Category Archives: Stated Meetings

June 2021 Stated Meeting – WACO (update)

The June 2021 TLR Meeting will be held in Waco, TX on June 12, 2021 at 2:00 PM. The meeting will be held in the main auditorium of the Grand Lodge of Texas Memorial Temple.

The Grand Lodge of Texas Memorial Temple is located at 715 Columbus Avenue, Waco, TX 76701.

The meeting agenda will include installation of officers, and we have several papers ready for presentation.

We will add information about hotel reservations and the no-host dinner as they become available.

The open portion of the meeting will be available through Zoom (information below).

Topic: Texas Lodge of Research Paper Presentations & Installation of Officers

Time: Jun 12, 2021 02:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 364 434 9319

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Future Meetings of TLR

San Angelo – September 18, 2021
San Angelo Lodge No. 570 and Concho Lodge No. 1260

San Marcos – December 4, 2021
San Marcos Lodge No. 342

MARCH 2021 STATED MEETING – ROUND ROCK

The March 2021 TLR Meeting will be held in Round Rock, TX on March 20, 2021. The meeting will be hosted by Robert Burns Lodge No. 127 at Round Rock Lodge in Round Rock, Texas.

Robert Burns Lodge No. 127 meets in Round Rock Lodge, located at 111 Masonic Way, Round Rock, TX 78664.

The Stated Meeting will be held at 10am on Saturday, March 20th in Round Rock Lodge.

A room block is held at the Austin Marriott North, 2600 La Frontera Blvd, Austin, TX 78681.  The TLR rate will be $85/night.  We will meet for the Friday night “no host” dinner at Longhorn Steakhouse, 2702 Parker Drive, Round Rock, TX 78681. Reservations have been made for 7:00 p.m. A hospitality room will be open Friday evening at the hotel in room 120.

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The Grand Master’s Conference for Austin is Saturday evening, but has been moved to Thorndale at the Thorndale High School gymnasium. Our room rate is available for those who may want to stay an additional night to attend.

September 2020 Stated Meeting – Fort Worth

The September TLR Meeting will be held in Fort Worth, TX on September 19th. The meeting will be hosted by Fort Worth Lodge No. 148 in the Fort Worth Masonic Temple in downtown Fort Worth. Worshipful Master Billy Hamilton promises great fellowship, but due to COVID-19 restrictions meals may not be permitted in the building.

Fort Worth Lodge No. 148 meets in the Fort Worth Masonic Temple located at 1100 Henderson Street, Fort Worth, TX.

The Stated Meeting will be held at 10am on Saturday, September 19th in the Fort Worth Masonic Temple.

More details to be added in the coming weeks regarding hotel and meals.

March 2019 Stated Meeting – Houston

Election and Installation of Officers will be held at the next stated meeting for Texas Lodge of Research on March 30th, 2019 at the Houston Scottish Rite Temple, 2401 W. Bell Fort, Houston, TX 77054 (map).

Our June Meeting and Anson Jones Lecture will be by Stephen Doan and will take place at the Fort Worth Scottish Rite on June 15th. Details on rooms to follow.

Future Meetings of TLR

Fort Worth – June 15
Anson Jones Lecture (Stephen Doan)
Fort Worth Scottish Rite

Lufkin – September 21
Lufkin Lodge No. 669

San Marcos – December (TBD)
San Marcos Lodge No. 342

December 2018 Stated Meeting – Weatherford

Please mark your calendar for our next meeting on December 15, 2018 at Phoenix Masonic Lodge No. 275 in Weatherford, Texas. The address is 1009 Palo Pinto St, Weatherford, TX 76086 (Map). Lodge will open at 10:00 AM.

The December Meeting will mark TLR’s 60th Anniversary. I will be presenting a lapel pin to members in attendance to commemorate the event.

We anticipate three papers will be presented at the meeting. One paper will be philosophical,one symbolic, and one historical.

The host HOTEL will be the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Weatherford. The Texas Lodge of Research Group Rate is $104.00/night. Please book your room by calling 817-599-4040 and requesting the Texas Lodge of Research Group Rate.

Future Meetings of TLR

Weatherford December 15
Phoenix Lodge No. 275

June 2018 Stated Meeting – Kerrville

The Summer TLR Meeting and Anson Jones Lecture will be held in Kerrville, TX on June 16th at Kerrville Lodge No. 697.

