Kempsville Lodge No. 196

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Kempsville Lodge No. 196

Chartered in 1955, Kempsville Lodge No. 196, A.F. & A.M. is one of the largest and most active Masonic Lodges in Virginia. In addition to the Masonic Lodge, we're the home of the Kempsville Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, Bethel 42 International Order of Job's Daughters, and the Kempsville Chapter of the Order of DeMolay.

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With regret, we report the death of our Brother Alton Larkin McKeithan, age 94, a 66-year Master Mason. Brother McKeithan affiliated with Kempsville Lodge in 1984, coming to us from Corinthian Lodge No. 266, Norfolk. He was Raised a Master Mason in Indiana in 1950. Brother McKeithan departed this life March 24, 2017.

Masonic Rites will be afforded on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, 1485 Kempsville Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23464 at 1:00 P.M. Please gather for service by 12:45 A.M.
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March 28th, 2:54 pm

Join us tomorrow from 8 to 10AM for the best breakfast in town. Plenty of great food and fellowship. Bring your friends, bring your family, and most importantly, bring your appetite.

And yes, there will be bacon!
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March 24th, 7:33 am

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Kempsville Masonic Lodge No. 196 added 2 new photos to the album: 2017 Pics.

Spring 2017 PM Night
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March 21st, 9:49 am

Spring 2017 PM Night

Join us tonight for our March Stated Communication. The evening's guest speaker, Worshipful Pat Garrison, will present a history of Freemasons in our military. Dinner at 6PM, lodge at 7PM. ... See moreSee less

March 14th, 8:22 am

With much sadness we report the passing of Brother Asa Elwood Sawyer on Monday, March 6th. Brother Sawyer was a 45-year Mason and affiliated with Kempsville Lodge in 2016.

Funeral services, with Masonic Rites, will be this Sunday, 1:30PM, at Holloman-Brown, Lynnhaven Chapel.
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March 9th, 5:56 pm

Ken Chord Jr.So sorry to hear of Asa's passing. May he find his eternal rest. He will be missed.

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Congratulations to Most Worshipful Wayne Sawyer Flora on achieving 50 Years of Masonic Service. Most Worshipful Wayne served as Grand Master in 2014, District Deputy Grand Master in 1988, and Worshipful Master of Princess Anne Lodge No. 25 in 1975 where he will be honored at this evening's Stated Communication. ... See moreSee less

March 1st, 7:57 am

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Cindy SurfaceCongratulations, Most Worshipful Wayne!!!

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Teresa May BarhamCongratulations Wayne!

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Marion HoggardCongratulations Wayne. I love this picture❤️

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Jeff WoolardCongrats your a true leader

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Donna MurphyCongratulations Wayne

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Join us this Tuesday, February 28th, as we will have a Masonic "family event" involving our Settle and Clyburn brethren. We will Raise Brother Gill Clyburn to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason. Gil is the son of Brother Ray Clyburn, a 50-year member, the brother-in-law of our Chaplain, "J3" John Settle, and Uncle of "J4" John Settle (our now-Sojourning brother working up in Middlesex County, who will return to visit). ... See moreSee less

February 25th, 9:00 am

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Kempsville Masonic Lodge No. 196Family & friends - all brothers now!

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David TrzeciakiewiczMM yeah baby!!!

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Join us tomorrow from 8 to 10AM for the best breakfast in town. Plenty of great food and fellowship. Bring your friends, bring your family, and most importantly, bring your appetite. ... See moreSee less

February 24th, 11:22 am

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Peter BlandLooks wonderful! I wish we were there. Greetings in our Tercentenary year from the UK!!!

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