THE
GREAT SMOKIES
SUMMER ASSEMBLY
OF
YORK RITE MASONS

1822-2016
THE 194th ANNIVERSARY
OF YORK RITE MASONRY
IN NORTH CAROLINA

2016 - The 79th Anniversary
of the Great Smokies Summer Assembly
of York Rite Masons


MAGGIE VALLEY, NORTH CAROLINA
JULY 10, 11, 12, 2016

Summer Assembly always starts the
Second Sunday in July

Theme: Sojourning

D. Allen Surratt, Grand Secretary/Recorder
NCGYR@rtmc.net

Although Summer Assembly Registration does not officially begin until Sunday, July 10th, many individuals begin arriving on Friday or Saturday. Come enjoy the hospitality of the Maggie Valley community, and get ready to witness a most rewarding experience.

SATURDAY
July 9, 2016
FAMILY OUTING

A Fantasy Golf "Putt-Putt" Contest
will be held at the Castlewood Motel
in Maggie Valley on Saturday July 9, 2016
Starting at 10:00 AM. The registration fee
is $5.00 per person (open to adults and children)
and there will be cash prizes and trophies

Please contact Robin Hargett if you would like to
attand HART Theater on Saturday evening. July 9.
(704) 242-0885 or robinthargett@gmail.com

York Rite College Meeting
Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 PM
Supper On Your Own
Waynesville Masonic Temple
DRESS FOR COLLEGE MEETING
BUSINESS SUIT or TUX


NOTE: All functions are casual - no coat and ties
are required (including Devine Service).

PROGRAM
SUNDAY July 10, 2016
10:30 AM You are welcome to attend the Church Service
at the First Baptist Church of Maggie Valley

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Registration and Cookout
"EAGLE NEST"
2701 Soco Road
Maggie Valley, NC


MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016

9:00 AM - Summer Assembly Convenes

Moderator: Phil Presley,
Past Grand Commander of North Carolina

Introduction of Distinguished Guests
Pete Cook,
Past Grand Commander of North Carolina

Keynote Address
Bryant D. Webster,
Grand Master of the Grand Lodge, A.F.& A.M. of NC

15 Minute Recess

Addresses by Distinguished Guest Masons
Louis E. Bartrand,
General Grand High Priest of the General
Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, International


Art DeHoyas, Grand Archivist
Grand College of Rites, USA


12:00 Noon - Adjourn
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN


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A NORTH CAROLINA
MASONIC SHRINE

    The Masonic Shrine, or Marker, is located at an altitude of 4,522 feet at Black Camp Gap in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 17 miles from Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina. It can be reached by way of Highway U.S. 19 by turning on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Soco Gap and going to Wolf Laurel Gap, then following Heintooga Road. The Parkway passes within a few yards of the marker which is accessible over a paved path from the parking area.
At 3:00 PM there will be a "Masonic Marker Address" by
Stanton Brown II
Jr. Grand Warden of the Grand Lodge of Missouri


7:00 PM - BANQUET DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT
AT THE MAGGIE VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB
1819 COUNTRY CLUB DRIVE, MAGGIE VALLEY
COST: $35.00 PER PERSON (CHILDREN: $15.00)


TUESDAY - JULY 12, 2016
9:00 AM - Summer Assembly Reconvenes

Address by Distinguished Guest Mason
Gerald Carver, PGM,
Grand Secretary of South Carolina


Remarks by North Carolina
Grand Presiding Officers

AIMS AND CONCERNS OF:

General Grand Chapter, Royal Arch Masons, International
General Grand Council, Cryptic Masons, International
Grand Encampment, Knights Templar, of the USA

Summation: Phil Presley

NOON - ADJOURN SUMMER ASSEMBLY


JOIN US JULY 10, 11, 12, 2016
AND BRING A FRIEND!!

Summer Assembly Committee
David Cashion, Chairman
Lon Peden
Allen Surratt
Russell Bridges
Berry Rigdon
Dallas Davis, Emeritus
Hugh K. Terrell, Emeritus

Grand York Rite Bodies of N.C.
Office: 6328 Surratt Ciuntry Road
Denton, NC 27239
D. Allen Surratt, Grand Secretary/Recorder
newhope@rtmc.net

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