PRIORY NEWS (Cont'd)

Priory of St. Louis the Crusader
Grand Registrar Chev. David M. Schorn, GCTJ, GMTJ

The Priory of St. Louis the Crusader held a Convent and Investiture with a promotion and awards, at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 1307 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64106, at 3:00 PM on Saturday September 16, 2019.

The following individuals were invested:
Michael Ryan Burke
Rhonda Thomsen Leffler

The following individual was authorized to be promoted to the rank indicated at this event:
Chvse Marsha Ann Wiggins - (KCTJ)

The following individuals were authorized the following awards:
Chev Richard Herndon - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Chvse Valerie Rae Good, R.N. - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Chvse Kimberly Jane Swift - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Chev Daniel Joseph Swift - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Chvse Barbara J. Haupt - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Chev Brian Haupt - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Chev Edward Lee Choate, Esq. - Long & Faithful - Silver
MG Chev Robert Michael Carrothers - Long & Faithful - Gold
LTC Chev Timothy John Higbee - Long & Faithful - Gold
COL Chev Martin Nestor Nowak - Long & Faithful - Gold

Officiating at the Investiture was Grand Secretary, Chevalier Ian C. Good, GOTJ.

Priory of The Holy Grail
Grand Registrar Chev. David M. Schorn, GCTJ, GMTJ

The Priory of The Holy Grail held a Convent and Investiture with promotions and awards, and a change of command, at the Fort Snelling Historical Memorial Chapel, Historic Fort Snelling, Hwy. 5 & 55, St. Paul, MN 55111, at 3:30 PM on Saturday, October 5, 2019.

The following individuals were invested:
Lynda Ledray Oswald
Kailee Maria Soderlund

The following individuals were authorized to be promoted to the rank indicated at this event:
Chvse Laura Towner Ledray - (DCTJ)
Chev David Roger Rewey - (KCTJ)
Chev Jacques Pierre Stassart, M.D. - (KCTJ)
Chvse Lydie Justine Stassart - (DCTJ)

The following individuals were authorized the following awards:
Chvse Laura T. Ledray - Achievement Medal
Chev Jacques P. Stassart, M.D. - Achievement Medal
Chvse Lydie J. Stassart - Achievement Medal
CPT Chev Timothy P. Blaeser - Meritorious Service Medal
Chev William R. Colby-Newton - Meritorious Service Medal
Col Chev Paul R. F. Groskreutz - Meritorious Service Medal
Chev Franklin T. Martin - Meritorious Service Medal
Col Chev Patrick W. Ledray - Legion of Merit
Chev Jeffrey Peter Agnes - Long & Faithful - Silver
Chvse Michelle Marie Mercer - Long & Faithful - Silver
LtCol Chev William Harold Reynolds - Long & Faithful - Silver
CPT Chev Timothy Paul Blaeser - Long & Faithful - Gold
Chev Charles Milford Tarara - Long & Faithful - Gold
Chvse Nancy Lee McLaughlin Tarara - Long & Faithful - Gold

Officiating at the Investiture was Grand Chancellor, Chevalier Jeffrey P. Agnes, GOTJ, GMTJ.

Priory of St. Thomas á Becket
Grand Registrar Chev. David M. Schorn, GCTJ, GMTJ

The Priory of St. Thomas á Becket held a Convent and Investiture with promotions and awards, and with a change of command, at St. Joseph's Villa, 8000 Brook Road, Richmond, VA 23227, at 3:00 PM on Saturday, October 12, 2019.

The following individuala were invested:
Jennifer Jackson Baker
Lachlan Legare Hyatt, Jr.
Debra Lynn Lloyd

The following individuals were authorized to be promoted to the rank indicated at this event:
Chvse Elizabeth Grace Murray, DVM - (GOTJ)
Chev Ronald Eugene Murray, DVM - (GOTJ)

The following individuals were authorized the following awards:
SGT Chev Christopher P. Hash - Achievement Medal
Chvse Cheryl K. McCaskill - Achievement Medal
Chev Lonnie F. McCaskill, III - Achievement Medal
Chev Michael E. Donant - Legion of Merit
Chvse Suzanne Holland Amos - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Chvse Diane Mary Allen, Ph.D. - Long & Faithful - Silver
Chev Grant Rockwell Berning - Long & Faithful - Silver
Chev Gavin Taylor Dreger - Long & Faithful - Gold
Rev Chev Tracy Aubrey ManessDMin. - Long & Faithful - Gold

Officiating at the Convent was Grand Treasurer Chevalier Joseph A. Auteri, GOTJ.

