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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

August  3  Fellowcraft Examination, 7PM Today!
  3  Ritual School, 7PM Today!
  4  Master Mason Degree, 7PM Tomorrow!
  5  Eastern Star Work Night, 7PM
  6  DeMolay Work/Fun Night, 7PM

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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!3 days ago
Danny HammThank you for your service to our country Brothers3 days ago
Ryan RobinsonWelcome to our fraternity brothers!4 days ago   ·  2
Ti DeZodLook at brother senior cheif kort! Miss you guys a bunch!4 days ago
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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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It's that time again! Join us tomorrow morning, 8-10AM, for our June Lodge Breakfast. Great food, great fellowship, and lots of fun. Bring you family, bring your friends, and most importantly, bring your appetite! ... See moreSee less

June 26th, 6:00 am

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Kempsville Masonic Lodge No. 196 created an 32nd Annual Bull Roast. ... See moreSee less

Tender roast beef, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, and desert. All you can eat for $10, take out for $6.

32nd Annual Bull Roast

June 13, 2015, 11:00am - June 13, 2015, 7:00pm

Kempsville Masonic Lodge No. 196

Tender roast beef, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, and desert. All you can eat for $10, take out for $6.

June 12th, 11:44 am

In just a few short hours the meat will hit the grill. Come on out tomorrow from 11AM to 7PM for our 32nd Annual Bull Roast. Tender roast beef, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, and desert. All you can eat for $10, take out for $6. ... See moreSee less

June 12th, 11:29 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
  12  Annual Family Picnic, 1PM
  22  Fall Past Master's Night, 7PM
  26  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
October  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
  12  Annual Family Picnic, 1PM
  22  Fall Past Master's Night, 7PM
  26  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
October  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)