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.


Bingo has started!  Every Sunday from 5:00 PM to about 8:30 PM.  
Tickets sales start at 5:30 PM.  Bingo starts at 6:30 PM.  All proceeds go to the Camel Square and Compass Club for Lodge expenses.

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.


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 March 1st, 2015)*

Our current Candidate Status:
         1 to be Balloted upon, 1 EA, 2 FC and 1 MM to be conferred!

4 March (Wed.) - EA Degree - 7:30 PM

18 March (Wed.) - Stated Meeting - 7:30 PM

24 March (Wed.) - MM Degree - 7:30 PM - 6:30 PM Supper

15 April (Wed.) - Stated Meeting - 7:30 PM

16 May (Sat.) - Past Masters Day - Steak and Lobster Feed at 4:00 PM - Awards at 7:00 PM - MM Degree at 7:30 PM - More details to follow.

20 May (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 are the 2015 Installed Officers of Benevolent Lodge 87.  The Installing Officers were PGM Leighton, RW Fowle and Wor Carter. 
Installation took place on October 22, 2014.

To Be Added....

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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