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Esoteric-Sherwood Lodge A.F. & A.M. Springfield, Massachusetts

Our Purpose

The principles which guide the attainment of the vision of Freemasonry in Massachusetts is as follows:

Freemasonry will promote the highest standards of honesty and integrity and the enhancement and strengthening of the character of its members.

Freemasonry will be open to all men of ethical and moral quality regardless of race, creed, or national origin who believe in a Supreme Being.

Freemasonry will promote and provide opportunities for involvement of its members in individual and organized charitable activities.

Freemasonry will promote and provide opportunities for education of its members and the community as a means of encouraging freedom, tolerance, and understanding.

Freemasonry will provide leadership opportunities and training for its members.

Freemasonry will meet the fellowship and fraternal needs of its members.

Freemasonry will strive to be viewed by the family as an outstanding organization. It will provide opportunities for family enrichment through programs of fellowship, discovery, learning, involvement and entertainment.

Freemasonry will strive to be viewed by the community as an outstanding organization. It will contribute to the community and the lives of its citizens by active involvement of its lodges and its members.

Freemasonry will encourage its members to be active participants in their respective places of worship.


Adopted by the Grand Lodge Board of Directors, Jan. 1995





Esoteric-Sherwwod Lodge 43 Chestnut St. East Longmeadow

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