Brethren, men join Freemasonry to come together and fraternize with men of similar ethics and values. The benefits of participating in programs, both within and without the Lodge, where bonding takes place, produces enormous psychological benefits to himself and society when they are having … Read More about Message from our Worshipful Master
Update: Cancelled due to weather Palestine Lodge #189’s annual celebration of Brother Robert Burns, Bard of Scotland and singer of praises to all things haggis is Saturday, January 19, 2019, beginning at 7pm! Due to overwhelming support and attendance in previous years, we have outgrown our … Read More about The Fifth Annual Rober Burns Night
Good Moral and Social CharacterA Belief in a Supreme BeingMaryland Residency STEP 1 When you are interested in seeking membership at Palestine Lodge, just contact us. Please complete the membership inquiry form below. STEP 2 We look forward to speaking with you. We will provide … Read More about Steps for making application for membership at Lodge No. 189
The privileges of Freemasonry are no greater than the responsibilities of its members. The obligations will not conflict with those already assumed by virtue of one's membership in a modern society. On the contrary, Freemasonry reiterates, reinforces and re-emphasises them. Thus, in asking … Read More about What Freemasonry Expects of You.
Not every man can fulfill the requirements that Freemasonry asks of it’s aspirants. The primary requirement is, of course, a sound moral character. One whose reputation in the Community is in any way questionable, cannot expect to become a Mason. But there are other requirements which the … Read More about Who May Become a Freemason.
So that one may not have a mistaken idea of what Freemasonry is, it may be well to point out some of the things which Freemasonry is not, and which it has never claimed to be. Those that would have you believe otherwise are either ignorant of the fraternity or are lying to you for motives known only … Read More about What Masonry is not.