2022 Photos

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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

Harmony Chapter

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 class in Danville on April 2nd, Danville Chapter No. 238 held a raffle of various items to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Danville. The Chapter raised over 500 dollars with the raffle! Way to go, Companions!
Companion Keith W. Mckeon, DDGHP of District 6, promotes the Triple Triangle Program at the one day class in Danville on April 2, 2022. Want to know more about the program?
Click here:  ———>   Triple Triangle Program

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; 

Rear 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 

Front row from left: Carl F Calder, George Washington RAC No. 176; Jere Landis, York Rac No. 199; Bruce Hengst, Newport RAC No. 238; 

Rear 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 

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

From left to right: Comp. Michael A. Slack, Grand Marshall, Comp. Hal F. Groover, King, M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP,  M.E. Comp. Eric C. Stahley, Grand Scribe, Comp. Matthew R. Hawk, MEHP,  Comp. Ralph W. Clay Sr., Scribe, and Comp. Keith W. McKeon, DDGHP.       

The MEGHP, M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, made an official visit to Lilly Chapter No. 181 On March 15, 2022.  Accompanying the MEGHP was M.E. Comp. Eric C. Stahley, Grand Scribe, Comp. Keith W. McKeon, DDGHP of District 6, and Comp. Michael A. Slack, Grand Marshall.
 
The MEGHP presented three Triple Triangle awards, and the DDGHP presented Grand Chapter Veteran’s pins to the veterans in attendance.  Representatives from the other Chapters in District 6 were also in attendance.  What a wonderful night for Capitular Masonry!

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! 

Do you want to know more about the Triple Triangle program?  Click on the link: —–>    Triple Triangle

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

At his official visit to Tyoga Chapter No. 194 M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger presented Comp. Steven L. Gee with his Past District Deputy Grand High Priest’s Apron.  Comp. Steve Served as DDGP for District 15 from 2015 to 2020. Congratulations on a job well done!

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!

M.E. Companion Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP, presenting Companion Glenn H. McConnell, PHP, with A Certificate of Appreciation for Serving as High Priest of his Chapter for the 2021 Capitular year.

Congratulations Companion Glenn!

Pictured from left to right: Comp. Adam D. Lutz, King, M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP, Comp. Robert E. Saul, MEHP, and Comp. Glenn H. McConnell, Scribe.
Pictured from left to right: Comp. Adam D. Lutz, King, M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP, Comp. Keith A. Erb, DDGHP of District 14, Comp. Robert E. Saul, MEHP, and Comp. Glenn H. McConnell, Scribe.
Pictured from left to right: Comp. J. Budd Bell, PHP, Comp. Adam D. Lutz, King, M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP, Comp. Keith A. Erb, DDGHP of District 14, Comp. Robert E. Saul, MEHP, Comp. Glenn H. McConnell, Scribe, and Comp. Kenneth A. Reed, District Instructor for District 14.
Pictured from left to right: Comp. Kenneth A. Reed, PHP, District 14 Instructor, Comp. Adam D. Lutz, King, M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP, Comp. Keith A. Erb, DDGHP of District 14, Comp. Robert E. Saul, MEHP, Comp. Glenn H. McConnell, Scribe, and M.E. Comp. Eric C. Stahley, Grand Scribe.
Pictured from left to right: Comp. Kenneth A. Reed, PHP, District 14 Instructor, Comp. Adam D. Lutz, King, M.E. Comp. Michael W. Klinger, MEGHP, Comp. Keith A. Erb, DDGHP of District 14, Comp. Robert E. Saul, MEHP, Comp. Glenn H. McConnell, Scribe, and M.E. Comp. Eric C. Stahley, Grand Scribe.

Troy Royal Arch Chapter February 1st 2022

The Most Excellent Grand High Priest and the Grand Scribe made an official visit to Troy Royal Arch Chapter February 1st 2022.  Several other Appointed and Past Grand Officers were also in attendance.  Thanks to the Companions from Troy Chapter for their hospitality and for a wonderful meeting!

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!

Pictured are the throne officers of the Chapter.From left to right: Companion Michael J. Ernst, King. Companion Edward T. Clifford III, MEHP, and Companion Ryan J. Steele, Scribe.

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.

At the Stated Meeting of Chapter No. 3 held on January 5, 2022, The M.E.G.H.P presented M.E. Companion Piers A. Vaughan, MEHP14 from the State of New York with his Certificate and jewel recognizing him as a Capitular Master as part of the C.A.R.E.S education program. Comp. Piers was invaluable in the institution of this program, as much of the material used in the course was built upon by a similar program instituted by him in the state of New York. Congratulations and thank you Comp. Piers! Assisting with the presentation is Comp. Yasser Al-Khatib PHP- Founding member of C.A.R.E.
Want to learn more about the C.A.R.E program? you can find more information here: https://paroyalarch.org/care-information/

Warrior Run Chapter No. 246

The MEGHP and the Grand Scribe visited Warrior Run Chapter No. 246 at their Stated Meeting held on January 11, 2022. At that time, Companion George Avlonitis, PHP, was presented with his Bronze and Silver Triple Triangle Awards. These awards were presented on behalf of the Chapter to Companion George for his dedicated service to Capitular Masonry. Well done and Congratulations, Companion George!

Holidaysburg One Day Class 

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Companion Keith W. Mckeon, DDGHP of District 6, promotes the Triple Triangle Program at the one day class in Danville on April 2, 2022. Want to know more about the program?
Click here:  ———>   Triple Triangle Program

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