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February 2024: Getting Social in Lodge

  • Getting Social in Lodges
  • For Your Trestleboard
  • February Officers’ Checklist
  • Question of the Month

Past Issues

April 2020: Uncertain Times Strengthen Our Obligation

  • Uncertain Times Strengthen Our Obligation
  • Tips for Hosting a Virtual Meetup for Lodges
  • Meeting on the Level, Virtually
  • Your April checklist
  • For your Trestleboard
  • Find it on freemason.org
  • Question of the month

March 2020: Public Schools Month

  • This Public Schools Month, No Effort Is Too Small
  • Get Schooled: Public Schools Month Fundraising 101
  • Your March checklist
  • For your Trestleboard
  • Find it on freemason.org
  • Question of the month

February 2020: Youth Orders

  • The Secret Ingredient to an Active Lodge? Youth Orders.
  • Tips for Working with Youth Orders
  • Your February checklist
  • For your Trestleboard
  • Find it on freemason.org
  • Question of the month

January 2020: Getting Ahead of Hall Taxes

  • New Officers, Same Problem: Getting Ahead of Hall Taxes
  • Lodge Financial Health Check-up
  • Your January checklist
  • For your Trestleboard
  • Find it on freemason.org
  • Question of the month

December 2019: Managing Your Hall Association

  • Death and Taxes: A Primer on Managing Your Hall Association
  • Tips for Maintaining the Hall’s Financial Health
  • Your December checklist
  • For your Trestleboard
  • Find it on freemason.org
  • Question of the month

November 2019: Expecting to Be Master

  • What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Be Master
  • Putting It Into Practice
  • Your November checklist
  • For your Trestleboard
  • Find it on freemason.org
  • Question of the month

October 2019: Annual Communication

  • AnnComm For Dummies: A Primer on the Biggest Masonic Weekend of the Year
  • The Super-Simple AnnComm FAQ
  • Your October checklist
  • For your Trestleboard
  • Find it on freemason.org
  • Question of the month

September 2019: How Unique Culture Defines a Lodge

  • Sea Shanties and Rum Punch: How Unique Culture Defines a Lodge
  • Tips for Crafting Your Lodge Culture
  • Your September checklist
  • For your Trestleboard
  • Find it on freemason.org
  • Question of the month

August 2019: How One Lodge Turned its Public Event into Front-Page News

  • How One Lodge Turned its Public Event into Front-Page News
  • How to Win Friends and Influence the Media
  • Your August checklist
  • For your Trestleboard
  • Find it on freemason.org
  • Question of the month

July 2019: Bringing Absent Masons Back to Lodge

  • Fighting Membership Drift and Bringing Absent Masons Back to Lodge
  • Tips for Reaching out to Absentee Members
  • Your July checklist
  • For your Trestleboard
  • Find it on freemason.org
  • Question of the month

June 2019: Opening Your Lodge’s Doors

  • The First Step to Opening Your Lodge’s Doors
  • Cheat Sheet: Event Planning 101
  • Your June checklist
  • For your Trestleboard
  • Find it on freemason.org
  • Question of the month