Somerset Freemasons

Information for Lodge Mentors and Personal Mentors

Membership Development Team

Chairman - W. Bro Ben Batley APGM
Email b.batley Tel 01458 224663
Provincial Education (Orator) - W. Bro Jeremy Hellier
Email J Hellier Tel 01823 400655
Provincial Education
Provincial Information Manager - W. Bro Steve Merryweather
Email S Merryweather Tel 01275 462649
Provincial Information
Provincial Mentor and Membership Officer -
W. Bro. Martin Slocombe
Email M Slocombe Tel 01275 843820

Provincial Assistant Mentors


Covering North East (& the Adair Club)
(Masonic Centres at Bath, Frome, Keynsham and Midsomer Norton)
W. Bro Tony Guthrie Email a.guthrie
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Covering North West
(Masonic Centres at Blagdon, Clevedon, Nailsea, Weston super Mare and Yatton)
W. Bro Alan Perks Email a.perks Tel 01934 822986
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Covering Central
(Masonic Centres at Bridgwater, Burnham on Sea, Glastonbury, Shepton Mallet, Wedmore and Wells)
W. Bro Bruce Poole Email b.poole Tel 01278 787687
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Covering South West
(Masonic Centres at Minehead, Taunton, Watchet, Wellington and Wiveliscombe)
Bro Keith Norman Email k.norman Tel 01984 631296
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Covering South East
(Masonic Centres at Bruton, Chard, Crewkerne, Ilminster, Langport, Wincanton and Yeovil)
W. Bro John Rawlins Email j.rawlins Tel 01373 671586
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Member Development Resources Co-ordinator
W. Bro Ben Batley APGM Email b.batley Tel 01458 224663

Discussions - Presentations - Degree Explanations - Somerset Snippets
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Progression to the Master’s Chair Workshop Co-ordinator
W. Bro Nigel Handbury Email n.hanbury Tel 01823 326264
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Initiates Evening Coordinator
W. Bro Ray Beckingham Email r.beckingham Tel 01934 413790

Mentoring Resources

Lodge Mentor’s Guide

United Grand Lodge of England have a site that is devoted to mentoring for the Craft and Holy Royal Arch. It contains a great deal of information and resources that Mentors may find very useful

www.masonicmentoring.org.uk

Provincial Mentoring Guidance

Membership Development

A Presentation to Lodge Secretaries 26.8.15

What’s it all about?

(Held by Lodge Secretary - To be given to a prospective candidate – for additional copies please contact the Provincial Mentor)

Candidate’s Guide

(Held by Lodge Secretary - To be given to a prospective candidate after receipt of an application to join – for additional copies please contact the Provincial Secretary – Lodge Mentor to provide feedback to as to how this document is received through annual report)

Initiate’s Guide

(Held by Provincial Grand Secretary -To be sent to every Initiate after initiation with PGM’s welcome)

Entered Apprentice Guide

(Sent direct to Lodge Mentor - To be given to EA at the end of ceremony by Lodge Mentor when introducing his Personal Mentor – for additional copies please contact the Provincial Mentor)

Fellowcraft’s Guide

(Sent direct to Lodge Mentor - To be given to FC at the end of ceremony by Lodge Mentor or Personal Mentor – for additional copies please contact the Provincial Mentor)

Master Mason’s Guide

(Sent direct to Lodge Mentor - To be given to MM at the end of ceremony by Lodge Mentor or Personal Mentor – for additional copies please contact the Provincial Mentor)

Personal Development Guide - A4

Personal Development Guide - A5

For the Worshipful Master

"I now present you with the jewel of your office which is two chisels in saltire. It is your duty to oversee the mentoring in this lodge, and ensure that a personal mentor is allocated to every new member and any brother requiring advice or support, and to monitor it's effectiveness."