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~ October 2018 ~

OCTOBER’S PARTY

October gave a party;

The leaves by hundreds came –

The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples,

And leaves of every name.

The Sunshine spread a carpet,

And everything was grand,

Miss Weather led the dancing,

Professor Wind the band.

The Chestnuts came in yellow,

The Oaks in crimson dressed;

The lovely Misses Maple

In scarlet looked their best;

All balanced to their partners,

And gaily fluttered by;

The sight was like a rainbow

New fallen from the sky.

Then, in the rustic hollow,

At hide-and-seek they played,

The party closed at sundown,

And everybody stayed.

Professor Wind played louder;

The flew along the ground;

And then the party ended

In jolly “hands around.”

  • George Cooper

From the East 

Brethren,

Let me start by saying Thank You for all the assistance you have rendered to the lodge in the last year, it is truly appreciated. That being said, we have a large brotherhood here at Rising Sun 39 and in direct correlation a great need.  We need assistance in the following areas:  The Special ladies, turkey drive, the 200th anniversary committee and for the sick and needy in our group. I have been blessed by having a great group of brothers who step up to the plate as needed, but we can always use more assistance as many hands make light work.  If you are willing to help please let me know ASAP. The 200th anniversary of our lodge is rapidly approaching, and in order to plan for it we have started a fundraising initiative the $100 club, which is being directly appropriated to offset the costs of preparing for such an event.  Nobody like to talk about money, but if we just keep sweeping it under the rug we will never be ready for such a gigantic event in our lodge history.  As Master, I am a servant, not a dictator.  The lodge has directed me that they want to celebrate this event, and it cannot be done without some help.  If you want more information about the club please let any line officer know and they will be glad to assist.

Lastly, many of our elderly brothers seem to be in need of rides to lodge or maybe just an ear to listen and laugh with, please make it a point in your daily routine to be part of the solution by spending 5 minutes out of your day to look after a brother in need.

Thank You, and I look forward to seeing you in Lodge.

WM RS39 Ken Ziehm

 

Important Lodge Events

Stated Meeting

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018

6:15pm Dinner 7:30 pm Lodge Opens

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Statewide Open House

See Details inside

Nashua & Other Masonic Family Dates:

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays

Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018–Ancient York Lodge

Will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm, to be preceded by dinner at 6:30 pm.

Friday, October 19, 2018– O.E.S.

Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold an initiation of two candidates at 7:30 pm.

Friday, October 26, 2018– O.E.S.

Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm.

Remaining Visitations

The following visitations remain for the Second Masonic District for the 2018 -2019 year. Dinner is at 6:30, Lodge opens at 7:30. Dinner reservations are a must.


October 18 – St. Marks (EA 1st section)
October 30 – Ancient York (MM 2nd section)
November 15 – Washington (EA 1st section)
November 29 – Spicket (FC 1st section)
December 4 – Lafayette-Bible (FC 1st section

State wide Open house 

The Nashua-area community is cordially invited to join the Nashua Masonic Bodies at the Masonic Building, 196 Main Street in Downtown Nashua, NH (elevator at 200A Main Street) on Saturday, October 20, 2018 to learn about the history and tenets of Freemasonry and its affiliated bodies.

All New Hampshire Masonic Lodges will be open on October 20, 2018 from 9 AM-3 PM as a part of the Grand Lodge of New Hampshire’s NH Statewide Masonic Open House.

Tours of the building will be conducted and members will be available to answer questions throughout the day.

Members of our appendant and affiliated bodies will also be represented, including Pilgrim Chapter No. 55, Order of the Eastern Star and Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.

 

Masonic birthdays 

Brother Years

Owen F. Walton 54

Richard J. Thompson 47

Joseph J. Beaumont 36

Brian J. Smith 36

Brian C. Turner 36

Frederick M. Raban 33

George P. Ivy 27

Steven E. Munzing 27

Dimitrios Katsioulis 23

Robert M. Porter 16

Michael A. Christopher 14

Norman W. Pelletier 13

John J. Dagianis 12

Stanley R. Heinrich 12

Pascal H. Corbinand 8

John C. Woodrow 8

Anthony F. Zanichkowsky 8

Jonathan R. Bibeau 7

Mark E. McLaughlin 7

Robert A. Nolet Jr. 7

Stephen M. Trachtenberg 7

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From the East

The Summer months are now behind us, and we are moving forward with candidates and their degrees.  The Fishing trip was an excellent adventure and was a great recruiting tool for the lodge as we should be seeing a request to join our Masonic lodge from one of the people that went on the trip.  We can thank Br. Martineau for another successful trip where everybody caught a ton of fish and had a lot of brotherly love displayed between multiple lodges.

