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

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 by calling 925-254-5211 or use the Lodge app or email at:
    [email protected]

    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 by calling 925-254-5211 or use the Lodge app or email at:
    [email protected]

    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 by calling 925-254-5211 or use the Lodge app or email at:
    [email protected]

    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 by calling 925-254-5211 or use the Lodge app or email at:
    [email protected]

    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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February 28, 2021
  • February 28, 2021

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    February 28, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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March 4, 2021
  • March 4, 2021

    Stated Communication

    March 4, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required by calling 925-254-5211 or use the Lodge app or email at:
    [email protected]

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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March 8, 2021
  • March 8, 2021

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    March 8, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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March 14, 2021
  • March 14, 2021

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

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

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March 28, 2021
  • March 28, 2021

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    March 28, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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April 1, 2021
  • April 1, 2021

    Stated Communication

    April 1, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required by calling 925-254-5211 or use the Lodge app or email at:
    [email protected]

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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April 11, 2021
  • April 11, 2021

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    April 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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April 12, 2021
  • April 12, 2021

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    April 12, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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April 25, 2021
  • April 25, 2021

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    April 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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May 6, 2021
  • May 6, 2021

    Stated Communication

    May 6, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required by calling 925-254-5211 or use the Lodge app or email at:
    [email protected]

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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May 9, 2021
May 10, 2021
May 23, 2021
June 3, 2021
  • June 3, 2021

    Stated Communication

    June 3, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required by calling 925-254-5211 or use the Lodge app or email at:
    [email protected]

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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June 13, 2021
June 14, 2021
  • June 14, 2021

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    June 14, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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June 27, 2021
July 1, 2021
  • July 1, 2021

    Stated Communication

    July 1, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required by calling 925-254-5211 or use the Lodge app or email at:
    [email protected]

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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July 11, 2021
July 12, 2021
  • July 12, 2021

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    July 12, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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July 25, 2021
August 5, 2021
  • August 5, 2021

    Stated Communication

    August 5, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advance reservations required by calling 925-254-5211 or use the Lodge app or email at:
    [email protected]

    Stated Communication at 8 p.m.

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August 8, 2021
  • August 8, 2021

    Job's Daughters Bethel No. 218

    August 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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August 9, 2021
  • August 9, 2021

    Diablo Star Chapter № 214, OES

    August 9, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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