Welcome to the Second Masonic District of Ohio, where we are “Second to None!” The Second Masonic District is located in the southwestern portion of Ohio and consists of 32 Lodges in the Montgomery, Preble, Warren, and Butler counties. There are approximately 8,500 members in these Lodges. Thank you for visiting our Website.
Worshipful Masters-Elect and Lodge Secretaries:
The 2018 Past Masters Convocation will be held at the Dayton Masonic Center on December 1, 2018. Registration for Masters and Secretaries will open at 7:30 a.m. with the morning session beginning at 8:30 a.m. sharp. Worshipful Masters must bring the following items:
- Certificate of Election (Form 52). This form is to be completed by your lodge Secretary and stamped with the seal of your lodge.
- Certificate or letter verifying that you have received the Past Master Degree (if applicable). Remember you must receive the Past Master Degree, in a chapter of Royal Arch Masons or at a Convocation of Past Masters, before you can be installed as Master of your Lodge.
- A complete list of your elected officers. NOTE: Their email addresses, phone numbers, and mailing addresses must be entered in Grand View immediately following their election.
The fee for attendance is $30.00 per Master-Elect which covers the cost of lunch and printing of all materials furnished at the convocation (Worshipful Master’s Handbook; LEO, Deacon and Warden training materials and Inspection Cards). The cost for anyone wishing to attend lunch is $12.00. All Actual Past Masters are invited to attend the lunch and the afternoon session. Reservations for lunch are mandatory. It will be the responsibility of the Master Elects to pay for all reserved lunches by brothers of their lodges when registering in the morning. NO EXCEPTIONS! The Convocation of Past Masters will promptly begin at 1:00 p.m. The Master-Elect’s Lodge is encouraged to pay the $30.00 fee for its Master-Elect. Payment is to be made by Lodge check only, payable to: Second Masonic District Officers Association. Cash will NOT be accepted. Reservations are due no later than November 17, 2018.
Secretaries should make all reservations with:
Raymond H. Fosnot, Jr., DDGM
The Fall meeting of the Second District Officers Association will be on Friday, October 26, 2018, 7:00 pm, at the Dayton Masonic Center, Third Floor – Commandery Asylum.
The Installation Ceremony will be extra special this year as it will not only be for Second District Officers, but also the District Education Officers and District Deputy Grand Masters.
This is the first time in our District that all these officers will be installed at once.
Light refreshments and finger food will be provided following the close of the meeting.
If you are planning to attend, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can have an accurate head count. The deadline is October 22nd.
Please join us for this very special occasion. We look forward to seeing you at the DMC!