Priory of The Holy Isle
Grand Registrar Chev. David M. Schorn, GCTJ, GMTJ

The Priory of The Holy Isle held a Convent & Investiture with awards, at the Historic Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, 331 W. Duke of Gloucester Street, Colonial Willimasburg, VA 23187, at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 12, 2019.

The following individuals were invested:
† LTC John Thomas Gee
† Rev Eve Butler-Gee (Chaplain Corps)

There were no authorized promotions at this event. The following individual was authorized the following award:
Chev John Kenneth Betts - Long & Faithful - Silver

Officiating at the Convent was Deputy Grand Prior, LCDR Reverend Chevalier Richard W. Inman, SCTJ, CMTJ.

Priory of The Temple Church
Grand Registrar Chev. David M. Schorn, GCTJ, GMTJ

The Priory of The Temple Church held a Convent and Investiture with awards, and with a change of command, at the Ancient Spanish Monastery, 16711 West Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach, FL 33160, at 9:30 AM on Saturday, October 12, 2019.

The following individuals were invested:
Jean Peggy Compere
Bradley Edwin Davis
Davidson LeVasseur
Losmyr Luberisse
Rocco Anthony Mecoli
Jorge Ivan Mejia
† TSgt James Ronald Pottinger
Sarah Louise Pottinger
James Nelson Segars

The were no authorized promotions at this event. The following individuals received the following awards:
Chev Javier D. Garcia, R.N. - Achievement Medal
Chev Richard A. Smith - Achievement Medal
Lt Col Chev Robert S. Miller - Legion of Merit
Chvse Christine Elizabeth Gwinn - Long & Faithful - Bronze
LTC Chev Malon Ellis Murphy - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Chvse Carmel Ann Reed, R.N. - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Chev James F. Reed - Long & Faithful - Bronze
LtCol Chev John Riley Wallace - Long & Faithful - Silver

Officiating at the Investiture was Grand Chancellor, Chevalier Jeffrey P. Agnes, GOTJ, GMTJ.

 

December 2019
Regular publication of SMOTJ GPUSA

In This Issue

  Words from the Grand Prior

  Required Minimum Distribution

  SMOTJ Scholarship Drive

  SMOTJ Jerusalem Mite

  ICRD Templar Update

  Operation Knight Flight Update

  Bridge Building Partnership

  Order of Merit

  Priory News

  Priory News (cont'd)

  Priory News (cont'd)

  Priory News (cont'd)

  GPUSA Calendar



2020 Grand Convent Registration
Charles A. Wall, Jr., CPA, GOTJ
2020 Grand Convent Chair

Knights and Dames,

The Priory of St. Matthew looks forward to seeing you at the 2020 Grand Convent and Investiture in Ft. Worth, Texas. You will find a summary of the basics on the Grand Convent registration site! Hope that you are able to join us in Ft. Worth, where the West begins!

On Wednesday evening, Early Birds may enjoy Templar Camaraderie at Joe T. Garcia's, a mecca and landmark for Tex/Mex food and margaritas in Fort Worth.

On Thursday evening we invite everyone to come experience the “The True West”. A chuck-wagon flame grilled steak dinner in the historic stockyards of Fort Worth. Before the New York Stock Exchange, the Fort Worth Stock Exchange was actually trading livestock. We invite you to dinner and the opportunity to explore the stores and bars dating back to the late 1800’s.

Member Registration fees are currently $299.00. Guest (non-Member) fees are: $264.00. Effective December 31, 2019, Member fees will increase to $325.00; Guest fees will increase to $290.00. After December 31, 2019, the Member fees will be $350.00; Guest fees will increase to $315.00. Register early!




















Omni Hotel Fort Worth
Registration link


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