Frequently Asked Questions:

 
WHAT IS FREEMASONRY
Freemasonry is one of the oldest and secular societies and is practiced under the United Grand Lodge of England. We are a society of men concerned with moral and spiritual valued. Its members are taught its precepts by a series of ritual dramas, which follow ancient forms, and use stonemasons customs and tools as allegorical guides.
HOW DO I JOIN / ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP
The essential qualification for admission into and continued membership is a belief in a supreme being. Membership is open to men of any race religion who can fulfil the essential qualification and are of good repute.
FREEMASONRY AND RELIGION
Fressmasonry is not a religion not is it a substitute for religion, however its essential qualification opens it to men of many religions and it expects them to follow their own faith. It does not allow religion to be discussed at its meetings.
FREEMASONRY AND SECRECY
The secrets of Freemasonry are concerned with its traditional modes of recognition. It is not a secret society, since all of its members are free to acknowledge their membership and will do so in response for respectable reasons. All of our constitutions are available to the public. Thus there is no secret about any of our aims or principles . Like many other societies however we do regard some of its internal affairs as private matters for its members.
FREEMASONRY AND POLITICS
Freemasonry is non political, and the discussion of politics at masonic meetings is forbidden.
USE OF MEMBERSHIP
A Freemason must not use his membership to promote his own or anyone else’s business, professional or personal interest.
FAMILY
Freemasonry should not be allowed too harm a mans family of other connections by taking up too much time or his money, or by causing him to act in a way against their interests.
CONCLUSION
Freemasonry is non political, and the discussion of politics at masonic meetings is forbidden.

THE LODGE OF INDUSTRY No 48

THE LODGE OF INDUSTRY No 48