Welcome!

Our Stated Communications are held at 7pm on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. We gladly welcome visitors! We hold ritual practice all other Wednesdays at 7pm; all Master Masons are welcome. In some years, we do not meet in July and August. Our lodge is located at 1206 Stehlik Drive, Odenton, MD 21113. We are fully Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant.

John Paul Jones Masonic Memorial Service

The Brothers of Odenton Lodge # 209 joined several hundred Freemasons honored famed naval leader John Paul Jones with a belated memorial service at the Naval Academy.

While it has been 110 years since Jones’ remains were brought to Annapolis from France to rest in a crypt under the academy chapel, Freemasons learned only within the past year that the Revolutionary War hero had never had a memorial service from the oldest fraternal organization in the world. The ceremony featured remarks about Jones, his service and his masonry, as well as a color guard, a hymn and the playing of “Taps.”

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Brother William Ujvari “raised” to the Sublime Degree of “Master Mason”

Worshipful Master Bossert and the Brothers of Odenton Lodge # 209 would like to “Congratulate” Brother William Ujvari on being “raised” to the Sublime Degree of “Master Mason.”

“Southwest Style Dinner” – May 20, 2016 6-8 PM

Greetings Brethren,
As the host for our May 20, 2016, Friday night Masonic dinner, please make an effort to join us for a special outdoor “Southwestern Style” grilled dinner and to support Odenton lodge #209. The dinner will include good ole friendship, brotherly love and great fun!
The dinner menu will consist of:
*Southwestern style chicken (drums, thighs and breasts) on the grill
*Chicken Fajitas with your choice of cheese, lettuce, sour cream and salsa
*Potato Salad
*Coleslaw
*Red beans and rice
*Corn on the cob
*Ice cream
*Ice tea
We look forward to seeing a big turn out to assist in our continued success this year, with great friendship and fun…spread the word!
Best Regards,
James Miller
Brother Junior Deacon

Brother Patrick “Kalan” Turner “Initiated” as our newest “Entered Apprentice”

At the Stated Communication of 4/5/2016, Brother Patrick “Kalan” Turner was initiated as our newest “Entered Apprentice.” Senior Warden E.J. Hanlon presided over the degree work that night. After the Degree, the Brothers congratulated Brother Turner and retired to the social hall for fellowship and refreshment. Let’s all welcome Brother Turner into our Brotherhood!

Annual Open House – April 23, 2016

The community is invited to attend our Maryland State Masonic open house on Saturday, April 23, 2016 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Join us at our Odenton Lodge #209, Ancient Free & Accepted Masons, 1206 Stehlik Rd. Odenton, MD. The event is open to men and their families who would like to know more about Freemasonry.

The Maryland Traveling Gavel – Where’s the Gavel Now?

Brethren,

The Traveling Gavel is currently in possession of St. Alban Universal Lodge No. 233!

Gatsby Themed Casino Night

The Odenton Masonic Family would like to invite you to our Gatsby Themed Casino night. So breakout those pin-striped suits and “flapper” dresses we’re going back to the Roaring 20s. Part of our mission is a commitment to our community and the people that make that up. In the spirit of community Odenton Masonic Lodge 209, has chosen the “Truckin’ 4 Troops” out of Millersville, Md as our charity for 2016. As they help our troops as they return home, we want to help them make that possible with your help.
This evening will be a fun experience where we can all gather as a community, enjoy each others conversation, expand our friendships, all while we practice our gambling skills without worrying about loosing any real money.
What to expect:
1. Each guest will receive casino chips to be spent at any of the 11 tables (poker, blackjack, roulette and craps).
2. Hors d’oeuvres will be served throughout the evening.
3. Wine and Beer will be available for purchase at the cash bar.
4. We will have a silent auction of various themed baskets, memorabilia and art.

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Brother William Ujvari “Passed” to the 2nd Degree of “Fellow Craft”

Worshipful Master Bossert and the Brothers of Odenton Lodge # 209 would like to “Congratulate” Brother William Ujvari on being “passed” to the 2nd Degree Masonry of “Fellow Craft.”

“The Pail and Mop Bucket”

Brethren,
I wanted to remind everyone about this week’s upcoming meeting. We will of course be having a usual business meeting. And to kick off our plan for the year to help bring us to further light in masonry , Brother Luis Gonzalez will have a presentation entitled  “The pail and mop bucket”. Brothers of all degrees are invited to attend. So please help get the word out to all the brothers you know. I’m certain it will be a good night. Hope to see you then.

Sincerely,
WM Cort Bossert

Election of Officers results

Odenton #209’s elected Officers for 2016.

Worshipful Master Elect – Cort Bossert
Senior Warden Elect – E.J. Hanlon
Junior Warden Elect – Ethan Casey
Secretary Elect – Brian Coons
Treasurer Elect – Herb Hopke (and current)

Open Installation will be held on 16 Jan 2016 at 2 PM

Congratulations to all Officers