Now that we are back in the swing of things District visitations are in full swing, and are a great way to go see parts of the degrees being performed around District #2.  RW DDGM Br. Robert M. Porter is from your lodge, and it is important that we support him in all his endeavors.  The format has changed and is very enjoyable, and I always enjoy seeing brothers from the other lodges.

Our Special ladies were taken on the Mt. Washington on Lake Winnepesaukee thank to the efforts of Br. Peter Shulkin.  That being said he could use a hand in assisting the special ladies committee.

The 200th anniversary of our lodge is coming up in the next few years and we are looking for volunteers for the committee, please let me or SW Tim Marotte know if you are interested in helping.

Finally, please help us help you, by letting us know if someone is sick or in distress, so that we can try to make a plan and fulfill our oath of brotherly love.

I look forward to seeing you in Lodge soon.

Kenneth E. Ziehm II, W.M.

Mobile: 603.315-1157

Email:

Let’s Go To Lodge Tonight

My brother, let’s go to Lodge tonight

You haven’t been for years.

Let’s don our Lambskin Apron white

And sit among our peers.

I feel a kind of longing, see,

to climb those creaky stairs

I know it’ll be a thrill for me

to lay aside my cares.

We’ll meet the Tyler at the door

and though he’ll hesitate,

we’ll hear him say just as before,

Come in or you’ll be late.

I’d like to get out on the floor

Come on, let’s get in line

I want to face the East once more

And give the same old sign.

I want to hear the gavel rap

the Craftsmen to attention

and see the Master don his cap

a night without dissention.

So come! Pass up that picture show,

or your wrestling bout or fight

Switch off that TV set! Let’s go!

Let’s go to Lodge tonight.

Author Unknown

Important Lodge Events

Stated Meeting

Wednesday, Sept 19, 2018

6:15pm Dinner 7:30 pm Lodge Opens

Special Events

See Inside for 2nd District Visitations

DISTRICT 2 LOI ON SATURDAY, SEPT 15, IN NASHUA. LUNCH 12:00 NOON, LODGE OPENS AT 1:00 PM.

DISTRICT 3 LOI ON SATURDAY, SEPT 15, IN MILFORD DINNER 6:00 PM, LODGE OPENS AT 7:00 PM

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Nashua & Other Masonic Family Dates:

Rainbow Stated1s & 3rd Thursdays

Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Friday, September 28, 2018– O.E.S.

Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm.

Saturday, September 29, 2018– O.E.S.

Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Annual Installation of Officers at 2:00 pm at the Temple in Nashua.

The following visitation schedule has been established for the Second Masonic District for the 2018 -2019 year. Dinner is at 6:30, Lodge opens at 7:30. Dinner reservations are a must.

September 12 – Rising Sun Lodge (MM 1st section)
September 20 Pulpit Rock (FC 1st section)

October 18 – St. Marks (EA 1st section)
October 30 – Ancient York (MM 2nd section)
November 15 – Washington (EA 1st section)
November 29 – Spicket (FC 1st section)
December 4 – Lafayette-Bible (FC 1st section)

 

2017 Annual Dues Is Seriously Past Due

2018 Annual Dues is Past Due

You may pay via check, or electronically via the Rising Sun Website. You may also make donations electronically for specific funds as well.

www.risingsun39.com

Masonic Birthdays –September 2018

Happy Masonic Birthday to the following Brethren:

Brother Years

Donald P. Phaneuf 10

Paul G. Bielawski 7

Christopher H. Fowler 7

Michael F. Rizzo 6

Scott A Smiledge-Farragamo 4

Michael Tibbetts 5

Robert Rashkin 41

Keith Vaskelionis Jr. 32

Zoltan A. Retey 30

Michael F. Jean 28

Richard G. Coutoumas 18

Adam J. Freiband 11

Alan J. Sewell 8

I wish each of the above Brethren a very happy Masonic Birthday, and invite them to join us at Lodge this month, so that I may personally extend my hand and best wishes.

Kenneth E Ziehm II, W.M.

