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MEGHP Michael W. Klinger visited Arnold Chapter No. 254 on May 17th. At that visit, he presented Companions Joseph S. Knell, PHP, Steven J. Joyce, PHP, and Gregg A. Schena, PHP with their Veteran’s Service Pins. Congratulations Companions and thank you for your service.
On May 12th, the MEGHP and the Grand Scribe made a surprise visit to Union Chapter No. 165 in Uniontown. This is the home Chapter of M.E. Comp. Jason Craig, the Grand King. Once the business of the evening was concluded, the Chapter Hall was prepared for the anointing of MEHP Stephen A. Todak. The three Grand Officers performed the ceremony of anointing on Comp. Todak. It was a wonderful night with some great fellowship!
On May 9th, the MEGHP made an Official Visit to Norristown Chapter No. 190. What a great turnout!
At the official visit of the MEGHP to Norristown Chapter No. 190, the MEHP, Comp. Comp. William P. Sacks presented Grand Chapter with a check in the amount of $500.00 for the Ronald McDonald house Charities. Many thanks to Norristown Chapter for this donation!
On April 5th, the MEGHP and Grand Scribe made an Official Visit to Jordan Chapter No. 203. The Chapter Conferred the Most Excellent Master Mason’s Degree on 5 Candidates! We had a great meeting and some great fellowship.
On May 4th, The Grand King, M.E. Companion Jason F. Craig, accompanied Companion Randall D. Fry, DDGHP Of District 23, on his Official Visit to Washington Chapter No. 150. In the back row behind them are, from left to right: Comp. Lawrence D. Fowler, King, Comp. Matthew A. Boice PHP, Comp. David E. Thumm Jr, MEHP, and Comp. James R. Flanigan, PDDGHP, Chaplain.
Washington Chapter No. 150
On April 30th, The Chapters of District 23 gathered at Washington Chapter No. 150 for a One Day Class. 14 candidates received the three Capitular Degrees, and one candidate received the Royal Arch Degree. Congratulations and welcome to all of our newly Exalted Royal Arch Masons!
On April 28, the MEGHP and the Grand Scribe made an Official Visit to Lansdale Chapter No. 301. At this meeting, the MEGHP presented Companion Stephen G. Arnawoodian with his Past DDGHP apron and jewel. Comp. Arnawoodian served as District Deputy for District 2 From 2015 to 2020. Congratulations Comp. Steve!
Temple Chapter No. 215
On April 7th, The MEGHP made an official visit to Temple Chapter No. 215. What a beautiful building! We had a great meeting and some great fellowship that night.
Below are a few of the pictures provided to us from Newport Chapter’s Secretary, Albert Miller. Newport Chapter No. 238 celebrated their 150th Anniversary at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in Harrisburg on April 9th. Congratulations, Companions, on a wonderful event!
Front from left to right
James Parsons Jr. • Terry Elliott PHP • Eric Miller King • Chad Hummel Scribe • Matthew Teter PDDGHP
Bruce Hengst • Randy Evans
2nd row from left to right
James Meintel • Michael Byers PHP • John Paden PHP Treasurer • Eric Berger MEHP • Michael Keller
Barry Enck PHP • Albert Miller PHP Secretary • James Sharar PHP • Michael Rinehart • Lewis Berge
Front from left to right:
Eric Miller King • Michael Oyler DDGHP • Michael Klinger MEGHP • Eric Berger MEHP • Matthew Teter PDDGHP
2nd row from left to right
Michael Byers PHP Chaplain • John Paden PHP Treasurer • Chad Hummel Scribe • Jason Craig MEGK
Eric Stahley MEGS • Michael Keller Sr Master of Ceremonies • Barry Enck PHP Pursuivant
Albert Miller PHP Secretary • James Sharar Royal Arch Captain
On April 12th, the MEGHP and the Grand Scribe made an Official Visit to Harmony Chapter in Bristol, PA. What an amazing old building! Thanks for the hospitality, we had a wonderful visit!
One Day class in Danville on April 2nd
At the one day Conferral held in Danville on April 2, 2022, M.E. Comp. Jason F. Craig, Grand King, presented Veteran’s pins to the newly Exalted Companions that served in our Armed Forces. Congratulations Companions, and thank you for your service!
Lehigh Valley Joshua Association
At the March 30th meeting of the Lehigh Valley Joshua Association, the MEGHP along with other candidates, were initiated into the group. The new member ceremony, the Belly Mason Degree, was conferred by Comp. James Green, PHP. Congratulations to all the new members!
Shekinah Royal Arch Chapter No.182
Pictured from left to right:
Comp. Shaun T. Korus, Acting King, Comp. Peter K. Townsend, DDGHP, Comp. Robert L. Stanley, MEHP, M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP, Comp. William L. Bookwalter, Scribe.
