Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220 AF & AM  - 2959 N Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA. 23452-6916

WE HAVE COOL AIR!!! A WM’s shout out to Wor. Dale for his exceptional work getting our 2nd floor A/C unit back up and running like a champ at a reasonable cost...               FELLOWCRAFT DEGREE this coming Thursday, June 30th at 7:00 pm!...               ATTIRE FOR JULY’S STATED COMMUNICATION is Patriotic Attire (RED, WHITE, & BLUE) open-collared shirt and dress slacks…               THE JULY 2022 EDITION of The Burning Taper is posted under ‘Newsletter’...               PINE TREE LODGE OF MASONIC INSTRUCTION meets every Wednesday from 9:00 am-11:00 am at the Lodge…               THE JULY 2022 LODGE CALENDAR is posted under “Lodge Activities”…               NEIGHBORHOOD 4TH OF JULY PARADE – Brethren, family, and friends are invited to join us at the Lodge at 10:30 am, Monday, July 4th to be part of the Kings Grant 4th of July Parade!  See the Kings Grant Community League website https://kgcl.org/ for more information…               CONGRATULATIONS to our Newest Fellowcrafts – Bro. Dave Hopkins and Bro. Nick Gauker!...

A/C Replacement for the 2nd Floor
The Lodge gets a new A/C unit for the 2nd floor on Saturday, June 16, 2022, after a crow shorted out the Dominion Power transformer providing power to the previous unit the Thursday prior.

Awards A' Plenty at July 2022 Stated Communication
At our July 9th Stated Communication, Rt. Wor. Bob Stanek (DDGM, 56th District) presented the Lodge with the Seymour Jonas Levy Award recognizing excellence in supporting the Virginia Masonic Community Blood Program; Wor. Dale Graham (Past Master 2021) and Wor. John Brown (Lodge Blood Chairman) accepted the award on behalf of the Lodge. Rt. Wor. Stanek also presented Bro. Milt Twisdale with the Grand Lodge Certificate of Proficiency in all three catechisms of Craft Freemasonry (EA, FC, and MM), and Wor. Bill Peterson, District Educational Officer for the 56th District, presented Bro. Carl Pennington with his certificates from Grand Lodge for completing all four of the Committee on Masonic Education's online correspondence courses. Well Done to All!

60th Anniversary Table Lodge
Most Worshipful James Winfield Golladay, Jr., 176th Grand Master of Masons in Virginia, joined us for a Table Lodge to celebrate the Lodge's 60th Anniversary.

Hicks/Parkerson Area Ritual School
Freemasons from the 36th and 56th Masonic District gathered on Saturday, April 9th and Monday, April 12th, to brush up on their Masonic ritual.

Easter Paws - K9 Easter Egg Hunt & Pet Fair
The lodge was pleased to host Easter Paws sponsored by Stable Hands Pet Services Center, LLC on Saturday, April 9, 2022!

Sweetheart Italian Dinner - February 19, 2022
The lodge hosted a Sweetheart Italian Dinner on February 19, 2022, where over 60 people joined us for a wonderful night of fun, food, fellowship, along with the Sinatra song stylings of Frank Sings Frank. We also had the honor of helping Rt. Wor. Ed and Doris Meise celebrate their 68th wedding anniversary - That's not a typo - 68 YEARS!

Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220's 60th Anniversary
On February 10, 2022, the Lodge celebrated the 60th Anniversary of its receiving its Charter under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge, A.F. & A.M. of Virginia. The lodge also presented 60 Year Masonic Veteran Awards to Bro. Doug McCloud and Bro. John McCloud. This was particularly special as Bro. Chris McCloud, Bro. Doug's grandson and Bro. John's nephew, was able to be present to give them their pins. Bro. Doug was the first Master Mason raised by the lodge while Under Dispensation and Bro. John the first Master Mason raised after the lodge received its Charter. Their father, Rt. Wor. Ira McCloud, was the first Worshipful Master of the Lodge.

Litter Pickup @ Groveland Park
Brothers of Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220 pick up litter at Groveland Park as part of the City of Virginia Beach's Adopt-a-Park Program. https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/parks-trails/caring-for-our-parks/Pages/adopt-a-programs.aspx

Open Installation of Officers for 2022
Congratulations to all our newly installed Lodge Officers for 2022!

Yard Sale and Fellowship Breakfast a Tremendous Success!
Thanks to everyone who came out Saturday, October 23rd to be a part of our yard sale and fellowship breakfast - it was a tremendous success because of YOU!

