Category Archives: Stated Meetings

MARCH 2023 STATED MEETING & ELECTION/INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS

Please join us for the March stated meeting of Texas Lodge of Research. We expect to have several papers read, including a paper by W:.M:. Richard Schlaudroff and another presentation by Pierre “Pete” Normand, Past Master of Texas Lodge of Research and Fellow.

Our host lodge will be St. Alban’s Lodge No. 1455, located at the Brazos Valley Masonic Library & Museum, 3411 Longmire Drive, College Station. The meeting will be on Saturday, March 18 at 9:00 am. Please note that this is an hour earlier than our usual start time. We will have a light breakfast available before the meeting, and lunch will be provided. A donation of $12.00 for lunch is requested, and an additional donation for breakfast would be appreciated.

Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center is our host hotel, located at 177 Joe Routt Blvd, College Station, TX 77840. The hotel has offered King Rooms at $139 USD per night, with a block of rooms reserved for us. The cutoff date for the reserved block is February 15, 2023, so please book as early as possible at the following link:

Texas Lodge of Research Room Block

Please note that parking is included in this rate for one vehicle per room in the attached Gene Stallings Garage. For any questions, please contact the hotel at 979-260-2235.

The Friday evening “no-host dinner” will be in the hotel at the Brazos Proper Texas Kitchen. Our reservation is at 7:00 pm. The restaurant has graciously agreed to split the check for each guest.

We look forward to seeing you in College Station!

Future Meetings of TLR

Annual Anson Jones Lecture at Fort Worth – June 17, 2023
Host will be Fort Worth Lodge No. 148, located at 1100 Henderson Street, Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Ric Berman, Past Master and Long-Serving Secretary of Quatuor Coronati Lodge No. 2076, UGLE. He was the 2016 Prestonian Lecturer, and author of multiple books on Masonic history available on Amazon. More details to follow as soon as they become available.

Frederickburg – September 16, 2023

Galveston – December 16, 2023

December 2022 Stated Meeting

Please join us for the December stated meeting of Texas Lodge of Research. We expect to have two new member papers read and a presentation by Pierre “Pete” Normand, Past Master and Fellow of Texas Lodge of Research.

Our host lodge is Waco Lodge No. 92, located at 4324 Cobbs Dr, Waco, TX 76710. The meeting will be on Saturday, December 17 at 10:00 am. The lodge will have breakfast available before the meeting, and lunch will be provided. A donation of $12.00 for lunch is requested, and an additional donation for breakfast would be appreciated.

The Comfort Suites on La Salle is our host hotel, located at 2700 La Salle Avenue, Waco, Texas 76706. $126 USD per night is the room rate as of the time of this post, but please call (254) 523-6776 and ask for the standing Masonic discount code of “LCOUN.” Rooms may be limited due to the Baylor winter commencement that weekend.

The Friday evening “no-host dinner” will be at Cafe Homestead, located at 608 Dry Creek Road, Waco, TX 76705. Reservation is for Friday, December 16 at 6:00 pm. Please be advised that they will not split the check for us, so we are asking all attendees to bring cash or check.

We look forward to seeing you in Waco!

Future Meetings of TLR

College Station – March 18, 2023
Host will be St. Alban’s Lodge No. 1455, located at the Brazos Valley Masonic Library & Museum, 3411 Longmire Drive, College Station. The host hotel will be Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center at a nightly group rate of $139 for a King room. Reservation link and details to follow as soon as they become available.

Fort Worth – June 17, 2023
Host will be Fort Worth Lodge No. 148, located at 1100 Henderson Street, Fort Worth, TX. More details to follow as soon as they become available.

June 2022 Stated Meeting and Anson Jones Lecture

The June 2022 TLR Annual Meeting and Installation will be held in Dallas, TX on June 18, 2022. The meeting will be hosted by Dallas Lodge No. 760, located at 5300 Forest Ln, Dallas, TX 75244.

No-host dinner will be on Friday night, June 17, at 6:30 PM at Cantina Laredo. The restaurant is located at 4546 Belt Line Road, Addison, TX 75001. The restaurant has a policy of no more than 4 bills for large parties, so bringing cash will make things easier. (972) 458-0962.

Host Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Dallas – Addison/Midway, located at 4165 Proton Drive, Addison, TX 75001. Our negotiated rate is $94/night plus tax. The hospitality room will be in the Addison Room of the hotel.

