Becoming a Mason means making a choice to conduct your life at the highest degree of moral and ethical fortitude. We will share with you the 3 W’s of Masonry below, with a petition for acceptance to Masonry at the bottom of this page. The 3 W’s are as follows:
- What is Masonry?
- What does Masonry mean?
- What does Masonry mean to me?
What Does it Mean to Become a Mason?
Making the choice to become a Mason, means you are agreeing to do 2 main things:
- You are choosing to take the moral and ethical high ground in regards to living your life in a manner which others do not. A Mason learns to be a better citizen within their community, a better individual in regards to their outward appearance to coworkers, family, and friends, along with setting the example of selflessness in every day life.
- You are choosing to join a group of people who will stand behind your decisions, actions, goals, and initiatives. When a Mason makes a choice or course of direction, his brethren support him, knowing the decision or course of direction will help him become a better person AND Mason.
What Does Becoming a Mason Mean?
Masonry, as in everything else in life, is a choice. Legacies are created based on decision and action. Being a Mason means you have chosen to create a legacy both internally and externally, which will outlive your existence. Before filling out a petition for Masonry, please ask yourself these three things:
- Do you want to surround yourself with like minded men, who work together to achieve a common goal for community betterment?
- Is your life missing the existence of selflessness, community service, charitable giving, and overall contentment?
- Are you willing to volunteer your time to work towards achieving the greater good?
If the answer is yes to all 3 questions, you are most of the way to becoming a Mason.
What Will Masonry Mean to Me?
Masonry can mean different things to different Masons. However, we all come back together at the end of the day, hoping we have moved the chains of progression within our community. Through sponsoring the Minnesota KidsID events, participating in charitable events, and holding ourselves to a higher standard, we work very hard to ensure that our children and grandchildren will have a better community environment.
There is a large percentage of our population who we consider to be cultural consumers, never producing anything, and only consuming the efforts of others. This type of person does not meet the standards of Masonic integrity, as we are always looking for the type of people who want to give their time and efforts towards producing, rather than consumption.
If you feel you have what it takes to become a brother of Masonry, please take a moment to complete the petition below, so you can start your journey towards becoming a better person.