Category: Lodge News

Kilwinning Crosse Hosts SLOT for District 8

The brethren at Kilwinning Crosse served as hosts for 2016 SLOT training directed by the District Educational Officer (DEO) for District 8, RtWor Jeff St. Onge.  RtWor St. Onge requested that our own WBro Joseph Pack provide the instruction for the morning following the lodge’s monthly pancake breakfast. Nearly all, if not all, of the lodges…
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August 13, 2016 0

Happy Independence Day from Kilwinning Crosse!

On July 4th, 1776, men and masons representing 13 British colonies met in Philadelphia, PA to sign a document that would change the course of history. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object, evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is…
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July 3, 2016 0

Helping a Community in Need; The People of Tappahannock

During our April stated communication, we heard from Dirk Farmer who works with the Rappahannock Electrical Cooperative.  Following the serious storms in late February, many in the Tappahannock community found themselves without a home.  The community responded by donating food, time, and money to the region to assist with the immediate needs.  Now that attentions…
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April 12, 2016 0

Kilwinning Crosse Out To A Fast Start In 2016

Kilwinning Crosse has started the 2016 year running.  During the Stated, the lodge heard the reading of a petition and have since received a second with a third said to be on the way.  The lodge was also visited by RtWor Richard Banker early in the year where the DDGM wished Wor. Tim Lewis a…
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January 30, 2016 0

Kilwinning Crosse Hosts Historic Organizations

On Sunday, October 25th, Kilwinning Crosse played host to a myriad of historic organizations including the Historic Society of Caroline County and Historic Port Royal.  At this quarterly meeting, the Historical Society of Caroline County provided food and drink to their guests and recognized the history of Kilwinning Crosse lodge as a Caroline institution.  The…
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October 26, 2015 0

2015 Harvest Festival

The Bowling Green Harvest Festival proved to be an eventful time for Kilwinning Crosse!  Our facility hosted a Virginia Child ID Program (Va CHIP) table offering free ID services to children, several train displays from Bro. Lee Harris, and a Girl Scout tent featuring crafts produced by the Girl Scouts in our community.  The brethren…
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October 20, 2015 0

Grand Lodge Reunion

Last Saturday, on October 3rd of 2015, the Worshipful Master and Junior Warden of Kilwinning Crosse traveled to Williamsburg No. 6’s historic lodge to celebrate the anniversary of our Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Virginia.  In attendance were representatives from all 7 founding members of the Grand Lodge of Virginia.  It was a pleasure to…
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October 4, 2015 0

Table Lodge Preparations

We are finalizing our preparations for the Kilwinning Crosse Table Lodge celebrating our 260th anniversary. The food is being provided by local establishment K Jo’s and cost will be $15/plate. During this event, we will have several items typically locked in our safe on display and will also be formally introducing our newly mounted murals…
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September 16, 2015 0

Table Lodge Flyer

We have sent out flyers for our Sept 19th Table Lodge.  Details are contained on THIS FLYER.  Please share with any who may want to attend!

September 4, 2015 0

Lodge Aprons Get Suitable Home

Contained within our archives are several historic aprons, one with a provenance claiming to be an apron worn by George Washington on his several visits to our lodge and another showing it to originate from the Grand Lodge of Scotland in 1741 which would make it one of the oldest, if not the oldest, apron…
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August 30, 2015 0