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David W. Haywood
Grand Master 2014-2015

Welcome to the Grand Lodge of Missouri

Whether you are a Mason from Missouri or elsewhere, or a visitor interested in Missouri Freemasonry, you have come to the right place.  Explore this site and you will find information about Freemasonry and how to become a Freemason.  You will be able to locate Missouri's Lodges and the Grand Lodge Complex in Columbia, Missouri.   There is information on the 4 Crown Jewels of Missouri Freemasonry - its charities.  We have included links to other Masonic organizations and jurisdictions, information on the Grand Lodge Officers, a calendar of events and lists of available forms.  And, if you are unable to find what you're looking for, there is even a tab for you to contact our Grand Secretary.  In the Columbia, MO area?  Stop in and see the beautiful museum or use the research library.

Thank you for visiting today and come back soon.

David W. Haywood, GM

New Membership Database

Jul
27

 Brother Secretary,

We’re pleased to announce that we have successfully converted the Grand Lodge Database to the new system.  We are in the process of verifying the information and customizing the operation of the system to suit our processes and by-laws.    We’re excited about the new capabilities it will bring our craft.  

We will begin a phased rollout this week.  The system will be launched with essential features enabled and new features will be released in the coming weeks.  As the system is implemented we will be communicating through email and posting correspondence through the system itself. 

As with any major changes in the processes and procedures of an organization there will be issues along the way.  We ask that you be patient with the implementation.

Training & Communications       

The implementation of such a system is a complicated series of events and training. In order to facilitate both, the Grand Lodge will be communicating with lodge secretaries on a regular basis.  We will also be posting information on the Grand Lodge Website www.momason.org

Once you follow the directions in this email to set up your account you will find training videos showing you how to use different features of the system.  Keep in mind that you will initially have view-only access to the system so some of the features in the videos may not be available.

Web based training sessions will be held at least once a week.  Please check the Grand Lodge Website for the schedule of web-based training sessions.  Sessions will be scheduled both during the day and in the evening to suit varying personal schedules.  These sessions will last approximately one hour and will allow you to see the screens and functionality while also providing an opportunity for questions and answers.

Getting help and reporting problems.

Should you have issues or need assistance after watching the training videos and attending a WebEx training session, please email cfischer@momason.org with a description of your issue and how we can contact you.  Please include pertinent information such as what you were trying to do, what lodge or member you were working on, and whether or not you received an error message.  If possible, please send screenshots as well.  This information will greatly reduce the amount of time it takes to troubleshoot an issue.

Creating an Account and Gaining Administrative rights

o   Please visit https://my.momason.org/membership_registration

o   Enter your home lodge number, member number, and last name exactly as it appears on your dues card.  (Case sensitive)

o   Set your username and password (Case sensitive).

o   Update your contact information.

o   Upon setting up your account you will have access to your own record.  The Grand Lodge will be notified of the creation of your account and will grant permissions for your lodge.  All you need to do is log back in to see the lodge dashboard.


What to do when you access your lodge dashboard for the first time.

o   Look around and get comfortable with the layout of the application. 

o   If you find inaccuracies please make a note and send that to cfischer@momason.org .  We expect there to be some minor data irregularities so please be patient.  We will investigate the issue and report back the resolution. 

What’s Next?

Over the next couple weeks we will be testing various features of the system.  You may receive emails from the Grand Lodge from time to time testing communication features.  Please be patient!   This is a large and complicated undertaking and we will be working to address issues and rollout the system as quickly as possible. 

We appreciate your assistance and look forward to the capabilities this upgrade will bring to the Grand Lodge of Missouri, Constituent Lodges and the Membership!

Fraternally,

Dale M. Bryan, Grand Secretary

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Proposed Legislation for Action in 2015

Mar
02

Leglislation for Action in 2015

2014 Proposed Legislation for action in 2015

Download the Proposals for 2015 PDF document

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LAMP: Online Masonic Education

Jul
23

The LAMP system is currently under construction. It will return as soon as the revised program is approved by the Committee on Masonic Education and the Grand Master. Information regarding the LAMP system will be updated here as it becomes available.

 

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Service Awards

Jan
14

Your Service Award photos are now available for viewing online.

Photographs which previously would have been printed in the Freemason magazine are now a part of the Grand Lodge of Missouri website.

Email your photos to the Grand Lodge.

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Grand Master Coin Series

Sep
30

Now Available!

The sixth in the series of Grand Master coins.

The coins are $10 each and proceeds go to the Grand Lodge Endowment Fund. They will be available at all upcoming Area Meetings or from your DDGM.

A portfolio is also available for $10 to display your series of Grand Master coins.

 

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