How can I become a Mason?
a Freemason you must:
- Be a
man of at least 18 years of age
of good moral character
a personal belief in a Supreme Being (the definition of a Supreme Being is a
personal matter for each individual)
to become a Mason of "your own free will and accord"
without expectation of any material gain or benefits
loyal to your country
dedicated to providing for your own family
a sincere determination to conduct yourself in a manner that will earn the
respect and trust of others
a desire to help others through community service and universal benevolence
TO PURSUE YOUR INTEREST IN BECOMING A MEMBER follow these steps:
- Talk with someone you know who
is a Freemason
- If you do not know anyone who
is a Mason, contact a Lodge in your neighborhood
- Masons do not solicit for
members. You'll need to express your personal interest in joining
- You may be invited to meet
with the Lodge Committee or selected Members to discuss your application and
to answer your questions.
- Subject to you being
considered eligible and properly motivated you will be asked to complete an
application for membership and return it to your local Lodge Secretary
Your application will be presented
to a Lodge Meeting and a secret ballot conducted in which Members vote on your
suitability. You will be notified of the result and invited to attend a Lodge
Meeting for your initiation into Membership.