Phil Gunning takes the Chair
Early January 2020, New Century Council was pleased to welcome the District Grand Prefect to the Installation Meeting of New Century Council meeting at Southport Masonic Hall. After welcoming the District Prefect the Master John Mawdsley then welcomed all the other guests.
Paul Snape, Phil Gunning, John Mawdsley
Following these formalities, the Distinct DC announced that the Grand Master was in attendance, he was then admitted, being greeted with spontaneous applause.
Matters of State ??
The next business was the Installation as Master.
Just having a minute!!
Bro. Phil Gunning was then Installed as Master of the Council for the ensuing year by John Mawdsley in an excellent manner
Following the Installation, Paul Snape the District Grand Prefect congratulated Phil on becoming Master of New Century Council, wishing him well for the future.
He also commented on the high standard of Ritual worked in the Ceremony of Installation thanking John Mawdsley on the excellence of the work carried out.
Ready to dine.
In reply Phil Gunning thanked the District Grand Prefect for his generous comments inviting him and all present to join him at dinner.
Report and photos from our Merseyside Correspondent