2022 Grand Chapter Session

The 146th “Faithful in Serving Him” Session will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Wichita, Kansas from April 21-23, 2022.

GRAND OFFICERS

OFFICENAME
Worthy Grand MatronCarol A. Salmon
Worthy Grand PatronDennis Reed
Associate Grand MatronGale Masten
Associate Grand PatronTony Anderson
Grand SecretaryChristy Hard
Grand TreasurerJames (Jim) W. Billings, PGP
Grand ConductressWendy Cunningham
Associate Grand ConductressGlenda Perkins
Grand Trustee (Chair)Pam Abel, PGM
Grand TrusteeDolores "Dee" Smith, PGM
Grand TrusteeRichard "Dick" Short, PGP
Grand TrusteeWanda Ryan, PGM
Grand TrusteeSteven Boyer, PGP
Grand ChaplainJoan Miller
Grand MarshalJennifer Reed
Grand OrganistCharlotte Swaim
Grand AdahJenny Ayres
Grand RuthCarla McKinney
Grand EstherTricia Hockett
Grand MarthaAlison Voos
Grand ElectaJean Osbourn
Grand WarderCharles (Chip) Marcy
Grand SentinelDavid Hendricks

SESSION THEME & SYMBOLS

Our Theme
Faithful in Serving Him (FISH)

Our Motto
Make time to be a blessing to someone today.

Our Watch-words
Service – Living Our Faith
Truth – The Unchanging Word of God
Harmony – Working Together for a Common Purpose
Gratitude – Giving Thanks to the Lord

Our Aim
To be about the work of changing lives for good in our world.

Scriptures
WGM: Psalm 23
“Glorify the Lord with me; let us exalt his name together.” Psalm 34:3

WGP: “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” Matthew 5:16
“Your word is a lamp to guide me and a light for my path.” Psalm 119:105

Our Emblems
Open Bible – Chaplain’s Emblem: “Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and light unto my path.”

Lyre – Organist’s Emblem: “Praise Him with timbrels and dance; praise with stringed instruments and flutes.”

Broken Column – Martha’s Emblem: “Human life is uncertain.”

Words of Wisdom

WGM – “Our best, no matter how good, is incomplete if we leave God out of the picture.” Unknown

WGP – “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God, in Christ, forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32

Symbols

WGM – Kitchen towels (for wiping up life’s little messes and a symbol of Service, when Jesus took a basin and towel to wash the disciples’ feet.”

Measuring spoons (Give full measure, pressed down, and shaken together.” Luke 6:38

WGP – Lanterns, Sailing Ships

Fun Emblems
WGM: Crossword puzzles, post-it notes, Dove dark chocolate, Lindt Intense Orange Chocolate
WGP: Moose, Delux Grahams, Peanut M&Ms

Honor Station
Chaplain, Organist, Martha

Our Colors
Turquoise, Coral, Spring Green, Yellow, and Silver.

Our Flowers
Roses, Mums, Daisies, Dogwood, Lilacs, Queen Anne’s Lace.

Our Charities

  • KSDS Service Dogs
  • Children’s Miracle Network

Our Special Projects

  • OES Scholarships
  • ESTARL
  • Masonic Youth Organizations
  • Membership
  • Kansas Masonic Home
  • Grand Chapter Session
  • New member recognition
  • 50, 60, & 75 year member recognition
  • Grand Chapter Website
  • Star Gazer
  • Technology
  • WGM/WGP Project of Choice

Community Service Projects

  • Local Food Banks
  • Travel Toiletries for Ronald McDonald House or your local Women’s Crisis Center
  • Tabby Tops for Ronald McDonald House
  • Box Tops for Education for your local schools

Our Activities

  • Five State Fun Gathering
  • Alpha-Omega Sewing Day
  • Spring Fund Raiser
  • Kansas Masonic Home visit
  • Degree work by the Grand Officers
  • Kansas- Nebraska Exchange
  • Kansas- Oklahoma Exchange
  • Scrapbook Days

Our Songs

WGM

  • You’ve Got A Friend In Me (from Toy Story)
  • Great is Thy Faithfulness
  • Happy (by Pharrell Williams)
  • Showers of Blessings
  • I Love You a Bushel and a Peck
  • Goodnight Sweetheart Goodnight (from Three Men and a Baby)
  • Stand By Me

WGP

  • This is My Father’s World
  • My Tribute
  • Hymn of Promise
  • Don’t Worry, Be Happy
  • Rainbow Connection
  • Walking on Sunshine
  • What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)
  • Sixteen Tons (Tennessee Ernie Ford)
  • Turn! Turn! Turn! (The Byrds)

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