Cochran Lodge No. 271 Ancient, Free & Accepted Masons
Over 120 years of Freemasonry in The Plains Virginia.
Dues Payments and Donations
Dues Payment *
To pay your dues by credit card click the "Pay Now" button.
Dues are $185.00 plus $7.20 fee, at checkout, enter $192.20
Donations can be either one-time or recurring monthly.
Click on the "Donate" button and enter the amount you wish to donate, you can optionally select Make this a monthly donation.
You can make a donation to the Lodge to be used for Lodge expenses, or a Lodge charity of your choosing. For example: Lodge building fund, Masonic Home of Virginia or other. During checkout you can optionally select to add an additional amount to cover the processing fees, and you can use the Add a note to your donation field to specify how you would like your donation applied.
Dues and Fees
Lodge dues are $130.00 plus Grand Lodge assessments $55.00. (2019)
Total annual dues are $185.00 per year. (2019)
$185 plus 3.49% & 49 cents = $192.20
In State $0.00.
Out of State $40.00.
$50 must accompany the petition.
(2023 removed $20 background check fee)
$50 for the Entered Apprentice Degree. (1st Degree EA)
$100 for the Fellowcraft Degree. (2nd Degree FC)
$100 for the Master Masons Degree. (3rd Degree MM)
$250 total to receive all three degrees.
A background check is required for petitioners, and out of State affiliations.
Life Membership in Perpetuity (LMIP)
What are the advantages of buying a LMIP?
You will never again have to remit dues to your Lodge.
It provides an endowment that will continue to pay your Lodge, in perpetuity.
For more information about the LMIP visit https://grandlodgeofvirginia.org/lmip-faq-s/
The cost is $185 x 25 = $4,625.00.
To purchase a LMIP contact the secretary of the Lodge.
The following language may be inserted into your Will making a Bequest to the Lodge. Your generosity will assist Cochran Lodge No. 271 to continue supporting Freemasonry.
"I hereby bequeath to Cochran Lodge No. 271, located at 6514 Main Street The Plains, Virginia 20198, the sum of (____% of my estate) or ($____dollars)."
The Lodge pays a credit card processing fee of 3.49% plus 49 cents per transaction. Here is a fee calculator you can use: http://salecalc.com/paypal
To avoid the fee, make your payment by check.