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Downey United Lodge No. 220

The Sensation of The Nation

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

Downey United 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 an active member of our community, and have various events throughout the year, from charitable and educational events, to social events with members-only as well as our families.

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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 give us the opportunity to develop leadership and organizational skills, builds self-discipline through commitment and self-confidence.

Having an Impact

As a member of the Freemasons, The Grand Lodge of California, and Downey United Lodge No. 220, 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

Downey United 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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December 8, 2018
December 12, 2018
December 13, 2018
December 16, 2018
  • December 16, 2018

    Downey United Masonic Lodge installation of officers

    December 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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  • December 16, 2018

    Stephen White Birthday

    December 16, 2018

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December 18, 2018
  • December 18, 2018

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    December 18, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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December 19, 2018
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December 21, 2018
January 1, 2019
January 2, 2019
  • January 2, 2019

    Temple Board Meeting

    January 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All members are invited to the Temple Board meeting.

    Dress: Casual

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January 3, 2019
  • January 3, 2019

    Stated meeting; Dinner

    January 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Monthly meeting All masons are invited and encouraged to come

    Dinner $ 7.00 with reservation, $ 10.00 without reservation.

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January 6, 2019
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January 15, 2019
  • January 15, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    January 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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January 16, 2019
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February 1, 2019
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February 5, 2019
  • February 5, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    February 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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February 6, 2019
  • February 6, 2019

    Temple Board Meeting

    February 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All members are invited to the Temple Board meeting.

    Dress: Casual

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February 7, 2019
  • February 7, 2019

    Stated meeting; Dinner

    February 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Monthly meeting All masons are invited and encouraged to come

    Dinner $ 7.00 with reservation, $ 10.00 without reservation.

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February 9, 2019
February 10, 2019
February 11, 2019
February 12, 2019
  • February 12, 2019

    Downey Shrine Club party

    February 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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February 13, 2019
February 14, 2019
February 15, 2019
February 19, 2019
  • February 19, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    February 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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February 20, 2019
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February 26, 2019
February 28, 2019
March 3, 2019
March 5, 2019
  • March 5, 2019

    Downey Shrine Club

    March 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This event is open to all Shriners to meet and have an informal meeting and dinner. We discuss the events of the Shrine and of the Shrine Club.

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  • March 5, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    March 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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March 6, 2019
  • March 6, 2019

    Temple Board Meeting

    March 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All members are invited to the Temple Board meeting.

    Dress: Casual

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March 7, 2019
  • March 7, 2019

    Stated meeting; Dinner

    March 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Monthly meeting All masons are invited and encouraged to come

    Dinner $ 7.00 with reservation, $ 10.00 without reservation.

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March 9, 2019
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March 30, 2019
April 2, 2019
  • April 2, 2019

    Downey Shrine Club

    April 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This event is open to all Shriners to meet and have an informal meeting and dinner. We discuss the events of the Shrine and of the Shrine Club.

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  • April 2, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    April 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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April 3, 2019
  • April 3, 2019

    Temple Board Meeting

    April 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All members are invited to the Temple Board meeting.

    Dress: Casual

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April 4, 2019
  • April 4, 2019

    Stated meeting; Dinner

    April 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Monthly meeting All masons are invited and encouraged to come

    Dinner $ 7.00 with reservation, $ 10.00 without reservation.

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April 5, 2019
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April 16, 2019
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April 25, 2019
April 27, 2019
May 1, 2019
  • May 1, 2019

    Temple Board Meeting

    May 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All members are invited to the Temple Board meeting.

    Dress: Casual

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May 2, 2019
  • May 2, 2019

    Stated meeting; Dinner

    May 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Monthly meeting All masons are invited and encouraged to come

    Dinner $ 7.00 with reservation, $ 10.00 without reservation.

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May 7, 2019
  • May 7, 2019

    Downey Shrine Club

    May 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This event is open to all Shriners to meet and have an informal meeting and dinner. We discuss the events of the Shrine and of the Shrine Club.

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  • May 7, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    May 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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May 8, 2019
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May 30, 2019
June 2, 2019
June 4, 2019
  • June 4, 2019

    Downey Shrine Club

    June 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This event is open to all Shriners to meet and have an informal meeting and dinner. We discuss the events of the Shrine and of the Shrine Club.

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  • June 4, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    June 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • June 4, 2019

    David Leija Birthday

    June 4, 2019

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June 5, 2019
  • June 5, 2019

    Temple Board Meeting

    June 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All members are invited to the Temple Board meeting.

    Dress: Casual

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  • June 5, 2019

    Ray Davies Birthday

    June 5, 2019

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June 6, 2019
  • June 6, 2019

    Stated meeting; Dinner

    June 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Monthly meeting All masons are invited and encouraged to come

    Dinner $ 7.00 with reservation, $ 10.00 without reservation.

