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     Worshipful Master’s Duty                                 Attire for Session
          To Attend Session
                                                      Thursday, June 25th for Vespers
Every year, Worshipful Masters and Wardens            Grand Lodge Officers – Black Tuxedo
promise to submit to the “ancient charges and         Visiting Dignitaries – Black Tuxedo
regulations of Ancient Free and Accepted              Masons – Tux or Suit
Masons” before being installed. These charges         Ladies – Complimentary to the men
“point out the duties of a Master of a Lodge,”
and are deemed so important that they are read        Friday, June 26th
to ensure accuracy.                               Session
                                                   Grand Lodge Officers – Black Tuxedos
What do these charges mean? Here is some           Visiting Dignitaries - Suit or Coat & Tie
food for thought. You promise a regular            Masons – Suit or Coat & Tie
attendance on the committees and                  Master Masons Banquet
Communications of the Grand Lodge on               Grand Lodge Officers – Business Casual
receiving proper notice and to pay attention to    Masons – Business Casual
all the duties of Masonry on convenient            Ladies – Complimentary to the men
occasions. A Lodge is a constituent of the
Grand Lodge when in session. In order for a           Saturday, June 27th
lodge to be an indispensable component it must    Session
be represented. Thus its presence is mandatory,    Grand Lodge Officers – Black Tuxedo
either personally or by proxy. Additionally, our   Visiting Dignitaries – Suit or Coat & Tie
Code requires that each Lodge be represented       Masons – Suit or Coat & Tie
by the attendance of their Master and Wardens.    Installation for new Grand Master & Grand Lodge
                                                  Officers
25050. REPRESENTATION IN GRAND                     Grand Lodge Officers – Black Tuxedo
LODGE. Each chartered and duly constituted         Visiting Dignitaries – Suit or Coat & Tie
lodge shall be represented in Grand Lodge at       Masons – Suit or Coat & Tie
every non ceremonial communication by one          Ladies – complimentary to the men
or more of its Master and Wardens, or by an       Reception for new Grand Master and Officers
elected representative. Where a Master or          All Masons – Suit or Coat & Tie
Warden is unable to attend, the lodge Instructor   Ladies – complimentary to the men
shall be given the preferential representation.

        Proposed Legislation

Proposed Legislation for the 149th Annual
Communication has been mailed to the
Secretary of each Lodge. In addition, the May
Issue of the Montana Freemason Magazine will
contain information on all proposed legislation.
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