Attest: Brian J Smith, P.M., Secretary

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~ February 2017 ~

From the East

First, Thank you to everybody, and more specifically Pilgrim Chapter No. 55, OES Rainbow Girls, Grand Lodge of NH, Past Masters, Brethren all, and my Family. I was a little awed at all the love shown and I hope to serve you well.

We are starting a new chapter, but let us remember that Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth are our foundation and we should be ever mindful in that pursuit. I would ask that in the next year you take 5 minutes out of every day and devote it to these three ideas, and just call up someone in your masonic family and connect with them in the way that only a brother can. The reason I am still here after all these years is that my top and bottom line signers and lodge officers would always call me before an event an invite me as a new mason.

Again Thank You all, See you at the next stated meeting, and if you know of someone in need or distress please let a line office know. If we don’t know, we can’t help!

Fraternally,
Kenneth E. Ziehm II, Worshipful Master
Attest: Brian J. Smith, PM Secretary

Important Lodge Events

STATED MEETING
WEDNESDAY – FEBRUARY 15, 2017
6:15PM DINNER – 7:30 PM LODGE OPENS

Nashua Masonic Family Dates

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays
Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 – Ancient York Lodge
Will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm, to be preceded by dinner at 6:30 pm.

Monday Feb 20, 2017 8:00 pm St. George Commandery No 8, K.T.
There will be a special meeting at the Temple in Nashua for all the members to discuss a plan to make your Commandery viable again. We have reached the tipping point and have to decide how best to move forward. We will be assembling in the card room, following the Scottish Rite rehearsal.

Friday, February 24, 2017 – O.E.S.
Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm.

Masonic Birthdays – February 2017
Happy Masonic Birthday to the following Brethren:

Brother Years
Roger W. Gaskill 66
John G. Senter 62
Kenneth P. Blanchard 55
G. Raymond Palmer 48
Randy S. McMullen 33
Steven F. Maffee 31
David A. Barker 26
Shawn N. Jasper 26
William Luszey 25
Rock W. Romeo 24
Wayne R. Johnson 22
Anthony F. Phillips, Jr. 21
Thomas V. Mullen 16
Jason F. Ruimerman 14
Gregory W. Chenevert 11
Matthew A. Stanizzi 6

I wish each of the above Brethren a very happy Masonic Birthday, and invite them to join us at Lodge this month, so that I may personally extend my hand and best wishes.

Kenneth E. Ziehm II, W.M.
Attest: Brian J Smith, P.M., Secretary


Elected Officers – Rising Sun 2017

Worshipful Master: Kenneth Ziehm II
Senior Warden: Timothy Marotte
Junior Warden: Stephen Trachtenberg
Secretary: Brian Smith
Associate Secretary: Steve. Bahsler
Treasurer: Larry Gullett
Associate Treasurer: Kevin Bailey
Trustee: Ed Waible
Grand Lodge Rep: Michael Tebbetts

The Masonic core principles of Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth

Freemasonry instils in its members a moral and ethical approach to life: it seeks to reinforce thoughtfulness for others, kindness in the community, honesty in business, courtesy in society and fairness in all things. Members are urged to regard the interests of the family as paramount but, importantly, Freemasonry also teaches and practices concern for people, care for the less fortunate and help for those in need. Freemasonry has at it’s heart the three core principles of Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth.

Brotherly Love. Every true Freemason will show tolerance and respect for the opinions of others and will behave with compassion and understanding to his fellows.

Relief. From earliest times Freemasons have been taught to help those in distress without detriment to their dependents, and to give their support to outside charities.

Truth. Freemasons strive for truth both in their view of themselves and in their dealings with others. Masonry requires high moral standards and its members endeavor to uphold these principles in their public and private lives.

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Birmingham England
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Dues

It was voted on during our September Stated Meeting that Lodge Dues will be going up to $105 for Rising Sun, combined with the GL Assessments for 2017 totaling $55 this brings the total to $160. Note that dues is due prior to the ensuing year. 2017 Dues is due on or before December 31, 2016


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2nd Masonic District Officers

Right Worshipful Joseph J. H. Beaumont
District Deputy Grand Master

Right Worshipful Robert M. Porter
District Deputy Grand Lecturer

Worshipful Malcolm A. Wooff
District Education Officer

Need a Ride?
It was voted on during our September Stated Meeting that Lodge Dues will be going up to $105 for Rising Sun, combined with the GL Assessments for 2017 totaling $55 this brings the total to $160. Note that dues is due prior to the ensuing year. 2017 Dues is due on or before December 31, 2016
2016 ANNUAL DUES IS PAST DUE
2017 ANNUAL DUES IS DUE
You may pay via check, or electronically via the Rising Sun Website. You may also make donations electronically for specific funds as well.
Please see the Rising Sun Web site for details: http://risingsun39.org/

Trestleboard – November 2016

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~ November 2016 ~

From the East

I heard we had a great and short meeting with not a lot of business in October. Thank you to Tim Marotte, Junior Warden for filling in for the Senior Warden and Myself as well as to the other officers and members who assisted! Your efforts are always greatly appreciated.

