Queensferry Royal Arch Chapter Number 389
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This year is a very important one for the Queensferry Royal Arch Chapter No 389, as on 1 March 2014 it celebrates its centenary with a special re-dedication ceremony conducted by the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland, followed by a Centenary Dinner.
If you are an RAC Companion and would like to attend this historic event, please contact Raymond King for tickets.
Raymond can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Details for The Royal Arch
7 Almondhill Road, Kirkliston, EH29 9BN
Queensferry Royal Arch Chapter No.389
Tel 0131 333 3889
Mob 07889 185 850
Via RAC389/L548 – 0131 331 1909
Queensferry Royal Arch Chapter No 389
On Saturday 1 March 2014, the lodge room in Queensferry’s Masonic Hall was packed with companions to witness the Centenary re-dedication ceremony of the Queensferry Royal Arch Chapter No 389.
MEC Raymond King along with the office-bearers of the Queensferry Royal Arch Chapter welcomed visiting companions travelled from far and wide, to share in the celebrations.
After opening the Chapter, a large deputation from The Provincial Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Linlithgowshire entered headed by the Grand Superintendent MEC David Gibb. The Provincial Grand Superintendent was delighted that five past Provincial Grand Superintendents accompanied him on this historic occasion namely:
MEC David Ure
MEC Morris Cowan
MEC Ian Grant
MEC Robert Coutts
MEC Tom Ritchie
The Chapter was then upstanding for the reception of a distinguished deputation from the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland. The Chapter Director of Ceremonies then presented MEC John Steel, Grand Director of Ceremonies who in turn presented the deputation to the First Principal, namely:
MEC Ian Fraser – Grand 1st Principal, SGRAC of Scotland
MEC George Alexander – Depute Grand 1st Principal, SGRAC of Scotland
MEC Archie McWatt – Past Depute Grand 1st Principal, SGRAC of Scotland
MEC Bill McEwan – Grand 2nd Principal, SGRAC of Scotland
MEC Douglas Philand – Grand 3rd Principal, SGRAC of Scotland
MEC Grahame J Smith – Grand Scribe E, SGRAC of Scotland
MEC David S Ogilvie – Grand Piper, SGRAC of Scotland
MEC Robert Hooker – Grand Organist SGRAC of Scotland
The Grand 1st Principal and his office-bearers then carried out the Ceremony of Re-dedication in a most dignified manner that met with the approbation of the companions.
After thanking the Grand 1st Principal and his office-bearers for carrying out the ceremony, the deputation from Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland retired.
Provincial Grand Superintendent MEC David Gibb, offered his thanks to the Queensferry Royal Arch Chapter for organising a first class event and wished the Chapter every happiness during the next 100 years. Provincial Grand Royal Arch Chapter then retired.
The Chapter was duly closed and the companions retired to the Centenary Dinner where the usual toasts were pledged, replies delivered and a most happy day brought to a close with the Janitor’s Toast.