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Registration will open at 8:30 a.m., with the program beginning at 9:30 a.m. A lunch (for a requested contribution of $10) will be served at noon, and the program will be completed by 3 p.m. All Masons are welcome to attend. Dress is coat and tie.

Brother Thomas D. Worrel will present “An Early and Unknown Esoteric Order of American Freemasonry.” Thomas holds an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco and a master’s degree in theology from the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in Berkeley, Calif. He has had articles published in Masonic and non-Masonic journals, as well as a chapter in Brother Jay Kinney’s book “The Inner West.” Thomas currently lives in New York City. A Past Master of Mill Valley Lodge No. 356, Mill Valley, Calif., and Past Celebrant of the Golden State College of the SRICF in California, Thomas is a member of the Valley of San Francisco and the Philalethes Society and an associate member of the Lodge of Living Stones No. 4957 in Leeds, United Kingdom.

Brother David J. Hosler will present “Building Servant Leaders.” David has worked in Information Technology (IT) for 20 years, having spent the last 15 years in the aerospace and defense industry. He is currently employed as an IT Manager for an aerospace engineering company in West Lafayette, Indiana. The Grand Steward and Tyler of the Grand Lodge of Indiana, David serves as the Co-chairman of the Technology and Communications Committee and as a Masonic Educator for his district. He is the current Worshipful Master of Battle Ground Lodge No. 313 and the Senior Warden of the Dwight L. Smith Lodge of Research. David is also an active member of the York Rite and the Indianapolis Valley of the Scottish Rite.

Pre-register at PaMasonicAcademy.org/meetings or through your lodge secretary. Please recognize that a cost is incurred to the program for your registration. If you pre-register and subsequently determine that you will be unable to attend, please have the Masonic courtesy to cancel your reservation by emailing amksecretary@pagrandlodge.org.

Unable to attend in person? A live stream of the symposium will be available on the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania YouTube channel, and those viewing remotely may ask questions of the presenters via the live stream chat feature, the Academy Facebook group and Reddit.

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