Mission, Vision, & Values
Known as the "Institute Of Higher Learning," the mission of W.C. Thomas Lodge #112 is to provide an environment of inspiration and engagement of good men for the betterment of their families, community, faith, country and to the fraternity. Guided by brotherly love, relief and truth; these great principles are outwardly expressed through our dedication to fellowship, service in the community and caring for our widows and elderly brothers.
W.C. Thomas #112 is a relevant and respected organization - both inside and
outside of the fraternity. We make a profound difference in the lives of our
members and our community. We are engaged in the international principles and
fellowship of Prince Hall Freemasonry.
Our mission is guided by the enduring and relevant principles of our fraternity and
Who We Are
Masons, also known as Freemasons, are Men with a social conscience and a charitable perspective. We are a fraternal organization that shares common moral ideals and esoteric values. While we are not a religious institution we all share a belief in a Supreme Being. Our membership is based on the doctrine of “Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth. While Masons loyally help each other, we also take pride in assisting others. We participate in charitable activities and community service.
There are certain rules as to who can become a Mason. Everyone is welcome but not everyone is accepted. We maintain strict privacy about our practices. It is a system of morality veiled in allegory. A person must pass through a series of educational steps and learn our organization’s laws; they are encouraged to gain a deep understanding of themselves and their Supreme Being, no matter how they imagine him to be.