An Update from our Commander in Chief, Carl Swope 33°

Brethren All,

At this point I am more than ready to get out for a nice lunch or dinner. You are probably thinking that too, but caution prevails and we must wait a bit longer for the “green Light”. Lehigh County and the surrounding counties, are scheduled to move to the yellow phase on Friday June 5th. Following that, if virus cases decline further, these counties should go to the Green phase. Here resumption of limited activities becomes possible. I am not sure about you, but our family gatherings have been deeply missed. Of course, not meeting with you at Lodge or Consistory ranks right up there, too.

This spring many Scottish Rite events were cancelled such as the annual Easter egg hunt, the Air Force Band performance, membership meetings and the April Stated meeting.

A major disappointment was cancelling the Spring Reunion where Right Worshipful Grand Master Thomas Gamon, IV was to be the honoree. This was extremely disheartening, especially to me.

The Feast of the Pascal Lamb ceremony was also cancelled. Members that were to be honored will be included in the ceremony planned for 2021. Another event impacted was the Good Friday breakfast which will be scheduled …

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