Month: December 2020

162000 Minutes

162000 Minutes Submitted By Right Illustrious Companion James McNeelyGeneral Grand Council Technology Committee and Deputy Grand Master, Grand Council of Connecticut  Clocks (Public Domain)   Since the start of the global pandemic, Masonry has made the move to utilizing virtual meeting environments for everything from social gatherings to stated assemblies and even triennial sessions.  As …

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Grand York Rite of Utah Educational Series: January 6, 2020 at 7pm MDT (GMT-6)

Grand York Rite of Utah Educational Series: January 6, 2020, at 7pm MDT (GMT-6) Submitted By Most Illustrious Companion Reed FanningGrand Master, Grand Council of Utah Grand Council of Utah Logo   The Grand York Rite of Utah is providing a series of educational presentations. The next presentation is on January 6, 2020, at 7pm …

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The Color Purple: Origin and History

The Color Purple: Origin and History Most Illustrious Companion Allan Silvestre Illustrious Companion Allan Silvestre presented on “Purple Color: Origin and History” during the November 22, 2020, General Grand Master Fireside Chat.  The full video of the presentation is now available on the General Grand Council’s Youtube Channel linked below. The Color Purple: Origin and …

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A Christmas Message

A Christmas Message By Illustrious Companion Will Highsmith Decryption Editor Manger ScenePublic Domain Whenever we think of Christmas, it is easy to think of lights, Christmas trees, decorations, family, gifts, and our favorite Christmas songs. These things all can add to our Christmas Experience. However, to those of us who are Christians, the birth of …

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East Central Regional Recorder’s Meeting – December 9, 2020

East Central Regional Recorder’s Meeting – December 9, 2020 Submitted by Stephen Balke, General Grand Recorder, Cryptic Masons International Cryptic Masons International Collar Photo Credit; MIC John Bridegroom   On December 9, 2020, a conference call was held with the East Central Regional Recorders. A summary of the call is below. Invocation: Corey Curtiss General …

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South Central Regional Recorder’s Meeting – December 16, 2020

South Central Region Happenings – December 16, 2020Submitted by Steve Balke, General Grand Recorder, Cryptic Masons International John L. Logan South Central Regional Deputy General Grand Master   On December 16, a regional conference call was held with the South Central Region South Grand Recorders. These calls will be mentioned in the Decryption as a …

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MIC Wayne Lee White

Passing of MIC Wayne White, 1930-2020

Most Illustrious Companion Wayne Lee White Past Most Illustrious Grand Master of Kansas October 14, 1930 – December 17, 2020 MIC Wayne Lee White PMIGM of Kansas 1930-2020 Wichita, Kansas – Wayne Lee White, Age 90, a lifelong Sumner County resident, loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and great great grandfather, passed away Thursday afternoon, …

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General Grand Council Holiday Greeting

General Grand Council Holiday Greeting By The General Grand Council Officers and Regional Deputies General Grand Council Logo The General Grand Council Officers and Regional Deputies have created a video bringing their Holiday Greetings to the Companions wherever dispersed.  This video has been uploaded to the General Grand Council’s Youtube Channel and is available at …

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Hanukkah Message

Hanukkah Message By Right Illustrious Companion James McNeely Deputy Puissant Grand Master, Grand Council of Connecticut, and General Grand Council Tech Committee MenorahPublic Domain Blessed are You Adonai, our God, Ruler of the World, who made us holy through your commandments and commanded us to light the Hanukkah Light. Blessed are You Adonai, our God, …

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