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Masonic Investigative Committee

The Masonic Investigative Committee is one of the most important committees in the Masonic Lodge. The committee is responsible for finding out if candidates are qualified and worthy to become members of the noble Freemason Fraternity. Duties of the Masonic Investigative Committee      The members of the Masonic Investigative Committee are tasked with performing Masonic interviews of everyone that is petitioning to become a Freemason. It is essential that a thorough investigation of each potential member be done. The committee must provide a complete investigation of all petitioners. Before members are selected for the committee, the Worshipful Master must review all members and look for members that are good investigative skill and experience. It is important to know that not...

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Masonic Funeral Committee

 Masonic Funeral Committee The Masonic Funeral Committee comprises of three men who are appointed by the Worshipful Master of the Lodge. They are in charge of the following: Location of Jewels and Aprons: The Masonic Funeral Committee must be aware of the location of all Masonic jewels and Masonic Funeral aprons. Maintain Jewels and Aprons in good condition: The Masonic Funeral Committee must take care to know the condition of all Masonic jewels and aprons and ensure that they are in good condition. They must ensure that all jewels and aprons are complete, and none is lost or dirty. They need to inform the Brothers of all lost Funeral aprons, so arrangements can be made to replace them. Funeral Rituals:...

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The Masonic Bylaws Committee

The Masonic Bylaws Committee consists of three men. The three men are usually appointed to the committee by the Worshipful Master of the Masonic Lodge. So, the three-man Committee will include a Chairman and two members. Responsibilities of the Masonic Bylaws Committee Here are the responsibilities of the Masonic bylaws committee: They review the current bylaws of the Lodge and come up with necessary amendments They read proposed amendments during meetings They provide these amendments to the Masonic Secretary in writing   Since they are responsible for handling the bylaws of the Lodge, the members of the Masonic Bylaws Committee must have a comprehensive knowledge of the bylaws of the Grand Lodge. This will help them in interpreting and amending...

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Masonic Lodge Administration

The Worshipful Master has a large part to play in Lodge Administration. He is responsible for every facet of the lodge. He oversees all and is responsible for the smooth running of the Lodge. Duties of Lodge officers vary, but they are quite similar for most Masonic Lodge jurisdictions. This is because Lodge organization and structure is identical in most Masonic Jurisdictions. Every Lodge Officer in the Masonic Lodge has specific responsibilities.    The Worshipful Master: As said earlier, the Worshipful Master has a lot to do in ensuring that the Lodge Administration is as smooth as possible. It is necessary that a Worshipful Master is aware of all his duties as well as the duties of other Lodge Officers....

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The Masonic Budget Committee

The Masonic Budget Committee is responsible for advising the Worshipful Master of the funds available at the Lodge’s disposal. They help the Worshipful master make relevant decisions that will involve Lodge funds.    The Masonic Budget Committee consists of 5 men. They include the Treasurer, the Secretary, the Worshipful Master, and two Master Masons. The Masonic Budget Committee cannot work unless the Masonic Auditing Committee has carried out the auditing of the Treasurer’s books and confirmed that their findings are okay. The Masonic Budget Committee cannot create a budget until the books of the Treasurer are audited. If you create a budget before the Treasurer books are audited, you might need to create another budget.   The Masonic Budget Committee...

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