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Welcome to Chemainus Lodge No. 114

Having adopted the name of Chemainus Lodge on March 6, 1926, the Masonic Brethren of Chemainus sent a letter, along with a petition to the Grand Lodge of British Columbia (now the Grand Lodge of British Columbia and Yukon) requesting support for the Chemainus effort to form a Lodge. Chemainus Lodge No. 114 Ancient Free & Accepted Masons received it's Charter July 16, 1927.


Chemainus Lodge is in District 27 on Vancouver Island, and meets in St. John's Masonic Temple, in Ladysmith.  The Lodge proudly performs the Emulation Ritual, as performed by the United Grand Lodge of England since 1815. 


Our next Regular Communication will be on
Saturday, September 14, 2024,
for our annual Installation of Officers.
The Installation of Officers will begin at 1:00 p.m.
  with a reception and brunch at 11:00 a.m.
Lodge work will continue through the summer, as we prepare for the next Masonic year.

Watch for us at the 11th tee of the Cowichan Valley Shrine Golf Tournament, at Mt. Brenton Golf Club, on Friday, July 26th. The Lodge will also be represented in the Duncan Days Parade, on Saturday, July 13th.


Marking our 96th Year


As our 2023/24 Masonic year nears completion, we can be proud of our accomplishments this year.  The Lodge raised two new Master Masons, and we are well on the way to raising Bro. Aaron Davidson, he having been passed to the Fellowcraft Degree on May 27th.  Our recent communication, held in the former Chemainus Lodge building (The Willow St. Cafe), proved to be a very rewarding experience, and one we hope to continue in the future.  

I want to thank all the Officers and Brethren of Chemainus Lodge for entrusting me with the stewardship of the Lodge this year.  I look forward to continuing with our efforts to reconnect with the communities of Chemainus and Crofton, and to encourage the young men of the area to take a look at Freemasonry as an honourable pursuit. 

Sincerely and Fraternally

Very Worshipful Brother Terry van Seters

Worshipful Master



Chemainus Lodge No. 114 meets the 2nd Monday of every monthexcluding July and August, at St. John's Temple,

26 Gatacre Street, Ladysmith, BC

The Lodge tyles at 7:30 PM. Masonic visitors are always WELCOME! 


Our Festive Boards, this year, will take place before Lodge

Reception at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner at 6:30 p.m. 

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V. Wor. Bro. Terry van Seters



Grand Secretary’s Office: 

The Vancouver Masonic Centre
1464 7th Ave. W.

Vancouver, B.C.

V6H 1C1


Tel:  604-736-8941


Most Worshipful Brother

Mark Forster

Grand Master 2024/25

Congratulations to our newly installed District Deputy Grand Master

for District 27,

Rt. Wor. Bro. Tom Mitchell.

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Congratulations to our newly installed  Grand Master

for the year 2024/25

(photo to follow)

District Deputy Grand Master - District 27  


Rt. Wor. Bro. Tom Mitchell

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