness
Sept. 16    Noon        4           Concord
Sept. 16    Evening  1          Portsmouth
Sept. 23    Noon      2           Nashua
Sept. 23    Evening      3          Milford
Sept. 30    Noon  7           Franklin
Sept. 30    Evening      5            Alton

Afternoon

Meal at 12:00, Grand Lodge Opens at 1:00

Evening

Meal at 6:00, Grand Lodge Opens at 7:00


A current Dues Card is required for admission to the Lodges of Instruction.

Important Lodge Events

Stated Meeting

Wednesday, Sept 20, 2017

6:15pm Dinner 7:30 pm Lodge Opens

Special Events

See Inside for 2nd District Visitations and Grand Lodge – LOIs

Can you cook? Test your culinary skills by signing up to cook a Stated Meeting Dinner this will help Brother Tim Marotte significantly.

Nashua & Other Masonic Family Dates:

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays

Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Monday September 11, 2017 – York Rite Stated

Meridian Sun Chapter No. 9, R.A.M., Israel Hunt Council No. 8, R.&S.M. and St George Commandery No. 8, K.T. will hold their stated communication at 7:30pm.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 –Ancient York Lodge

Will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm, to be preceded by dinner at 6:30 pm.

Friday, September 22, 2017– O.E.S.

Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm.

Let’s Go To Lodge Tonight

My brother, let’s go to Lodge tonight

You haven’t been for years.

Let’s don our Lambskin Apron white

And sit among our peers.

I feel a kind of longing, see,

to climb those creaky stairs

I know it’ll be a thrill for me

to lay aside my cares.

We’ll meet the Tyler at the door

and though he’ll hesitate,

we’ll hear him say just as before,

Come in or you’ll be late.

I’d like to get out on the floor

Come on, let’s get in line

I want to face the East once more

And give the same old sign.

I want to hear the gavel rap

the Craftsmen to attention

and see the Master don his cap

a night without dissention.

So come! Pass up that picture show,

or your wrestling bout or fight

Switch off that TV set! Let’s go!

Let’s go to Lodge tonight.

Author Unknown

Masonic birthdays for September 2017:

Brother Years

Donald P. Phaneuf 9

Paul G. Bielawski 6

Christopher H. Fowler 6

Michael F. Rizzo 5

Scott A Smiledge-Farragamo 3

Stanley A. Norton 51

Michael Tibbetts 4

Jefferson K. Allen 40

Robert Rashkin 40

Michael W. Hogan 31

Keith Vaskelionis Jr. 31

Zoltan A. Retey 29

Michael F. Jean 27

Richard G. Coutoumas 17

Adam J. Freiband 10

Alan J. Sewell 7