Membership Focus Group

As Freemasonry approaches its tercentenary in 2017, the Membership Focus Group (MFG) has been established to consider how best to attract, recruit and retain good men.

The objectives of the MFG are to advise the Rulers and the Board of General Purposes of how best Freemasonry can focus members, lodges, Provinces and staff to work in a collaborative manner to create and implement a strategy that will assure the  long-term successful future of both the Craft and the Royal Arch.

Best behaviour The MFG is investigating why initiates can feel they are coming under too much pressure from senior lodge members Wherever people come together as a group or society, differences of personal expectation, importance and influence…
Society of choice In 2016 the Membership Focus Group will build on its strategy to ensure that members have a rewarding experience, with expectations met by reality in our lodges Over the past two years the Membership…
Get involved Following an extensive consultation process across the Provinces and Districts, the MFG has launched a new strategy paper aimed at securing Freemasonry’s long-term future The Membership Focus Group’s (MFG’s) new paper, Our Strategy…

Membership Focus Group update

Friday, 04 September 2015
Moral expression The results from the second Membership Focus Group survey reveal the importance to members of being valued and included, while developing knowledge and friendships at the same time The Membership Focus Group’s latest survey focuses on the…
Pride in membership When it comes to new candidates, first impressions count. Pro Grand Master Peter Lowndes urges lodges to embrace the mentoring scheme The last issue of Freemasonry Today covered the results of a Membership Focus…
Properly prepared When it comes to retaining members, results from the latest Membership Focus Group survey point to a need for the recruitment process to better communicate what Freemasonry is really about More than 8,000…
Shaping our future The results from a new survey about Freemasonry conducted by the Membership Focus Group reveal an organisation that cherishes mutual respect and moral values, while still embracing fun and enjoyment  In the…
Open forum As the Grand Lodge of England approaches its tercentenary in 2017, the Membership Focus Group has been established to consider how best to attract, recruit and retain good men. In July, five members…

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