District 003-E

Calendar

Jan 7, 2024 - 3:00pm - Bloomington 43
Joint Open Installation of Officers
Jan 20, 2024 - 8:00am - Bloomington #43 Lodge building
Pontiac Lodge is planning a Blue Lightning for Jan 20, 2024. Details still to come 
Mar 7, 2024 - 7:00pm - Pontiac Lodge
The 3E and 5E will hold a District School of Instruction at Pontiac Lodge. Third Eastern is the host, let's have a great crowd and welcome our newest Lodge, Pontiac, to the Third Eastern.
Mar 28, 2024 - 7:00pm - Wade Barney #512
The Eastern Area Town Hall meeting will be at Wade Barney in Bloomington. This is open to all and an informal opportunity to ask your Grand Lodge officers any questions on your mind.
Dec 11, 2023 - 6:00pm - 614 E. Lincoln, Normal, IL 61761
6:00pm - Annual Christmas Dinner.  Cub Scout Pack 3991 will be on hand to serve dinner and clean up for service hours.

After dinner, stay for our Stated Meeting at 7:00pm  -  Annual Election of Officers
Stated Communication
Wade Barney #512
Dec 14, 2023 - 7:00pm - 302 E. Jefferson, Bloomington, IL 61701
Wade Barney #512, in Bloomington, Illinois, holds a monthly Stated Communication on the second Thursday of the month. The meeting, held at 302 E. Jefferson in Bloomington, IL 61701, starts at 7:00pm. Contact the lodge to determine the purpose of t...
Dec 18, 2023 - 6:30pm - 114 1/2 E. Locust , Fairbury, IL 61739
Join the Brethren of Tarbolton Lodge for an evening of business and fellowship as we honor our Past Masters. 

The Lodge will provide the meat. Brothers may bring a dish to share if they wish.

Meal at 6:30. Business meeting at 7:30
Stated Communication
Pontiac #294
Dec 19, 2023 - 7:30pm - 220 W. Washington, Pontiac, IL 61764
Pontiac #294, in Pontiac, Illinois, holds a monthly Stated Communication on the third Tuesday of the month. The meeting, held at 220 W. Washington in Pontiac, IL 61764, starts at 7:30pm. Contact the lodge to determine the purpose of the meeting an...
Stated Communication
Bloomington #43
Dec 21, 2023 - 7:00pm - 302 E. Jefferson , Bloomington, IL 61701
Bloomington #43, in Bloomington, Illinois, holds a monthly Stated Communication on the third Thursday of the month. The meeting, held at 302 E. Jefferson in Bloomington, IL 61701, starts at 7:00pm. Contact the lodge to determine the purpose of th...
NO Stated Meeting
Normal #673
Dec 25, 2023 - 7:00pm - 614 E. Lincoln, Normal, IL 61761
As per our Lodge By-Laws - there will be NO Stated Meeting this night.  Happy Holiday's - we will see you in the new year.

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Recent News

Bob Clark School of Instruction! November 18
Brethren,  The Bob Clark School of Instruction will be taking place this Saturday, pending RSVPs. We work on floorwork, ritual, ceremonies, etc.The school is relaxed and fun and is intended t...
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3rd Annual Tarbolton Scramble
On September 23rd join the brethren from Tarbolton Lodge for a day of golf, dinner, and fellowship. Proceeds to benefit the Fairbury Fire Department.
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Boys & Girls Club
Bloomington Lodge No. 43 and Normal Lodge No. 673 will be presented $16,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal.The lodges partnered with the Illinois Masonic Children's Assistance Pro...
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Masonic Lodge Celebrating 175th Anniversary Bloomington Masonic Lodge No. 43 Chartered October 6, 1847
Bloomington Lodge No. 43, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Illinois marks 175th years of existence with a public ceremony of rededication.  The Grand Master of Illinois’ fifty-thous...
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2020 Year-end Review
Brethren, 2020 has been a year we will never forget. I knew my year as Master would be tough, but I did not think it would be during a pandemic. We accomplished so many things that you can be pr...
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Service Weeks
Brethren -   Our service weeks continue after a successful Blood Drive and distributing candy for the Boys & Girls Club. Week 3 is coming up. Hope to see you at our lodge meeting as we discus...
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We are BACK in Lodge in July
The officers of Bloomington 43 will be meeting on July 2nd to establish safety guidelines for our first stated meeting on July 16th. Details to follow. Please let me know if you have any questions ...
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Joint statement between the two Illinois Grand Masters
JOINT STATEMENT For over 300 years Freemasonry has resolutely stood for Equality and Justice. Racism has no place in our society of brotherhood. Being a Mason is to celebrate and welcome into...
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June COVID-19 Update
Brethren, The Grand Master sent out information cancelling in person meetings in June. He also sent information for holding virtual stated meetings. We will pursue this option for our stated mee...
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Stated Meetings
Brethren - The Grand Master has extended our moratorium on meetings. In the latest letter, he did not set an expiration, but reiterated we will follow the Govenor's order. We will keep you updat...
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Officers

District Deputy Grand Master
Patrick E. Schlehuber
District Education Officer
Jesse J. Slater
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District 003-E

The 3rd Masonic District in the Eastern Area in the Grand Lodge of Illinois