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STATED MEETING-4th Wednesday of the month, at 7:15 PM, on the 4th floor of the Quincy Masonic Temple, in Valley Office.  No meeting in August or December.
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DEATH: DAVID D. ERNST, APRIL 13, 2019
 
Brother David D. Ernst , 81, of Hamilton, IL passed away on 4/13/2019 at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, IL.
He was a fifty year member of Black Hawk Masonic Lodge #238 and a 50-year member of Grace Chapter Order of the Eastern Star. David was also a member of the Valley of Quincy AASR and a member of the Mohammed Shriners.
 
VISITATIONS: THURSDAY 4/25/2019, 3 PM UNTIL 8 PM AT PRINTY FUNERAL HOME IN HAMILTON, IL.
 
MASONIC SERVICE, CONDUCTED BY BLACK HAWK LODGE: THURS. 4/25/19, AT 8 PM, PRINTY FUNERAL HOME, FOLLOWING VISITATIONS
 
FUNERAL SERVICE: FRIDAY 4/26/2019 AT 10 AM. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF KEOKUK IN KEOKUK, IA 
 
 
 

 
 

 

INSTRUCTION SHEET FOR ON-LINE PETITIONS FOR SCOTTISH RITE MEMBERSHIP


NOTE: Many potential (new) Scottish Rite candidates may be interested in applying for Scottish Rite membership on-line and having the process done electronically. This instruction sheet can be distributed by 1st Line Signers to potential new candidates to assist them in completing the on-line petition. Please note that Masons in good standing who live outside of Illinois (but in the USA, however) can join a Valley in Illinois.

 

STEP 1.  GO TO OUR WEBSITE, scottishritenmj.org

STEP 2.  At home page (near bottom of page), click on “BECOME A MEMBER”

STEP 3.  In first paragraph of the page, click on “membership application

STEP 4.  Complete the application… type in name, occupation, Blue Lodge, etc.

  1.  Use the dropdown for the State

  2.  Use the dropdown for the Valley… Quincy

  3.  Type in information for Recommending Brother (1st Line Signer)

    NOTE: 1ST LINE SIGNER IS NOT MANDATORY; MUST VERIFY BLUE LODGE, HOWEVER.

  4.  Click “yes” if there is a 2nd Line Signer to be recorded


  5. STEP 5.  When the on-line application is complete,

  1. A copy can be printed off

  2. Click on “SUBMIT”

After the application is submitted, it is sent electronically to the Valley Secretary and noted “pending member application”. The Secretary will review the petition, correct any errors, enter the Effective Date (Reunion Date) and click ADD to enter the information into MDS and generate a member number. The Secretary will then contact the candidate to discuss payment of fees, Reunion date, dues, etc. The Secretary will also mail out a letter or send an e-mail to both the candidate and 1st Line Signer.

 


Sick and Distressed Brethren
 
The Illinois Veterans Home is located at 1707 N 12th St, Quincy, IL 62301-1355.   Kenneth Morrison is a resident at Elmore Hall. Leroy Veach is in Anderson Barracks at the Home, and often serves as an escort for other residents going to Doctor appointments.  These Brothers, who have served our country, appreciate having visitors.

Kenneth Chatten, Paul Gabriel, Harold Hoskins, & Larry Lewis are residents in Good Samaritan Home, 2130 Harrison St., Quincy, IL, 62301-6756.  The following members live in cottages at Good Samaritan Home:  Richard Bowman, 39D; Carl Koehser, 41C, and Raymond Scheiter, 49B.  A visit, card, or phone call to these members would be appreciated.

 PLEASE KEEP ALL THESE PEOPLE IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

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