George Washington Union

All Inclusive Freemasonry united to promote Freedom of Conscience


Our mission is to foster a fraternal organization that draws together people of good will, transcending nationality, race, and creed. Freemasonry stands on the principles of unity, irrespective of religious belief or philosophical theory. We strive to eradicate division and strife among humanity, dedicating ourselves to promoting the greater good of mankind. We proudly uphold absolute freedom of conscience, encouraging our members to pursue truth unhindered. By seeking to conquer ignorance, intolerance, and prejudice, we aim to restore mutual understanding, tolerance, and respect for individuals and their personal beliefs, fostering human enlightenment and unity. 

Core Values

At the George Washington Union of Freemasonry, our actions and decisions are guided by a harmonious fusion of rationalism, humanism, and esotericism, rooted in our core values of harmony, unity, and diversity. These timeless principles and values, together with the Masonic values of Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity, shape our Masonic journey, enabling us to create a vibrant and inclusive community. 

Harmony through Rationalism: We foster an atmosphere of respectful dialogue, where differing viewpoints are welcomed, and critical thinking is encouraged. By valuing rational inquiry, we strengthen the bonds of understanding among our members, fostering a harmonious exchange of ideas.

Unity through Humanism: We celebrate the unique contributions of each individual and strive to build a cohesive and compassionate community. Our focus on the betterment of humanity unites us in a shared purpose, transcending differences and creating a sense of unity among our members.

Diversity through Esotericism: We acknowledge and appreciate the uniqueness of each member, cultivating a tapestry of diverse experiences. In the hidden knowledge and symbolism of our rituals, we discover the interconnectedness of all things and the beauty of diverse perspectives, forming a rich and profound Masonic tapestry.

Inclusivity and Gender Equality: We regard people of all gender identities on an equal basis, acknowledging their distinct yet complementary roles in our Masonic journey. Through this inclusivity, we strengthen the bonds of unity within our community, forging a path of collective growth and enlightenment.

Mutual Tolerance and Respect: We honor the freedom, and liberty, of conscience for each member, recognizing that our shared journey encompasses individuals from diverse backgrounds and belief systems. By cherishing this openness, we deepen our understanding of one another, fostering genuine unity among our ranks.

Collaboration and Solidarity: As we collaborate with other Masonic bodies, we actively seek mutual recognition and cooperation, nurturing a spirit of harmony and solidarity among all Masons. Rejecting divisive practices, we embrace the opportunity to cultivate unity within the broader Masonic world.

Through our core values of harmony, unity, and diversity, the George Washington Union of Freemasonry stands as a sanctuary for seekers of truth, a melting pot of humanistic compassion, and a place where esoteric wisdom intertwines with open-mindedness. Our harmonious, inclusive, and vibrant Masonic community stands as a testament to the power of unity in the pursuit of enlightenment and the betterment of individuals and society as a whole.


Harmony lies at the heart of Masonic teachings, representing the vital interplay of peace and understanding among its members. In a Masonic Lodge, individuals from diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and walks of life come together to form a cohesive and interconnected brotherhood. The pursuit of harmony encourages Masons to set aside personal differences and prejudices, fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect and cooperation. It is through this harmonious coexistence that the true spirit of Freemasonry thrives, promoting brotherly love and a shared commitment to moral and ethical principles. 


Masonry places a profound emphasis on the concept of unity - the unification of minds, hearts, and actions. In Lodges, Masons work together in a spirit of solidarity, transcending boundaries that may otherwise divide humanity. Unity extends beyond the confines of the fraternity and aims to make a positive impact on society at large. Masons believe that a unified community can overcome challenges, promote justice, and work towards the betterment of humankind. The rituals and ceremonies of Freemasonry reinforce the importance of unity, emphasizing that through collective effort, Masons can be a force for good in the world. 


Diversity is another essential pillar of Masonic values. Freemasonry celebrates the uniqueness of each individual, recognizing that diversity enriches the Lodge and the broader community. Masonry encourages members to appreciate the different perspectives, talents, and experiences that each person brings to the fraternity. Embracing diversity fosters an inclusive and compassionate environment, where Masons learn from one another and grow together. The commitment to diversity ensures that Freemasonry remains relevant and adaptable to the ever-changing world, drawing strength from the multitude of backgrounds and cultures represented within its ranks.