Masons look to rebuild reputation of service

Discussion in 'General Freemasonry Discussion' started by Blake Bowden, Nov 3, 2009.

  1. Blake Bowden

    Blake Bowden Administrator Staff Member

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  2. Zack

    Zack Registered User

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    IMO the WMs idea that Freemasonry is a "community service organization" is an example of
    the problems we are facing today. We are not the same as the Lions or Rotary clubs, the Salvation Army etc.
     
  3. Blake Bowden

    Blake Bowden Administrator Staff Member

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    Amen Brother!
     
  4. TCShelton

    TCShelton Founding Member Premium Member

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    Right on, but we are quickly turning into it.
     
  5. Zack

    Zack Registered User

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    I don't know about "quickly", but in my area it has been a gradual decline until it is now accepted by most of our own members that we are a "service organization", fostered in part by Grand Lodge. Publicity= members. It amazes me that some think because of this, men will be suddenly inspired to join.

    IMO the blue Lodge should take care of worthy brothers, their widows and orphans and leave charity to those organizations which are more qualified to do them and do them well; ie Shrine, Scottish Rite, Kiwanis, Rotary, etc.

    I have a difficult time subduing my passions on this particular subject. If I offended...
    sorry bout that.
     
  6. TCShelton

    TCShelton Founding Member Premium Member

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    +1 to both paragraphs.
     
  7. JTM

    JTM "Just in case" Premium Member

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    mos def not a charity.
     

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