July Message From the East

June 20, 2015 at 11:36 am

Greetings Brethren, On June 13, 2015, J. B. Covert celebrated its annual flag retirement and awards luncheon. This event is always a highlight of our year and it has provided me with many memories throughout the years. Chief among these, was being present as my grandfather, Brother Clay Campbell received […]

June Message From the East

May 21, 2015 at 10:02 am

Greetings Brethren, Recently, Brother Lennon and I have had extensive conversations regarding the future of Freemasonry in the 21st Century and more specifically, the future of J.B. Covert #437. We noted that the structure of our organization as a whole lends itself well to short-term goals and plans. For instance, […]

April 2015 Message from the East

March 25, 2015 at 7:52 am

Greetings Brethren, The month of March was incredibly busy for J. B. Covert Lodge. It was also tremendously productive. March 14th was our Lodge clean up day. It is my great pleasure to inform you that the many dedicated Brethren spent most of that day and some of the next […]

Message from the East February 2015

February 23, 2015 at 9:06 am

Greetings Brethren, Inspection season is in full swing! Our inspection is on March 19th and in the Fellowcraft Degree. The meal is being prepared by the ladies of the Covert Chapter of the Eastern Star and will be served at 6:00 PM. Inspection will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. For […]

Message From The East January 2015

December 29, 2014 at 12:03 pm

Greetings Brethren, It has already been a busy and exciting year for J.B. Covert! We have already raised one candidate to the sublime degree of Master Mason. I have no doubt that there will be many more throughout the year. Many worthy men would like to join but simply do […]

The View From The East- November 2014

November 6, 2014 at 2:14 pm

One of the most important duties that the Master of a lodge faces is that of preparing his officer line to move up and be assured that they are ready to take over and lead the lodge after his term is completed. His true goal should always be to insure […]

September Message from the East

August 12, 2014 at 7:17 pm

Brothers, With the events that have occurred since we last met I will admit that it has been very hard for me to focus on the mundane details of Masonry. I know that it will be a long, hard road to recovery for our lodge. The losses that we have […]

June Message From the East

May 25, 2014 at 3:36 pm

Hello Brothers, As we approach the halfway point in our Masonic year we need to focus our attention on completing our degree work and get our candidates through their Master Mason degrees ASAP. We are currently waiting for one candidate to return his EA proficiency and we will be conferring […]

March Message From The East

February 23, 2014 at 1:27 pm

Greetings Brothers! If I had to pick one word to describe the current state of our lodge, I think that I would choose DYNAMIC. Things are definitely changing these days. Some of these changes are obvious to us all but some are more subtle so let me fill you in […]

February Message From The East

February 13, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Chilly Mid-Winter Greetings Brothers! There is a scene in the movie “Memphis Belle” where an American B-17 is completing its bomb run and turning off the target. The pilot gets on the intercom and says “Boys, we’ve done our jobs for Uncle Sam. Now we’re flying for ourselves”. I feel […]