Lodge to join is normally about location
and meeting the existing members to help give
you that understanding of who, where and when as
lodges meet on different days, different
locations, and with different goals or aims. If
you are interested in joining Freemasonry,
Temperance Lodge would love to help you start
We have a
strange saying of 'Ask one to be one'
or ' To be one, ask one', which
actually translates to that a Freemason will
traditionally never ask you to join, but we
happily talk about the many great aspects of
Freemasonry, but will leave it up to you to make
that first step.
That he sincerely seeks intellectual and moral
improvement for himself and others.
Has a belief in a supreme being (God as you
That he is able to afford the necessary expenditure
without detriment to himself or his connections.
Financial ability to pay lodge subscriptions and
contribute to charity, without having an adverse
impact on his family. (normal Temperance Lodge fees
are $65 per year)
That he is willing and able to devote part of his
time, his means and his efforts, to the promotion of
the aims of our ancient institution.
To make a commitment to attend Lodge meetings,
rehearsals, socials and events.
That he will never seek commercial, social or
pecuniary advantage from his membership.
If you still have an interest in joining
Freemasonry, you will want to petition the
lodge. To do that just click on the link below
and you open a "fillable" PDF form. Complete
the form and print or email it to our lodge
secretary at the email provided in the Contact Us
link on this website. Our fraternity will
require a federal background check and you will be
responsible to pay those fees to provide that.
**Download Petition of Degrees Form**
will fill out the top half of the form only.