Orinda Lodge No. 122

Making true friends,
improving ourselves, having an impact

What is Masonry?

Masonry is the world’s first and largest fraternal organization.  It is guided by the enduring belief that each man has a responsibility to make the world a better place.  For 300 years, Freemasonry has enhanced and strengthened the character of individual men by providing opportunities for fellowship, charity, and the search for truth – within ourselves and the larger world.

Our Mission and Our Lodge

Orinda Lodge’s mission is to promote personal growth and improve the lives of others.  We take responsibility for the well-being of our brothers, our families, and the community as a whole.  We value respect, kindness, tolerance, and our differences – religious, ethnic, cultural, generational, and educational, and strive for harmony in our individual lives, in our lodge, and in the global community.

As a lodge, we strive to be active in our community. We have various charitable and educational events throughout the year, as well as social occasions. Some events are for members only, but many include our families.

Rewards of Being a Freemason

Making True Friends

Masonry is a community of men and their families who share similar beliefs and values. The fraternity finds it important to connect with other men of honor, compassion, love, trust, and knowledge, regardless of their race, color, religious beliefs, political views, sexual orientation, physical ability, citizenship, or national origin. We are friends and brothers, and are connected through this vital and uplifting organization of moral men.

Improving Ourselves

Our continuing pursuit of truth, knowledge, ethics, and leadership skills makes us better men and brings more meaning to our lives. Learning the tenets of Freemasonry, paired with being an active part of our community, gives us the opportunity to develop leadership and organizational skills, and builds self-discipline through commitment and self-confidence.

Having an Impact

As a member of the Freemasons, the Grand Lodge of California, and Orinda Lodge No. 122, we are a part of a worldwide organization that values tradition, history, and timeless wisdom. The traditions and core values of our fraternity are meaningful today and will endure for centuries to come because of our direct impact in our community, through our charities, and on a personal level.

Join Us

Orinda Lodge membership is open to men 18 and older who meet the qualifications and standards of character and intention, and who believe in a Supreme Being.  Men of all ethnic and religious backgrounds are welcome.

One of Freemasonry’s customs is not to solicit members – men must seek membership on their own initiative. Anyone is welcome to request information about the fraternity.

If you are interested in applying for membership to our lodge, now is a good time to start.  Please contact us to schedule a visit during an event, or request more information.

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Upcoming events

February 23, 2020
  • February 23, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    February 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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February 28, 2020
  • February 28, 2020

    Orinda Lodge Crab Feed

    February 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Annual Crab Feed.
    $45 per person and reservations are required. THE EVENT WILL SELL OUT!!!!
    Mail your payment to:
    Richard Anderson
    300 Calle Molino
    Pachecho, CA 94553
    OR give your payment to Dick or our Junior Warden Mick Finein.
    Your check is your reservation.

    6 p.m. beer, wine, beverages.
    6:30 p.m. Crab Feed
    Salad, peel and eat shrimp, rigatoni in meat sauce, ice cream.
    Roasted chicken on request.

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March 5, 2020
  • March 5, 2020

    Stated Communication - St. Patrick's Day Dinner

    March 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call 925-254-5211.

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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March 8, 2020
March 9, 2020
  • March 9, 2020

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    March 9, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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March 22, 2020
  • March 22, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    March 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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April 2, 2020
  • April 2, 2020

    Stated Communication and Sweethearts Dinner

    April 2, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call 925-254-5211.

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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April 12, 2020
  • April 12, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    April 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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April 13, 2020
  • April 13, 2020

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    April 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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April 26, 2020
  • April 26, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    April 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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May 7, 2020
  • May 7, 2020

    Stated Communication - Cinco de Mayo Dinner

    May 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call 925-254-5211.

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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May 10, 2020
May 11, 2020
May 24, 2020
June 4, 2020
  • June 4, 2020

    Stated Communication

    June 4, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call 925-254-5211.

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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June 8, 2020
June 14, 2020
June 28, 2020
July 2, 2020
  • July 2, 2020

    Stated Communication - Rib Cook Off Challenge

    July 2, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call 925-254-5211.

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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July 4, 2020
  • July 4, 2020

    Orinda Lodge Marches in Orinda 5th of July Parade

    July 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

    Annual 4th of July Parade participation.
    Details to follow.
    Lunch at the Lodge afterwards.

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July 12, 2020
July 13, 2020
  • July 13, 2020

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    July 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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July 26, 2020
August 6, 2020
  • August 6, 2020

    Stated Communication

    August 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call 925-254-5211.

