The Old Chelmsfordian Lodge 5499

The Role of the Lodge Almoner

The Role of the Almoner

The Lodge Almoner is expected to

  • Be the eyes and ears of the lodge and to identify with their members and their dependants and to keep in touch with those who may be lonely or ill.
  • Be able to offer pastoral care and help
  • Keep in touch with lodge widows and distant lodge members
  • Understand the work and structure of the Essex Provincial Almoners Team and to give their reports to the lodge from the PGA
  • Have an understanding of and to promote the Essex Provincial Charity Fund and the Masonic Charity Foundation
  • Be aware of how to seek help if any members are in distress