Valley of Des Moines
Orient of Iowa
February 15, 2016
Lodge of Perfection Degrees - This Thursday (February 18)
This Thursday, the Des Moines Valley, Lodge of Perfection, will be conferring the 4th Degree (Secret Master) and the 14th Degree (Perfect Elu). This is a chance for any Master Mason to petition and start his journey through the Scottish Rite on a Thursday evening.
These will be the full conferral of each of these two degrees with lights, sound, costumes, the Double Eagle Chorus, etc. There will be a short education program between the 4th and 14th degrees. If you do not have a candidate, come join us to watch these great degrees and support our new Scottish Rite members.
We will begin with candidate orientation at 5:30 pm, dinner at 6:00 pm, begin the degree work at 6:45 pm, and wrap up by 9:00 pm with dessert. Minute steak with mushroom gravy, baked potato, Masonic green beans. Cost is $10 for AASR members.
The cost to join Scottish Rite is $325 and a petition can be downloaded from the Des Moines Scottish Rite web site.
Sincerely and Fraternally,
Shane A. Harshbarger
February 18th Lodge of Perfection Degrees
February 27th AASR/GL Education Conf.
March 2nd Barrow's Reunion Kick-off
March 24th Maundy Thursday
April 8th/9th Multi-State Reunion honoring
IIL. Harry S. Barrows, 33 ° SGIG Emeritus
April 27th U of FM - Prince Adept
May 11th SR Quarterly Meeting
May 16th KSA Knighting
June 10th AASR Golf Outing
June 24th/25th Summer AASR Reunion
June 28th/29th U of FM - Royal Mile
July 25th AASR Honor's Banquet
August 18th University of Freemasonry
August 31st Worker's Dinner/Kick-off
September 14th SR Quarterly Meeting
October 15th 1st Saturday (4° - 14°)
October 29th 2nd Saturday (15° - 22°)
November 12th 3rd Saturday (23° - 32°)
December 7th SR Meeting/Holiday Party