Worshipful Master

The Worshipful Master is someone that has been groomed for the Chair during his tenure as Senior Warden, Junior Warden and other Masonic positions. The Worshipful Master oversees everyone in the Lodge.
John R. Brandon, Jr.

Senior Warden

The Senior Warden is the second Officer in the Masonic Blue Lodge. The Senior Officer oversees the Craft during the hours of labor. The Major responsibility of the Senior Warden is to assist the Worshipful Master to open and close the Lodge.
Darren Bracken

Junior Warden

The Junior Warden is the 3rd in line and helps the lodge to run smoothly, both at labor and at refreshment. In Freemasonry, the Junior Warden is an elected officer in the Lodge. His position is similar to a Vice-President.
Justin Broome

Treasurer

The Treasurer of a Masonic Lodge is the Chief Financial Officer of the Lodge. He sits to the right of the Master and behind the Senior Deacon. The Treasurer is responsible for all financial transactions.
John Wermann, PM

Secretary

The Secretary's official duties include issuing the summons (Stated Meeting), recording meeting minutes, completing statistical returns to the Grand Lodge, and advising the Worshipful Master on matters of procedure.
Dennis Taylor

Chaplain

The principal duty of the Chaplain is to lead prayer before and after the lodge meeting, and to say grace while the lodge is at dinner. In many lodges this position is filled by a clergyman who is a brother of the lodge.
Lou Ortt, 33°, PM

Senior Deacon

The principal duties of the Senior Deacon are to conduct candidates around the Lodge and speak for them during certain ceremonies, to attend the Worshipful Master as needed and to carry his orders to the Senior Warden.
Stephen Corkran

Junior Deacon

The office and duties of Junior Deacon are similar in many respects to that of Senior Deacon, to attend the Senior Warden, and carry messages to the Junior Warden.
Timothy Ferndon

Marshal

this officer is responsible for the smooth flowing of ceremonial and ritual and may hold rehearsals. He may be responsible for prompting other officers who forget their lines.
Adam Kendall, PM

Senior Steward

Stewards have a traditional role in many jurisdictions of serving wine at any meal after the lodge meeting, often extended to a general supervision and planning of catering and refreshments.
David Singer

Junior Steward

The principal duties of the Senior Deacon are to conduct candidates around the Lodge and speak for them during certain ceremonies, to attend the Worshipful Master as needed and to carry his orders to the Senior Warden.
Jordan Williams

Organist

provides musical accompaniment to lodge proceedings, although there is no set form. Many lodge rooms are equipped with a pipe organ or electronic organ, and in others, there is provision for a wider range of instruments.
Ken McBride

Tyler

His duty is to guard the door (from the outside), with a drawn sword, and ensure that only those who are duly qualified manage to gain entry into the lodge meeting.
Walt Milne

Asst. Tyler

His duty is to guard the door (from the outside), with a drawn sword, and ensure that only those who are duly qualified manage to gain entry into the lodge meeting.
Vince Modie

Meeting Dates

Dates: 1st & 3rd Mondays
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Address:

118 E. Venice Ave.
Venice, Florida 34285-1924

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