Christmas Party 2013-again a lasting success
The John's lodges to Pegasus and the Golden Plough had invited and nearly 100 guests, sisters and brothers followed the invitation. All the guests were festively dressed and good mood and were received from 4.30 pm with sparkling wine and orange juice. Then the master of ceremonies Horst Tiemeyer asked all those present in the temple. The chairman Roland Hölz greeted the guests, sisters and brothers and wished for a contemplative and harmonious evening. The Christmas ritual was then celebrated. The brother speaker rejoiced over the temple filled to the last place, recalled in his presentation to the present-day Abundance society and quoted Mrs. Ginelliaus the book "Christmas 1945" about a barren but happy feast, since the war was over. At the conclusion of the small celebration was fervently the beautiful Christmas Carol Oh you cheerful… Sung. The master of ceremonies then led all guests into the large hall to the festively decorated tables. As chairman, Roland Hölz welcomed all those present in the ballroom and praised U. A. The intensive cooperation of Pegasus with the lodge community to the Aries, which with CA. 45 people attended the festival. Then he introduced the well-known harpist woman Ginelli, who enchanted the audience with Christmas pieces. The restaurateur Henry Bergl praised his buffet and Roland Hölz gave the starting signal to dine. Later, Mrs. Ginelli resigned and elicited modern pieces from the harp, which inspired all those present.
Since the Freemasons are also Karikativ, the member of the deputies of the lodger Jürgen hint on their behalf handed a cheque over ¬ €1000.–to the Schwerstbehindertenwerkstätten in Zittau, in which our sister Ingrid Mothes sits on the board. Sister Ulla Koska explained the main points of the association and called on the brothers to make a generous donation next year as well. In good conversations in great harmony and many drops of wine the evening was sounding.
Conclusion: All guests felt comfortable and contributed to the good mood. An evening of living and living Freemasonry.
© Jürgen Puff
2. World brother Chain of St. John's Lodge to Pegasus on 09. November 2013 in the order house in Berlin
Together with the Masonic Association to the Aries to Potsdam, the Johannis Lodge to Pegasus had been invited to the 2nd World Brother chain and CA. 100 guests, Seekers, sisters and brothers attended the event. Our deputy champion Ernst Friedrich Fuchs welcomed all guests, in particular the Ambassador of Lithuania, His Excellency Deividas Matulionis. Ms Ginelli In addition, members of the Berlin House of Representatives and guests from business, culture and friendly lodges were welcomed. The Lithuanian ambassador has been the Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania in Germany since 23 October 2012. Prior to that he was from 2009 until the 2012 chancellor at the Lithuanian Prime Minister. In his presentation he described the cultural ties to Germany and then entered the successful presidency of Lithuania in the European Union. He underlined that Lithuania is a reliable partner of the EU and that the economic situation is a stable one. The interesting lecture was followed by a lively discussion. Questions were discussed on the country's further economic development and its relationship with neighbouring countries. The ambassador stressed that there is a relaxed relationship with all the neighbouring countries and that relations continue to develop positively. All those present were enthusiastic about the discussion with the ambassador. Another highlight was the cultural framework Programme, which was contested by the Lithuanian singer Kristina Slyziüte. In the first part she sang and played folk songs and in the second part she spoilt all those present with modern songs.
Ernst Friedrich Fuchs and the chairman Roland Hölz thanked the Lithuanian ambassador with some exquisite wines and the singer with a large bouquet of flowers. Afterwards, the guests and seekers had the opportunity to familiarise themselves with objects and literature of Freemasonry in the Masonic exhibition. From the point of view of the many different clashing experiences and perspectives, this evening was very inspiring for everyone.
© Jürgen Puff, Photo: Cyprian Kuschka
1. World brother chain of the Johannis Lodge to Pegasus on 18. June 2013 in the order house in Berlin
Together with the Masonic Association to the Aries, the St. John's Lodge to the Pegasus had been invited to the 1st World Brother chain and CA. 100 guests, Seekers, sisters and brothers attended the event. Our deputy champion Ernst Friedrich Fuchs welcomed all guests, in particular the Ambassadors from Ireland, His Excellency Dan Mulhall, and from Lithuania, His Excellency Deividas Matulionis. Weltbrunderkette 2013 members of the Berlin House of Representatives as well as guests from business, politics and culture were also welcomed. A special salute was Thomas Engel, the Grand Master of the Great national Mother's Lodge to the three world balls. Ernst Friedrich Fuchs succeeded in winning as guest speaker His Excellency Dan Mulhall, the Ambassador of Ireland in Germany. In an interesting and entertaining lecture, the Ambassador first reported on the successes of the EU presidency of Ireland. He then portrayed the friendship between the Irish Freemason O'Connell and the German prince of Pückler-Muskau. These two historical figures met each other as brothers in the soul. The presentation was followed by a lively dialogue between the interested audience and His Excellency, the Irish ambassador. In this discussion also the Ambassador of Lithuania accredited in Germany, His Excellency Deividas Matulionis, was introduced. All those present were enthusiastic about the discussion with the ambassadors. E. F. Fuchs thanked the Irish ambassador with some exquisite wines and announced that at the 2nd World brother chain on 9. November 2013 the Lithuanian ambassador will hold the guest lecture together with the ambassadors from Latvia and Estonia. Afterwards, the guests and seekers had the opportunity to familiarise themselves with objects and literature of Freemasonry in the Masonic exhibition. From the point of view of the many different clashing experiences and perspectives, this evening was very inspiring for everyone.
© Jürgen Puff