On Saturday 8th February 2014 a deputation from Lvdge of Dunfermling witnessed and assisted in a special Founder Lodges meeting at Lodge 598 , St. John, Tulliallan. This meeting was set up to bring together the lodges that had helped Tulliallan obtain their charter all those years ago. These lodges were Lvdge of Dunfermling; 26, Alloa; 69 and St Mungos; 27.
The degree work for the evening was a Master Mason degree, with a Lewis candidate. This candidate’s father is Senior Deacon and grandfather is a Past Master in Tulliallan.
Brothers Gordon Sutherland and George Falconer assisted in delivering the lectures. The degree work was delivered in an impressively coherent and seamless manner, a feat in itself given the differences in how the participating lodges work.
The visitors to the lodge, well in excess of 100, all agreed it was a delight to witness.
After the formalities came a sumptuous 3 course meal, the presentation of a specially minted token and a gavel containing the mark tokens from each lodge. This was followed by a fine harmony of singing, story telling and jokes.
The night was rounded off with the donation to Lvdge of Dunfermling’s current charity appeal, a chair for Colette, of £640 which had been raised by the various lodges and visitors.
A great night was had by all, and everyone agreed to make this event a more regular feature.
This pictures and text on this page were submitted by Brother Calum Gibson