Greetings Brothers and Guests!   Welcome to Carmel, Maine. We are a very active Lodge with 142 members. Our date of Precedence as a Lodge was March 12, 1857.  Our Charter was granted by the Grand Lodge of Maine on April 7, 1857.  We are in our 157th year of community service. Our Stated Meeting is the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM. We are dark July and August. Please check our Trestle-Board below for many upcoming Lodge events!

Our Lodge through history.  The picture above is our Lodge as it appears today. Below is what our Lodge looked like in the 1800's. You can see some of same structure existing today. Drawing below courtesy of Wor Bro John Luce.


We do have a supply of Masonic Car and Truck Emblems for Blue Lodge and other Masonic Bodies.  Please contact Bro Mylon Frith for more details.

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Visit the 6th Masonic District Calendar
for area Masonic activities and meetings.  Click on District 6.

Our fiscal year runs from October 1 to September 30. 
Dues for 2015 are $39.00 the same as 2015.

2015 Dues have been mailed week of September 8th, 2014.


2015 Benevolent Lodge Officers
   WM - David Hasey
   SW - Brian Venenziano
   JW - Steve Craig
   Treas - John Luce
  Sec - Steve Hoekstra
   SD - Robbie Turner
   JD - Brian Kiritsy
SS - Reg Clements
   JS -  
      Chap - Ken Swett
   Mars -  
   Tyler - Pat Webber

Benevolent Lodge 87 Trestle Board (as of October 15th, 2014)*

Our current Candidate Status:
     2 to be Balloted upon and 2 FC to be conferred!

15 October (Wed.) - Annual Stated Meeting - 7:30 PM
Election of 2015 Lodge Officers.

18 October (Sat.) - Lodge Clean Up Day - Postponed

22 October (Wed.) - Installation of 2015 Officers7:00 PM
Semi Public.  Light refreshments will be served after Installation.

25 October (Sat.) - District 6 Annual Meeting - 4:00 PM 
Bangor Masonic Center - Mason of Year Awards
Chicken Dinner at 6:00 PM
Meal has been prepaid by Lodge!

19 November (Wed.) - Stated Meeting - 7:30 PM 

17 December (Wed.) - Stated Meeting - 7:30 PM

*Note – all entries subject to change.
During your travels, please remember our widows and distressed Brothers.

- 2B1ASK1 -



In Progress:      

Pictured below is our newest Master Mason, Brother Kiritsy.  He was Raised on April 2, 2014 by the Anah Temple Past Masters Unit.  It was an excellent degree!

Pictured below is Wor Marvin Graves, Wor Clement Richardson and Wor David Richardson.  Picture from the Table Lodge held on February 16, 2013 in honor Marvin and Clement.  It was a great evening!

Web page maintained by Wor Steve Hoekstra. 
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