new junior deacon

Discussion in 'General Freemasonry Discussion' started by choppersteve03, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. choppersteve03

    choppersteve03 Premium Member

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    well i was appointed the new junior deacon of acacia 176, i must say i have my reservations about this position. this is my first time as a lodge officer,and iam worried about doing a good job. do any of you brothers have any words of advise?
     
  2. Bro.BruceBenjamin

    Bro.BruceBenjamin Premium Member

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    Congrats,

    Take your time read over your book and learn your part. It is also important to visit other lodges to see how the work is done there. Don't be shy when it is time for candidates to go through.
     
  3. choppersteve03

    choppersteve03 Premium Member

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    thank you brother bruce
     
  4. khilles

    khilles Registered User

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    Congrats bro!
     
  5. Brent Heilman

    Brent Heilman Premium Member

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    Congrats Brother! I am certain you will do just fine. Remember even men that have been doing this for years and years will occasionally stumble and mumble through their parts. Nothing to worry about it is all a part of the learning process.
     
  6. Mac

    Mac Moderator Premium Member

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    The Junior Deacon is a wonderful starting point for participation in our ceremonies. Congratulations!
     
  7. Bro. Stewart P.M.

    Bro. Stewart P.M. Lead Moderator Emeritus Staff Member

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    First of all congratulations!! Trust me, you will do just fine!!

    The Junior Deacon's position is a wonderful place to begin your journey as an officer. In fact that is exactly where I began my journey. The job is relatively easy at my Lodge, you'd be responsible for the flags outside, the floor in the narthex and Lodge room, putting the officers jewels out and setting other parts of the Lodge up before the meetings, and most importantly guarding the inner door. This is a time to really begin to learn your role as inner guard, sharpen your examination skills with the assistance of the Senior Deacon. This is a great position to meet new Brethren!!
     
  8. choppersteve03

    choppersteve03 Premium Member

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    thank you brothers for your encouraging words, all of your advice and thanks have been very helpful. thank you.
     
  9. thor9541

    thor9541 Registered User

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    Exellent!

    Congrats! Brother guard the inner door well .
     

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