50-Year Masonic Veteran Award - Wor. Wagner
Wor. Jimmy Wagner receives his 50-Year Masonic Veteran Award! Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220 was also proud to help present a fellow Brother from West Virginia his 50-Year Masonic Veteran Award, as well.

Our Newest Master Mason!
Congratulations to our newest Master Mason, Bro. Brandon Samuel Smith, who was Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on September 30th.

Worth the Wait - Past Masters' Fish Fry 2021
We waited an entire year due to COVID, and our Past Masters did not disappoint with an amazing fish fry fundraiser for the Lodge!

Past Masters' Night 2021
Well done to our Past Masters who successfully manned the chairs of all the Officers of the Lodge for our September Stated Communication!

Found Proficient!
Bro. Zach Schaard shows off his proficiency certificate from M.W. Douglas V. Jones for having been examined and found proficient in all three catechisms for the Degrees in Freemasonry in the front of an open Lodge. Wor. Dale Graham presented Bro. Zach with his certificate.

Lawn Work Party!
The Worshipful Master and Brothers of Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220 sprucing up the property on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

Our Newest Master Mason!
Congratulations to our newest Master Mason, Bro. Zachary A. Schaard, who was Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason after literally a year's worth of patience and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic.

One-Day Conferral!
Congratulations and welcome to our newest Master Masons - Bro. Wayne Carl Carruthers (front row, far left), Bro. Diego Yeshua Starks (front row, 3rd from right), and Bro. Jonathan Kyle Lewis (front row, 2nd from right) - who were Initiated, Passed and Raised during the 56th Masonic District's One-Day Conferral on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Princess Anne Masonic Lodge No. 25! Each new Brother received certificates recognizing their accomplishment from M.W. Wayne Sawyer Flora, Past Grand Master of Masons in Virginia (2014).

Found Proficient!
Bro. Tom Mirsky (front) shows off his proficiency certificate from M.W. Douglas V. Jones for having been examined and found proficient in the front of open Lodge in the work in all three degrees. Jr. Warden Wes Latchford (back), acting Worshipful Master for the Lodge's September Stated Communication, presented Bro. Tom with his certificate.

Traveling in Foreign Countries
Wor. Dave Conner and his son, Bro. Justin Conner, visited Lindisfarne Lodge 46TC, Tasmania, Australia where Father-in-Law/Grandfather Bro. Allen C. Telfer’s (deceased) was raised and attended regularly. They observed Lodge ritual for opening, closing, business, and degree work. Afterwards, Wor. Dave made presentations to the Lodge on behalf of the Grand Master of Virginia and the Brethren of Lynnhaven Lodge, including an engraved trowel in memory of Bro. Telfer.

50-Year Masonic Veteran Award - Bro. Osborne
Bro. William Osborne received his 50-Year Masonic Veteran Award from Wor. Marlo Pilar, Wor. Bob Rathbun and Bro. Jim Witcher at the Atlantic Shores Retirement Community in Virginia Beach, VA.

50-Year Masonic Veteran Award - Bro. Thompson
Bro. Robert Leroy Thompson received his 50-Year Masonic Veteran Award from Wor. Marlo Pilar and Wor. Bob Rathbun at his home in Virginia Beach, VA.

Newest Raised Master Mason in 2020
We raised Bro. Tom to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on January 30, 2020.

2019 Mason of the Year Award
Bro. Robert B. Schratweiser received the Mason of the Year Award during the Stated Communication for the Month of January.

Traveling Gavel of 56th Masonic District
Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220 took the Traveling Gavel to our Lodge from Bayside Lodge No. 218 on January 2, one day after they took it from Princess Anne Lodge No. 25.

Virginia Beach Storm Drain Marker Program
Wor. John Brown, Bro. Wes Latchford, Bro. Jim Witcher, and Bro. Marlo Pilar (not pictured) attached markers on storm drains along N. Lynnhaven Rd. in Virginia Beach, VA as part of Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220 community service project supporting the City of Virginia Beach's storm drain marker program.

Newest Raised Master Mason in 2018
We raised a Brother (front row, third from the left next to the tall Master Mason with the hat) to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on May 31, 2018.

Child Identification Program (ChIP)
We set up a tent for the Grand Lodge of Virginia's Child Identification Program (ChIP) at the Pungo Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 26th (Memorial Day Weekend).

MacArthur Memorial on Gen. Douglas MacArthur Day


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