On March 21, 2022, M. E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP made an official visit to Shekinah Royal Arch Chapter No.182. Traveling with the MEGHP that evening were: M.E. Comp. Eric C. Stahley, Grand Scribe, Comp. Peter K. Townsend, DDGHP, and Comp. David T. Lewis, PDDGHP. It was an enjoyable meeting and a good time was had by all.
M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP and Comp. Peter K. Townsend, DDGHP presented Comp. Robert L. Stanley, MEHP with his Certificate of Appreciation for his service as MEHP. Comp. Stanley served as MEHP during 2020 and 2021.
M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP and Comp. Peter K. Townsend, DDGHP presented Comp. Charles E. Beleski and Comp. Keith J. Murray with their Grand Chapter Veteran’s Pins. Congratulations and thank you for your service!
Newport No. 238 Mark Master Mason Degree Conferral
Front row from left: Carl F Calder, George Washington RAC No. 176; Jere Landis, York Rac No. 199; Bruce Hengst, Newport RAC No. 238; Jeffrey Fox PDDGHP
Middle row from left: Randy Evans, Newport RAC No. 238; Brian Campbell, Newport RAC No. 238; Derrick Foor, York RAC No. 199; Jonathon DeHoff, York RAC No. 199
Back row: Eric Miller, King, Michael G Oyler DDGHP #12, Eric Berger, MEHP, Chad Hummel Scribe.
The MEGHP, M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger’s Official Visit to Lilly Chapter No. 181
Keith McKeon, DDGHP presented Grand Chapter Veteran’s pins to the members of Lilly Chapter who served in our County’s Armed Forces. Thank you to all who served and continue to serve our great Country!
Michael W. Klinger, assisted by DDGHP Keith W. McKeon, presented three Bronze Triple Triangle awards. Congratulations to Companions Matthew R. Hawk, Ralph W. Clay, Sr., and Harold R. Henry!
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Milton Chapter No. 298 • Mark Master Mason Degree
At the stated meeting of Milton Chapter No. 298 held on March 10, 2022, Brothers Michael E. Hockenbury and Aaron J. Crawford had the honorary Degree of Mark Master Mason conferred upon them. The conferring Master was Companion Kenneth A. Reed, Director of work for the 14th Capitular District. Congratulations to our new Mark Master Masons!
The M.E.G.H.P. made an official visit to Tyoga Chapter No. 194 on March 8, 2022. There was a wonderful turnout, and a good time was had by all!
Pictured from left to right:
Comp. Peter C. McLelland, King, Comp. B. John Gee, Jr. MEHP, M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP, Comp. William M. Page, Scribe
Also at his official visit to Tyoga Chapter on March 8, 2022, M.E. Companion Michael W. Klinger, M.E.G.H.P. presented Comp. B. John Gee, Jr., M.E.H.P. with his Bronze Triple Triangle award. Many members of the Chapter will be attending the Grand Chapter Communication in June in order to receive their Silver and Gold awards! Congratulations Comp. Gee!
On Thursday, March 3rd, the Most Excellent Grand High Priest made an official visit to
Berwick Bloomsburg Chapter No. 218. Many thanks to all who turned out for this wonderful evening!
From Left to right:
Ralph P. DeFrain, King • M. Vincent Cruciani, Chairman, Committee on Capitular Education • Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP • William H. Ferguson, PHP • Erik R. Herrold, DDGHP • Bradley L. Oman, PHP • Robert M. Swartz, MEHP • William R. Lupacchini • Vince L. Henrickson, PHP, Scribe • William H. Rice, Jr., PHP • Garth S Mausteller, PHP • Fred L Whitenight Jr, PHP • Jonathon K. Leffler, PHP, Secretary • Eric C. Stahley, Grand Scribe
From left to right:
Ralph P. DeFrian, King • Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP • Robert M. Swartz, MEHP • Vince L. Henrickson, PHP, Scribe
Lycoming Chapter Meeting - February 8, 2022
M.E. Companion Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP, made an official visit to Lycoming Chapter No. 222 on Feb 8th. His visit was well-received, and an enjoyable time was had by all. At this meeting he presented Companion Glenn H. McConnell, PHP, with A Certificate of Appreciation for Serving as High Priest of his Chapter for the 2021 Capitular year. Congratulations Comp. Glenn!
Congratulations Companion Glenn!
Troy Royal Arch Chapter February 1st 2022
Chapter No. 3, meeting in Oriental Hall in the Masonic Temple
On January 5, 2022, the M.E.G.H.P. visited Chapter No. 3, meeting in Oriental Hall in the Masonic Temple at One North Broad Street, Philadelphia. Thanks to all who attended, and to Chapter No. 3 for their hospitality this evening!
From left to right, M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP, Comp. Michael J. Ernst, King, Comp. Edward T. Clifford III, MEHP, M. E. Comp Piers A. Vaughan, MEGHP 14 of the state of NY, Comp. Ryan J. Steele, Scribe, M.E. Comp. Eric C. Stahley, Grand Scribe, and Comp. Yasser Al-Khatib, PHP and a founding member of the C.A.R.E. program.
Warrior Run Chapter No. 246