We have several important events coming up including our Thanksgiving Dinner in November, a Veterans Program in December and also our Visitation from our district officers on December 14th. I hope you can make each of these.

In December at our stated we will be voting for our new slate of officers to lead Rising Sun into the next phase. If you are a current officer, please ensure you are doing your best to ensure you are demonstrating you know your current role and you are prepared for your next role. If you are interested in becoming an officer or heading a committee please our Senior Warden, Junior Warden or myself.

Mini Guy MartineauFraternally,
Guy R. Martineau, W.M.
Mobile: 603.315.4454
Email:

Important Lodge Events

STATED MEETING
WEDNESDAY NOV 16, 2016
6:15PM DINNER 7:30 PM LODGE OPENS

SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY, NOV 24, 2016
THANKSGIVING DINNER – 2:00 PM
4TH FLOOR – NASHUA TEMPLE

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016
Rising Sun Visitation
All officers required
all members for a great showing would be greatly appreciated.
6:30pm Dinner – 7:30pm Lodge Opens

Sunday, Dec 4, 2016
Veterans Program
2pm – Program Starts
4:30pm – Dinner

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016
(note: this date may change due to the veteran’s program)
Nashua Masonic Family Christmas Party
8am-11pm

Nashua Masonic Family Dates

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays
Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Monday December 13, 2016–York Rite Stated
Meridian Sun Chapter No. 9, R.A.M., Israel Hunt Council No. 8, R.&S.M. and St George Commandery No. 8, K.T. will hold their stated communication at 7:30pm.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016–Ancient York Lodge
Will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm, to be preceded by dinner at 6:30 pm.

Friday, Nov 25, 2016– O.E.S.
Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm.

Masonic Birthdays – November 2016
Happy Masonic Birthday to the following Brethren:

Brother Years
Christos J. Costaras 74
Allan M. Barker 69
Robert S. Mercer 69
Jesse F. Hall 65
Richard E. Gilson 58
Lewis H. Coronis 54
Stephen C. Norris 52
Earl S. Prolman 52
Robert E. Nicholson 50
Roland E. Miller 41
Reuben S. Streeper 38
Jon R. Widdowson 38
Christopher Robertson 35
Kenneth G. Cotter 27
Kenneth E. Patterson 18
Jonathan P. Ramsdell 9
Robert M. Marotte 7
Adam P. Shrey 7
William S. Horn 6
Leonard L. Perkins 6

I wish each of the above Brethren a very happy Masonic Birthday, and invite them to join us at Lodge this month, so that I may personally extend my hand and best wishes.

Guy R. Martineau, W.M.
Attest: Brian J Smith, P.M., Secretary


We thank thee

we-thank-thee


2nd District-Visitation Schedule

6:30 Dinner
Contact Master or Secretary for Reservations
7:30 Lodge opens
11/9/16 Lafayette Bible Lodge #41 Goffstown
12/2/16 Washington Lodge # 61 Manchester
12/5/16 Pulpit Rock Lodge # 103 Pelham
12/14/16 Rising Sun Lodge # 39 Nashua

The DDGL, RW Robert Porter will be contacting you shortly to advise you of the portions of the MM Degree that each Lodge will be responsible for; following the format of last year where each Lodge was responsible for a portion of the FC Degree.


Dues

It was voted on during our September Stated Meeting that Lodge Dues will be going up to $105 for Rising Sun, combined with the GL Assessments for 2017 totaling $55 this brings the total to $160. Note that dues is due prior to the ensuing year. 2017 Dues is due on or before December 31, 2016


Make no small plans for they have no power to stir the soul.
Niccolo Machiavelli

Live as if you were living already for the second time and as if you had acted the first time as wrongly as you are about to act now!
Vince Lombardi

Action is eloquence.
William Shakespeare

Get Things Done !