Registration Link: tinyurl.com/3mp74dm7

Anson Jones Lecture
Black-tie dinner on Saturday evening, June 18, at 6:00 PM in the Isabelle Room of Texas. It is a very nice chophouse, and there is a second-floor, open-air balcony adjacent to the Isabelle Room. Texas is located at 3609 Shire Boulevard, Richardson, TX 75082, just east of Highway 75 on the George Bush Turnpike. (972) 664-9975.

Our Anson Jones Lecturer this year is D. Allen Surratt, KGC, Most Illustrious Grand Sovereign United Grand Imperial Council Red Cross of Constantine

We look forward to seeing you in Dallas!

Future Meetings of TLR

San Antonio – September 17, 2022
More details to follow as soon as they become available.

Location TBD – December 17, 2022
More details to follow as soon as they become available.

College Station – March, 2023

MARCH 2022 ANNUAL MEETING and Installation – Lubbock

The March 2022 TLR Annual Meeting and Installation will be held in Lubbock, TX on March 19, 2022 at 9:00 AM. This meeting will also have a paper presented by Grand Master Brad Billings.

The meeting will be at the Lubbock Scottish Rite Bodies at 1101 70th Street, Lubbock, TX 79412. 

The host hotel is the Cotton Court Hotel Lubbock, 1610 Broadway Street, Lubbock, TX 70401, (806) 758-5800.  Please contact the hotel directly for reservations and mention that you are registering for the Grand Master’s Conference.

No-host dinner will be on Friday night, March 18, at a local restaurant (details to be announced).

We look forward to seeing you in Lubbock!

Future Meetings of TLR

Dallas – TBA
More details to follow as soon as they become available.

DECEMBER 2021 STATED MEETING & Anson Jones Lecture – SAN MARCOS

The December 2021 TLR Meeting will be held in San Marcos, TX on December 4, 2021 at 12:00 PM. This meeting will also be the presentation of the 2021 Anson Jones Lecture.

The speaker this year is Worshipful Brother David Clarke, CVO, who is the District Grand Superintendent of the District Grand Chapter of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean under the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland. He also holds the rank of Past Junior Grand Deacon of the United Grand Lodge of England.

San Marcos Lodge No. 342 will be hosting the event. The meeting will be at the San Marcos Masonic Center on 3024 TX-123, San Marcos, Texas 78666.  There will be a lunch starting at 12:00 PM, followed by the business meeting beginning at 2:00 PM. 

The customary $12.00 donation for lunch is requested.  

The host hotel is the Embassy Suites, 1001 E. McCarty Lane, San Marcos, TX 78666, (512) 392-6450.  Please contact the hotel directly for reservations.

No-host dinner will be on Friday night, December 3, at a local restaurant (details to be announced).

The black tie formal dinner and Anson Jones lecture on Saturday will be open to all Masons and their guests. Reservations are required, please send email to reserve to WM Christian Moore at [email protected] Seating will begin at 6:30 PM, dinner at 7:00 PM. The meal will be $65 per person, choice of beef short rib or grilled salmon. Payment may be made by cash or check at the meeting. Electronic payment options are available, please email the Secretary for details.

We look forward to seeing you in San Marcos!

Future Meetings of TLR

Lubbock – March 19, 2022
Annual meeting and installation for 2022 officers. More details to follow.

September 2021 Stated Meeting – San Angelo

The September 2021 TLR Meeting will be held in San Angelo, TX on September 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM.

San Angelo Lodge No. 570 and Concho Lodge No. 1260 will be co-hosting the event. The meeting will be at 135 E. Twohig Avenue, San Angelo, Texas 76903, (325) 655-3790.  The lodge will be open by 9:00 a.m. and the business meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. 

The customary $12.00 donation for lunch is requested.  

The host hotel is the Pearl on the Concho Hotel, 333 Rio Concho Drive, San Angelo, TX 76903 (325) 653-6500.  Rooms are $99.00.  Cancellations must be received 48 hours prior to check-in.   No-host dinner reservations for Friday night, September 17, 7 p.m., have been made at Los Panchitos Restaurant, 34 E. Avenue D, San Angelo, TX 76903.

We look forward to seeing you in San Angelo!

Future Meetings of TLR

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

Lubbock – March, 2022
Installation for 2022 officers. More details to follow.

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.

Click to reserve a room.

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.