York Rite Honors for Incoming Lodge Masters

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The Orlando York Rite Bodies will perform the York Rite Honors for the incoming Worshipful Masters of the following Lodges:

  • Composite Lodge 293 – Monday January 2nd, dinner at 6:30 pm, installation at 7:30 pm
  • Winter Park Lodge 239 – Tuesday January 3rd, dinner at 6:30pm, installation at 7:30 pm
  • Pine Castle 368 –  Saturdat January 7th, installation at 7 pm
  • South Seminole 364 – Saturday January 28th, installation at 10 am

Those Sir Knights tha will attend, please arrive 30 minutes earlier for our routine rehearsal.

Chirstmas Observance Ceremony

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Last evening we had the honor and pleasure to have the visit of our Right Eminent Grand Commander David A. Aponte and his lovely wife, joining us for the celebration of our Christmas Observance.

We prayed under direction of Brother Reverend Jerry Elmore and sang several songs accompanied by Mrs. Schwebel on the piano.

To finish the ceremony, we have partaken several toasts to the Sir Knights:

  • William H. Koon II, Most Eminent Grand Master of the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar of the U.S.A.
  • David A. Aponte, Right Eminent GRand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Florida
  • Jim J. Harris, Most Woshipful Grand Master of Free and Accepted Masons of Florida
  • Berlin Ruleman, Eminent District Deputy Grand Commander of the 5th Chilvaric District of Florida
  • Jerry McKinnon, Eminent Commander of Olivet Commandery No. 4
  • Ricardo Parente, Eminent Commander Elect of Olivet Commandery No. 4
  • All Knights Templar wherever dispersed and those who have shed their blood, or have voluntarily put themselves in harms way, in defense of Liberty and Christianity
  • Officers and Ladies of the Social Order of the Beauceant

Here are some photos:

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Christmas Observance Announcement

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Jerry McKinnonSir Knights,

Don’t foget our Christmas Observance tonight.

Meeting starts at 7:30 pm. Pot Luck and refreshments after the ceremony.

Bring your “pot luck” and also do not forget the canned food for our charity.


Jerry McKinnon, Eminent Commander