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Foothills-Kelvingrove Lodge No. 174

... is registered with the Grand Lodge of Alberta Ancient Free and Accepted Masons Registry Number 174

Meetings are the 1st Thursday of Every Month, Tyle at 7 PM 

Freemasonry  is the oldest fraternity in the world. No one knows just how old it is because the actual origins have been lost in time. Probably, it arose from the guilds of stonemasons who built the castles and cathedrals of the Middle Ages. Possibly, they were influenced by the Knights Templar, a group of Christian warrior monks formed in 1118 to help protect pilgrims making trips to the Holy Land.

In 1717, Masonry created a formal organization in England when the first Grand Lodge was formed. A Grand Lodge is the administrative body in charge of Masonry in some geographical area. In Canada, there is a Grand Lodge in each province. Local organizations of Masons are called lodges. There are lodges in most towns, and large cities usually have several. There are about 1,300 lodges in Canada with over 80,000 members.

All you have to do is ask one to become one!

Ten Reasons to Become a Mason

1. A place where you can confidently trust every person and trust your family with them also.

2. A place where within moral and civil guidelines, free speaking and spiritual growth of man, can grow into its fullest potential.

3. A place to meet outstanding individuals from all walks of life, that a person would not otherwise have had the opportunity to know and call brother.

4. A place to be a part of an organization which has for its principle tenets ....Brotherly love, Relief, and Truth.

5. A Place that provides self-development opportunities, leadership training and experience, and improved public speaking skills.

6. A place you can go to seek support as well as to give it.

7. A place where moral virtues are taught and through these teachings a regular reinforcement of moral virtues is experienced.

8. A place to spend time with a group of brothers, who by acting as good men, make me want to become a better man;  not better than others, but better than I would have otherwise been.

9. A place to become better equipped to serve your deity and your community.

10. A place to meet with established members of the community and become part of it. 
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