At the meeting of Glenmore Lodge on Friday 20 th March 2015 at Surbiton Masonic Centre
WBro J.B.F. Shepherd, PPJGW, was presented with a 50 year long service Certificate
by WBro C.D. Magee, PSGD , AsstProvGM.
The presentation was warmly greeted by all present with spontaneous applause and once the
Lodge had closed photos were taken of John with his Certificate, see photo's below.
John was initiated into Glenmore Lodge on the 19th March 1965. He has served as Worshipful Master
of the Lodge on three occasions: 1972, 1992 and 2005.
He was appointed to the Active Rank of Provincial Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies in 1982;
this coincided with the appointment of Philip Toler Jnr as Deputy Provincial Grand Master and John
carried out a number of escorting duties during his year as an active Provincial Grand Officer.
In 1990 he was promoted to Past Provincial Senior Grand Deacon and in 1998 he was promoted to his current Rank of Past Provincial Junior Grand Warden.
John is still an active member of the Lodge and currently holds the office of Chaplain.
All the members of Glenmore Lodge wish John all the best and look forward to seeing him
presented with his 60 year Certificate in 2025!