December 18, 2020 Benevolent Fund, Mark
W.Bro. Darren W. Coleman‑Heald, P.A.G.D.C, Charities Manager at the Mark Benevolent Fund, reports that the 52 vehicles provided to the St John Ambulance are being put to very good use.
A full report can be found in the attached PDF document.
Download the December 2020 St John Ambulance Update for Mark Master Masons
Below you will find the text of the address to the Brethren given by the Provincial Grand Master, R.W.Bro. John S. Evans, at the Virtual Provincial Grand Lodge held via Zoom on the 28th of November 2020. The meeting was attended by a large number of Brethren from across the Province. Also in attendance was R.W.Bro. Ryan Williams, Grand Secretary.
September 27, 2020 PGM, Royal Ark Mariners
The Provincial Grand Master, R.W. Bro. John S. Evans, is delighted to announce that the Grand Master, Most Worshipful Brother, His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent GCVO, has appointed two North Wales brethren to Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank:
- W. Bro. Colin Anthony Lemin
- W. Bro. Hywel John Lloyd
Both will assume their new ranks on 8th December 2020.
Representatives of the Hosanna House Children’s Pilgrimage Trust attended at Maesgwyn Hall to receive a cheque for £800 from MBF.
On the 2nd of June, a number of Brethren met (social distancing being observed) at the Dynamic Centre for Children and Young Persons with Disabilities, Salisbury Road, Wrexham, to present several donations to this excellent charity.
April’s Lockdown Quiz proved to be an interesting challenge.
Find out how you did: Click here to see the answers
If you scored 75 points or more without using the Internet, please contact the Provincial Grand Secretary by email with your exact score. Whoever has the highest score will win a bottle of whiskey.
The RW Provincial Grand Master is pleased to announce the following First Appointments and Promotions in Grand Rank.
W.Bro. Paul Sefton PAGDC
W.Bro. James Stephen Tilston PAGDC
W.Bro. Ian James Perkin PGJD
W.Bro. John Ernest Terence Williams PGJD
On the 17th of March 2020, the Provincial Grand Master issued the following statement:
The Grand Masters of the Orders administered from Mark Masons’ Hall, which includes the Mark and RAM, have jointly agreed an immediate General Suspension of all Masonic Activity for a period of four months.
A similar course of action is being taken by United Grand Lodge of England, the Ancient and Accepted Rite, as well as the Grand Lodge of Scotland.
I fully support this decision and let me say that I have been heartened by the manner in which you have all, particularly our Secretaries and Scribes, approached the uncertainty that we have faced over the past few weeks and days.
I am currently consulting with the members our Provincial Executive to formulate a plan that will ensure that you are all kept fully updated as to future developments, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible.
Please look after yourselves and your families Brethren, keep in touch with each other by phone or email.
Yours sincerely and fraternally,
R.W.Bro. Peter Talbot,
Provincial Grand Master for North Wales.
The Provincial Grand Master regrets to announce that the RAM Assembly scheduled for April 4th 2020 has been cancelled. The full text of his announcement appears below.