The Grand Encampment of Knights Templar th The Triennium 2012-2015 What will it bring?

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The Grand Encampment
of Knights Templar
th
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The
Triennium
2012-2015
What will it bring?
What it won’t bring is
radical change
WHY?
• We have a Long Range Plan in
place that the Officers and you Sir
Knights have agreed is the right
direction in which to proceed
• Continuity is our key to success
• In many organizations much
progress is lost with change of
administrations
–A new program every year “mine”
• Don’t throw the baby out with the
bathwater
• We will not let that happen to us
Why do we need to keep our plan?
To move
Templary
Forward
What does our plan
need to do?
• Make us more attractive to our
existing members
• Make us more attractive to
potential new members
We have a VISION
• We will strive to make
Templary the most
prestigious Concordant
Body for which one may
petition membership
Back to BASICS
•Remember, we are a fraternity
•Return to the days of a kinder, more gentle
craft
•Remember, we are a Christian Brotherhood
•Include our faith in our activities
•Remember, we are a family oriented fraternity
•Include our families wherever possible
Specifics
•Maintain leadership development program
•Improve ritual portrayal
•Improve Public and Masonic awareness
•Develop pride within our Order
Specifics
•Maintain efficient communications
•Key to success of any organization
•Using
•www.knightstemplar.org
•Knight Templar Magazine
•Department Conferences
•Visits to Annual Conclaves
Specifics
•Keep unity in the Family of
Freemasonry
•General Grand and Grand Chapters
•General Grand and Grand Councils
•Grand Lodges
•Other Concordant Bodies
Specifics
•Greater emphasis on our Charities
•Knights Templar Eye Foundation
•Holy Land Pilgrimage
•Knights Templar Educational
Foundation
Specifics
•Make the Templar Experience
–Positive
–Inspiring
–Enjoyable
–Worth belonging to
Specifics
•Utilize best talent available
–GE Committees
–GE Coordinators
–GE KCT State Deputies
–Department Commanders
The future is ours!
We must seize the
moment!
The Grand Encampment
of Knights Templar

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