Grand Royal Arch Chapter Annual Convocation

Friday, July 25, 2014


(Almost) last Chance for Reservations!

Meal reservations: Deadline Thursday, July 24th

Room reservations: Group discount period over, but rooms still available at regular rate.

Online reservation links can be found here.



Friday Night Grand Chapter Dinner and Party

“I Miss the 60s Party”

Join the Grand Royal Arch Chapter for music, entertainment and dancing

bring your friends….it’s the party of the year…..let’s celebrate a great year together

And don’t forget Friday afternoon


Friday Afternoon, July 25

1:00-1:50 p.m.

  •  Room #1: Companion James E. Frey, a frequent contributor to the Midnight Freemasons blog, and the Working Tools magazine presents “Rosicrucianism in the Royal Arch” An introduction to the Christian hermetic and Qabbalah as found in the search for the Lost Word.
  •  Room #2: Excellent Companion Patrick Robin will lead a blue ribbon panel discussion relative to what is working or not working for our local chapters.
  •  Room #3: Companion Joe Mack Canup takes the Old West Stage in “Walking in the Moccasins of Ol’ Kit Carson,” sharing the life and times of one of our nation’s most famous Brothers. An active Illinois York Rite Mason Joe is a fifth generation descendent of the Canup family of Marshall County, Kentucky. His family traces its roots there back to the early 1800s.

 2:00-2:50 p.m.

  •  Room #1: Companion Matthew R. Stolz, Past High Priest of Macon Chapter #21 and frequent contributor to “Hiram Words” presents “The Esoteric Elements of Freemasonry from Entered Apprentice to the Royal Arch,” focusing on Alchemy, Astrology/Astrotheology, and qabbalah.”
  •  Room #2: Excellent Companion Tim Ward will present ideas and concepts for using electronic media to promote chapters and move our communications into the 21st Century.
  •  Room #3: Companion Charles Harper presents informative thoughts focusing on Intercultural Communication and addresses the question: Are we effectively communicating the benefits of Royal Arch Masonry in a postmodern society to sustain membership in the order?