RW James H. Rice

Dear Brethren: We have just received the sad news that our Grand Historian, RW James H. Rice, has been called from labor by the G.A.O.T.U. to lay down the working tools of a Mason this past weekend. R.W. Brother Jim Rice has an extensive curriculum vitae within the Craft having served in many capacities in his Lodges, District and Grand Lodge. R.W. Brother Jim Rice was Initiated on April 18, 1984, Passed on May 16, 1984 and Raised on August 17, 1984 in (Canandaigua Lodge No. 294) n.k.a. Rushville Lodge No. 377. He also enjoyed dual membership with Milo Lodge No. 108 where he affiliated on May 6,...

2015 St. John’s Day Message to the Craft

{Portions of the printed address, marked here with an asterisk (*), were not included in the oral address. This is the official version of the St. John’s Day message, given June 27th, 2015 at the Masonic Care Community Campus in Utica, NY.} Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his presence continually. (1 Chronicles...