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Rising Sun Lodge #39 – 2016 Officers
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During this Thanksgiving month, let us be ever mindful of the many blessings bestowed on us by our Divine Creator

2nd Masonic District Officers

Right Worshipful Joseph J. H. Beaumont
District Deputy Grand Master

Right Worshipful Robert M. Porter
District Deputy Grand Lecturer

Worshipful Malcolm A. Wooff
District Education Officer

Need a Ride?
It’s nicer when you’re there. Need a lift to Lodge? Give the Master or Secretary a call. We’ll get you a ride. Call Guy at 603-315-4454 or the temple at 603-821-5196.
2015 ANNUAL DUES IS PAST DUE
2016 ANNUAL DUES IS DUE BY 12/31/15
2017 ANNUAL DUES ARE COMING SOON

You may pay via check, or electronically via the Rising Sun Website. You may also make donations electronically for specific funds as well.
Please see the Rising Sun Web site for details: http://risingsun39.org/

Trestleboard – October 2016

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~ October 2016 ~

From the East

What a great meeting last month with a great meal provided by our Senior Warden, Ken Ziehm and two of our newest Master Masons – Kevin Bailey and Ron Vincent. Thank you to all who helped cook and clean up!

It is always great to see the lodge room full and I want to thank everyone for coming out. From the feedback I received it sounds like everyone thought the programs were extremely beneficial from our SW, Ken Ziehm and RWDDGL Bob Porter presenting responsibilities and expectations of officers and members to RW Brother Gaskill who gave us another truly amazing story on the history of Rising Sun Lodge.

I am asking all members to try to make it to the Open House and our Stated Meeting in October, as I will not be around and our Brother Junior Warden will certainly need assistance. Please come out and support him during my absence.

Mini Guy MartineauFraternally,
Guy R. Martineau, W.M.
Mobile: 603.315.4454
Email:

Important Lodge Events

STATED MEETING
WEDNESDAY, OCT 19, 2016
6:15PM DINNER 7:30 PM LODGE OPENS

SPECIAL EVENTS
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016
ENTERED APPRENTICE DEGREE
7:00PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2016
STATEWIDE OPEN HOUSE
SEE DETAILS INSIDE

Nashua Masonic Family Dates

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays
Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Monday December 13, 2016–York Rite Stated
Meridian Sun Chapter No. 9, R.A.M., Israel Hunt Council No. 8, R.&S.M. and St George Commandery No. 8, K.T. will hold their stated communication at 7:30pm.

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016–Ancient York Lodge
Will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm, to be preceded by dinner at 6:30 pm.

Friday, October 28, 2016– O.E.S.
Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm.

Masonic Birthdays – October 2016
Happy Masonic Birthday to the following Brethren:

Brother Years
John R. Hilchey 56
Owen F. Walton 52
Richard J. Thompson 45
Joseph J. Beaumont 34
Brian J. Smith 34
Brian C. Turner 34
Frederick M. Raban 31
George P. Ivy 25
Steven E. Munzing 25
Dimitrios Katsioulis 21
Robert M. Porter 14
Michael A. Christopher 12
Norman W. Pelletier 11
John J. Dagianis 10
Stanley R. Heinrich 10
Pascal H. Corbinand 6
Jeffrey M. Lamontagne 6
John C. Woodrow 6
Anthony F. Zanichkowsky 6
Jonathan R. Bibeau 5
Mark E. McLaughlin 5
Robert A. Nolet Jr. 5
Stephen M. Trachtenberg 5

I wish each of the above Brethren a very happy Masonic Birthday, and invite them to join us at Lodge this month, so that I may personally extend my hand and best wishes.

Guy R. Martineau, W.M.
Attest: Brian J Smith, P.M., Secretary


Statewide Open House

Saturday, October 15, 2016
All are welcome!
200A Main Street, Nashua
8 – 10am
FREE Pancake Breakfast
First come, first served. 4th Floor.

10am – Presentation
A History of Masonry in Nashua and the Nashua
Masonic Building by Robert Bianchi of
Rising Sun Lodge. 3rd Floor, Lodge Room.

11am – Q&A Session
An open Q&A Session with representatives from
all of Nashua’s Masonic Bodies.
3rd Floor, Lodge Room.

1pm – Presentation
A presentation by Bro. Ryan Flynn of Ancient
York Lodge, discussing the operative origins of
Freemasonry in the middle ages.
3rd Floor, Lodge Room.

