Masonic Encyclopedia The Ashlar Company 1-800-357-6502
Search 1-800-357-6502 Masonic Regalia StoreRegalia Store AccountAccount BlogsBlogs EducationEducation EncyclopediaEncyclopedia EtiquetteEtiquette Famous MasonsFamous Masons GracesGraces Grand LodgesGrand Lodges InformationInformation LibraryLibrary Lost & FoundLost & Found MembershipMembership MythsMyths NewsNews PoemsPoems QuotesQuotes Regius PoemRegius Poem RitualsRituals SymbolsSymbols ToastsToasts TourTour Tracing BoardsTracing Boards TricentennialTricentennial WallpaperWallpaper Masonic Encyclopedia Search A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Ashlar Home > Encyclopedia

Order of Business

In every Masonic Body, the By-laws should prescribe an Order of Business, and in proportion as that order is rigorously observed will be the harmony and celerity with which the business of the Lodge will be despatched. In Lodges whose By-laws have prescribed no settled order, the arrangement of business is left to the discretion of the presiding officer, who, however, must be governed, to some extent, by certain general rules founded on the principles of parliamentary law, or on the suggestions of common sense. The order of business may, for convenience of reference, be placed in the following tabular form:

1. Opening of the Lodge. 2. Reading and confirmation of the Minutes. 3. Reports on Petitions. 4. Balloting for Candidates. 6. Reports of Special Committees. 6. Reports of Standing Committees. 7. Consideration of Motions made at a former meeting if called up by a member. 8. New business. 9. Initiations. 10. Reading of the Minutes for information and correction. 11. Closing of the Lodge.

Owned & Operated Exclusively by Members of the Masonic Family
Tradition, Integrity, Trust.
Support@TheAshlarCompany.com
© 2018 The Ashlar Company “Greetings,

Yes It did and in UN believable time! It was in my mail Box 2 days after it was marked shipped. Great SERVICE!! Great SITE!! AND even better owned and run by GREAT MEN!

You have a fan for life of your site.

Also I just wanna say The ring Was MUCH more than i expected, My expectations were surpassed when i saw it, Its beautiful.

Fit Like a Glove! Iv had a smile on my Face since I got it. My Father saw it, and loved it! So I think i know 1 item he will be getting for Christmas.

Cant wait to make another Purchase. I think the next order will be the Desk clock.

Thank you Brother(s) For your Outstanding Service and Quality.

Respectfully
James ” Brother James, Ridgeland, NC