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How does a Bethel Member present a motion?
stands and is recognized by the Honored Queen and says: "Honored Queen, I move that..."
Ritual pg.13
What must happen before the discussion of the motion?
Someone must second that motion.
Ritual pg.13
What does the Honored Queen say once a motion has been seconded?
It has been moved by...and seconded that... Is there any discussion?
Ritual pg.13
Who is invited to take part in the discussion of a motion?
Any member of the Bethel, except the Honored Queen.
Ritual pg.13
What is the job of the Honored Queen and the Bethel Guardian during the discussion of a motion?
To see that all discussion is confined to the point in question.
Ritual pg.13
Once the discussion has ceased what does the Honored Queen say?
Are you ready for the question?
Ritual pg.13
If there is no more discussion, and the Honored Queen has asked if everyone is ready for the question, what does the Honored Queen say?
All those in favor of ..(repeats motion)..will vote by the voting sign of the Order. (pause) Those opposed, same sign. (pause)
Ritual pg.13
If the motion has passed then what does the Honored Queen say?
The motion is carried.
Ritual pg.14
If the motion does not pass what does the Honored Queen say?
The motion is lost.
Ritual pg.14
The Honored Queen shall become familiar with all ________.
parts of the Ritual.
Ritual pg.14
The Honored Queen shall not ________.
Copy any part of the ritualistic work.
Ritual pg.14
What may the Honored Queen have at her pedestal?
1)The Order of Escort
2)Names and Titles of those to be introduced
3)Outline of the complete Order of Business
4)Notes on the business to be discussed
Ritual pg.14 (4 things)
The Honored Queen _____ consult with the Bethel Guardian well in ______ of the Bethel meeting concerning all business to be conducted at the meeting.
Shall, advance
Ritual pg.14
The Honored Queen shall consult with the Bethel Guardian on all ________ in which the Bethel members are to participate.
Activities
Ritual pg.14
Before brought up in a Bethel Meeting, who shall approve of the business and activities?
The Executive members of the Bethel Guardian Council.
Ritual pg.14
What is the duty of the Honored Queen?
To see that the meeting proceeds in an orderly fashion.
Ritual pg.14
What can set the whole tone of the meeting?
The Honored Queens manor of presiding.
Ritual pg.14
When appointing her committees the Honored Queen shall refer to what?
The Supreme Bylaws
Ritual pg.14
What three committees are required?
The Pledge, Auditing, and Proficiency Committees.
Ritual pg.14
(T/F) A Master Mason in good standing can attend a closed Bethel meeting.
True
Ritual pg.15
(T/F) A parent, Stepparent, Grandparent or Guardian of a member or candidate of a Bethel cannot attend a closed Bethel meeting.
False
Ritual pg.15
(T/F) A woman of at least 20 years of age, who is the wife, daughter, granddaughter, mother, sister, half sister, or widow of a Master Mason cannot attend a closed Bethel meeting.
False
Ritual pg.15
(T/F) A woman who is a member of any adult organization basing its membership requirements on a Masonic relationship, or who, if married, is eligible to membership in such and organization can attend a closed Bethel meeting.
True
Ritual pg.15
(T/F) A Majority Member of Job's Daughters cannot attend a closed Bethel meeting.
False
Ritual pg.15
Who gives the Pledge of Secrecy for Adults to late unobligated visitors?
Daughter Chairman
Ritual pg.15
Who assists the Pledge committee in giving the Pledge of secrecy for Adults to late unobligated visitors?
A member of the Bethel Guardian Council, preferably the Associate Bethel Guardian.
Ritual pg.15
Who asks late visitors if they have ever attended at Bethel meeting?
The Outer Guard
Ritual pg.15
If a late visitor has not attended a Bethel meeting what does the Outer Guard do?
Cheaks to be sure that they are eligible to attend.
Ritual pg.15
If a late visitor is unobligated, and they are eligible to attend a Bethel meeting, what does the Outer Guard then do?
