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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

September  5  Saturday Morning Fellowship, 7AM-11AM Tomorrow!
  6  Jobs Daughters Meeting, 2PM
  7  Ritual School, 7PM
  8  Stated Communication, Junior Warden's Night, 7PM
  9  Eastern Star Meeting, 7:30PM

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Important! The Family Picnic, originally scheduled for September 12th, has been moved to October 3rd due to various scheduling conflicts. Please mark your calendars! ... See moreSee less

September 2nd, 9:06 am

Don't forget, this month's breakfast comes a week early due to the Statewide One Day Conferral being held next weekend. Join us this Saturday, August 22nd, 8-10AM, for great food, fun, and fellowship. Bring you friends, bring your family, and most of all, bring your appetite! ... See moreSee less

August 21st, 6:00 am

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Richard Chrismanone of the best breakfast's around, if you miss it you;ll miss good friendship an food.2 weeks ago

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Come out and support the District 56 Blood Drive, 2-7PM today, right here at Kempsville Lodge. If you can't donate, find someone who can - or just join us for the fellowship. ... See moreSee less

August 17th, 1:35 pm

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Another "Honor the Military Night" is in the Archives; well attended, and a good time had by all. And "Welcome Aboard" to 2 new members! Every branch of service was represented among the brethren in attendance. Senior man: USMC, 1944! ... See moreSee less

July 29th, 7:22 am

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Hugo SantosI like a military too give a Welcome to our fraternity brothers!1 month ago
Danny HammThank you for your service to our country Brothers1 month ago
Ryan RobinsonWelcome to our fraternity brothers!1 month ago   ·  2
Ti DeZodLook at brother senior cheif kort! Miss you guys a bunch!1 month ago
Peter S MurdochGreat photo.1 month ago
Dean Patrick MorganHey Megan Miller have Dan Taylor check this out1 month ago   ·  1

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Tuesday, July 28 - Military Appreciation Night, with refreshment before meeting. Wear your uniform, if you can. ... See moreSee less

July 21st, 12:30 pm

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Work being done upstairs to renovate outside the Lodge room. Be patient, but do come for meetings. ... See moreSee less

July 14th, 1:24 pm

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Well, it's "Hawaiian Shirt Night" for the July Stated, so get out your best one, and wear your "Jake from State Farm Khakis". ... See moreSee less

July 14th, 8:04 am

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Our Newsletter - The Ashlar

Lodge Officers

Worshipful MasterWorshipful Bill Peterson237-5249
Senior WardenScott Foxwell490-2797
Junior WardenGreg Muir676-3761
TreasurerWorshipful Bill Nelligar490-3122
SecretaryWorshipful Bob Stanek619-7646
Senior DeaconChris Anders635-7617
Junior DeaconRoger Taylor478-5498
ChaplainJames Delbert Boone496-9595
Senior StewardCharles Ray Bateman, Jr.309-2399
Junior StewardJack Bell831-0318
MarshalDickie Cooper971-7347
MusicianBob Johns467-8804
TilerDennis Eaton499-6720
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 2015

