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Rocky Mountain Masonic Conference
                        2013 - Helena

Brothers ,

    We thank everyone who attended                                                In keeping with several traditional
the 62nd Rocky Mountain Masonic                                                practices of our Conference
Conference hosted by the Grand Lodge                                           presentations were conducted from
AF&AM of Montana.                                                              a list provided to each member
                                                                               Jurisdiction. From each jurisdiction
   Our Capital city Helena served as                                           one Grand Lodge Officer was assigned
the host city for the Conference July                                          to present and one to moderate the
19-20, 2013. Helena offers a variety of                                        questions and answers.
activities and fine dinning. There were
events planned for those who wished                                               Discussion topics selected for the
to participate, all events were optional                                       Conference and jurisdiction consisted
allowing the opportunity to explore                                            of:
and dine as you wish.

The Rocky Mountain Masonic CThoonmferCehnicseholm, MWGM
(RMMC) was formed on February 22, 1952. Initially,      Cloocalol rloaddgoe-aWndhaGtriasnthdeLioddeagler?elationship between the
it was comprised of the following Jurisdictions:
Colorado, Montana, Utah and Wyoming. The first
meeting of the RMMC was held in Casper, Wyoming         IisdGahroan-dLLooddggeeE’sdroulcea?tiWonh:aWt ihs othies  responsible? What
on July 11-12, 1952. Over the years the RMMC                                                                      local lodge’s role?
expanded its membership to three other jurisdictions
and now includes: Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada,     Mvisoitnattaionnas-,  Grand    Lodge Officers             inter-jurisdictional
Utah and Wyoming and added New Mexico in 2003.                                benefit  or detriment?
This year, I have asked the Grand Lodge of Arizona to
attend as a guest and possible inclusion as a member. Nevada - Express the role of Masonic Education in
The sitting Grand Master and Grand Secretary of the leadership.
host jurisdiction serve as the President and Secretary  cNaenwdidMateexifocor   -What should be the standard      for  a
of the Conference, the Vice President is the officer                           the degrees of Masonry?
who will be Grand Master of the host jurisdiction
the following year. The official delegates and voting   sUtatanhdar-ds  Should Grand     Jurisdictions implement
members of the Conference are the elective officers                     of conduct and  protocols for the Internet,
of the respective Grand Lodges. However, any Master     Facebook, and other forms of social media?
Mason from a member jurisdiction or one that is in
amity with the member jurisdictions is welcome to       sWtryeossmtihnegp-rSohmooutlidonloocfatlhleoldogdegse     and Grand Lodge
attend.                                                                                                           in the community
                                                        or should the emphasis be on expanding, building,
   Purpose - the purpose of the Rocky Mountain          and promoting the local lodge internally?
Masonic Conference (RMMC) is to provide a forum
for the member jurisdictions to exchange matters of     AWrhizaot nisa  - Vetting of potential Grand Lodge Officers:
Masonic interest among our Rocky Mountain States                        being done, what can be done, is enough
and to develop Masonic Education programs for our       being done?
Lodges. The RMMC is an informal gathering that
allows the presentation of information that is of a
common concern or interest.

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