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Principles of Freemasonry

Freemasonry is a fraternal dedicated to Brother Love, Relief and Truth.

Masonic Values

"Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling in them. There are deep Wells of strength that are never used."

Richard E. Byrd

  • ​Family comes first. 
  • Integrity matters.
  • Justice should prevail.
  • Service above self.
  • Honesty is a given.
  • Humility is a gift.

​​"Wise men do not need advice. Fools will not take it."                 Benjamin Frankin

Brotherly Love: How a man chooses to practice his personnel religious beliefs is left entirely to him, but Freemasonry has strong bonds which unites all people under one creator. Our members include men of a wide range of religious backgrounds, each of them shares a commitment to this important principle. 

Relief: Because of our strong bond of brotherly Love. Masons provide Relief to help those who are in need. This includes the notion of charity, and Masons provide much assistance to worthy charities, but it also means offering a helping hand. in other ways, to people that need assistance. 

Truth: As Masons, we are committed to being honest and truthful with other people. The masonic Fraternity teaches a man to be faithful to his responsibilities to God, his Country, his fellow man, his family and himself. The Masonic principle of Truth also teaches a man to search for wisdow and understanding. For only in this way can he grow and become a better person. The pursuit of knowledge is at the very heart of our purpose.