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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August 9, 2020
  • August 9, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    August 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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August 10, 2020
  • August 10, 2020

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    August 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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August 23, 2020
  • August 23, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    August 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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September 3, 2020
  • September 3, 2020

    Stated Communication

    September 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call 925-254-5211.

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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September 13, 2020
  • September 13, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    September 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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September 14, 2020
  • September 14, 2020

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    September 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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September 27, 2020
  • September 27, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    September 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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October 1, 2020
  • October 1, 2020

    Stated Communication

    October 1, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call 925-254-5211.

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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October 11, 2020
  • October 11, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    October 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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October 12, 2020
  • October 12, 2020

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    October 12, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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October 25, 2020
  • October 25, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    October 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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November 5, 2020
  • November 5, 2020

    Stated Communication - Thanksgiving Dinner

    November 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call 925-254-5211.

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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November 8, 2020
  • November 8, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    November 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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November 9, 2020
  • November 9, 2020

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    November 9, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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November 22, 2020
  • November 22, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    November 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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December 3, 2020
  • December 3, 2020

    Stated Communication - Holiday's Dinner

    December 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call 925-254-5211.

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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December 13, 2020
  • December 13, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    December 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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December 14, 2020
  • December 14, 2020

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    December 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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December 27, 2020
  • December 27, 2020

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    December 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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January 7, 2021
  • January 7, 2021

    Stated Communication

    January 7, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call 925-254-5211.

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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January 10, 2021
  • January 10, 2021

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    January 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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January 11, 2021
  • January 11, 2021

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    January 11, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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January 24, 2021
  • January 24, 2021

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    January 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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February 4, 2021
  • February 4, 2021

    Stated Communication

    February 4, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call 925-254-5211.

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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February 8, 2021
  • February 8, 2021

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    February 8, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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February 14, 2021
  • February 14, 2021

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    February 14, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Trestle Board

We’re excited to present our most recent Trestleboard. Our monthly Trestleboard includes the most up-to-date information about our lodge.

The Forever Home

For more than 60 years, California Masons have called the California Masonic Memorial Temple on San Francisco’s Nob Hill their home. At long last, it’s also their lodge.

Challenge Accepted

California masons responded to the #bluelodgechallenge, highlighting acts of everyday charity that are transforming their communities.

Family Matters

Meet American Canyon Lodge No 875, California’s youngest Masonic lodge—both in terms of its members and in terms of its charter, presented November 17, 2019.

He’ll Never Ride Alone Again

Last summer, Long Beach Lodge No. 327 member Dave Romero hit upon a fun idea to give back to his favorite charities: a 550-mile fundraising bike ride from Long Beach to the California Masonic Memorial Temple in San Francisco.

Annual Report 2019: The Future is Bright

Learn about the overview of the present and very bright future of the fraternity, from the charitable work being done in lodges up and down California to exciting developments on the campuses of the Masonic Homes of California to expanded relief operations launching in the Central Valley.

R.I.P. Finally

How did a 19th century Masonic tombstone from Piedmont find its way to the side of the road in Stanislaus County, 100 miles away? That’s exactly what members of Oak Summit Lodge No. 112 set out to discover—and to lay a long-lost brother to rest.

Golden Revival

Up and down California’s Gold Country, lodges are tapping into their unique history to chart their way into the future. Read more in the latest issue of California Freemason.

Striking Gold: Masonry in the Mother Lode Now

Learn about the new sound coming out of Auburn’s Eureka No. 16, a legendary Nevada County gearhead, and the curious case of a lost Masonic headstone in the latest issue of California Freemason Magazine, this month dedicated to the foothill lodges of California’s Mother Lode.

Rising From the Ashes

In the wake of the 2018 Camp Fire that destroyed his entire hometown of Paradise, Nate Smith—member of Table Mountain Masonic Lodge No. 124—turned to music as an artistic outlet—and found the big break he’d been searching for.

The Pin Code

Every fall, as the Grand Master prepares for the busy year ahead, he’s faced with the task of articulating the theme which will both guide his administration and define its legacy. And it needs to fit on a lapel pin.

Secrets of the Cloth: The Mystery of Masonic Folk Arts

Whether it’s through floor cloths, jewelry, woodwork, or aprons, learn about the stories Masons have been telling through these precious objects of interest. Learn more in the newest issue of California Freemason, Crafting their Legacy.

Tales From the Underground

Whether in underground caves or quarries, Masons have been known to meet in some unusual places. Learn more about how these underground meeting spaces elevated the lodge experience.

RENT ORINDA MASONIC HALL

The Orinda Masonic Hall is an active center for community events as well as formal events including weddings and award ceremonies.

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