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The Path Forward: Empowering the Future of Freemasonry

The Path Forward: Empowering the Future of Freemasonry offers new, data-driven findings that examine the state and perception of Freemasonry among American men today. The book is designed to support Masonic institutions across the country in carrying forward Freemasonry’s esteemed traditions while meeting the needs of the modern man.

THE PATH FORWARD: Empowering the Future of Freemasonry

The Path Forward presents:

  • How our research findings from 2016 have evolved the positioning and programming of Freemasonry and the Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction
  • New research on Freemasonry and the Scottish Rite examining how attraction to and perception of Freemasonry has changed in the past seven years
  • How 3,500 men across the United States respond to messages of Freemasonry and what they value in fraternal organizations
  • The “friendship recession” facing American men today
  • The need for strong follow-up practices in Freemasonry and how to follow up effectively
  • Data-backed recommendations for lodges on who, where, and how to focus their recruitment efforts to grow and sustain a thriving brotherhood

All proceeds from the sale of this book go to the Scottish Rite, NMJ Grand Almoner’s Fund to help Freemasons, their widows, and their families in need.