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  Lodge of Rapport  
  Lodge No. 920
A. F. & A. Masons of Victoria
Tick An Accredited Lodge of Freemasons Victoria
 

 
A Brief History of the Lodge

Lodge of Rapport was consecrated on the 13th September 1997. It was formed by the amalgamation of the following Lodges:

  • Glen Waverley Lodge No. 683,
  • Lodge Cooinda, No. 838 and
  • Lodge of Affiliation, No. 847.

Our Lodge has a diverse range of members with the youngest in his early twenties.
Since Consecration the Lodge has enjoyed a high standard of ritual work and enjoyable programs at the Festive Board.
Socially the Lodge has excellent activities that have been backed by an enthusiastic and effective Social Committee.
Over the past year the Lodge has gained two new members transferred in from other Lodges and have had three new Initiates with another on the way.

Current Status of Lodge

  • Currently 75 members, with 45+ active.
  • Sound financial position with significant reserves.
  • Reasonably set subscription rates.
  • Well maintained meeting rooms and supper facilities.
  • Large car park adjacent to the Centre.
  • Active Social Committee.
  • Membership includes past senior grand officers and recent active participants in the Grand Lodge Team as well as current Grand Lodge Exemplification Team.

Lodge Goal and Vision Statement

As part of the 2006 – 2011 Business Plan the Lodge set the following objectives which are currently in the process of a review of the Lodge 5 Year Plan:

Goal.
Build a happy and more dynamic Lodge with robust, younger and larger membership.

Vision Statement.
Continue building on the foundations of Lodge of Rapport as a leading and progressive Lodge.
Achieve excellence in Ritual and Ceremonial work.
Provide a happy and harmonious Festive Board where members and visitors want to stay and enjoy themselves socially and fraternally.
Maintain a balanced Social/Family program that will encourage members and their families to participate in the social activities of the Lodge.
Promote Community involvement among the members of the Lodge.