Members of the Kachemak Bay Masonic Lodge U.D. (Under Dispensation) and other Alaska Masons pose for a photo at a dispensation ceremony on Sept. 26, 2020, at the Homer Elks Lodge in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Kachemak Bay Masonic Lodge U.D.)

Members of the Kachemak Bay Masonic Lodge U.D. (Under Dispensation) and other Alaska Masons pose for a photo at a dispensation ceremony on Sept. 26, 2020, at the Homer Elks Lodge in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Kachemak Bay Masonic Lodge U.D.)

Kachemak Bay Masons granted dispensation

Masons expect to get full charter in a year

Kachemak Bay Masonic Lodge U.D. (Under Dispensation) has been granted a Dispensation by the Most Worshipful Grand Masonic Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Alaska, for the purpose of establishing the first Masonic Lodge in Homer. This honor is the fruition of five years of effort by numerous community Masons, according to a press release. The lodge had previously been a sanctioned lodge. Secretary B. David Spell said the Kachemak Bay Masonic Lodge U.D. anticipates getting a full charter in 2020.

The Dispensation ceremony was held at Homer Elks Lodge on Sept. 26, with attendees from around Alaska. Lodge meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays at the Homer Elks Lodge.

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