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jurisdiction were previously adopted by the Grand Lodge while in session, a formal revision of our ceremony booklet needs much thought and planning, and the blessing of the Grand Master and Advancing Line before bringing a recommendation to the Grand Lodge. Thus, this annual report will be limited to the announcement that such a revision is now being contemplated and work initiated. We hope a revised Ceremonies booklet will motivate our members with examples of how we can improve our connectivity and tailor these ceremonies to the occasion for a positive impact. Committee member and past Grand Chaplin, RWB James Fiete has given permission to share the following prayers as an example of improving our connectivity with participants and observers: Membership Pin Prayer Grant us Your blessing, Almighty Father of the Universe as we gather this evening to honor (WB/RW/Brother)______________ who has devoted ____ years of his life to Your service and to the service of Freemasonry; a brother who has been faithful to us and to Your teachings. We ask that you continue to give him strength, wisdom, courage, and love that he may continue to walk in Your service. For the many years which You have granted our brother- for life, for health, for mind, and for the daily provisions of Your Providence, we give You thanks. May our brother find joy in living and rest from every burden. May his life continue to be filled with Your gifts of Light, faith, service, peace, relief, truth, and brotherly love. May (WB/RW/Brother)___________________ continue to find favor in Your eyes. In Your Name we pray, to whom be all glory and honor forever. Amen. So Mote It Be. Lodge Installation Meal Prayer: Dear Heavenly Father, we give you thanks and praise as we celebrate the leadership of this lodge. May our words and actions continue to be pleasing in Your sight. May we always Look Back and Thank our God. Look Forward and Trust our God. Look Around and Serve our God. Look Within and Find our God. We ask that you Bless this food to the nourishment of our bodies that it may give us strength and courage to continue our journey of life. May Your Light continue to shine upon us and through us so others might see and know Your Love. In Your Name we pray. Amen. Lodge Installation Benediction Prayer: As we depart from this place of friendship, celebration, and fraternity, may God walk with each and every one of us as we travel safely back to our homes. May God remind us of our responsibilities, our obligations, our trust. May we go with God’s Belssing, Walk with God’s Light, Serve with God’s Love, Travel with God’s Armor, and Depart with God’s Peace. Have a safe journey down the pathway of your life. Until we meet again. Amen

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Official Proceedings - Grand Lodge MO Communication 2015  

Official proceedings of the One Hundred Ninety-Fourth Annual Communication Columbia Sept 28-29 A.D. 2015 A.L. 6015

Official Proceedings - Grand Lodge MO Communication 2015  

Official proceedings of the One Hundred Ninety-Fourth Annual Communication Columbia Sept 28-29 A.D. 2015 A.L. 6015

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