562-427-0821 Secretary@masonry.org

Long Beach Lodge #327  F.&A.M.

We won’t hold physical meetings during the virus outbreak. 
Virtual only until we are given the ok to physically meet again.

We are having casual Zoom Fellowship nights for members. 
See the calendar for dates and times. If you are interested
email the secretary and we will give you the ID to connect to the members’ Fellowship.

If you are interested in Freemasonry please contact us with the contact below and we will get in touch with you.  Stay safe!

Free & Accepted Masons Of California

Long Beach Lodge #327

We, normally, meet Thursday evenings.
Virtual Stated Meetings are on the
First Thursday of the month at 8pm for those members that can participate.

Sojourning and Visiting Masons are welcome when we start to physically meet at our facility!

Interested in renting our Facility? Visit the Facility page above!

Address

3610 Locust Ave. 
Long Beach, CA  90807

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Upcoming Events

Red Cross Blood Drive
on May 6th from 10am – 4pm at our facility.

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A Word From The Lodge

Please be safe and maintain social distancing for the benefit of all of us.

Call: (562) 427-0821

We Look Forward To Seeing You!

 

Click on this flyer to sign up for the event!

Cycling For Shelter

Please Donate Today!   All of your donations go to Masonic Homes Of California & The Long Beach Mission

Recent Events

We recently had a wonderful Breakfast-ival!   It was a well-attended, memorable event and fun was had by all!    Check out some pictures below!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

History

Long Beach Lodge No. 327 F&AM originally begun in 1896 and occupied a space in a bank building on Pine Avenue in downtown Long Beach when the City of Long Beach was a small town by the beach. Since then, several thousand good men have come through its doors and incorporated the teachings of Freemasonry into their lives, thus bettering themselves and our society.
Just over 60 years ago the Lodge moved into its current location on Locust Ave. Built by men of vision, our current Masonic Facility has served numerous Lodges, and other Masonic affiliated groups with beauty and distinction.
Today, Long Beach Lodge has a membership just under three hundred and fifty. It meets the first Thursday evening of the month for its Stated Meeting and the subsequent Thursdays evenings are for degrees and social functions.
In addition to being part of an ancient fraternity as a brotherhood, we participate in a variety of community support efforts throughout the year. Our members are proud of their fraternity and the legacy of Freemasonry.

Get In Touch –
We’d Love To Hear From You.
If interested, just ask!

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All Are Welcome

Established in 1896 .
Meets Thursday evenings –
Stated Meetings are on the
1st Thursday evening of the month at 8pm.
We welcome Sojourners and Visitors.
A Little About Us
Long Beach Lodge began when Long Beach was just a little city near the beach on a floor above a bank in 1896.
April message from the Master

THE SILENT SUMMONS

A member of a certain Lodge, who previously attended meetings regularly, had stopped going. After a few months, the Worshipful Master decided to visit him. It was a chilly evening, and the Worshipful Master found his brother at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. Guessing the reason for the Worshipful Master’s visit, the brother welcomed him, led him to a comfortable chair near the fireplace and waited. The Worshipful Master made himself comfortable, but said nothing.

In the grave silence, he contemplated the dance of the flames around the burning logs. After several minutes, the Worshipful Master took the fire tongs, carefully picked up a brightly burning ember and placed it to one side of the hearth, all alone. Then he sat back in his chair, still silent.

His host watched all of this in quiet contemplation. As the one, lone ember’s flame flickered and diminished, there was a momentary glow, and its fire was no more. Soon, it was cold and dead.

Not a word had been spoken since the initial greeting.

The Worshipful Master glanced at his watch and chose this time to leave. He slowly stood up, picked up the cold, dead ember, and placed it back in the middle of the fire. Immediately, it began to glow once more, with all the light and warmth of the burning coals around it.

As the Worshipful Master reached the door to leave, his host said, with a tear running down his cheek, “Thank you so much for your fiery summons, my brother.  I’ll be back in our Lodge next meeting.”

I hope to see you all at our next virtual stated meeting and the many fellowship meetings we hold every Thursday.  If you have not received an e-mail with the link, please contact me directly or our lodge Secretary at secretary@masonry.org

Most Fraternally,
Dean West
Worshipful Master

April message from the Senior Warden

 My Bothers,

I pray for you that the Almighty Father, bless you with protection from all uncertainties.

Lord, we are assailed moment by moment that that we see and hear around us which leave us vulnerable to worries.                   .

Surround us with Your divine hedge of protection. Encompass us round about with Your strength and Your might. Let all who take refuge in You be glad, let them ever sing for joy. And may You shelter us, that those who love Your name may exult in You.                   .

For it is You who blesses the righteous man, O LORD, You surround him favor as with a shield.

Fraternally,
Dave Romero
Senior Warden

April message from the Junior Warden

Brethren,

Good day! We’re off to a fine start with this new season. My hope this month is that all April Fools day pranks be successfully pulled off!          .

Spring is a symbol of new beginnings and renewed life! So, It’s a good time to plant those seeds, brothers! Also, remember to provide  everything your particular seeds need to flourish. Allot time out of your day to tend your garden, and you will be rewarded with success!

Remember, we are what we make ourselves to be. If we remain idle, we become static. If we activate we become operative. So stay in motion brethren! Until next time, stay safe and stay sane.

Fraternally,
Jack Lewis
Junior Warden

2021 Dues info from the Secretary

Brethren,

Dues for 2021 will be $146.00
Just send a check to the lodge.
Hope to see you soon!