Friendships That Last

Michigan Masons are part of an international fraternity and brotherhood of men from all walks of life who support each other and the communities they live in. Being a Mason means building friendships that will last a lifetime, regardless of what you do or where you go. There are more than 30,000 Masons in Michigan – and 1.2 million worldwide, so there’s a Mason’s lodge very close to where you live and work!

Find out what our members think of the Michigan Masons experience as they Share the Secret through dozens of short videos on this site – and fill out the form for more info.

Masons Share the Secret

Dozens of short videos from Michigan Masons near you!

  • Masonry is a Great Opportunity


    Grand Rapids, Michigan

    Joshua describes his journey through masonry and why he wanted to be involved.

  • Michigan Masons Help Everyone, Statewide

    Rick Jones

    Michigan State Senator
    Grand Ledge, Michigan & Lansing, Michigan

    Senator Jones describes how Masons are committed to local communities.

  • The Michigan Masons Brotherhood Cares


    Madison Heights, Michigan

    Richard explains how the Michigan Masons brotherhood has impacted his life.

  • Michigan Masons Donate $100,000 to Benefit Flint Youth

    The Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation recently donated $100,000 to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint to assist those affected by the Flint community’s water crisis. The donation will go toward the Community Foundation’s Flint Child Health and Development Fund and will assist the short and long term needs of Flint’s children exposed to lead through early childhood education, healthy food access, access to infant and child behavioral health services and more.

  • Michigan Masons Have Character


    Detroit, Michigan

    The Michigan Masons are made up of a lot of great characters – who strive for something bigger.

  • Masonry Allows for Community Involvement


    Saint Johns, Michigan

    Nicholas loves how Masonry has allowed him to become a bigger part of his community.

  • Michigan Masons Live Harmoniously


    Detroit, Michigan

    Wesley says, “Everybody gets along. It’s more about what we have in common… If everybody tried to live that way and looked at the values people share rather than the small differences that they have things would be a lot better all the way around.”

  • Michigan Masons are Honest


    Owosso, Michigan

    Michigan Masons are honest, and have a lot of respect for the brotherhood and one another.

  • Masonry = Friendship


    Owosso, Michigan

    “I can go any place and I know just about anybody in Michigan (due to Masonry),” said Ward.

  • Masons Meet a Variety of People Globally


    Saint Johns, Michigan

    “The best part of being a Mason for me, outside of the brotherhood, is meeting new people that I traditionally wouldn’t of met before from all over the world,” said Robert.

  • Masonry is About Friendship


    Manchester, Michigan

    Sometimes it’s the friends you make along the way that make Masonry so meaningful.

  • Being a Mason is Impactful


    Saint Johns, Michigan

    Dennis reflects how Masonry allows him to be impactful and reflective.

  • Join Masonry in College!


    Mount Morris, Michigan

    Did you know that you can become a Mason in college? Justin did, and he says it allowed him to be an important part of the community.

  • Become a Mason Today!


    Howell, Michigan

    "If you're thinking about becoming a Mason, go ahead and join. The thought is already in your heart - and we want you," Ryan says.

  • Masons Help Those in Need


    Lake Orion, Michigan

    William's lodge hosts an annual holiday party for underprivileged children who wouldn't receive gifts otherwise. Masons truly value helping others in need.

  • Masons Support Many Causes


    Clarkston, Michigan

    Many Masonic lodges support specific causes. Tom's lodge fundraises to pay the postage for active duty servicemen/servicewomen overseas.

  • Masonry Allows You to Better Yourself


    Clarkston, Michigan

    "Masonry has helped me create a path for life," says Tom.

  • Men of All Ages are Welcome to Masonry


    Clarkston, Michigan

    From young men in their late teens to gentlemen in their seventies - Masonry welcomes brothers of all ages.

  • Masonry Welcomes You into Your Community


    Howell, Michigan

    When Ryan moved, he and his family didn't know anyone. Ryan says that without the Masons they wouldn't know anyone else in the community, and they wouldn't be able to give back the way they have through Masonry.

  • You Belong in Masonry


    Wayne, Michigan

    "If I'm not having a good day - when I go to lodge and meet with brothers it's all good again," says Kevin.

  • Want to join Masonry? Do it!


    Port Huron, Michigan

    If you're looking to become a Mason, Jon says "Go for it...If you're interested in history, being involved in the community and being around a great group of people, Masonry is right for you!"

  • Community Matters to Masons


    Swartz Creek, Michigan

    "I learned that there are so many things that we do for the community - that's why I love being a Mason." Well said, Jim!

  • Masons Give Back


    Clarkston, Michigan

    "I think the most impactful thing I've done in Masonry is the Clarkston-area Masonic education scholarship," Eric said. Masonic scholarships give high school graduates a chance at college.

  • Masonry Impacts Family Men


    Petersburg, Michigan

    As a father of six, Dustin is passionate about giving back to his community and doing as much as possible for children in need - being a Michigan Mason allows him to make it happen.

