Provincial Grand Master Bro Rev Andrew Eadie Paterson JP

Presides Over Statutory Communication

 

On Saturday 26th of April 2014, the Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master Bro. Rev Andrew Eadie Paterson JP presided over the Statutory Communication of the Provincial Grand Loge of Fife and Kinross, held within the premises of Lodge Minto No.385 in North Street Lochgelly.

On this occasion the Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master warmly welcomed into Provincial Grand Lodge Bro. Keith Thomas Past Master of Lodge Hope of Kurrachee No.337 and Most Excellent Depute Provincial Grand Superintendent who was representing the Provincial Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Fife and Kinross. The Depute Provincial Grand Superintendent at the end of the meeting thanked the Provincial Grand Master and the Brethren for the welcome afforded to him and congratulated Provincial Grand Lodge in the manner the communication had been conducted and for all the work being done on behalf of the Province.

Two Brethren within the Province, Bro. Michael Ford PM and Bro. Peter Speirs PM both of Lodge Coupar o' Fife No.19 had been awarded Honorary Provincial Grand Rank by the Provincial Grand Master and were presented to Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master Bro. Rev Andrew Paterson who invested them with their neck collars and jewels of Honorary Provincial Grand Senior Deacon. Each of the Brethren presented gave a suitable reply.

Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master Bro. Rev Andrew Paterson presented to Worshipful Substitute Provincial Grand Master Bro. Bill Rocks and Provincial Grand Chaplain Bro. Ian Cougan certificates of completion to mark them both completing their visits to the forty-nine Lodges, within the province of Fife and Kinross under the forty-niner initiative organised by Lodge Coupar o' Fife No.19. An initiative which now has many Brethren from both inside and out with the Province going round and visiting each of the Lodges within the Province of Fife and Kinross. Each Brother who signs up to this initiative pays a fee of £10.00, the monies raised after the administration costs go to worthy charities. The first of the donations made was for a specialised chair (a Pea-Pod) which was part funded along with Lodge St. Fothad's No.1059.

Worshipful Substitute Provincial Grand Master Bro. Gordon Michie informed the Provincial Grand Lodge of the progress of the newly formed Provincial Grand Lodge 500 Club and announced the first winners who were as follows:

First Prize £200.00 J Whitehill
Second Prize £150.00 Donald Crichton
Third Prize £100.00 John Bennett
Fourth Prize £61.00 Andrew Nielson
Fifth Prize £61.00 Colin Davie
     
April Communication

Honorary Provincial Grand Senior Deacon Bro. Peter Speirs PM Lodge Coupar o' Fife No.19

 

April Communication

Provincial Grand Chaplain Bro. Ian Cockburn

Worshipful Substitute Provincial Grand Master Bro. Bill Rocks

 

April Communication

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Provincial Grand Chaplain Bro. Ian Cougan

Provincial Grand Master Bro. Rev Andrew Paterson JP

Worshipful Substitute Provincial Grand Master Bro. Bill Rocks

 

April Communication

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Honorary Provincial Grand Senior Deacon Bro. Michael Ford PM Lodge Coupar o' Fife No.19

Provincial Grand Master Bro. Rev Andrew Paterson JP

Honorary Provincial Grand Senior Deacon Bro. Peter Speirs PM Lodge Coupar o' Fife No.19