Nineteenth Annual Community Recognition and Family Night Dinner

New Carlisle Lodge will host a Masonic Family Night, Friday, May 18 with a free dinner at 6:30 p.m. and we cordially invite all to attend. The evening activities will be devoted to honoring our ladies, widows of deceased brethren, presentation of “The Community Builder’s Award” to a deserving resident of our community to show our appreciation for their outstanding efforts and contributions to our community. We will also recognize exemplary service by a youth in the Tecumseh, Bethel, and Northwestern School Districts.

There is no charge for the dinner but reservations are required. Doors open at 6:00 for a social period, dinner served at 6:30. Bring your family and friends and join us for this evening of good food and fellowship. Please contact Helmut Schuster ( or Jay Maxwell 937-307-6429 ( for reservations on or before May 15.

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168th Annual Inspection Report

Our 168th Annual Inspection was a wonderful meeting of Masons. In attendance were 32 members (12 Past Masters) and 47 visitors for a total of 79. Brother Charles Farris IV was Passed to the Degree of Fellow Craft. Right Worshipful Brother David Waggoner, DDGM of the 9th Masonic District, complimented New Carlisle Lodge and our officers on our inspection and the work we do all year. The Lecture was given by WM. Douglas Baker, the “G” lecture by WB. Robert Maxson and Bro. Brian Roberts gave the Charge. The Honorary Degree of Yellow Dog was conferred on many visiting Master

Thanks to all the officers for a job well done. Thanks to the Craft Club for serving a delicious breakfast prior to the Inspection

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Annual Inspection Update

The New Carlisle Lodge inspection on February 10 was outstanding. Breakfast was enjoyed by 51 and 77 Brothers witnessed our officers’ work and the Fellowcraft Degree. Inspecting officer, R.W.B. David Waggoner gave us high marks and complimented New Carlisle Lodge. Candidate Charles Farris received an impressive Fellowcraft Degree.

Thanks to the officers, Craft Club and everyone who helped.

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168th Annual Inspection

This is an important month for our lodge. The 168th Annual Inspection of New Carlisle Lodge will be held on Saturday, February 10. We cordially invite all Fellowcraft Masons, Past Masters, members of our lodge and all Masons to join us.

Our inspection will be in the Fellowcraft Degree. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 A.M. with the Lodge opening at 9:00 A.M. NO reservations needed for breakfast. Pay $7 at the door. The Officers would appreciate seeing a large turnout as well as your support.

(We’d like to remind all the brethren attending our Annual Inspection that the city of New Carlisle has a two hour parking limit on Main Street. Therefore, we encourage you to park off Main on any of the side streets or in the municipal parking lot on Church Street located one block west of the temple. Thanks for your cooperation.)

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New Carlisle Lodge January Stated Meeting

Thursday, January 11
Ugly Tie Night – Prize for Ugliest Tie
Dinner @ 6 PM
Lodge Opens @ 7 PM
Dress: Business Casual

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Ninth District Lodge Inspections – 2018

Jan. 24 @ 7:00 EA @ Anthony #455, Springfield – Meal @ 6
Jan. 27 @ 7:00 EA @ Mechanicsburg #113 – Meal @ 6
Jan. 30 @ 7:00 FC @ Clark #101, Springfield – Meal @ 6
Feb. 02 @ 7:00 EA @ Madison #221, W. Jefferson – Meal @ 6
Feb. 10 @ 9 AM – FC @ New Carlisle # 100 – Meal 7:30 AM
Feb. 16 @ 7:00 EA @ Chandler #138, London – Meal @ 6
Feb. 24 @ 7:00 MM @ Fielding #192, S. Charleston – Meal @ 6
Mar. 03 @ 9 AM – MM @ Mt. Sterling 269 – Meal @ 8 AM
Mar. 17 @ 7:00 EA @ Urania #311 – Meal @ 6
Mar. 19 @ 7:00 MM @ St. Andrew’s #619, Springfield – Meal @ 6
Mar. 21 @ 7:00 EA @ Mt. Olivet #226, Christiansburg – Meal @ 6
Mar. 24 @ 9 AM – FC @ Harmony #8, Urbana – Meal @ 8 AM
Apr. 07 @ 9 AM – FC @ Morning Star, OMH – Meal @ 11:30 AM
Apr. 07 @ 7:00 MM @ HS Kissell #674, Springfield – Meal @ 6

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

There’s special warmth at Christmas time we feel for family and friends, filling us with a sense of joy that truly never ends. The members of New Carlisle Lodge, Chapter and Council send Seasons Greetings and wish for everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Annual Awards and Jeff Pickett Benefit Spaghetti Dinner (Updated)

The Annual Awards Dinner is on Thursday December 14. We are honoring our new 25, 50, 60, 65 year members. Dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. Presentation will be made after dinner in the Fellowship Hall. One hundred percent of all donations will be for the benefit of W.B. Jeff Pickett.W.B. Picket has been through years of medical problems and the financial burden has been overwhelming. We need to help. All Masons and their families and guests are invited. The dinner is free but we need your reservations. Dinner will be served at 5:30 and Lodge will open at 7:00 PM.

For Reservations – Call or Email BEFORE December 11 Jay Maxwell (937-307-6429 )

UPDATE: The Jeff Pickett Benefit Dinner, December 14, was a great success. We raised $3,662.00 to help Worshipful Brother Pickett and his family.

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39th Annual Christmas Party and Dinner December 4th

The Ohio Masonic Home 39th Annual Christmas Dinner party will be held on Monday, December 4, 2017 at New Carlisle Masonic Temple with dinner scheduled for 6:15 p.m.

We invite all Masons and their families (especially children and/or grandchildren) to join us for this traditional holiday event to entertain and honor Ohio Masonic Home residents, and to once again have a visit from that jolly old fellow known as St. Nick, or better known as Santa Claus.

The entré (ham loaves), drinks, and bread will be furnished. We ask all those attending to bring a salad or dessert or dish of your choice.

Please call or email Ron Seymour, Bill Berry or Jay Maxwell to let us know how many will be coming.

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