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Job’s Daughters Drill Team Fundraiser

              Our Job’s Daughters Bethel no. 263 has formed a drill team to compete at Grand Bethel this summer. They are trying to raise funds for their uniforms for all ten girls. Purchasing a … Continue reading

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Past Masters Night 2015

A Masonic Past Master is not someone who has simply been a Master of a lodge.  Becoming a lodge Master is often a long journey through the variety of officers’ positions.  By the time a brother becomes Master, he has … Continue reading

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Stanislaus County DA Speaks at Constitution Night

Modesto Masons observed our annual Constitution Night on Thursday, September 17, at the Masonic Center of Modesto. Birgit Fladagar, Stanislaus County District Attorney, spoke to the brethren and guests about the various aspects of the county’s prosecutorial office. Ms. Fladagar … Continue reading

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Modesto DeMolay

The Modesto chapter of the Order of DeMolay will now be holding their meetings on the first and third Mondays at 7 PM at the lodge. The first meeting will be on September 15th at 7 PM. We will have … Continue reading

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Stronger Fraternal Ties through Social Media

On June 8, Modesto Masons hosted a “Digital Lodge Workshop” for all area Masonic lodges and concordant bodies.  Sixteen representatives from numerous lodges—Turlock, Ceres, Escalon, Oak Summit, Riverbank, Tyrian (Manteca), and Modesto—along with two district inspectors and Delta District DeMolay, … Continue reading

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Exciting April Month

April will be an extremely busy month: Tuesday, April 2:  Second Degree (All Fellowcraft and Master Masons are invited) Thursday, April 4:  Stated Meeting Saturday, April 6:  Traveling to Keystone Lodge in Milton (one of our oldest lodges) Wednesday, April … Continue reading

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March Cigar Night Biggest Yet!

Our March Cigar Night returned to the lodge, and we had our biggest attendance yet…over forty in attendance. This event occurs every second Wednesday of the month, and it is open to everyone. It is always a good time, so … Continue reading

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Fourth Annual Masonic Crab and Prime Rib Feed

On February 16th, Modesto Lodge held its annual Crab and Prime Rib Feed, serving nearly 440 meals to hungry guests. Both of the two seatings sold out. With a packed house, we had a big task ahead of us to … Continue reading

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Modesto Masonic Lodge Officers

The installation of the Officers of Modesto Lodge no. 206 for the Masonic year of 6013 A.L. / 2013 A.D.

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Facts vs. Fiction

It is no secret that Freemasons are the subject of numerous conspiracy theories:  world domination, control of the global economies, infiltrating every spy organization.  Even when it is hard to fathom that Mel Blanc, the voice of Bugs Bunny and … Continue reading

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