Lodge of
Perfection


(4° – 14°)

Princes of
Jerusalem


(15° – 16°)

Chapter of Rose Croix


(17° – 18°)

Consistory
S.P.R.S.


(19° – 32°)

Knights of St. Andrew


(29°)

Lodge of Perfection

Jordan W. Settle

Thrice Potent Master

 

William P. Settle

Deputy Master

Phillip J. Mentzer

Senior Warden

 

Ashley K. Sorge

Junior Warden

Timothy J. Balcony

Orator

Brian T. Keen

Master of Ceremonies

Thomas Ambrosia

Captain of the Guard

1980-2020

Altoona Pa

4° - 14° Degree Summaries

A Master Mason seeks divine guidance. Philosophy: Brothers grow together in Scottish Rite. Core Values: Reverence for God, Integrity, & Service

Two sons of Aaron, corrupted by greed and ambition, allow the sacred flame to extinguish. Philosophy: Trustworthiness is more valuable than life and is the basis for Masonic honor. Core Values: Reverence for God, Justice & Integrity.

When the children of Israel encounter a rough and dangerous journey through the desert, they rebel against Moses and God. Philosophy: The answer to the spiritual problems of mankind is faith in ourselves and in God. Core Values: Reverence for God.

A dispute among the workmen where honesty and justice prevail. Philosophy: We should render justice to all mankind. Core Values: Justice & Integrity.

Based on the Old Testament story of King David and his assignment to his son, the future King Solomon. Philosophy: The degree reminds us that each honor we receive requires attention to a particular duty. Core Values: Service, Integrity, & Reverence for God.

The Temple of King Solomon is dedicated by priests of many religions. Philosophy: We should not be too zealous in executing justice. Core Values: Reverence for God & Service.

King Solomon learns of his sentence from which there is no appeal. Philosophy: The violator of his obligations to God will not go unpunished. Core Values: Reverence for God & Justice.

King Solomon’s tax collector violates the public trust. Philosophy: When confronted by corrupt, tyrannical, or illegal behavior on the part of a person in authority, the nation should remain loyal and courageous. Core Values: Integrity.

Joesph forgives his brothers for selling him into slavery. Philosophy: We are taught forgiveness, compassion, and brotherly love. Core Values: Justice & Integrity.

The degree dramatizes the dangers encountered as men search for the lost word. Philosophy: We are reminded that difficulties and dangers should not deter us from pursuing moral perfection. Core Values: Reverence for God.

The essence of Symbolic Masonry is compiled in lessons of the Lodge of Perfection. Philosophy: Members are encouraged to worship God at the altar of their choice. Core Values: Reverence for God.

Past Thrice Potent Masters

2019 – 2020   Christoper D. Pechtold, 32° MSA

2018 – 2019   Lawrence J. Bilotto, 32°

2017 – 2018   Wayne M. Baggett, 32° MSA

2016 – 2017   B. Wayne Weaver, 32°

2015 – 2016   H. Foster Snively, 32°

2014 – 2015   Gregory P. Mason, 32°

2013 – 2014    David A. Blackner, 32°

2012 – 2013   Dean A. Sipes, 32°

2011 – 2012   Barry C. Yingling, 32° MSA

2010 – 2011   James F. Hockycko, 32° MSA

2009 – 2010   John G. Myers, 33°

2008 – 2009   Randy  E. Smith, 33°

2007 – 2008   Lee D. Bollinger, 32°

2006 – 2007   Earl N. Rager, 32°

2005 – 2006   William W. Hellier, 32° MSA

2004 – 2005   James B. Walkingshaw, 32° MSA

2003 – 2004   Dean L. Phillips, 33°

2002 – 2003   Jack H. Speece, 33°, HGA

2001 – 2002   Jonathan C. Erickson, 32°

2000 – 2001   Dale E. Hill, 32°

1999 – 2000   Ray B. Kline, Jr., 32° MSA

1998 – 1999   George L. Moore, 32°

1997 – 1998   Arthur O. McMillian, 32° MSA

1996 – 1997   Ronald L. Brandt, 32° MSA

1995 – 1996   Edgar R. Stitt, 32°

1994 – 1995   Theodore Luciano, 32­° MSA

1993 – 1994   Don L. Hollobaugh, 32­°

1992 – 1993   Grant D. Walk, 32°

1991 – 1992   Richard B. Fluke II, 33°

1990 – 1991   Paul D. Breon, 32°

1989 – 1990   Robert A. Martin, 32°

1988 – 1989   Lloyd C. Sorge, 33°

1987 – 1988   Thomas E. Day, Jr., 32°

1986 – 1987   Wayne V. Simpson, 32°

1985 – 1986   James. K. Thompson, 33°

1984 – 1985   Philip E. Witmer, 32° MSA

1983 – 1984   John R. Biddle, 33°

1982 – 1983   William H. Minsker, 32°

1981 – 1982   Ray F. Knee, 32°

1980 – 1981   David F. Metzker, 32°

1979 – 1980   Robert L. Freeburn, 33°

1978 – 1979   Donald O. Walter, 32°

1977 – 1978   Harmon O. Walter, 32°

1976 – 1977   Ira E. Harris, 32°

1975 – 1976   Charles A. Mower, 32° MSA

1974 – 1975   Joseph E. Bordell, 33°

1973 – 1974   Percy O. Kephart, 33°

1972 – 1973   Robert P. Moore, 32° MSA

1971 – 1972   Vernon D. Moore, 32° MSA

1970 – 1971   Charles W. Dell, 32°

1969 – 1970   Howard A. Smith, 32°

1968 – 1969   Charles F. Strange, 32°

1967 – 1968   Louis Tibo, Jr., 32°

1966 – 1967   David D. Cadle, 32°

1965 – 1966   Charles W. Endres, 32°

1964 – 1965   William A. Garland, 32°

1963 – 1964   William B. McFeeters, 32°

1962 – 1963   John L. Jones, 32°

1961 – 1962   Elton O. Lightner, 32°

1960 – 1961   William R. Klevans, 32°

1959 – 1960   William C. Giarth, 32° MSA

1958 – 1959   Joseph Dukes, Sr. , 33° MSA

1957 – 1958   Alvin M. Burley, 32°

1956 – 1957   Oakley S. Havens, 32°

1955 – 1956   Frederick B. Yorks, 33°

1954 – 1955   Clarence W. Hoover, 32°

1953 – 1954   Robert E. Dively, 33°

1951 – 1953   George D. Brehman, 33° MSA