Tours of the building will be conducted and members will
be available to answer questions throughout the day. A craft
table for children will also be available on the 4th floor


2nd District-Visitation Schedule

6:30 Dinner
Contact Master or Secretary for Reservations
7:30 Lodge opens

9/14/16 – Jewell Lodge # 94 Pembroke
9/26/16 – St. Marks Lodge # 44 Derry
10/4/16 – Ancient York Lodge # 89 Nashua
10/20/16 – Spicket Lodge # 85 Salem
11/9/16 – Lafayette Bible Lodge #41 Goffstown
12/2/16 – Washington Lodge # 61 Manchester
12/5/16 – Pulpit Rock Lodge # 103 Pelham
12/14/16 – Rising Sun Lodge # 39 Nashua

The DDGL, RW Robert Porter will be contacting you shortly to advise you of the portions of the MM Degree that each Lodge will be responsible for; following the format of last year where each Lodge was responsible for a portion of the FC Degree.

Grand Lodge – 2016 Lodge of Instructions

The District Lodges of Instruction of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of New Hampshire will be held for the year 2016 as follows:

Date District Location
Sept. 9-Friday 5 Alton
Sept. 10-Saturday 8 Gorham
Sept. 16-Friday 3 Milford
Sept. 17-Saturday 4 Concord
Sept. 23-Friday 7 West Franklin
Sept. 30-Friday 2 Nashua
Oct. 1-Saturday 6 Ossipee
Oct. 7-Friday 1 Portsmouth

Meal at 6:30, Grand Lodge Opens at 7:30
Book Sales will be available starting at 5:30 PM

A current Dues Card is required for admission to the Lodges of Instruction.


Dues

It was voted on during our September Stated Meeting that Lodge Dues will be going up to $105 for Rising Sun, combined with the GL Assessments for 2017 totaling $55 this brings the total to $160. Note that dues is due prior to the ensuing year. 2017 Dues is due on or before December 31, 2016




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Rising Sun Lodge #39 – 2016 Officers
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2nd Masonic District Officers

Right Worshipful Joseph J. H. Beaumont
District Deputy Grand Master

Right Worshipful Robert M. Porter
District Deputy Grand Lecturer

Worshipful Malcolm A. Wooff
District Education Officer

Need a Ride?
It’s nicer when you’re there. Need a lift to Lodge? Give the Master or Secretary a call. We’ll get you a ride. Call Guy at 603-315-4454 or the temple at 603-821-5196.
2015 ANNUAL DUES IS PAST DUE
2016 ANNUAL DUES IS DUE BY 12/31/15
2017 ANNUAL DUES ARE COMING SOON

You may pay via check, or electronically via the Rising Sun Website. You may also make donations electronically for specific funds as well.
Please see the Rising Sun Web site for details: http://risingsun39.org/

Trestleboard – September 2016

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Rising Sun Lodge #39 F&AM
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Making a difference in our community since 1822
Masonic Trestleboard
~ September 2016 ~

From the East

Happy September –

Hope you had a great summer – we had several family, fun, and community events that were fantastic.

Hope you were able to enjoy fun and sun with your family and friends.

Now it’s time to get back to work. Let’s try to finish this year strong.

Mini Guy MartineauFraternally,
Guy R. Martineau, W.M.
Mobile: 603.315.4454
Email:

Important Lodge Events

STATED MEETING
WEDNESDAY, SEPT 21, 2016
6:15PM DINNER 7:30 PM LODGE OPENS

WEDNESDAY, OCT 19, 2016
6:15PM DINNER 7:30 PM LODGE OPENS

SPECIAL EVENTS
SEE INSIDE FOR 2ND DISTRICT VISITATIONS AND GRAND LODGE – LOIS

Nashua Masonic Family Dates

Rainbow Stated – 1s & 3rd Thursdays
Nashua Assembly No. 9, International Order of Rainbow for Girls will meet at 7:00 pm.

Monday September 12, 2016 – York Rite Stated
Meridian Sun Chapter No. 9, R.A.M., Israel Hunt Council No. 8, R.&S.M. and St George Commandery No. 8, K.T. will hold their stated communication at 7:30pm.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 –Ancient York Lodge
Will hold its Stated Communication at 7:30 pm, to be preceded by dinner at 6:30 pm.

