To our fellow Brethren, Friends, and Supporters:

Carmel Lodge #421, has been the recipient of untrue allegations concerning the operations of, and conduct of, certain members of Carmel Lodge, by former Indiana F. & A.M., Joseph R. Cravens, also a Masonic memorabilia business owner.

The Grand Lodge of Indiana, on behalf of the Grand Lodge itself, the Grand Lodge Officers, each Local Lodge, such as Carmel Lodge, and the Masters of each Local Lodge, has authorized legal counsel to issue a Demand to Joseph R. Craven to immediately Cease and Desist all Harassment and Defamation of Character of the Grand Lodge and its affiliates, by any means, including social media or other public platforms.

Any questions relative to this matter should be directed to the Grand Lodge of Indiana.

Carmel 421 Cease Desist Joseph R Craven 3-1-2022