Re: One Final Thought
Oct 17, 1996 05:48 AM
by Ann E. Bermingham
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> One of the very practical issues that has been discussed and
> addressed in the Lodges is that of closed vs open meetings. During the
> I spent in India, I have *never* seen *any* lodge having a meeting closed
> only to members. *All* meetings are open to anyone. But you will find
> there are lodges in this country that have predominantly closed meetings.
I was not aware of this situation. When I was a member of the Akbar Lodge
in Chicago, I don't remember any of the meetings being closed, except for
meditation time. Several people came from a great distance and the door
had to be kept open in case they came late.
Thanks for the information.
-Ann E. Bermingham
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