Freemasonry is one of the Worlds oldest secular fraternities
concerned with moral and spiritual values. Members are
taught its precepts by a series of ancient forms, using the
customs and tools of stonemasons as allegorical guides.
essential qualification of membership is a belief in a
Supreme Being and membership is open to adherents of
different religions. Freemasonry is not a religion, nor a
substitute religion and members are expected to follow their
own faith. Topics of either a religious or political nature
are not permitted at Masonic meetings.
great principles of Freemasonry are Brotherly Love, Relief
Love in the sense of tolerance and respect for the ideas and
beliefs of others, relief in a charitable sense, to care for
others in the giving of time and effort, and truth, in the
sense of striving for high morals in all aspects of life.