Annual Convocation

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The Royal Arch Province of Buckinghamshire, Annual Convocation was held at the Berkshire Masonic Centre, Sindlesham on Monday the 26th of March 2018.

This year’s Annual Convocation  was honoured by the presence of The M.E. Third Grand Principal, Gareth Jones O.B.E.

The M.E. Third Grand Principal, Gareth Jones O.B.E & The M.E. Grand Superintendent, John Keeble

The M.E. Grand Superintendent, John Keeble, was please to reappoint his Deputy Grand Superintendent, E. Comp Paul Savage and the Second Grand Principal E. Comp John Stribling.

E Companion John Robert Power, retired as Third Provincial Grand Principal, with the M.E. Grand Superintendent’s grateful thanks for a job well done.

The M.E. Grand Superintendent was pleased to appoint and invest E. Comp Richard Hayden Reano of Grenfell Chapter No. 3077 as the Third Provincial Grand Principal, due reward after serving for seven years as Provincial Director of Ceremonies. Richard was congratulated on the high standard of his work over the years as Director of Ceremonies and was warmly welcomed to his new Office.

E. Comp Richard Hayden Reano, The Third Provincial Grand Principal,

For the first time in the Province an important rank of Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals has been conferred. E Comp Stephen John Barnes, a member of Grenfell Chapter No. 3077 and E Comp Michael Leslie Phillips a member of Watling Street Chapter, No 1639 were appointed and invested to the rank of Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals.

E Comp Stephen John Barnes,  Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals.
E Comp Michael Leslie Phillips, Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals.

E Comp Graham Peter Dearing our Assistant Provincial Grand Master in the Craft who is a member of Ferdinand  De Rothschild Chapter, NO. 2420 was appointed and invested as Provincial Grand Scribe Nehemiah.

E Comp Graham Peter Dearing Provincial Grand Scribe Nehemiah.
E Comp Raymond George Harrison Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies.

A wonderful Masonic occasion enjoyed by all three hundred companions who attended. A day of rejoicing, good company and fine dining, for companions throughout the Province, our visitors along with honoured guests from a number of Provinces.