  • Masonic Veterans Give Back


    Clarkston, Michigan

    Many Masons are also veterans - a bond that runs deep within the brotherhood. Douglas explains that giving back to the community, as a veteran, is why he enjoys Masonry so much.

  • 45 Happy Years as a Mason


    Clarkston, Michigan

    Daniel has been a brother for 45 years and he continues to enjoy the fellowship of friendship.

  • Masonry Surrounds Men with Optimism

    Chris and Traci

    Ann Arbor, Michigan

    This husband and wife duo agree that Masonry has been very fulfilling for Chris in many ways!

  • Masons Make me a Better Man


    Holly, Michigan

    Many brothers say share Masonry has helped them to become better men - including Carl.

  • Masons Trust Each Other


    Allen Park, Michigan

    “Only in Masonry can you go into a room full of strangers and trust every one of them, that’s a powerful thing, and they’re all friends for life,” says Bill.
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  • Masonry is a Fellowship of Friendship


    Allen Park, Michigan

    You never know when you’ll meet a fellow Mason. When you meet a brother you already have a bond because of belonging to the same fellowship: Masonry.
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  • Masons Help the Needy


    Allen Park, Michigan

    Michael was once in need, so helping those who are still in need through Masonry means the world to him.
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  • Masons Connect with Community


    Allen Park, Michigan

    David joined a Masons to have a second family that’s actively involved in the community.
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  • Detroit Masonic Temple – The Largest in the World


    Detroit, Michigan

    Did you know the Detroit Masonic Temple is the largest Masonic Temple in the world? Timothy discusses what an honor it is to go there and to be a Mason.

  • Masons – Home Away From Home


    Detroit, Michigan

    Shawn loves the diversity of the Mason members in addition to how involved they are. “This is home; I know I belong,” Shawn says.

  • Masons Go the Extra Mile


    Detroit, Michigan

    Sean shares a story of how a Mason all the way across the county took care a friend in need.

  • Masons are a Family


    Detroit, Michigan

    As a single dad Patrick appreciates all the parenting advice his fellow brothers have provided over the years and feels he has grown as a man and a father.

  • Masons Give Back


    Detroit, Michigan

    Nicholas values how Masons give back to their communities in so many ways.

  • Masonry Provides Tools for Living a Good Life


    Detroit, Michigan

    “Masonry has made me a better husband and a better man,” Jim says.

  • A Fraternity of Brotherhood


    Detroit, Michigan

    Jason believes Masons share a common bond that stems from being a part of a fraternity of brothers who are all over the world.

  • Masons Unite Vets, College Students and Business Men


    Detroit, Michigan

    Gowana is a veteran, and he’s found that many other veterans are also a part of Masonry. He’s also found that Masonry brings together men of all backgrounds, ages and status.

  • Masons Come to One Another’s Aid


    Detroit, Michigan

    Curtis says no matter where you are, no matter what situation you may run into, Masons will be there and have your back.

  • Masonry Means Constant Learning


    Dearborn, Michigan

    Tyrone appreciates that Masonry allows for personal growth in every brother. “We love each other and that’s that.”

  • Masons Make Time for One Another


    Grand Rapids, Michigan

    Ryan enjoys all the activities that he and his brothers do together; they make opportunities to bond and spend lots of time together involved with activities they enjoy.

  • Masons Make a Community


    Kalamazoo, Michigan

    James was hearing great things about Masonry in his local community and decided to see what it was all about – the rest is history.

  • Opportunities Possible Through Masonry


    Kalamazoo, Michigan

    As a younger member, Devin is thankful that Michigan Masonry has provided him the opportunity to meet and make friends he wouldn’t otherwise have met. Devin is also proud to have an impact on the community in a way wouldn’t be possible without the support of Michigan Masons.

  • Masonry = Life Long Friends


    Lincoln Park, Michigan

    Curtis explains how he has made more friends in his eight years of being a Michigan Mason than he has in his whole life.

  • A Global and Historical Fraternity


    Delta, Michigan

    Christopher loves that Masonry has such deep historical roots and that its presence goes beyond Michigan, globally.

  • Michigan Masons – Brotherly Love


    Dearborn, Michigan

    For Chris, the readiness and support of his Michigan Mason brothers is what’s most meaningful to him.

  • Brotherhood that Lasts a Lifetime

    As a Mason you know you’ll always have a friend. Masonry means having a network of brothers that will support you the rest of your life.

  • Being Part of Something Bigger Than You

    Being a Michigan Mason means something different to each brother… The theme that remains constant however, is that we are all in this together, and together we are stronger.

  • Masons Help Each Other Nationwide


    Almont, Michigan

    Timothy’s son went to college in California; when Timothy moved him in he stopped by the local lodge and asked the brothers if they’d help his son if he needed anything. What happened next is incredible!

  • Masonry Support Can’t Be Beaten


    Dearborn, Michigan

    Chris joined the Michigan Masons as he pursued his Master of Science degree. What he found was a supportive community to help him through his higher education journey, as well as a more involved role in the community.