Freemasonry in Riverside, Rhode Island

Jenks Lodge No. 24 F&AM

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Special Master Mason Degree

Join us October 15th at noon as we raise nine candidates to the degree of Master Mason, The first section will begin at noon, once complete we will break for a pot luck lunch (bring something to share!, After lunch the 2nd section will be put on by all Past Masters of our lodge before returning degree to our officers for the 3rd section.

Jenks October Communication and Goldenberg Symposium

Join us October 23rd at 6:00pm for our annual Masonic Symposium, Our Speaker for the evening will be Kurt White.  Cost is free but reservations are requested so we get enough food for everyone, Reservation can be made below.


Jenks is a vibrant and active Lodge consisting of a diverse group of individuals who have joined together to form friendships and spend time working to better themselves and the community in which we live.  The Lodge is strengthened and supported by the families and friends of our members who join us at many of our events


One of the main tenets of Freemasonry is charity, the Brothers of Jenks Lodge are currently working to help support the Providence Food Bank, Rhode Island Special Olympics, and the Walk Out of Darkness Suicide Prevention event.  The lodge also has a scholarship fund to help its members and their family pursue higher education.

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Jenks News

July 2023 Master’s Message

Good afternoon Wardens and Brethren, I hope you are having a wonderful start to the summer and enjoying the longer and occasional sunny days.  While the Lodge is at recess during the months of July and August, we are still staying pretty active at the St Andrews Temple.  We are continuing to hold Pot Luck Dinners on the third Sunday of the month for July and August, all are welcome to attend and we will be having a Burger and Cigar event on July 31.   The Burger...

May 2023 Master’s Message

Wardens and Brethren, As many of you may know several brothers and I traveled to Glen Mills, PA last weekend to spend some time with our current Lester Gavel holder, Harry Harootunian and opened a Special Communication of Jenks Lodge on June 3, 2023.  This was a very special occasion because it marked (to the day) Harry’s 75 Masonic Anniversary and we presented him with a commemorative plaque to celebrate his longevity in The Craft.  After the meeting we enjoyed an amazing...

April 2023 Master’s Message

Hello Wardens and Brethren, When we started 2023, my focus for the year was to promote unity in the lodge and to give every member of Jenks the same feeling of pride in the lodge that I feel. I wanted to create an environment where everyone felt included and make the lodge feel like a place where everyone feels at home.  To that end, in an effort to foster that unity, we’ve continued the long tradition of a Potluck Dinners on the third Sunday of the month, we’ve had two very successful...

March 2023 Master’s Message

Wardens and Brethren, Thank you all who attended our March meeting in support of our District Deputy Grand Master, RW. Gilbert J Fontes, Jr. and a very special thanks to our newest Honorary Member RW. Andrew Hammer for traveling from Washington DC to be our guest speaker.  Brothers from all over the Jurisdiction came to support our DDGM and to get an opportunity to hear Br. Hammer discuss the future of Masonry.  It was a wonderful, eye opening evening of discussion and...

February 2023 Master’s Message

Greetings Wardens and Brethren,  Please join me in welcoming our newest Entered Apprentices.  I am excited to announce that the officers and I along with RW Stephan Saraidarian, W Anthony Amaral, W David Sousa, and W Mark Lomastro filling in for various roles, over the course of two nights initiated 10 new Entered Apprentices, a large and diverse group of men, who I have no doubt will become excellent Master Masons and future leaders of the lodge.  The officers and...

January 2023 Master’s Message

January Masters Message Wow!  2023 is here and what a great start to the year have we had!  The Semi-Public Annual Communication was a phenomenal time!  Over 120 people were in attendance.  Brothers from all over the state, Family, Friends, a DJ, amazing food, a salty Bar Tender, and beautiful decorations in Japanese lanterns and handmade center pieces by the Ladies of Jenks.  Not to mention a very touching and amazing Prologue delivered by W....

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18 Turner Ave
Riverside, Rhode Island

We meet the Fourth Monday of the month except July and August

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