News From Our Lodges

This is where you'll find the latest news related to Constituent Lodges under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Texas.

Grand Master's Cup - Scottish Rite Shooting Tournament - August 2, 2014

The Houston Scottish Rite Learning Center and the Most Worshipful Grand Master of Texas, Jerry Martin, invite you and your lodge to participate in the 2014 Houston Scottish Rite Sporting Clays event, benefiting the Houston Scottish Rite Learning Center, to be held at the American Shooting Center, in Houston, TX, on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 9:00 AM.

The 2014 Grand Master's Cup, a Sporting Clays Event benefiting the Houston Scottish Rite Learning Center will be held at American Shootinmg Centers, located in the heart of George Bush Park at 16500 Westheimer Pkwy, Houston, TX 77082.

Registration information can be found online at

How to Register
Fax: 281-650-0669
Houston Scottish Rite Learning Center
P.O. Box 2348
Bellaire, TX 77402 -2348

Team Entry Fee: $400 per 4-man team
Individual Entry Fee: $100 per person
Mulligans (max 3 tickets): $10 per ticket
Game Tickets: $10 per shooter
Cart Rental: $65 per cart
Gun Raffle Tickets: $25 or $10 each

This will be a fun filled day where brothers may gather and dwell together while raising money for a great cause and have fun shooting sporting clays.  In the end, one lodge will walk away with the Grand Master’s Cup, presented by the Most Worshipful Grand Master himself, and the honor of holding the Cup for the entire year until the 2015 shoot.

Only lodge representatives may compete for the Grand Master’s Cup.  There is no extra cost for a lodge member(s) to participate in the pursuit of the Grand Master’s Cup.  The general public will be invited to participate in our charity shoot but competitors that are not members of a lodge under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Texas may not be scored toward the Grand Master’s Cup.  For a lodge to compete for the cup, the lodge must have registered participates in the shoot that are member(s) in good standing with their specific Blue Lodge which they are representing and clearly mark on their registration that they are Texas Masons and provide their lodge number.  Only members of a team that are current Blue Lodge members will be scored towards the Grand Master’s Cup.  Blue Lodge members may represent and direct The Grand Master’s Cup to their Blue Lodge or Masonic Affiliated Body (York Rite, Scottish Rite, Shrine, etc.).

All participates are eligible to compete towards the normal trophies that will be awarded for the 1st , 2nd ,and 3rd  place teams as well as High Over All (HOA-Raw  & HOA with MULLIGANS) for Men, Women, and Junior (under 18) divisions.   We look forward to a great day of fun, fellowship, and friendly competition

About the RiteCare Program
In the early 1950s in Colorado, the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States initiated a program to help children with speech and language disorders. The results obtained from this program led to the establishment of RiteCare clinics to provide diagnostic evaluation and treatment of speech and language disorders, as well as learning disabilities.

Today, there are 178 RiteCare® clinics, centers, and special programs operating or planned for children and therapists located throughout the United States. Each facility is staffed by speech-language pathologists or other trained personnel. Through the support of Scottish Rite members, these clinics, centers, and programs continue to increase. The value of this philanthropy has long been apparent. Tens of thousands of youngsters across the United States have been helped significantly. With the good work of dedicated clinicians and parents, the Scottish Rite has achieved successes that could only be imagined a few years back. Children who might have remained educationally behind for a lifetime can now talk, read, and lead productive lives.


16500 Westheimer Pkwy
Houston, TX 77082
United States

Kendall Lodge #897 Monthly Stated Meeting and Lodge Dinner

Kendall Lodge #897 Monthly Stated Meeting and Lodge Dinner

Meal will be at 6:15.

Lodge opens at 7:30


Kendall Masonic Lodge #897
897 East Blanco
Boerne, TX 78006
United States
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 6:15pm - 9:00pm

Graded Degree at Kendall Lodge #897

Entered Apprentice Degree

This will be a graded degree.

Light refreshments at 6:15.

Lodge will open at 7:00.

This will be Kendall Lodge's second graded degree this masonic year.


Kendall Masonic Lodge #897
897 East Blanco
Boerne, TX 78006
United States
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:15pm - 9:00pm

Kendall Lodge #897 Stated Meeting

Kendall Lodge #897 Monthly Stated Meeting and Lodge Dinner

Meal will be at 6:15, Lodge opens at 7:30.


