Ben Scott-Nelson, of St Giles’ Lodge, was exalted in to Castle Chapter on 15 January 2016. Here he describes his reasons for joining the Royal Arch and his initial experiences.
The Most Excellent Grand Superintendent has introduced a Grand Chapter Visiting Officer Scheme. He has appointed 12 officers of Supreme Grand Chapter to visit the Chapters of the province on a regular basis.
When visiting Welbeck Chapter the Grand Superintendent noticed the unusual number of Companions that have bird surnames. In an idle moment Excellent Companion Richard Cumberland followed up on this by producing the more complete list of masons from the Nottinghamshire Year Book. Perhaps you can think of more?
The Royal Arch leads the candidate from the practical to the spiritual a fascinating journey of self- knowledge and self-discovery ...
The Director of Ceremonies is a pivotal role in a Chapter being responsible for the quality of the ceremonies. The standard of ceremonial is a key factor in maintaining the interests of the Chapter members. All Chapter DCs are encouraged to download and read the new Provincial Guide (see link at bottom of page).