Russell Chapter, who meet at The Keep in Bedford, were delighted to receive the Deputy Grand Superintendent, Excellent Companion Robert Curson, attended by the Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies, Excellent Companion Stephen Churchill at their December meeting.
It was a normal Convocation with the Exaltation of Brother Michelino Rosato of Cyril Robinson Lodge. The Chapter also welcomed a rejoining member in Companion Nicholas Carney.
At the end of the meeting the Deputy Grand Superintendent presented Excellent Companion Terry Bennett with a Certificate to mark 40 years of being a Royal Arch Mason. Excellent Companion Robert Curson had researched Terry’s masonic background which he delivered to the whole Chapter, with Terry commenting whether it was correct! Excellent Companion Terry is currently MEZ of the Chapter having been first installed in 2019 but due to COVID in still in the chair.
After the Convocation everybody retired to the Festive board where Terry treated all present a glass of Port to celebrate his achievement.