On the level At 26, Alex Rhys has just conducted his first initiation. Peter Watts finds out how younger members are embracing Freemasonry for its sense of continuity When Alex Rhys is asked how he…
Best behaviour The MFG is investigating why initiates can feel they are coming under too much pressure from senior lodge members Wherever people come together as a group or society, differences of personal expectation, importance and influence…
Fresh intake for Universities Scheme Five years ago, Lincoln’s Saint Hugh Lodge, No. 1386, was admitted to the Universities Scheme. The undergraduates have brought vitality to the lodge and introduced many new young people to…
Society of choice In 2016 the Membership Focus Group will build on its strategy to ensure that members have a rewarding experience, with expectations met by reality in our lodges Over the past two years the Membership…
The number three is by tradition important in Freemasonry, and so it proved recently when The Iron Bridge Lodge No.9897 went one better than last year's Double ceremony - and began 2016 in style by…
Get involved Following an extensive consultation process across the Provinces and Districts, the MFG has launched a new strategy paper aimed at securing Freemasonry’s long-term future The Membership Focus Group’s (MFG’s) new paper, Our Strategy…
The Universities Lodge of Staffordshire No. 9907, was Consecrated on 5th September 2015 at Shelton Masonic Hall in Stoke-on -Trent, Staffordshire, becoming the 65th Lodge in the Universities Scheme The Consecrating Officer was RW Bro…
New university recruits in Bucks The Universities Scheme is well underway in Buckinghamshire with Marlow Lodge, No. 2752, joining Grenville Lodge, No. 1787, in the recruitment of graduates and students. At its first meeting under the…

Membership Focus Group update

Friday, 04 September 2015
Moral expression The results from the second Membership Focus Group survey reveal the importance to members of being valued and included, while developing knowledge and friendships at the same time The Membership Focus Group’s latest survey focuses on the…
Varsity scheme is 10 Universities Scheme President David Williamson, Chairman Edward Lord, and past and present members of the committee came together in January with Pro Grand Master Peter Lowndes and many other senior Freemasons…
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