Officer Qualification

 

​Need a Certificate of Qualification?

 

Here are the requirements:

 

Master of the Lodge

 

• Master’s work of the EA, FC, and MM Degrees (Ask the Inspector for specifics)

• Third Degree Historical Lecture (CA Cipher 158-177) (Long Form is optional)

• Master Mason Proficiency (CA Cipher 188-195)

• Complete all four (4) Lodge Management Certification Program (LMCP) courses:

   (Hall Association Management, Lodge Administration, Member Experience, Lodge Finance)

 

Senior Warden

 

• Senior Warden’s work of the EA, FC, and MM Degrees (Ask the Inspector for specifics)

• Master’s work of the Fellow Craft Degree (Ask the Inspector for specifics)

• Second Degree Lecture (CA Cipher 96-99)

• Master Mason Proficiency (CA Cipher 188-195)

• Complete the Hall Association Management course and any two other LMCP courses 

 

Junior Warden

 

• Junior Warden’s work of the EA, FC, and MM Degrees (Ask the Inspector for specifics)

• Master’s work of the Entered Apprentice Degree (Ask the Inspector for specifics)

• First Degree Lecture (CA Cipher 32-46) (Long Form is optional)

• Master Mason Proficiency (CA Cipher 188-195)

• Complete one (1) LMCP course of your choice

  

Senior Deacon

 

• Senior Deacon’s work of the EA, FC, and MM Degrees (Ask the Inspector for specifics)

• Staircase Lecture (CA Cipher 87-99)

  (Note: MM Proficiency is NOT required for SD Qualification)

 

Junior Deacon

 

No Certificate of Qualification required.

 

All Officers

 

Must be a lodge member in good standing.

 

(Organist and Tiler may be a member in good standing of another lodge.)

 

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CMC

 

§805.520. CONDITIONS TO INSTALLATION OF THE MASTER-ELECT.


Before a Master-elect can be installed, there shall be presented to the Installing Officer a Certificate of Qualification of the Grand Lecturer, the Assistant Grand Lecturer of the division in which his Lodge is situated, or the Inspector of the district in which his Lodge is situated, certifying that:


A. He has personally examined the Master-elect and that he is qualified to give the Master’s work and lectures of the Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Master Mason Degrees;


B. He has received a Certificate of Proficiency in the Candidate’s Lecture of the Master Mason Degree; and


C. He is proficient in those portions of this Code that relate to the government of a Lodge.

 

Addendum: Must complete all four (4) Lodge Management Certification Program (LMCP) courses:

   (Hall Association Management, Lodge Administration, Member Experience, Lodge Finance)


 
§805.530. CONDITIONS TO INSTALLATION OF THE SENIOR WARDEN-ELECT. 


Before a Senior Warden-elect can be installed, there shall be presented to the Installing Officer a Certificate of Qualification of the Grand Lecturer, the Assistant Grand Lecturer of the division in which his Lodge is situated, or the Inspector of the district in which his Lodge is situated, certifying that:


A. He has personally examined the Senior Warden-elect and that he is qualified to give the Senior Warden’s work of the Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Master Mason Degrees, and the Master’s work and lecture of the Fellow Craft Degree;


B. He has received a Certificate of Proficiency in the Candidate’s Lecture of the Master Mason Degree; and


C. He is proficient in those portions of this Code that relate to the government of a Lodge.

 

Addendum: Must complete the Hall Association Management course and any two other LMCP courses 
 
§805.540. CONDITIONS TO INSTALLATION OF THE JUNIOR WARDEN-ELECT.
 
Before a Junior Warden-elect can be installed, there shall be presented to the Installing Officer a Certificate of Qualification of the Grand Lecturer, the Assistant Grand Lecturer of the division in which his Lodge is situated, or the Inspector of the district in which his Lodge is situated, certifying that:


A. He has personally examined the Junior Warden-elect and that he is qualified to give the Junior Warden’s work of the Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Master Mason Degrees, and the Master’s work and lecture of the Entered Apprentice Degree;


B. He has received a Certificate of Proficiency in the Candidate’s Lecture of the Master Mason Degree; and


C. He is proficient in those portions of this Code that relate to the government of a Lodge.

 

Addendum: Must complete one (1) LMCP course of his choice.
 
§805.550. CONDITIONS TO INSTALLATION OF A SENIOR DEACON. 


Before a member can be installed as Senior Deacon, there shall be presented to the Installing Officer a Certificate of Qualification of the Grand Lecturer, the Assistant Grand Lecturer of the division in which his Lodge is situated, or the Inspector of the district in which his Lodge is situated, certifying that he has personally examined the member appointed as Senior Deacon and that the member is duly qualified to give the Senior Deacon’s work of the Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Master Mason Degrees and the Senior Deacon’s lecture of the Fellow Craft Degree.