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Kempsville Lodge No. 196

Chartered in 1955, Kempsville Lodge No. 196, A.F. & A.M. is one of the largest and most active Masonic Lodges in Virginia. In addition to the Masonic Lodge, we're the home of the Kempsville Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, Bethel 42 International Order of Job's Daughters, and the Kempsville Chapter of the Order of DeMolay.

What's Happening at Kempsville Lodge

April  24  Job's Daughters Work/Fun Night, 7PM Today!
  26  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
  27  DeMolay Work/Fun, 2PM
  28  Ritual School, 7PM
  30  Eastern Star Work Night, 7PM

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Lodge Officers

Worshipful MasterWorshipful Steve Ridgeway270-7338
Senior WardenScott Foxwell490-2797
Junior WardenGreg Muir676-3761
TreasurerWorshipful Bill Nelligar490-3122
SecretaryWorshipful Bob Stanek619-7646
Senior DeaconChris Anders635-7617
Junior DeaconRoger Taylor478-5498
ChaplainKarl Wesseler439-1858
Senior StewardWorshipful Michael Johnstone334-3013
Junior StewardJack Bell831-0318
MarshalDickie Cooper971-7347
MusicianBob Johns467-8804
TilerDennis Eaton671-1187
Lodge Instructor of WorkRight Worshipful Tom McGowan646-5878
Lodge Education OfficerWorshipful Bill Rawson495-4867
Lodge Blood CoordinatorPatrick Blankenship406-6166
Youth AdvisorClifford Williams870-2539
Major Events for 2014

January  1  DDGM's Official Visit, 6PM (at Princess Anne Lodge No. 25)
  8  DDGM's Official Visit, 6PM (at Virginia Beach Lodge No. 274)
  11  Division Leadership Conference, 9AM (at Granby Street Temple)
  14  Stated Communication, DDGM's Official Visit, 6PM
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
February  4  Visit Willis V. Fentress Lodge for DDGM's Official Visit, 6PM (at Willis V. Fentress Lodge No. 296)
  6  Visit Bayside Lodge for DDGM's Official Visit, 6:30PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  11  Stated Communication, Speaker: Worshipful Edward L. Meise, Jr. (DEO), 6PM
  13  DDGM's Official Visit, 6PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)
  17  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge)
  22  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
March  11  Stated Communication, Speaker: Worshipful Samuel Grant Welty, 6PM
  25  Spring Past Masters Night, Entered Apprentice Degree, 6PM
  29  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
April  8  Stated Communication, Speaker: Right Worshipful Emmett "Buddy" Pate, Grand Marshal, 6PM
  12  C. Frank Hicks Area Ritual School (Districts 36/56), 8AM-12PM (at Lake Drummond Lodge)
  14  James H. Parkerson Area Ritual School (Districts 36/56), 6PM
  21  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM
  26  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
May  13  Stated Communication, 6PM
  20  Armed Forces Night, 6PM
  31  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
June  10  Stated Communication, 6PM
  14  31st Annual Bull Roast, 11AM-7PM
  16  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Bayside Lodge)
  24  Affiliated Past Master's Night, 6PM
  28  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
July  8  Stated Communication, 6PM
  26  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
August  12  Stated Communication, Speaker: Right Worshipful Philip J. Taylor, 6PM
  18  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM
  30  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
September  9  Stated Communication, Senior Wardens Night, Speaker: MW Clifford A. "Skip" Parker, PGM, 6PM
  13  Grand Master's Official Visit, Joint Tiled Communication, Districts 36/56, 12PM (at Bayside Lodge)
  14  Annual Family Picnic, 1PM
  23  Fall Past Master's Night, 6PM
  27  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
October  11  MAHOVA Family Day, 8AM-12PM (at Masonic Home of Virginia)
  14  Stated Communication, Speaker: Worshipful Harry Kellett (District MAHOVA Ambassador), 6PM
  20  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Bayside Lodge)
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
November  7  Grand Annual Communication, 8AM-4PM (at Richmond, VA)
  8  Grand Annual Communication, 8AM-4PM (at Richmond, VA)
  11  Stated Communication, 6PM
December  9  Annual Stated Communication, 6PM
  13  Open Installation of Officers for 2015, 1PM
  15  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge)
January  1  DDGM's Official Visit, 6PM (at Princess Anne Lodge No. 25)
  8  DDGM's Official Visit, 6PM (at Virginia Beach Lodge No. 274)
  11  Division Leadership Conference, 9AM (at Granby Street Temple)
  14  Stated Communication, DDGM's Official Visit, 6PM
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
February  4  Visit Willis V. Fentress Lodge for DDGM's Official Visit, 6PM (at Willis V. Fentress Lodge No. 296)
  6  Visit Bayside Lodge for DDGM's Official Visit, 6:30PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  11  Stated Communication, Speaker: Worshipful Edward L. Meise, Jr. (DEO), 6PM
  13  DDGM's Official Visit, 6PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)
  17  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge)
  22  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
March  11  Stated Communication, Speaker: Worshipful Samuel Grant Welty, 6PM
  25  Spring Past Masters Night, Entered Apprentice Degree, 6PM
  29  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
April  8  Stated Communication, Speaker: Right Worshipful Emmett "Buddy" Pate, Grand Marshal, 6PM
  12  C. Frank Hicks Area Ritual School (Districts 36/56), 8AM-12PM (at Lake Drummond Lodge)
  14  James H. Parkerson Area Ritual School (Districts 36/56), 6PM
  21  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM
  26  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
May  13  Stated Communication, 6PM
  20  Armed Forces Night, 6PM
  31  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
June  10  Stated Communication, 6PM
  14  31st Annual Bull Roast, 11AM-7PM
  16  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Bayside Lodge)
  24  Affiliated Past Master's Night, 6PM
  28  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
July  8  Stated Communication, 6PM
  26  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
August  12  Stated Communication, Speaker: Right Worshipful Philip J. Taylor, 6PM
  18  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM
  30  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
September  9  Stated Communication, Senior Wardens Night, Speaker: MW Clifford A. "Skip" Parker, PGM, 6PM
  13  Grand Master's Official Visit, Joint Tiled Communication, Districts 36/56, 12PM (at Bayside Lodge)
  14  Annual Family Picnic, 1PM
  23  Fall Past Master's Night, 6PM
  27  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
October  11  MAHOVA Family Day, 8AM-12PM (at Masonic Home of Virginia)
  14  Stated Communication, Speaker: Worshipful Harry Kellett (District MAHOVA Ambassador), 6PM
  20  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Bayside Lodge)
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
November  7  Grand Annual Communication, 8AM-4PM (at Richmond, VA)
  8  Grand Annual Communication, 8AM-4PM (at Richmond, VA)
  11  Stated Communication, 6PM
December  9  Annual Stated Communication, 6PM
  13  Open Installation of Officers for 2015, 1PM
  15  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge)