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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

December  18  DeMolay Work/Fun Night, 7PM Today!
  21  Job's Daughters Meeting, 2PM
  28  DeMolay Work/Fun, 2PM
January  3  Saturday Morning Fellowship, 7AM-11AM
  6  Master Mason Degree, 7PM

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Posted December 13th, 3:35 pm

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Posted December 13th, 3:30 pm

Just a reminder that the 2015 Open Installation of Officers will be tomorrow (12/13) at 1PM. Hope to see you there! ... See moreSee less

Posted December 12th, 12:48 pm

2014 Annual Stated Communication (4 photos) ... See moreSee less

2014 Award Winners

Posted December 10th, 11:39 am

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The Mentor's Manual eloquently discusses the Rights and Responsibilities of a Master Mason. We often focus on the Rights-- enjoying visitation, perhaps needing relief, and ever delaying the day to need memorial services. We approach the time for a key responsibility: paying one's dues. Please go into the new year with a fresh mind, stout heart, and clean Lodge account. Surprise your Secretary by paying early to allow you to enjoy all Craft has to offer unfettered--simply because it is the right and honorable thing to do.

Posted December 5th, 7:54 am

The December edition of the Ashlar is available for your reading pleasure.

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Posted December 2nd, 11:20 am

Join us tonight for our final Master Mason's Degree of the year. Only two more work nights as we wind down 2014 and begin preparing for the Annual Stated Communications. The ham, turkey, and more importantly, the collards, are just around the corner! ... See moreSee less

Posted November 18th, 11:08 am


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 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 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, 12PM (at Chesapeake Shrine Center)
  28  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
April  11  C. Frank Hicks Area Ritual School (Districts 36/56), 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 (at Kempsville Lodge No. 196)
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
May  12  Stated Communication, Senior Wardens Night, 7PM
  19  Armed Forces 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 Master's Night, 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 (at Kempsville Lodge No. 196)
  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, 12PM (at Chesapeake Shrine Center)
  28  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
April  11  C. Frank Hicks Area Ritual School (Districts 36/56), 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 (at Kempsville Lodge No. 196)
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
May  12  Stated Communication, Senior Wardens Night, 7PM
  19  Armed Forces 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 Master's Night, 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 (at Kempsville Lodge No. 196)
  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)