Friday, September 23, 2016– O.E.S.
Pilgrim Chapter No. 55 will hold its’ Stated Meeting at 7:30 pm.

Masonic Birthdays – September 2016
Happy Masonic Birthday to the following Brethren:

Brother Years
Donald P. Phaneuf 8
Paul G. Bielawski 5
Christopher H. Fowler 5
Michael F. Rizzo 4
Scott A Smiledge-Farragamo 2
Stanley A. Norton 50
Michael Tibbetts 3
Jefferson K. Allen 39
Robert Rashkin 39
Michael W. Hogan 30
Keith Vaskelionis Jr. 30
Zoltan A. Retey 28
Michael F. Jean 26
Richard G. Coutoumas 16
Adam J. Freiband 9
Alan J. Sewell 6

I wish each of the above Brethren a very happy Masonic Birthday, and invite them to join us at Lodge this month, so that I may personally extend my hand and best wishes.

Guy R. Martineau, W.M.
Attest: Brian J Smith, P.M., Secretary


Remembering September

Whenever September comes around
There’s a difference in the air

It’s hard to fathom what it is
You just somehow know it’s there

It may be days that are cooler
Or the activity of different birds

But there’s an exciting anticipation
That’s difficult to put into words

Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas
The upcoming holiday cheer

It may mean the closing of summer
Or the nearing end of another year

No matter what the reason
We have cause to remember September


2nd District-Visitation Schedule

6:30 Dinner
Contact Master or Secretary for Reservations
7:30 Lodge opens

9/14/16 – Jewell Lodge # 94 Pembroke
9/26/16 – St. Marks Lodge # 44 Derry
10/4/16 – Ancient York Lodge # 89 Nashua
10/20/16 – Spicket Lodge # 85 Salem
11/9/16 – Lafayette Bible Lodge #41 Goffstown
12/2/16 – Washington Lodge # 61 Manchester
12/5/16 – Pulpit Rock Lodge # 103 Pelham
12/14/16 – Rising Sun Lodge # 39 Nashua

The DDGL, RW Robert Porter will be contacting you shortly to advise you of the portions of the MM Degree that each Lodge will be responsible for; following the format of last year where each Lodge was responsible for a portion of the FC Degree.

Grand Lodge – 2016 Lodge of Instructions

The District Lodges of Instruction of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of New Hampshire will be held for the year 2016 as follows:

Date District Location
Sept. 9-Friday 5 Alton
Sept. 10-Saturday 8 Gorham
Sept. 16-Friday 3 Milford
Sept. 17-Saturday 4 Concord
Sept. 23-Friday 7 West Franklin
Sept. 30-Friday 2 Nashua
Oct. 1-Saturday 6 Ossipee
Oct. 7-Friday 1 Portsmouth

Meal at 6:30, Grand Lodge Opens at 7:30
Book Sales will be available starting at 5:30 PM

A current Dues Card is required for admission to the Lodges of Instruction.


September – by Hilaire Belloc

Lo! a ripe sheaf of many golden days
Gleaned by the year in autumn’s harvest ways,
With here and there, blood-tinted as an ember,
Some crimson poppy of a late delight
Atoning in its splendor for the flight
Of summer blooms and joys­
This is September.


 

2016 Annual Deep Sea Fishing Trip

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Great time with friends and family and tons of Fish!

2nd Saturday in 2017


Congrats Brother Bielawski and Janessa

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They tied the knot !!!



Can you cook? Test your culinary skills by signing up to cook a Stated Meeting Dinner this will help Brother Tim Marotte significantly.


 

Rising Sun Lodge #39 – 2016 Officers
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2nd Masonic District Officers

Right Worshipful Joseph J. H. Beaumont
District Deputy Grand Master

Right Worshipful Robert M. Porter
District Deputy Grand Lecturer

Worshipful Malcolm A. Wooff
District Education Officer

Need a Ride?
It’s nicer when you’re there. Need a lift to Lodge? Give the Master or Secretary a call. We’ll get you a ride. Call Guy at 603-315-4454 or the temple at 603-821-5196.
2015 ANNUAL DUES IS PAST DUE
2016 ANNUAL DUES IS DUE BY 12/31/15
2017 ANNUAL DUES ARE COMING SOON

You may pay via check, or electronically via the Rising Sun Website. You may also make donations electronically for specific funds as well.
Please see the Rising Sun Web site for details: http://risingsun39.org/