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17th Masonic District - Grand Lodge of New Jersey
Grand Lodge of New Jersey
 
R.W. Gary J. Olsen
District Deputy Grand Master
R.W. David Melville Russen, Jr.
District Ritual Instructor
 


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R.W. Gary J. Olsen
R.W. Gary J. Olsen
District Deputy
Grand Master

R.W. D. Melville Russen, Jr.
R.W. D. Melville Russen
District Ritual Instructor

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Grand Lodge Events

Elected Grand Officers
M.W. Walter R. Kaulfers, Grand Master
M.W. Walter R. Kaulfers
Grand Master

R.W. Dieter B. Hees, Senior Grand Warden
R.W. Dieter B. Hees
Deputy Grand Master
R.W. Roger Quintana, Junior Grand Warden
R.W. Roger Quintana
Senior Grand Warden
R.W. Gregory J. Scott, Junior Grand Warden
R.W. Gregory J. Scott
Junior Grand Warden

Robert G Sheridan, P.G.M. - R.W. Grand Treasurer
Robert G. Sheridan, P.G.M.
R.W. Grand Treasurer
John S. Ryan, P.G.M. - R.W. Grand Secretary
John S. Ryan, P.G.M.
R.W. Grand Secretary

Grand Lodge Appointments from the 17th Masonic District

Donald J. Porter, Sr., Senior Grand Steward
R.W. Harry "Chip" DiCorcia
Grand Chaplain

Events for the Grand Lodge of New Jersey

Trenton Thunder Family Day
 
Saturday, August 14th 2016

Arm & Hammer Park

Grand Master to Throw Out the
First Pitch
First Pitch : 5:00 PM
Cost : $34.00 per Person

Contact R.W. Rick Farraj, JGD for Tickets
@ Farraj2web@yahoo.com

"The Grand Smoke"
 
Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Clifton Lodge No. 203
1476 Van Houten Ave.
Clifton, NJ

This is a Black Tie Evening of
Dinner & Cigars

Time : 6:30 PM
Benefitting the Grand Master's Charities:
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Cancer Free Kids & St. Jude's Childrens Research Hospital


Cocktail Hour, Dinner, Open Bar, Premium Cigars, Live Auction & Prizes

For tickets and further information contact:
R.W. George Kourgelis, SGD 201–615–5829
R.W. George Barnard, PDDGM 201–446–7560
R.W. Dale Lynch, Jr., PDDGM 609–923–7761

Donate to the Grand Smoke Ad Journal
Download the information!

Grand Master's Charity
 
Trap & Skeet Shoot

Sunday, September 25th 2016

Thunder Mountain
Ringwood, NJ

Proceeds Support the Masonic Charity Foundation

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Cancer Free Kids & St. Jude's Childrens Research Hospital

Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch
Loaner Guns Available — First Timers Welcome
Annual Trophy awarded to the Lodge with the
Top Four Scores

$75.00 per person — If Bringing your own Gun & Ammo
$90.00 per person — If Renting a Gun & Ammo

Download the Flyer!

Grand Master's Billiards Tournament
 
New Jersey Grand Master's 8–Ball
Billiards Tournament


Saturday, January 7th 2017

Download the Flyer!

Open to teams of two members from each district.
Please contact your District Deputy Grand Master for information on how to get entered into this tournament.

Location :  Mosaic Lodge #194 F. & A.M.
129 Main Street
Ridgefield Park, NJ

 

Any Questions, Contact RW Arnold “Butch” Elliott @ butch0012@gmail.com

Dates to Remember!

October 1st 2016 :  Junior Grand Warden's Reception
December 3rd 2016 :  Feast of Saints John
January 28th 2017 :  Grand Lodge Winter Education Seminar
March 18th 2017 :  Annual Chairman's Ball

No Lodge or District Event may be scheduled to conflict with the above events!

Traditional Observance Lodges

On November 24th 2014, Most Worshipful Gerald J. Sharpe, Grand Master of Masons of the State of New Jersey, the Elected Grand Line, and Grand Lodge Officers, constituted and chartered Inspiratus Lodge No. 357 F&AM, the first Observant Lodge in the state at the Masonic Temple in Lyndhurst.
Masonic Restoration Foundation
For more information about Traditional Observance Lodges click here!


Grand Lodge of New Jersey

Grand Staff of New Jersey 17th Masonic District
Grand Master of Masons

M.W. Walter R. Kaulfers
Grand Lodge of New Jersey
29 Fox Hollow Road
Ramsey, NJ 07446–1459


Grand Lodge of New Jersey
District Deputy Grand Master

R.W. Gary J. Olsen
340 Newtons Corner Road
Howell, NJ 07731
DDGM@NJ17Masons.com


District Ritual Instructor

R.W. D. Melville Russen, Jr., D.R.I.
1022 Philadelphia Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
DRI@NJ17Masons.com

Elected Grand Line

R.W. Dieter B. Hees
Deputy Grand Master


R.W. Roger Quintana
Senior Grand Warden


R.W. Gregory J. Scott
Junior Grand Warden


M.W. Robert G. Sheridan, P.G.M.
Grand Treasurer


M.W. John S. Ryan, P.G.M.
Grand Secretary

Masonic Resources

Central New Jersey District
Representative for MSA Visitation


James D. Cairns, P.M.
Email : jdcairns@comcast.net


Masonic Help Lines

In New Jersey
1.800.792.8690


Out of State
1.800.387.1333




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