RITUAL U. B. F.
M. W G. M.—My dear brother, it affords me great pleasure to
install you as the Treasurer of this Lodge, hoping your future con¬
duct will merit our future favor. I now present you with the badge
of your office; may your conduct be honorable and trustworthy.
M. W, D. G. M.—M. W- G. M., I now present you these brethren
to be installed as Trustees of .........Lodge, No —, of........
(town or city). They have been duly elected by the brotherhood to
fill these offices for one year.
M. W G. M.—Dear brethren, it becomes my duty to invest you
with these regalias, and I assure you that if you live up to the Con¬
stitution and By-Laws of your Order they will never disgrace you.
M. W D. G. M.—M. W. G. M., it affords me great pleasure to
present to you the light of the Lodge, brother.........., whom' we
desire you to install as the Chaplain of.........Lodge, No---, of
.......... (town or city).
M. W G. M.—You being the choice of this Lodge for Chaplain, I
now present to you the great light of our Order (he hands him a
Bible), which, if followed, will lead us to that city where Christ
sitteth on the right hand of God.
M. W. D. G. M.—M. W. G. M., I present to you these brethren
to be installed as the R. and L. Supporters of........Lodge, No---,
of........ (town or city).
M. W. G. M.—Brethren, I present to you the badges of your
offices. You are to deliver messages wherever the M. W M. directs
and collect the passwords.
M. W D. G. M.—M. W G. M., I present to you these brethren
to be installed as the Sentinels of..........Lodge, No---, of......
(town or city), they have been duly elected to guard the secret
enclosure of the Lodge.
M. W G. M.—Brethren. I present to you the badges of your
office. You are to guard well and keep a watchful eye.
This ending the installation the M. W G. M. will call the Lodge
to their feet with his gavel and say: The Lord hear thee in the day
of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee; send thee
help from the sanctuary and strengthen thee out of Zion; remember
all thy offerings and accept thy burnt sacrifices. Grant thee accord¬
ing to thy own heart and fulfill all thy councils; we will rejoice in
thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners,
the Lord fulfilling all thy petitions.
The Master elect shall say: I was glad when they Said unto me:
Let us go into the house of the Lord. Our feet shall stand within thy
gates, O Jerusalem! Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact
together; whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, unto the