About Us

PTF United Lodge No. 153 was chartered on December 15, 2018 and consecrated (established) on January 19, 2019. It was borne from the consolidation of two of Florida’s older Masonic Lodges; Port Tampa Lodge No. 153 and Fellowship Lodge No. 265; with a combined history of more than 200 years.

Nearly two years in the making, PTF United Lodge is a partnership between the two original Lodges. Maximizing the strengths of each Lodge and supported by a strong core of dedicated worthy Brothers, the goal of this new, united Lodge is to create a healthy, vibrant Lodge well positioned for long-term success.

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To achieve this noble goal, we are focusing our energies and efforts on three key areas: Charity, Education, and Fellowship; both within our fraternity and throughout our community.

This also requires us refresh, reimagine, and re-brand what we believe to be one of the greatest “products” in the world; Freemasonry. These terms will make many uncomfortable but hear us out.

So, what is Freemasonry? What is a Lodge? What do Masons do? Click through our site for answers and to learn even more about our Lodge.

Rebranding Freemasonry

From a business perspective, our Lodge is the brand/company and Freemasonry is our product. Using terms such as brand, product, refreshing, reimagining, and re-branding in connection with Freemasonry will no doubt make many in our fraternity uncomfortable. It shouldn’t because we truly believe that we have one of the best products in the world… Click here to read more.