Grand Master’s Handbook 2017 – 2018

The Grand Master’s Handbook with complete details of next year Awards Programs, District Meeting Dates, Educational Date and details of Excellency Award.

2017-18 DDGM Handbook (504.0 KiB)

Grand Master’s Excellency Award 2017-2018
The Grand Master’s Excellency Award has very high achievement requirements and is the highest award a lodge can receive. Although the qualifications are set high and must be completed without variance, a lodge whose officers and members aspire to this lofty status will be assured of achieving public as well as private esteem [more]

Attendance Awards 2017-2018
An attendance award will be presented at the Grand Lodge Annual Communication to those lodges who have the Master and seven members of his Lodge present at your District Meeting for a total of eight. This will apply to all Lodges regardless of size.

(If the Master is unable to attend due to extenuating circumstances, the lodge may apply to the DDGM & Area Officer for relief. If it is determined that the absence was justifiable, the lodge will then be considered to have met the requirements with a total of 10% total lodge membership in attendance. [more]

Grand Lodge of Kentucky Traveling Gavel Program 2017-2018
A traveling incentive program is being offered in which you travel to other lodges, meet other Masonic brothers and gain recognition in the process. The whole idea behind the program is to have good social fraternal discussions in your traveling efforts within and without your district as well as collect the district gavel from lodges within your district. [more]

2017-2018 Ritualist Award Program
To achieve this award a brother must have proven that he has been a ritualist in Masonry or is a Masonic Ritualist today. [more]

Certification Calculation Worksheet (Excel Format)

Certification Application

Ritualist 100 – 125
Senior Ritualist 126 – 150
Master Ritualist 151 – 200
Points that can be earned: 240

A brother must accomplish from the list below to achieve this prestigious recognition. Must be given from memory, “not read”!