On Wednesday 13th September, after its regular meeting, Zion Menorah Lodge hosted a White Table evening.
After the lodge was closed, 30 non-masons were invited into the lodge room where they were warmly welcomed by the brethren. WBro Joe Glass PProvJGW, the lodge DC, gave a short and interesting talk to the visitors explaining the lay-out of the lodge room and the aims and objects of Freemasonry. In particular, he mentioned the three principles on which the order was founded, stressing the importance of relief – Charity.
60 brethren together with 8 members of the Manchester Level Club and the non-masons enjoyed a cheerful and convivial Social Board at the newly refurbished Goulburn Suite.
The evening provided the opportunity to showcase the typical atmosphere at a Social Board for prospective members for Zion Menorah and a number of gentlemen who had recently made enquiries through Manchester Masons Social Media channels and subsequently been interviewed with a view to joining other Manchester Lodges.
The traditional toast to the visiting Brethren was extended to include the non-masonic guests with one of them responding on their behalf
All in all, a very successful evening.