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District Fundraiser

Back by popular demand is our District-wide (and beyond) Fundraiser for two portable steel fire rings with square and compasses cutouts.  Perfect for RVs, summer cottages, or just the backyard. We will draw the winner for each on May 17th at the 5th District Awards Dinner.  See your DEOs for tickets ($10/ea), only 250 will be sold.  Proceeds to benefit the 2024 Grand Master & Lady Karen’s Charity: the Children's Dyslexia Centers.  You need not be present to win on May 17th.

2024 Inspection Schedule

Friday, February 23

Omega No. 248
Inspection in EA Degree
DDGM: Parsons, DEO: Richardson

Friday, March 1

Hicksville No. 478
Inspection in FC Degree

DDGM: Lawrence, DEO: Szczublewski

Saturday, March 9

Sycamore No. 520
Inspection in EA Degree

DDGM: Parsons, DEO: Richardson

Friday, March 15

Napoleon No. 256
Inspection in MM Degree, Jiggs Dinner 6:00 pm, RSVP
DDGM: Parsons, DEO: Richardson



About Ohio's 5th Masonic District

Covering Fulton, Williams, Defiance, and Henry Counties in Northwest Ohio, the Fabulous Fifth Masonic District exists for the benefit of the blue lodges in the district, their members, and guests. 

Bryan Lodge Inspect in MM

WB Brandon Downs and the officers of Bryan Lodge #215 raised a new Master Mason at their annual Inspection Friday night. Bryan Lodge enjoyed the largest number of visitors this season with 45 brothers coming out. Edon Lodge #474 took home the traveling trophy with 14 Brothers present. Our next inspection is on February 23rd in the Entered Apprentice Degree at Omega! 

Liberty Center Inspection in MM

A quick pic from last night in Liberty Center.  RWB Gloor led his officers in a great MM Degree, and It came down to a coin toss for the traveling trophy between Edon and Fulton (Congratulations Edon). See you all next Friday in Bryan for another MM inspection! 

Edon Lodge Inspects in FC

More fine degree work on Friday night as Brother Allen Stafford received his Fellowcraft degree from the brothers of Edon Lodge No. 474.  The sidelines were again full with all lodges of the district represented, as well as three visiting brothers from Indiana.  Wauseon Lodge again took home the traveling trophy with eight brothers present. Next up is Liberty Center Lodge No. 518 at 7:00 on  Friday, February 2  with the first Master Mason degree of our inspection season. 

Fulton Lodge Inspects in EA

Brother Anthony Labrador received a very fine Entered Apprentice Degree at Fulton Lodge's inspection Friday night.  The pre-inspection bologna sandwiches were delicious, the sidelines were full, it was a great night in Masonry!  Congratulations to Wauseon Lodge who took home the Traveling Trophy with 13 in attendance.  The next Inspection is Edon Lodge on Friday, January 26 at 7pm in Fellowcraft. 

Wauseon Completes Their 2024 Inspection

WM Chris Meeker and the officers of Wauseon Lodge #349 passed their newest Brother to the degree of Fellow Craft Friday evening in their annual Inspection. The evening was kicked off with some fine Italian dining compliments of the 349's resident chef WB KeithTorbet. After a fabulous Fellow Craft degree, the traveling trophy was awarded to Fulton Lodge #248 who had 9 brothers in attendance. Our next Inspection is on Thursday, January 25th at Fulton Lodge #248 where their famous fried bologna will be sizzling before the gavel drops. 

Sherwood 620 Inspects in Fellowcraft

WM Scott Carwile and the brothers of Sherwood Lodge #620 kicked off the 2024 Inspection Season with an exemplification of the Fellow Craft degree. With 7 brothers in attendance, Fulton Lodge #248 has earned the honor of keeping the Traveling Trophy until next Friday when Wauseon Lodge #349 will have their Inspection in the Fellow Craft degree.

Seasons Greetings from the Fifth Masonic District Grand Lodge Officers


District Deputy Grand Masters
R.W.B. Martin Lawrence
Sycamore Lodge #520
R.W.B. James E. Parsons
Liberty Center Lodge #518
District Education Officers
W.B. Dennis Richardson
Wauseon Lodge #349
W.B. Craig Szczublewski
Fulton Lodge #248
District Advisor
R.W.B. Robert R. Rettig
Napoleon Lodge #256
District Education Chair
R.W.B. Robert "Joe" Stotler
Hicksville Lodge #478
W.B. Josh Chapin
Edon Lodge #474
1st Vice President
W.B. Dennis Richardson
Wauseon Lodge #349
2nd Vice President
James Hanna, Jr
Omega Lodge #564
W.B. Craig Szczublewski
707 Main St
Delta, OH 43515
Fulton Lodge #248
R.W.B. Douglas W. Eis
Napoleon Lodge #256
District Membership Chairman
R.W.B. Larry Kujawa
Wauseon Lodge #349
W.B. Craig Szczublewski
Fulton Lodge #248