Kerrville Lodge meets at 119 Methodist Encampment Rd., Kerrville, TX  78028 (Map).  A room block is held at La Quinta Inn & Suites.  The TLR rate is $143.00/night and can be booked through La Quinta Group Reservations at (866) 527-1498 under Texas Lodge of Research (confirmation number 0778498).

Spring 2018 Stated Meeting – Dallas

The Spring TLR Meeting will be held in Dallas, TX on April 21st at Hillcrest Lodge No.1318. NOTE the date change. APRIL 21st NOT in March. Because of many conflicts, the Texas Lodge of Research voted to change our meeting from March to APRIL. Mark APRIL 21, 2018 in your calendar.

Hillcrest Lodge meets at 8525 Midway Road in Dallas, TX (map) with phone number 214-937-9156 if you get lost. A room block is held at Embassy Suites Love Field, 3880 W Northwest Hwy, Dallas 7522, Dallas.  The TLR rate will be $145/night which is $16 less than the current AAA and AARP rate being offered online.  A hospitality room will be open Friday evening in the hotel. The Friday evening no-host dinner will be decided soon.

The Stated Meeting will be held at 9am on Saturday, April 21st at Hillcrest Lodge after the breakfast. We will have two or three papers and then lunch will be available for a donation of $12. Installation of Officers will be held after lunch.

December 2017 Stated Meeting – Houston

The December TLR Meeting will be held in Houston, TX on December 16th at Temple Lodge No. 4.  Worshipful Master Kent Cantrell promises (through Brian Dodson) great food and fellowship.

Temple Lodge meets 4055 West Bellfort, in Houston, TX with phone number 713-666-4444 if you get lost. A room block is held at Holiday Inn Express, 9300 S. Main, Houston. The room rate is $139. Call the hotel at 832-371- 9300 and ask for the TLR Rate. A hospitality room will be open Friday evening in the hotel. The Friday evening no-host dinner will be decided soon.

The Stated Meeting will be held at 10am on Saturday, December 16th at Temple Lodge after the breakfast. We will have three or four papers and then lunch will be available for a donation of $12.

 

September 2017 Stated Meeting – Waco

The September TLR Meeting will be held in Waco, TX on September 16th at Baylor Lodge No. 1235 for our first York Rite Symposium. The meeting will be hosted by Baylor Lodge in the York Rite Building in downtown Waco. Worshipful Master Josh Waller promises great food and fellowship.

Baylor Lodge meets in the York Rite Building located at 722 Washington Ave., Waco, TX with phone number 254-644-6336 if you get lost. A room block is held at Holiday Inn Northwest, 1801 Development Boulevard, Waco. The room rate is $249 to $260. (Sorry, Baylor Parents Weekend) Call the hotel at 254-799-9997 and ask for the TLR Rate.  A hospitality room will be open Friday evening in the hotel. The Friday evening no-host dinner will be at Heitmiller’s across the freeway at 7 pm. (254-867-1400)

The Stated Meeting will be held at 10am on Saturday, September 16th in the York Rite Temple after the breakfast. We will have one or two papers and then lunch will be available for a donation of $12. The York Rite Symposium Articles will follow at 1pm after which TLR will close.

 

June 2017 Stated Meeting & Anson Jones Lecture – San Antonio

The June TLR Meeting will be held in San Antonio, TX on June 17th at Alzafar Shrine Temple for our Annual Anson Jones Lecture. The meeting will be hosted by Alamo Lodge No. 44. Worshipful Master Anthony Harris promises great food and fellowship. Our Anson Jones Lecturer is Joe Harrison, Past Grand Master of Tennessee (see related article).

Alzafar Shrine is located at 901 N. Loop 1604, San Antonio, TX with phone number 210-496-1625 if you get lost. A room block is held at Hampton Inn – Northwoods, 2127 Gold Canyon Dr. San Antonio, down the loop. The room rate is $119. Call the hotel at 210-404-1144 and ask for the TLR Rate.  The Friday evening no-host dinner will be at a nearby restaurant at 6pm.

The Stated Meeting will be held at 10am on Saturday, June 17th in the Alamo Lodge room after the breakfast. We will have one or two papers and then lunch will be available for a donation of $12. The Anson Jones Lecture will follow 1pm after which TLR will close.