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Interested in Joining the Lodge of Research?
Download the petition below, complete it in full and return it to the Secretary, Charley Ashley.  The petition document is a "fillable" pdf that can be completed electronically and returned by email OR in the print form and returned by USPS.   If submitting a hard copy by mail, make sure you include a check for the appropriate amount.  If submitting an electronic copy, make sure  to submit the appropriate dues through the PayPal links below.  [Note:  To fill the document electronically, you must first download it to your computer.  After completing all the information, re-save it with your last name included in the filename.  Then email it to the Secretary as an attachment.]

Ohio Lodge of Research Petition

 

Membership in the Ohio Lodge of Research is open to all Master Masons in good standing and recognized by the Grand Lodge of Ohio. Annual dues are $12.50. A life membership is available by paying a one-time fee of $50 or four payments of $12.50 over consecutive years. You may now pay your new member fees using your existing PayPal account or via PayPal using your credit card. For new memberships, you must still complete and submit the application found at the link above.

Categories of membership are: 

Associate - Non-voting, general membership - Must be a Master Mason in good standing of a regular Lodge that is recognized by the Grand Lodge of Ohio. Associate members have full access to the electronic resources availabel on the website and can hold appointed office.. 

Active - Voting, elected membership open to Associate members who must present to the Lodge of Research at least one example of independent Masonic research. After the work is presented, the Associate Member must be proposed by an Active Member to be elevated to Active Membership. The Actives vote on all such proposals at the annual meeting of OLR in May. 



















Pay Dues for an Existing Membership
(Associate or Active)

Make a continuing payment toward a Lifetime Membership.  Select a one, two, or three year payment as needed to complete your $50 Lifetime Membership or as desired to renew your membership.


When completing the information below, be sure to include a valid phone number and email address.

Dues
Name, Address, Phone, Email
Lodge Name, Number, Location
 

Pay Dues for a New One Year
Associate Membership

Make a payment of $12.50 to apply for a new one year Associate Membership.  Please be sure to download a petition from the link above and submit it to the Secretary by email or USPS.  The application is not complete until payment and petition are received.

When completing the information below, be sure to include a valid phone number and email address.

Name, Address, Phones, Email
Lodge Name/#, Location, Office

Pay Dues for a New Lifetime
Associate Membership

Make a single payment of $50 to apply for a new Lifetime Associate Membership.  Please download a petition from the link above and submit it to the Secretary by email or USPS.  The application is not complete until payment and petition are received.

When completing the information below, be sure to include a valid phone number and email address.

Name, Address, Phone, Email
Lodge Name, Number, Location