Admissions Policy for the Masonic Villages of the Grand Lodge of Pennyslvania

mvlogoAdmissions to the Masonic Villages are governed by the Committee on Masonic Homes, members of which are elected by the Grand Lodge. The Committee on Masonic Homes approves or disapproves applications for admission primarily on the basis of need. Decisions concerning admission, the provision of services and referrals of residents are not based upon the applicant's race, color, religion, disability, ancestry, national origin, familial status, age, sex or any other protected status.

The Committee on Masonic Homes has approved the following service levels for admission to the Masonic Villages. Please contact the Admissions or Marketing Office for information on which service levels are eligible for admission to the living area desired:

Masonic Homes at Elizabethtown
Admissions for Residential, Assisted Living, and Health Care/Nursing Services: (800) 422-1207
Marketing for Retirement Living Accommodations: (800) 676-6452

Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill
Retirement Living Accommodations, Assisted Living, and Nursign Services: (610) 825-6100

Masonic Village at Warminster
Admissions for Assisted Living and Nursing Services: (215) 672-2500

Masonic Village at Sewickley
Admissions for Nursing Services: (412) 741-1400, extension 3020
Admissions for Assisted Living Services: (717) 741-1400, extension 3600
Marketing for Retirement Living Accommodations: (412) 741-1400, extension 3530,
or toll-free (866) 872-0664

Service Level 1:

PA Master Mason
A member in good standing for a minimum of five cumulative years in the R. W. Grand Lodge of F.& A.M. of PA or the M.W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of F.& A.M. of PA.

PA Eastern Star
A PA Eastern Star member in good standing for a minimum of five cumulative years. Non-PA Masons who became Eastern Star members after January 1, 1998, will be required to gain membership in a PA lodge to be eligible for admission, unless the primary state does not permit dual membership.

Wife of PA Master Mason or Spouse of PA Eastern Star
Spouses who are Masons from any jurisdiction are eligible.

Widow of PA Master Mason
Widows continue to be eligible through their Masonic husband even if they remarry.

Mother of PA Master Mason

Daughter of PA Master Mason

Sister of PA Master Mason
Service Level 2:

Grandmother of PA Master Mason

Grandfather of PA Master Mason

Father of PA Master Mason

Mother-in-law of PA Master Mason

Father-in-law of PA Master Mason

Son of PA Master Mason

Spouse of PA Eastern Star who is not a Mason

Service Level 1 & 2 with less than 5 years' membership

Service Level 3:

Other PA Masonic Relatives
Consideration also is given to other relatives of PA Masons. We also consider PA Senior DeMolay, majority members of PA Job's Daughters and PA Rainbow Girls, senior members of PA Knights of Pythagoras, and members of female-related PA Masonic organizations in good standing.

Employees of Grand Lodge or the Masonic Homes with a minimum of 20 years of service.

Master Mason of Other Jurisdictions
A member in good standing for a minimum of five cumulative years in another jurisdiction recognized by the Grand Lodge of PA and his spouse or widow.

Service Level 4:

Others on behalf of Pennsylvania Freemasonry

Individuals from Service Levels 2, 3, and 4 are considered for admission depending on waiting lists and availability in the area.


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