Tom’s 3rd degree ceremony

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On Friday 23rd September Bro. Tom Perring became our lodges third Master Mason when his 3rd degree ceremony was conducted by Longmynd Lodge, No. 4877 in Church Stretton with help from a few members of The Iron Bridge Lodge. This was our second joint meeting and was enjoyed by many members of our lodge.

img_6074The team, led by WM David Heywood, performed to a high standard and a good time was had by all – but the ceremony nearly didn’t happen as Tom had suffered a painful accident and injured his shoulder earlier in the month, while W. Bro. Heywood (also acting Organist) had hurt his hand.

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All was well in the end, however, as Tom was determined to enjoy his special night, and David (a music teacher with the Shropshire Music Service) brought his tuba to accompany the singing from the south-west corner instead…

 

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And, please… no jokes about the password leading from the Second to the Third Degree…

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