Sinodun Chapter No 548 - Report : 27th April 2018
On Friday 27th April 2018, a meeting was held at Cosener’s House, Abingdon. There were 26 present at the meeting, including the Inspector General, V\Ill\Bro. Roy Stone 33° and one guest, Ill\Bro. Stephen Ellner 30°, Recorder of Donnington Castle Chapter.
Following the opening of the Chapter, the minutes of the last regular meeting held on Friday 26th January 2018, were confirmed as a true record and signed by the MWS.
The MWS then invested E & P Bro. Ed Glasby 18°, who had been unavoidably absent at the Enthronement Meeting, with the authority of his office as Raphael.
A ballot was then held in respect of Bro. Edward Francis Peirce as a Candidate for Perfection, which proved in his favour.
The MWS, E & P Bro. Philip Mott 18°, then proceeded to conduct an excellent Perfection Ceremony of Bro. Edward Peirce, most ably assisted by Ill\Bro. Garth Round 32°, Reception to the Intermediate Degrees, E & P Bro. Jim Flinn 18°, with the Intermediate Degrees, Ill\Bro. Chris Norman 30°, the Second Point plus the explanation and presentation of the Collar, Signs and Words.
The Inspector General performed the Accolade.
The Almoners report was submitted, following which the Alms were collected.
On the Risings, the Recorder delivered an appraisal of all correspondence received since the last meeting.
A ballot was held regarding Honorary Membership, in respect of Ill\Bro.Brian Tonkin 30°, which proved in his favour.
The Recorder advised of the resignation of E & P Bro.Michael Hine 18°, for personal reasons.
In accordance with the tradition of the Chapter, E & P Bro. Marcus Smith 18°, was presented with his 30th Degree Sash, in preparation for his promotion to 30th Degree on 5th June 2018.
The Third Point was conducted by the MWS following which he closed the Chapter.
The evening was concluded with yet another excellent and harmonious meal at Cosener’s House