Regular Meeting – Saturday, October 14, 2017

Topic:  Masonic Funerals:  Identity, Performance, and Transformation

Constructing a public-facing identity of Freemasonry within historical, contemporary, and theoretical contexts.

Presenter: Carolyn Bain, Ph.D.

A member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Texas Chapter #219 and president of the award-winning, digital media services firm, Bain Pugh & Associates, Inc,. Carolyn Bain, Ph.D., is a noted researcher, author, and presenter.  For the Masonic Service Association (MSA), she co-authored the publication, “Moving Masonry into the 21st Century,” and consulted on the  Mark Twain Award Project.  For the Scottish Rite Southern Jurisdiction, she produced the award-winning film, “On the Wings of Words.”  She has spoken for many Masonic audiences including the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania and the International Conference on the History of Freemasonry (ICHF).

Meeting Location:

Laurel Wreath #149 Lodge
209 Washington Blvd.
Laurel,  MD 20797  

Lunch at 12 noon
$20 payable at the door

Meeting and Presentation 1 pm

Please RSVP to the Secretary ( by Tuesday, October 10, 2017.  We look forward to having you attend.

For questions, please contact the Secretary (

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