Meeting at the Masonic Hall, Church Street, Wincanton BA9 9AA. 18.30 On the third Thursday of January, April, September and November (Installation). The Lodge has 29 subscribing members.
Officers of the Lodge - appointed Thursday 21st November 2019
Worshipful Master - Alan Chinn Senior Warden - Max Foote Junior Warden - James Antell Master Overseer - John Morey Senior Overseer - Ian Elliott Junior Overseer - Butch Arnold Chaplain - Kevin Aldred Treasurer - Graham Baker Registrar of Marks - Mike Waterman Secretary - Steve McCarthy Director of Ceremonies - Tony Wilcox
Almoner - Tony Wilcox Charity Steward - Steve McCarthy Senior Deacon - Paul Cowley Junior Deacon - Chris Skinner Assistant D of C - Chris White Organist - Vacant Assistant Secretary - Vacant Inner Guard - Mervyn Burroughs Stewards - Vacant Tyler - Tyler
Past Masters of and in the Lodge
1995 Chris White PAGStdBr 1999 John Morey PGJD 2000 Tony Wilcox PGStdB 2002 & 10 Mike Waterman PGJD 2004 Danny Toop JO
2006,08&15 Steve McCarthy SW 2009 Max Foote JD 2011 Steve Defries PGJD 2013 Kevin Aldred ADC 2014 Jim Randolph JD
2016 Mervyn Burroughs JO 2017 Grahame Baker Steward 2018 Doug Stembridge Trevor Smith SW
Science Lodge News and Events
November 2019 - Installation night.
W.Bro D Stembridge and the brethren of the lodge welcomed the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, Tony Guthrie to the Installation meeting. W.Bro Doug carried out the Installation Ceremony in a very competent manner and W.Bro Alan Chinn was installed in the chair accordingly.
W.Bro Alan invested and appointed his officers in competent manner and addressed each officer with kind words.
The Lodge was closed in due form and the distinguished brethren retired to the festive board which was enjoyed by all.
In the photo left to right. Doug Stembridge - Installing Master, Alan Chinn - Master, Tony Guthrie - Deputy PGM, Dave Rockey - Provincial ADC and John Morey
Science Lodge Installation meeting 2012 L to R Bro Butch Arnold with his first office in the Lodge as Steward Provincial officers Active and promotion. W Bro Max Foote Provincial Grand Junior Deacon W Bro Alan Hayward Provincial Grand Senior Overseer W Bro Trevor Smith Past Provincial Grand Junior Warden Photos, Tony Wilcox
20th January 2011 The Lodge was presented with the Traveling Keystone brought to the Wincanton by members of the Hallam Lodge No.730. Four members traveling together nearly did not make the meeting because the car in which they were traveling had 4 SATNAV’s working at once and took them all around the county before arriving a tad late at Wincanton. Those attending the meeting were given a demonstration of the Advancement ceremony (Wincanton Style). A goodly meeting was enjoyed by one and all. Pictured l to r John Massey, Bob Cole, Andy Grey, Derek Bromwich, Alan Douglas, Neil Hawes PGJW, Derek Wilton, Mike Waterman WM, Richard Old, Tony Wilcox PGSW and Chris White. The members of Science Lodge took the Traveling Keystone to the Cerdic Lodge on the 16th February.
W.Bro Max Foote made an excellent job of installing his successor, Mike Waterman in the Chair. Those of us who know the temple at Wincanton realise it is not the largest but on this occasion it was packed. Nearly sixty brethren were present when Mike Waterman became Master of the Lodge. It was a splendid evening, Deputy PGM Ray Guthrie commented how good it was to see so many brethren present including the Provincial Senior and Junior Wardens, Tony Wilcox and Neil Hawes and no less than 9 Grand Officers. One of the highlights of the ceremony was an excellent presentation of the working tools by Bro Paul Meron, the Lodge Junior Overseer. The ceremony was conducted with dignity and was a pleasure to witness. The festive board afterwards was pleasant and good humoured, with some very good toasts, although not many understood the Junior Wardens joke in his toast to the visitors! Great Mark fellowship was the order of the day!
A new but very experienced team at the top, Senior Warden - Steve Defries, Master - Mike Waterman and Junior Warden - Richard Old.
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