245th Grand Annual Communication
The 245th Grand Annual Communication of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, A.F. & A.M., of Virginia will be held at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump, 12042 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia, commencing on Friday November 10, 2023 at 8:30am. The Address of the Grand Master will be delivered after the opening of the Grand Lodge.
As your Grand Lodge continues to seek ways to reduce costs in holding our Grand Annual Communication, the public ceremonies and award presentations will now be held on Saturday morning. The majority of our business items will be conducted on Friday.
Times for the Grand Lodge Committees will be announced on Friday morning, November 10, 2023. Delegates are urged to attend and inform themselves regarding pending matters.
On Friday, November 10 at noon, a lunchen will be held at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump for the benefit of the Masonic Home of Virginia. The Grand Lodge Banquet will be held for the Brethren and invited guests on Friday evening.
Resolutions will be considered during Friday's sessions. Election of Grand Lodge Officers will begin promptly at 10am, Saturday morning, November 11.
An open installation of Grand Lodge Officers will be held at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump that afternoon at 4pm, with a reception to follow.
Resolutions to be considered in 2024 must be drafted in proper form required by Section 1.16 of the Methodical Digest and submitted to the Grand Secretary by December 31, 2023
Committee On Work Schedule
All sessions will be held at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump, 12042 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia. All Master Masons are cordially invited to attend any and/or all sessions.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2023 7:30 pm
Exemplification of the Degree of Entered Apprentice
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2023 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Exemplification of the Degree of Fellowcraft and Degree of Master Mason