Reinstatement question

Discussion in 'The York Rite' started by otherstar, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. otherstar

    otherstar Registered User

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    About 11 years ago, I got a dimit from my Blue Lodge and went suspended/nonpay in both the Scottish and the York Rites. Two years ago, I was reinstated in the Blue Lodge. I'm considering re-joining at least the Chapter and Council, but I have no idea how to go about it, or more importantly how much it will cost. Is the procedure like the Blue Lodge where you only owe a portion of back dues?

    I know there are bodies near where I live that I could transfer to once re-instated because my original York Rite bodies are too far away to make involvement practical.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Bill Lins

    Bill Lins Moderating Staff Staff Member

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    I'd suggest you contact the Secretaries of the Chapter & Council nearest you- they should be able to advise you.
     
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  3. Companion Joe

    Companion Joe Premium Member

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    Agreed on contacting the secretary. I don't know this to be 100 percent accurate, but I think the general rule of thumb is you have to pay the dues for the year which you were suspended, a small restoration fee, and the dues for the current year. Plus, you have to be ballotted on again.
     
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