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Addendum for Ohio to Grand Encampment of Knights Templar Reopening 2021 Safety Protocols”
With an effective date of December 1, 2020, permitting Commanderies within the jurisdiction of the Grand Commandery of Ohio to open for in-person Conclaves in “Phase 1” is hereby rescinded. Grand and Constituent Commanderies in this jurisdiction will remain in Phase Zero, as defined by the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar Reopening Templary 2021 Phased Opening Criteria, (this document was provided to Eminent Commanders and Recorders of Constituent Commanderies on November 6, 2020, via electronic mail) and remains in effect until further notice , with applications as follows:
Limited to virtual conclaves and conference calls only, virtual conclaves by means of teleconference call and/or video conferencing (Zoom, etc).
In-person conclaves at any location are PROHIBITED.
Any type of ritual work associated with the conferral of any of the Commandery orders on candidates is PROHIBITED.
Given under my hand and seal of the Grand Commandery Knights Templar of the State of Ohio, on the 24th day of November 2020, Anno Ordinis 902.
EC: Tom DeFrieze