District 46 now has a brief information leaflet designed for the benefit of both existing and prospective members of the Order. The leaflet can be downloaded by clicking here. A link can also be found on the welcome page of the website.
V. Em. Kt. Pt. Alexander K. Russell was installed as High Priest of Forth Valley on Saturday 17th February 2018. Given Alex's extensive masonic experience we are sure he will have a very successful year in office.
Grateful thanks are also extended to V. Em. Kt. Pt. David Smillie on the completion of his tenure as High Priest, during which he admitted 5 new members to the Tabernacle.
I advise with sadness of the death of of Ill. Kt. Pt. W. David H. Britton, PGIVP. The funeral will take place at Dunfermline Crematorium on Wednesday, 27th December 2017 at 1.15pm and thereafter to the function suite at East End Park, Dunfermline
V. Em. Kt. Pt. Robert Clark was installed as High Priest of the Kingdom of Fife Tabernacle No. 220 on Saturday 2nd September. We wish Nobby every success for his year in office.
Forth Valley had their regular meeting on last Wednesday during which James O. Ferguson was admitted. We Welcome Kt. Pt. Jim to the Order and wish him happiness in his membership.
Ill. Kt. Pt. James G. Carmichael, DT, PGVP was awarded the honour of Companion of Holy Wisdom by the Grand Superintendent and we warmly congratulate Jim on this well deserved accolade.
V. Ill. Kt. Pt. Paul G. Miller, KHW, PGVIIP, having been awarded Knight of Holy Wisdom at the Annual Assembly of Grand College in June, was presented with his KHW Certificate and lozenge by the Grand Superintendent.
A most enjoyable evening was had by all.
The Grand Superintendent visited Horeb Tabernacle No.138 in Breda,The Netherlands last night. This was the Installation Meeting and V. Em. Kt. Pt. Roger Ottaway was installed as High Priest. A most enjoyable meeting was followed by a delightful dinner.
Fortunately, Horeb Tabernacle works in English making the proceedings much easier to follow. R. Em. Kt. Pt. Sneddon was accompanied by V. Em. Kt. Pt. Rob Sampimon, the High Priest of The Holy Rood Tabernacle no. 135.
Pictured from left to right are V. Em. Kt. Pt. Sampimon, the Grand Superintendent, V. Em. Kt. Pt. Ottaway and R. Em. Kt. Pt. Antonie P. Van Aartsen, Grand Superintendent of District no. 29, The Netherlands.
V. Em. Kt. Pt. William Workman was installed as High Priest of Claverhouse Tabernacle no. 143 on Saturday 11th March 2017. Hearty congratulations and best wishes are extended to Bill for a happy and successful year as High Priest.
Congratulations are also extended to V. Em. Kt. Pt. Thomas Lloyd on the completion of his year as High Priest.
The Grand Superintendent also carried out the Ceremony of Banner Dedication at the meeting. This was the first time a Banner Dedication has been worked in Scotland and the Ceremony seemed to meet with the approval of the assembled Kt. Pts.
Pictured with Claverhouse's splendid new banner are M. Em. Kt. Pt. Ian P. Duff, Deputy Grand High Priest, V. Em. Kt. Pt. Bill Workman and the Grand Superintendent.
Updates on relevant matters will be posted from time to time by either the Grand Superintendent or the District Recorder.