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June 7, 2019
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July 2, 2019
  • July 2, 2019

    Downey Shrine Club

    July 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This event is open to all Shriners to meet and have an informal meeting and dinner. We discuss the events of the Shrine and of the Shrine Club.

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  • July 2, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    July 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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July 3, 2019
  • July 3, 2019

    Temple Board Meeting

    July 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All members are invited to the Temple Board meeting.

    Dress: Casual

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July 4, 2019
  • July 4, 2019

    Stated meeting; Dinner

    July 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Monthly meeting All masons are invited and encouraged to come

    Dinner $ 7.00 with reservation, $ 10.00 without reservation.

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July 8, 2019
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July 27, 2019
July 29, 2019
July 31, 2019
  • July 31, 2019

    Temple Board Meeting

    July 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All members are invited to the Temple Board meeting.

    Dress: Casual

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August 1, 2019
  • August 1, 2019

    Stated meeting; Dinner

    August 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Monthly meeting All masons are invited and encouraged to come

    Dinner $ 7.00 with reservation, $ 10.00 without reservation.

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August 2, 2019
August 6, 2019
  • August 6, 2019

    Downey Shrine Club

    August 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This event is open to all Shriners to meet and have an informal meeting and dinner. We discuss the events of the Shrine and of the Shrine Club.

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  • August 6, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    August 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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August 8, 2019
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August 29, 2019
September 1, 2019
September 3, 2019
  • September 3, 2019

    Downey Shrine Club

    September 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This event is open to all Shriners to meet and have an informal meeting and dinner. We discuss the events of the Shrine and of the Shrine Club.

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  • September 3, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    September 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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September 4, 2019
  • September 4, 2019

    Temple Board Meeting

    September 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All members are invited to the Temple Board meeting.

    Dress: Casual

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September 5, 2019
  • September 5, 2019

    Stated meeting; Dinner

    September 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Monthly meeting All masons are invited and encouraged to come

    Dinner $ 7.00 with reservation, $ 10.00 without reservation.

    Masons: Business Suit

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September 8, 2019
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September 19, 2019
  • September 19, 2019

    Constitution Observance Night

    September 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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September 25, 2019
September 26, 2019
September 28, 2019
September 29, 2019
October 1, 2019
  • October 1, 2019

    Downey Shrine Club

    October 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This event is open to all Shriners to meet and have an informal meeting and dinner. We discuss the events of the Shrine and of the Shrine Club.

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  • October 1, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    October 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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October 2, 2019
  • October 2, 2019

    Temple Board Meeting

    October 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All members are invited to the Temple Board meeting.

    Dress: Casual

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October 3, 2019
  • October 3, 2019

    Stated meeting; Dinner

    October 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Monthly meeting All masons are invited and encouraged to come

    Dinner $ 7.00 with reservation, $ 10.00 without reservation.

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October 7, 2019
October 9, 2019
October 10, 2019
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October 12, 2019
October 14, 2019
October 15, 2019
  • October 15, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    October 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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October 16, 2019
October 17, 2019
October 20, 2019
October 24, 2019
October 26, 2019
October 31, 2019
November 5, 2019
  • November 5, 2019

    Downey Shrine Club

    November 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This event is open to all Shriners to meet and have an informal meeting and dinner. We discuss the events of the Shrine and of the Shrine Club.

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  • November 5, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    November 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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November 6, 2019
  • November 6, 2019

    Temple Board Meeting

    November 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All members are invited to the Temple Board meeting.

    Dress: Casual

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November 7, 2019
  • November 7, 2019

    Stated meeting; Dinner

    November 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Monthly meeting All masons are invited and encouraged to come

    Dinner $ 7.00 with reservation, $ 10.00 without reservation.

    Masons: Business Suit

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November 9, 2019
November 11, 2019
November 13, 2019
November 14, 2019
November 15, 2019
November 19, 2019
  • November 19, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    November 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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November 20, 2019
November 21, 2019
November 23, 2019
November 28, 2019
December 3, 2019
  • December 3, 2019

    Downey Shrine Club

    December 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This event is open to all Shriners to meet and have an informal meeting and dinner. We discuss the events of the Shrine and of the Shrine Club.

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  • December 3, 2019

    Order Eastern Star # 160

    December 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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December 4, 2019
  • December 4, 2019

    Temple Board Meeting

    December 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All members are invited to the Temple Board meeting.

    Dress: Casual

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December 5, 2019
  • December 5, 2019

    Stated meeting; Dinner

    December 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Monthly meeting All masons are invited and encouraged to come

    Dinner $ 7.00 with reservation, $ 10.00 without reservation.

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