Freemasonry in Riverside, Rhode Island

Jenks Lodge No. 24 F&AM

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2023 Lodge Census

ALL MEMBERS SHALL TAKE DUE NOTE AND GOVERN YOURSELVES ACCORDINGLY: By Order of the Worshipful Master of Jenks Lodge #24 in Pawtucket, RI, you are directed to complete at least the required portions of the below questionnaire to aid in the future planning and development activities of the lodge. All information shall be kept strictly confidential.

Grand Master Testimonial Dinner

Join us April 5th at six at Harbor Lights in Warwick, RI, as we celebrate the year and accomplishments of our Grand Master Douglas J Grant.  The cost for this event is $55.00 per person and tickets may be purchased using the button below, if you prefer to pay in cash or check you may purchase tickets in person at a meeting or contact me at for other payment options.


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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October Master’s Message

Wardens and Brethren, What a busy October we’ve had!  Our candidates experienced the Inner Door ceremony, performed a wonderful proficiency and were raised to the subline degree of Master Mason, with a special Second Section performed by The Most Worshipful Grand Master, The Sr Grand Warden, Right Worshipful District Deputy Grand Master, Several RW Assistant Grand Lecturers, Right Worshipfuls, and Worshipfuls, all who are Past Masters and Members of Jenks Lodge.  This will...

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...

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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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