Ask the Chairman - Ceremony Outside of Council

Hey Ray,
Here's a question for your Ask the Chairman section: Can a lodge hold a ceremony outside of its council boundaries? For instance, if a Lodge wanted to hold a Brotherhood ceremony at a Conclave that it wasn't hosting or at a NOAC, could it?

Hi Joe,
Thank you for your question.

Yes, as long as the lodge is doing the ceremony for its own members, it doesn't matter where it is done.  While the logistics might require some more planning, if the candidates' experiences are held up to the same standards as any other ceremony, it can be a unique and memorable addition to what is hopefully a meaningful experience.


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