Kendall Masonic Lodge #897
897 East Blanco
Boerne, TX 78006
United States
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 6:15pm - 9:00pm

September 11th Gift of Life Blood Drive

Faith Lodge #1158 will be hosting our 1st annual 9/11 blood drive honoring all First Responders.  This is going to be a contest between each agency to see who can bring in the most donors.  The one that does, takes home a traveling plaque.  If they don't win the next year, they hgave to give it up the the agency that does.  Come out and support these men and women that help us everyday. 

Location: Faith Masonic Lodge 3503 Kemp Blvd. Wichita Falls, Texas 76310

Time: 2-7 pm

Contact: Brother Yonts 940-867-7649


Faith Masonic Lodge #1158
3503 Kemp Blvd
Wichita Falls, TX 76310
United States
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm

S. P. Waltrip Lodge #1328, Houston, TX - Stated Meeting on September 9th

S. P. Waltrip #1328

Stated Meeting

Dinner at 6:15 PM



S. P. Waltrip Lodge, #1328
9119 Rangely
Houston, TX 77055
United States
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 6:15pm - 9:00pm

Morton 72 Masters Charity Golf Tournament

In holding with the founding purpose of the Morton Lodge 72 Scholarship Golf Tournament, proceeds from this event will provide the funding for scholarships we will give this coming year to a deserving young person from each of the High Schools in Lamar Consolidated ISD and Needville ISD. These scholarships have assisted in providing an opportunity of higher education to over 76 amazing students from within our communities.

You can check out the details and signup at:


Come on out and enjoy a great day of golf and support a great cause!


Quail Valley Golf Course Missouri City, TX 77459
United States

2014 Texas Mason Magazine - Issue I

Winter 2014 Texas Mason Magazine









View the Winter 2014 Texas Mason Magazine

In this issue:

Page 1 - Grand Master’s Message
Pages 2 and 3 -  2014 Grand Lodge Officers
Page 4 - Results of the 178th Grand Annual Communication
Page 5 - Grand Master’s Emblem, Sharing Freemasonry
Pages 6 and 7 - 177th Grand Annual Communication
Page 8 - Masonic Children and Family Services Fantastic Teeth Club
Page 9, 10 and 11 - The Masonic Grand Lodge Library & Museum of Texas Messenger
Page 11 - Name Badge Order Form
Page 12 - Message from Grand Secretary
Inside Back Cover - 2014 Merchandise Sales
Outside Back Cover - 2013 Library and Museum Commemorative Coin Order Form




Cleburne Masonic Lodge #315 70, 60, and 50 Year Service Award Ceremony

On Tuesday, the 22nd of July 2014, the Cleburne Masonic Lodge No. 315 will present 70, 60, and 50 year Service Awards to members of our lodge at 7:30 P.M.  After the open lodge award ceremony, the lodge will host refreshments for the recipients and their families in the cafeteria.  The Right Worshipful District Deputy Grand Master Martin Dalby of Masonic District 63 will present the awards.


Cleburne Masonic Lodge #315
111 South Caddo Street
Cleburne, TX 76031
United States
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

2014 Grand Lodge Ladies' Activities

Ladies, please join us during the Grand Annual Communication in Waco, December 4 – 6, 2014. As you can see from the schedule below, there is much to do and see in Waco!! Reservation deadline for the Tours is Nov. 24.

Download the Registration Form

Thursday, December 4, 1:30 PM

Pre-Opening Ceremonies & Grand Lodge Awards

Friday, December 5, 9:30 AM

Join our guided walking tour which includes the pottery house, The forge, the furniture shop, the fiber craft workshop and the Gristmill . Handmade and homegrown products are available For purchase in the barn! The tour will be interrupted for lunch And then resumed. ($35)

Trip to Salado for lunch at the Stage Coach Inn & shopping in the Christmas bedecked town. ($35)

Saturday, December 6, 9:00 AM

Coffee honoring Mrs. Betty Martin, 2014 First Lady and Mrs. Tanya Wiggins, 2015 First Lady

10:00 AM Photographic Safari presentation by Adrienne Dodson, wife of PGM Brian Dodson

2:00 PM Installation of Officers of the Grand Lodge of Texas

All Activities take place at the Grand Lodge Memorial Building, 715 Columbus Avenue, Waco, TX 76701. All tours depart from the 7th Street entrance, lower level of the Grand Lodge Building. Transportation is available for boarding 15 – 30 minutes prior to departure.

Please circle the tour for which you are registering and complete the following information. Make checks payable to the Grand Lodge of Texas. Detach and mail to P.O. Box 446, Waco, TX 76703 (Attention: Doris). Reservation deadline for the Tours is Nov. 24.

Download the Registration Form