January  13  Stated Communication, DDGM Official Visit, 7PM
  14  DDGM Official Visit, 6:30PM (at Virginia Beach Lodge No. 274)
  31  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
February  3  DDGM Official Visit, 7:30PM (at Willis V. Fentress Lodge No. 296)
  4  DDGM Official Visit, 7:30PM (at Princess Anne Lodge No. 25)
  5  DDGM Official Visit, 7PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  10  Stated Communication, 60th Year Anniversary, Past Master's Night, 7PM
  12  DDGM Official Visit, 7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)
  16  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)
  28  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
March  10  Stated Communication, Speaker: Worshipful Edward L. Meise, Jr., DEO, 7PM
  20  Grand Master's Official Visit, Districts 36/56, 6PM (at Chesapeake Shrine Center)
  28  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
April  11  C. Frank Hicks Area Ritual School (Districts 36/56), 8AM-12PM (at Lake Drummond Lodge No.178)
  13  James H. Parkerson Area Ritual School (Districts 36/56), 6PM
  14  Stated Communication, 7PM
  20  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
May  12  Stated Communication, Senior Warden's Night, 7PM
  30  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
June  9  Stated Communication, 7PM
  13  32nd Annual Bull Roast, 11AM-7PM
  15  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  23  Affiliated Past Masters' Night, Fellowcraft Degree, 7PM
  27  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
July  14  Stated Communication, Hawaiian Shirt Night, 7PM
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
  30  Reid J. Simmons Academy of Masonic Leadership, 8AM-8PM (at Waynesboro)
  31  Reid J. Simmons Academy of Masonic Leadership, 8AM-8PM (at Waynesboro)
August  1  Reid J. Simmons Academy of Masonic Leadership, 8AM-8PM (at Waynesboro)
  11  Stated Communication, 7PM
  17  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM
  22  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
  29  State-wide One Day Conferral, 8AM-2PM (at Norfolk Scottish Rite Temple)
September  8  Stated Communication, Junior Warden's Night, 7PM
  22  Fall Past Master's Night, 7PM
  26  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
October  3  Annual Family Picnic, 1PM
  13  Stated Communication, Speaker: Worshipful Harry Kellett (District MAHOVA Ambassador), 7PM
  19  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  31  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
November  6  Grand Annual Communication, 8AM-4PM (at Richmond, VA)
  7  Grand Annual Communication, 8AM-4PM (at Richmond, VA)
  10  Stated Communication, Honor the Veteran's, 7PM
December  8  Annual Stated Communication, 6PM
  12  Open Installation of Officers for 2016, 1PM
  21  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)
January  13  Stated Communication, DDGM Official Visit, 7PM
  14  DDGM Official Visit, 6:30PM (at Virginia Beach Lodge No. 274)
  31  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
February  3  DDGM Official Visit, 7:30PM (at Willis V. Fentress Lodge No. 296)
  4  DDGM Official Visit, 7:30PM (at Princess Anne Lodge No. 25)
  5  DDGM Official Visit, 7PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  10  Stated Communication, 60th Year Anniversary, Past Master's Night, 7PM
  12  DDGM Official Visit, 7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)
  16  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)
  28  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
March  10  Stated Communication, Speaker: Worshipful Edward L. Meise, Jr., DEO, 7PM
  20  Grand Master's Official Visit, Districts 36/56, 6PM (at Chesapeake Shrine Center)
  28  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
April  11  C. Frank Hicks Area Ritual School (Districts 36/56), 8AM-12PM (at Lake Drummond Lodge No.178)
  13  James H. Parkerson Area Ritual School (Districts 36/56), 6PM
  14  Stated Communication, 7PM
  20  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
May  12  Stated Communication, Senior Warden's Night, 7PM
  30  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
June  9  Stated Communication, 7PM
  13  32nd Annual Bull Roast, 11AM-7PM
  15  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  23  Affiliated Past Masters' Night, Fellowcraft Degree, 7PM
  27  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
July  14  Stated Communication, Hawaiian Shirt Night, 7PM
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
  30  Reid J. Simmons Academy of Masonic Leadership, 8AM-8PM (at Waynesboro)
  31  Reid J. Simmons Academy of Masonic Leadership, 8AM-8PM (at Waynesboro)
August  1  Reid J. Simmons Academy of Masonic Leadership, 8AM-8PM (at Waynesboro)
  11  Stated Communication, 7PM
  17  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM
  22  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
  29  State-wide One Day Conferral, 8AM-2PM (at Norfolk Scottish Rite Temple)
September  8  Stated Communication, Junior Warden's Night, 7PM
  22  Fall Past Master's Night, 7PM
  26  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
October  3  Annual Family Picnic, 1PM
  13  Stated Communication, Speaker: Worshipful Harry Kellett (District MAHOVA Ambassador), 7PM
  19  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  31  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
November  6  Grand Annual Communication, 8AM-4PM (at Richmond, VA)
  7  Grand Annual Communication, 8AM-4PM (at Richmond, VA)
  10  Stated Communication, Honor the Veteran's, 7PM
December  8  Annual Stated Communication, 6PM
  12  Open Installation of Officers for 2016, 1PM
  21  District Blood Drive, 2PM-7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)