Lodge History Page 3

A NEW TEMPLE AND A NEW BEGINNING

In early 1960 the Brethren of Lodge Sir Michael purchased premises for their own Masonic Temple.  The premises purchased , situated in Glebe Road, had previously been the Church Hall of the Original St. Columbas Church in the village.

Saturday 14th December 1963 was the day that the Brethren of Lodge Sir Michael had been looking forward to with keen anticipation. It was the day that their new Temple was Consecrated and Dedicated.

A HUNDRED YEARS AND STILL GOING STRONG

It should come as no surprise to anyone following the fortunes of Lodge Sir Michael since its inception that the fortitude and enthusiasm of the Brethren over the years would culminate in one of the greatest and most memorable days in the Lodges history, the celebration of its Centenary.

Saturday 3th April 2005 proved to be a beautiful spring day, perfect for such an important occasion.  By early afternoon the Temple was filled with around 150 Brethren from Lodges within and outwith the Province of Renfrewshire West.  There was a a magnificent Deputation of Office Bearers from the Provincial Grand Lodge, led by the Provincial Grand Master Bro. Alexander Galbraith.

All information contained within our History section has been taken from “A Historical Summary”, researched and published by Bro. J.D. Turpie PM, Lodge Firth Of Clyde, Gourock, No. 626.