Trestleboard – October 2015

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Rising Sun Lodge #39 F&AM
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Masonic Trestleboard
~ October 2015 ~

From the EastI

What a great September of events with our Rusty Nail and Past Masters Night, Salvation Army Applefest and our Stated Meeting.

It was great to see all the help we had at the Applefest and what a great time our brothers and significant others had with even a few of the kids helping out. Thank you to all that came out to support our lodge helping in the community. The Rusty Nail Degree was also a success. We had 5 brothers who hadn’t been to lodge in a while and were very appreciative of us hosting this event as a refresher. Since then we have seen a few of them back and I have been in communication with a couple others. Freemasonry is like a nice suit, maybe a little dusty when you haven’t worn it in a while, but still as comfortable when you put it on.

Thank you to all our past masters that continue to support our lodge and be as active as they are with all of the events they support, their advice and the things they do in the background that no one knows about.

We have our visitation schedule in full swing now. Please check out the dates and see if you can come out and travel with Rising Sun to support our District and its Officers ! What great fellowship we share and also receiving more light with illustrations and education on the Fellowcraft degree. All Master Masons and Fellowcrafts are encouraged to attend.

Last but certainly not least, we will be co-hosting the LOI on October 2nd. Please try to come out and show our support in full force for our DDGL and DDGM as well as our Grand Lodge – they have gone through tremendous effort to make these happen.

Mini Guy MartineauFraternally,
Guy R. Martineau, W.M.
Mobile: 603.315.4454
Email: grmartineau@yahoo.com

Important Lodge Events

STATED MEETING
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
6:15pm Dinner 7:30pm Lodge Opens

SPECIAL MEETINGS
Officers Meeting
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 – 6:30 pm

2ND DISTRICT EVENTS
Lodge of Instruction – D2
Friday, October 2, 2015
6:30 pm-Dinner / 7:30 Lodge Opens

Masters Classes
Thursday, October 22,, 2015

OTHER LODGE EVENTS

Trash Pick-up
June 28th – August 30th – October 18th
Many Hands Make Light Work !

Nashua Masonic Family Dates

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays
Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Friday, October 23, 2015– O.E.S.
Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting and installation of officers at 7:00 pm..

2nd Masonic District – Visitation Schedule
The Masters and Wardens and our District Officers have set this year’s visitation schedule.

September
1. 9/9/15 – Wed Lafayette-Bible – Goffstown
2. 9/22/15 – Tue Ancient York Lodge – Nashua

October
3. 10/5/15 – Mon Jewell – Pembroke
4. 10/27/15 – Tue Washington – Manchester
5. 10/29/15 – Thu Spicket – Salem

November
6. 11/23/15 – Mon St Marks – Derry
7. 11/30/15 – Mon Pulpit Rock – Pelham

December
8. 12/9/15-Wed Rising Sun – Nashua

Dinner will be served at 6:30pm
(Reservations are Required – please contact the Master or Secretary of the appropriate lodge)
Lodge Opens at 7:30pm

Please consider coming out to support our DDGM and DDGL, Past Masters from Rising Sun Lodge

“ True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation. ”

― George Washington

Masonic Birthdays – October 2015
Happy Masonic Birthday to the following Brethren:

Brother Years
Frederick B. Andrews 61
John R. Hilchey 55
Owen F. Walton 51
Richard J. Thompson 44
Joseph J. Beaumont 33
Brian J. Smith 33
Brian C. Turner 33
Frederick M. Raban 30
George P. Ivy 24
Steven E. Munzing 24
Dimitrios Katsioulis 20
Robert M. Porter 13
Michael A. Christopher 11
Norman W. Pelletier 10
John J. Dagianis 9
Stanley R. Heinrich 9
Pascal H. Corbinand 5
Jeffrey M. Lamontagne 5
John C. Woodrow 5
Anthony F. Zanichkowsky 5
Jonathan R. Bibeau 4
Mark E. McLaughlin 4
Robert A. Nolet Jr. 4
Stephen M. Trachtenberg 4

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.

Guy R. Martineau, W.M.
Attest: Brian J Smith, P.M., Secretary

THE ROAD OF MASONRY
By Bro. Douglas Malloch

Men build a Road of Masonry
Across the hills and dales;
Unite the prairie and the sea,
The mountains and the vales
They cross the chasm, bridge the stream
They point to where the turrets gleam,
and many men for many a day
Who seek the heights shall find the way

Men build a Road of Masonry
But not for self they build
With footsteps of humility
The hearts of men are thrilled.
This music makes their labors sweet;
The endless tramp of other feet
The thought that men shall travel thus
An easier road because of us.

We build the Road of Masonry
With other men in mind;
We do not build for you and me,
We build for all mankind.
We build a road, remember, men
Build not for Now, but build for When,
And other men who walk the way
Shall find the road we build today.

Who builds the Road of Masonry,
Though small or great his part,
However hard the task may be
May toil with singing heart.
For it is something, after all,
When muscles tire and shadows fall,
To know that other men shall bless
the BUILDER for his faithfulness

Rising Sun Helping in the Community
Salvation Army Applefest

Applefest 2015

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

2015 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.

Rising Sun Lodge #39 – 2015 Officers
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2nd Masonic District Officers

Right Worshipful Joseph J. H. Beaumont
District Deputy Grand Master

Right Worshipful Robert M. Porter
District Deputy Grand Lecturer

Worshipful Malcolm A. Wooff
District Education Officer

Need a Ride?
It’s nicer when you’re there. Need a lift to Lodge? Give the Master or Secretary a call. We’ll get you a ride. Call Guy at 603-315-4454 or the temple at 603-821-5196.
2015 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.
Please see the Rising Sun Web site for details: http://risingsun39.org/