LTC Attendees On Their Way
by Dad Harry E. Needham III
August 17, 2014
Connecticut DeMolay members left for the Annual Region 1 Leadership Training Conference early Sunday morning traveling to New Durham, New Hampshire for the week long training. This year Connecticut is sending 19 DeMolays and 2 Advisors (including State Master Councilor, Nicholas Carpenter), the largest class in many years.
Thank you to the Connecticut DeMolay Foundation and Connecticut Masonic Lodges for their sponsorship of this years scholarships.


A Home Run of an Event
By Nicholas Carpenter, SMC
August 15, 2014

Nathan Hale Chapter and New Britain Assembly enjoyed a Rockcats game followed by a fireworks show together on Friday, August 15th.  Deputy State Master Councilor, Andrew Birdsall and Nathan Hale Chapter Senior Deacon, Ethan Valencia had the privledge of throwing out the first pitch.  The DeMolays and Rainbows in attendance had a wonderful time taking in America's pastime as, in a surprising turn of events, the Rockcats actually won a game.  They beat the Harrisburg Senators 5-1.

However, …


Welcome Back Picnic
Sept 6, 2014
August 11, 2014

As families across the country are getting ready to go back to school, DeMolay and the International Order of Rainbow for Girls will be welcoming members of DeMolay and Rainbow back from summer to the third annual Welcome Back Picnic on September 6th.

There will be team building activities, sports and a movie for everyone to enjoy throughout the day.

Those that have a last name that starts with the letters A-N are asked to bring a salad and those whose last name starts with the lett…


Region 1 Softball Tournament
August 10, 2014
This year, DeMolay Region 1 will be holding a Softball Tournament on Saturday, September 20, 2014 in Rhode Island. Connecticut DeMolay would like to enter a combined team to represent Connecticut. Time and specific location are TBD for the tournament.

Brothers who are interested in participating in the tournament and playing on the team, please contact Dad Kevin Field via email at

 Please let me know:

  • Do you play or have played baseball/softball?


The DeMolay Varsity Club Initiative
August 10, 2014


What:  Internal marketing and motivation program for active membership and advisory council members.  

Mission:   Create enthusiasm and fellowship for the organization as well as provide opportunity for all members to become active, engaged, and ultimately an “owner” of their chapter experience.  As an acknowledgment of their efforts they will be deemed to have “lettered” in DeMolay.  

Quarterly measurement – “90 Day clock” - Need to perform/co…


Connecticut attends Massachusetts Conclave
By: Andrew Birdsall
August 09, 2014

State Master Councilor, Nicholas Carpenter and several of his state officers attended Massachusetts Conclave this past weekend, August 8th-10th.  It was a weekend filled with food, fun, and fellowship, but it got really serious when each district sent their 2 tributes into the arena of the Hunger Games. While the tournament was extremely difficult, Connecticut's own State Marshal, Ryan Wenz was the Hunger Games Champion!

The Connecticut delegation also got to watch the intense Massachuset…


Upcoming Events

Traveling Gavel
June 24, 2014 to September 29, 2014

The Traveling Gavel is now with Nathan Hale Chapter.

If your chapter would like to claim the gavel, bring 5 chapter members to a stated meeting for a visitation.

10 Mason Drive,

New Britain, CT 06052

2nd & 4th Sundays

Region 1 Advisor Leadership Conference
July 18, 2014 to October 16, 2014

Region 1 Advisors 2014 Conference


The Region 1 in collaboration with DeMolay International is holding its Advisor Conference from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Bektash Shrine Center in Concord, New Hampshire. The new Executive Director of the Service and Leadership Center is expected to be in attendance as well as at least one of the Grand Line Officers of ISC.


Attendees: Attendees invited to this event include Executive Officers and...

Chapters Installing Officers
Upcoming ceremonies around CT DeMolay
August 10, 2014 to December 31, 2014

A few chapters across Connecticut will be having newly elected and appointed officers installed by the State Master Councilor and his Suite.

The chapters and the dates are as follows:

Sleeping Giant Chapter - September 27, 2014 at 7:30pm - 30 Church Street, North Haven, CT  06473 - MC-elect- TBA

Milford Chapter - November 8, 2014 at 1pm - 59 Broad Street, Milford, CT  06460 - MC-elect- TBA

Please join us at these events to congratulate those officers and witness...


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This website acknowledges authority and yields allegiance to the International Supreme Council of the Order of DeMolay, of which Frank S. Land was founder, Harry E. Needham III is Executive Officer, and Nicholas S. Carpenter is State Master Councilor of the Jurisdiction of Connecticut.