562-427-0821 Secretary@masonry.org

Long Beach Lodge #327  F.&A.M.

Free & Accepted Masons Of California


Enjoy The Holidays With our Families
Saturday December 10th,  3pm – 6pm
A Holiday Treat for the families and their children

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

Meeting Information

We meet Thursday evenings.
Stated Meetings are on the
First Thursday of the month at 8pm.
with a dinner before at 7pm
Check our calendar for details.

Sojourning and Visiting Masons are welcome to join us!

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

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Upcoming Events

Holiday Family Party
Saturday December 10th, 2022
3:00pm – 6:00pm

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A Word From The Lodge

Let there be light!

Call: (562) 427-0821

We Look Forward To Seeing You!

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Please Donate Today!   All of your donations will go to
The Masonic Homes Of California &
The Shriners Childrens Hospitals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Masons 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.
October message from the Master

Brethren, 

The value of membership in this Fraternity is how it should be defined is about what our investment in it is worth at the end of the day.

Over the few years that I’ve been a mason , I’ve seen in Masonic Lodges, including our own, good men come and good men go.

The unfortunate reality is that most of those who don’t return and regularly attend lodge after being raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason, are soon likely to never return again.

But why is that? It’s such a perplexing quandary…one that the fraternity has struggled with for years.

Maybe these brothers must have been dissatisfied with their Masonic experiences for one reason or another. But don’t we all have obligations to uphold?

Some continue to pay their dues and stay on their roles, while others are content to just be dropped for non-payment.

Maybe the allure of being able to say “I am a Mason” no longer holds the same depth and appeal as it once did.

But what is it that leads to this?

Is it the Lodge’s failure to adequately train the new brother in the work in which he is to now become engaged, or is it that the individual was expecting something other than what he found within the walls of our lodge rooms?

The failure to retain membership is probably a combination of these things, with a few other variables.

This is a complex issue and there’s no one simple solution to remedy the cause. Except I think making an effort to be present in the lodge and participate in its activities.

A young member can only attain Masonic knowledge from those who possess it and from their examples ,this must be understood by those who knows.

But these opportunities will not exist with their absence.

So why don’t they?

We will have Thanksgiving Dinner and Christmas party to close the year.

Adequate announcements will be sent.

It is my hope that you celebrate with your brethren these year’s last lodge events.

Fraternally,
Dave Romero
Your Brother

October message from the Senior Warden

Happy Halloween Brethren!

Fraternally,
Bryant Gaddis
Senior Warden

October message from the Junior Warden


Brethren,

What a fantastic celebration we shared September 2! A tremendous amount of planning, organizing and executing was put forth to make the 125 Year   Celebration  an overwhelming success! I have heard nothing but positive feedback from everyone. Thank you to all who volunteered to work together to make it such a memorable evening.

              October is here and it’s time for Grand Lodge 173rdAnnual Communication. Let’s bid safe, fun and memorable travels to Masons throughout  our great State.

                We are still planning to confer a Third Degree in the near future and are still looking for volunteers
 to help fill all the stations. If you are interested
 in taking part in the degree please contact Wor. Dave 
Romero.

 Enjoy Autumn and stay warm as the weather cools.

Fraternally,
Brian Halter
Junior Warden

2022 Dues info from the Secretary

Brethren of Long Beach Lodge,

Dues for 2022 are $148.00
Just send a check to the lodge or
your may log onto the
Grand Lodge Website and pay online there.
Hope to see you soon!