Gives the raps and reports the information to the Inner Guard.
Ritual pg.15
What is the Outer Guards line if a late eligible unobligated visitor is at the door?
Inner Guard, an unobligated visitor seeks admittance.
Ritual pg.15
After the Outer Guard has reported that a late unobligated visitor is at the door to the Inner Guard, then what does the Inner Guard do?
She returns to her seat and waits for the Order of Business being conducted has been concluded.
Ritual pg.15
If no Order of Business is being conducted when the Outer Guard reports to the Inner guard that a late unobligated visitor is at the door what does the Inner Guard do?
She remains standing and addresses the Honored Queen.
Ritual pg.15
What does the Inner Guard say to the Honored Queen if a late unobligated visitor seeks admittance?
Honored Queen, the Outer Guard reports that an unobligated visitor seeks admittance.
Ritual pg.15-16
What does the Honored Queen say if the Inner Guard reports that a late unobligated visitor seeks admittance?
The Pledge Committee and the Associate Bethel Guardian (or the title of the Executive member of the Bethel Guardian Council who is to assist) will retire and give the Pledge of Secrecy for Adults.
Ritual pg.16
How does the Pledge Committee retire?
In the usual manner.
Ritual pg.16
Where does the Council member to assist wait?
In the west by the Anteroom doorway.
Ritual pg.16
Who opens the door for the Pledge Committee?
The Inner Guard.
Ritual pg.16
When the Pledge Committee retires into the Anteroom, who checks the visitors eligibility?
The Council member who is assisting.
Ritual pg.16
Once the Council member has aproved the unobligated visitors eligibility, what happens?
The visitor assumes the Pledge of Secrecy for Adults
Ritual pg.16
Who shall hold the bible and give the Pledge of Secrecy for Adults?
The Daughter Chairman.
Ritual pg.16
Who all puts their hands over thier hearts during the Pledge of Secrecy for Adults when a late unobligated visitor is given the pledge?
The visitor, the Pledge Committee, and the Council member.
Ritual pg.16
(T/F) The Daughter Chairman of the Pledge Committee does not have to memorize the Pledge of Secrecy for Adults.
False, she must memorize it.
Ritual pg.16
After the late unobligated visitor has been given the Pledge of Secrecy for adults, what does the Outer Gurard do?
She reports to the Inner Guard after giving the raps.
Ritual pg.16
What does the Outer guard say to the Inner Guard after the unobligated visitor has been given the Pledge of Secrecy for Adults?
Inner Guard, the Pledge Committee and the visitor seek admittance.
Ritual pg.16
After the Outer Guard has reported to the Inner Guard that the late unobligated visitor has been given the Pledge of Secrecy for Adults, the door is closed and what does the Inner Guard do?
She returns to her seat, and if a order of Business is being conducted, she waits until it has been concluded, and then she reports to the Honored Queen, if an order of Business is not being conducted, then she remains standing and reports the news to the Honored Queen.
Ritual pg.16-17
What does the Inner Guard say to the Hnored Queen when she is reporting that the Pledge Committee and the late unobligated visitor seek admittance?
Honored Queen, the Outer Guard reports that the Pledge Committee and the visitor seek admittance.
Ritual pg.17
What does the Honored Queen say to the Inner Guard when she reports that the Outer Guard Reports that the Pledge Committee and the late unobligated visitor seek admittance?
Inner Guard, you will admit them.
Ritual pg.17
Once the Inner Guard has been given the O.K. to admit the late unobligated visitor, and the Pledge Committee, and she opens the door to admit them, what does she say to the Outer Guard?
Outer Guard, the Pledge Committtee and the visitor may be admitted.
Ritual pg.17
Once the late visitor who has been given the Pledge for Adults enters the Bethel room, who finds a seat for him/her?
The Council member who assists the Pledge Committee.
Ritual pg.17
When the Pledge Committee members re-enter the Bethel room, do they have to return in the regular manner?
Yes.
Ritual pg.17