On Saturday afternoon , December 8, 2018, the Officers of St. John’s Lodge No. 1 for 2019. were installed. R.W. William Sawyer served as the Installing Officer. The event was also attended by M.W. John E. Lobdell, the current Grand Master for New Hampshire and R.W. John F. Gordon past Grand Master for New Hampshire, both of whom participated in the installation ceremony. The event was well attended by friends families, and brother Masons from a number of lodges across the state.
R.W. Mike Stewart, who served as Installation Chaplain, conducts an opening prayer
Boy Scout Troop 164 leads those attending the installation in the pledge of allegiance to the flag.
Friends, families, and fellow Masons filled the “sidelines” to witness the installation.
R.W. William Sawyer administers the Master’s oath to incoming St. John’s Master Gregg Annis
M.W. John F. Gordon (right) and R.W. William Sawyer (left) installed St. John’s Officers
Outgoing Master Wor. Rob Johnson turns the charter of St. John’s Lodge over to newly installed Master Wor, Gregg Annis
M.W. John E. Lobdell, Grand Master for New Hampshire, gives newly installed Wor. Gregg Annis the Master’s Charge.
Wor. Rob Johnson, says “farewell to the East” and congratulates Wor. Gregg Annis on his ascent to “the Orient Chair”.
The high point of Wor. Gregg Annis installation may have been the surprise arrival of his daughter who flew in from Hawaii to attend her father’s installation.
Wor. Gregg Annis and attending family members assemble in the “East” for a family portrait.
Wor. Gregg Annis stands as the Master of St. John’s Lodge No. 1 for 2019.