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3rd-Biennial KSA International Gathering

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

The Valley of Omaha Knights of St. Andrew is hosting the 3rd-Biennial KSA International Gathering on May 20–21, 2016 in Omaha, Nebraska, offering informative educational sessions on service and leadership, including engaging volunteers, VMAP, building a successful KSA, and fundraising. The keynote speaker is Brother John Hinck, retired Colonel, Grand Chaplain of the Grand Lodge of California, and PhD candidate. John will provide all attendees a copy of his book “Strength and Honor,” and speak about character, leadership, [...]


Your 2016 Scottish Rite Has Talent Finalists!

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Scottish Rite Has Talent contest finalists:

Allen Smith, 32°, Valley of Atlanta, GA—Guitarist/Vocalist Brent Reichow, KCCH, Valley of Minneapolis, MN—Vocalist Cowboys of Kintyre–Band Casey Stanislaw, 32°, Valley of Waco, TX—Guitarist Bill Herridge, KCCH, Valley of Waco, TX—Bagpipes Greg McEwen, 33°, Valley of Waco, TX—Bagpipes Kermit Brock, 32°—Bagpipes Jerry Casey, MM—Snare drum Desmond Blair, 32°, Valley of Dallas, TX—Painter Edwin Josey, 32° (Valley of Nashville, TN—Guitarist/Vocalist Fellowcraft—Band Brian Nelson-Palmer, 32°, Valley of Washington, DC, Drums/Backup vocals JR MacDonald, MM—Vocals/Guitar Brandon Williams—Bass and Backup vocals Flavio Apro, [...]

Join the House of the Temple for #MuseumWeek 2016!

March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016

The House of the Temple in Washington, DC (aka @MasonicMuseum) is excited to be part of #MuseumWeek 2016. #MuseumWeek is a Twitter-based, social media campaign designed to generate excitement about museums and libraries of all sizes and types—all over the world. This year’s event will take place March 28–April 3, 2016.

#MuseumWeek connects this vast network of museums and libraries through a series of shared hashtags*, and each day has its own unique focus.

This year’s themes are:

Monday: #secretsMW Tuesday: #peopleMW Wednesday: [...]


Scottish Rite Journal Essay Contest

March 1, 2016
March 1, 2016

The Scottish Rite wants to give you the chance to show your knowledge of Masonry. We want to encourage and recognize the best in Masonic writing!

Before participating, please read the complete rules below.

Official Scottish Rite Journal Essay Contest Rules Participants in the Scottish Rite Journal Essay Contest must be U.S. residents over the age of 18 who are members in good standing of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction, USA. This contest is not open to non-members, members [...]

Save the Date for the 2016 RiteCare Scottish Rite Childhood Language Program Conference

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

This year’s national conference on childhood speech, language, and literacy will be held October 13–15, 2016 at

Doubletree by Hilton – Denver 3203 Quebec St. Denver, CO 80207

Registration and hotel reservation information will follow in late spring. Please follow our social media pages, web site, and The Scottish Rite Journal for updates.

We hope you will join us for this exciting event!