The Provincial Grand Chapter of Worcestershire
Welcome to our newly designed Worcestershire Royal Arch web site. We hope that you find this site interesting, informative and useful.
Whether you are already a Royal Arch Mason or not, you will find useful information about who we are, what we do and contact information, should you wish to join this important and beautiful order or as a member, simply want to peruse to further your Masonic knowledge.
At the completion of the third degree ceremony in the Craft, you were informed that the genuine secrets of a Master Mason were lost and it is in the Holy Royal Arch where they can be discovered. The Holy Royal Arch really does complete your journey into Pure Ancient Freemasonry. Thus has been established the very close connection between Craft Masonry and the Holy Royal Arch and nowhere is that connection stronger than that which exists in the Province of Worcestershire.
This web site is intended to serve several purposes, all of which depend on efficient communication and a sensitivity to the needs of the members and the community.• To assist Freemasons outside the province to be informed about our activities, encourage them to maintain contact.• To act as a portal to official sources of information about a wide range of Masonic interests.• To provide a window to Freemasonry for the local community.• To help members who are unable to regularly attend meetings to keep in touch.• To support local members and our contacts globally by keeping them in touch with events andsignificant dates.• To support the work of officers and event organisers in our Lodges.• To encourage new members by offering an open and informed view of Freemasonry both globally and in the local community.
The Provincial Grand Chapter of Worcestershire is the administrative body for all the 'Holy Royal Arch' Freemasons in Worcestershire
Based in Bromsgrove, 'the Province' is staffed largely by volunteers and carries out all the administrative work required to enable nearly 1,000 individuals across 40 Chapters in Worcestershire to enjoy their Royal Arch freemasonry!
Following the decision by E Comp Colin Brown to retire from office of Most Excellent Grand Superintendent (MEGS) at the end of 2018, his successor will be E Comp John M Phenix, currently Deputy Grand Superintendent. Until the next meeting of Provincial Grand Chapter on 13th April 2019 , John's official title will be 'Deputy Grand Superintendent In Charge'.
The Installation Meeting will be held at the Kings School Hall, Worcester following which, in the afternoon he will hold his 1st Annual General Meeting .of the Provincial Grand Chapter of Worcestershire.
We all send our Heartiest Congratulations and Best Wishes to John.
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