Letter to the Editor
To the Editor:
On Aug. 22, 2013, 33 master masons met at Bloomfield Lodge #84 for the purpose of starting a Greene County York Rite with all three bodies, Chapter, Council, Commendary. The leader of the Grand Chapter of Indiana, Dave Wood of Plymouth, IN. was the first speaker after introductions of 10 Grand Officers of various bodies of York Rite in Indiana were introduced. G.J.W. Terry Kehrer presented an 11 minute video of the York Rite and Mr. Jack Wallace, head of the Commandary of Indiana, spoke. Mr. Mike Stoner of the Grand Council of Indiana spoke on behalf of the Council.
We were informed that it would take 15 Royal Arch Masons in good standing to establish the Greene County York Rite. Blooomfield Lodge has agreed to allow the organization to meet at Lodge #84 and store necessary equipment and assist in our start-up.
Any and all good Masons in or around Greene County who would like to join our efforts should contact Danny Gadberry - Bloomfield Lodge #84 - 812-384-8516 or Gary Roberts - Switz City Lodge #676 - at 812-847-9205.
Any York Rite Member belonging at another location, but would like to belong to Greene County would be welcomed to join in our efforts.
Rhea Dawn Gadberry