Lodi Lodge No. 256

Making true friends, improving ourselves, having an impact and based on the belief each man has a responsibility to help make his Neighborhood, his Community, and the world a better place.
TRESTLE BOARDS

What is Masonry?

Masonry is the world’s first and largest fraternal organization.

The Grand Lodge of California has nearly 60,000 Masons and approximately 320 lodges.

Lodi Lodge No. 256 was founded Thursday, November 27, 1879
with a charter from the Grand Lodge of California, Free and Accepted Masons.

Lodi Lodge No. 256 is made up of Freemasons who believe Freemasonry enhances and strengthens the character of each man by providing opportunities for fellowship, charity, and education.

If you are not a Mason, but interested in becoming a Mason, the first step on your journey in becoming a Mason is to ask. One of the ancient landmarks of our fraternity is we do not solicit new members. A man must seek Masonic membership of his own free will and accord.

Our Mission and Our Lodge

Mission: to promote personal growth and self-improvement. As Masons, we lead by example, and give back to our communities. We invest in children, our neighbors, and our future.

Personal Growth: Our continuing pursuit of knowledge, ethics, moral leadership, and leadership skills makes us better men and brings more meaning to our lives, to the lives of our families, to the community, and to the fraternity.

Friendship: Masonry is a community of men and their families, who share a common belief and values.

A Sense of Belonging: The Masonic Fraternity is a group of men, whose belief of honor, integrity, trust, compassion, love, and knowledge are important. The Declaration of Independence phrased it this way: “We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal, and are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness”.

Service: Commitment to philanthropy, volunteerism, and community service by the Masons of California and Masonic Members of Lodi Lodge No. 256, helps make the world a better place for all of us. Philanthropies of York Rite; Scottish Rite; and the Shriners Hospital for Children are but a few examples

Rich History: As a member of The Freemasons, The Grand Lodge of California and Lodi Lodge No. 256 you will be a part of an organization that values tradition and history. The traditions and core values of our fraternity are relevant today as they were in the past and will be in the future.

Rewards of Being a Freemason

Making True Friends

Masonry is a community of men and their families who share similar beliefs and values. The fraternity finds it important to connect with other men of honor, compassion, love, trust, and knowledge, regardless of their race, color, religious beliefs, political views, sexual orientation, physical ability, citizenship, or national origin. We are friends and brothers, and are connected through this vital and uplifting organization of moral men.

Improving Ourselves

Our continuing pursuit of truth, knowledge, ethics, and leadership skills makes us better men and brings more meaning to our lives. Learning the tenets of Freemasonry, paired with being an active part of our community, gives us the opportunity to develop leadership and organizational skills, and builds self-discipline through commitment and self-confidence.

Having an Impact

As a member of the Freemasons, the Grand Lodge of California, and Lodi Lodge No. 256, we are a part of a worldwide organization that values tradition, history, and timeless wisdom. The traditions and core values of our fraternity are meaningful today and will endure for centuries to come because of our direct impact in our community, through our charities, and on a personal level.

Join Us

If you are interested in becoming a Mason, the first step on your journey is to ask.

One of the ancient landmarks of our fraternity is that we do not solicit new members.
A man must seek Masonic membership of his own free will and accord. Contact us to learn more.

Master: Chris Ross PM
Senior Warden: John Herrick PM
Junior Warden: TBD
Treasurer: George Lester PM
Secretary: Will McVicker PM
Chaplain: Tim Christensen
Senior Deacon: TBD
Junior Deacon: Mark Butler
Senior Steward: Tim Reynolds
Junior Steward: TBD
Marshall: Kevin Terrill
Tyler: Alex Terrill

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  • August 7, 2024

    Job's Stated Meeting

    August 7, 2024 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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    Shrine Clubs 3 way reception

    August 10, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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