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We’re Energized & Celebrating!

April 11, 2013
April 11, 2013

The 2013 Celebrating the Craft (CTC) webcast will not premiere until Sat., May 18, but at the House of the Temple, we already are in high gear. Our staff and the show’s production team, The Carlin Company, have been working steadily finalizing details for the big night.

Introducing Our 2013 Hosts

We are honored to welcome back as our 2013 CTC host Illustrious Brother and famous comedian Norm Crosby, 33°, G.C.! Known for his use of malapropisms, Bro. Norm has [...]


CBS Sunday Morning visits the House of the Temple

April 8, 2013
April 8, 2013

In late March, journalist Mo Rocca and the crew of “CBS Sunday Morning”, a nationally broadcast weekly news magazine, visited the House of the Temple to film for an upcoming feature on Freemasonry. Rocca interviewed Ill. Bro. S. Brent Morris in our majestic Temple Room on his expertise in the history of the Craft and what it means to be a Freemason. Rocca also interviewed members of The Colonial Lodge, No. 1821, a local DC lodge that meets [...]


D.C. Scottish Rite to Present Liberty Mutual Invitational Golf Tournament—May 20

April 8, 2013
Liberty Mutual Invitational banner
April 8, 2013

The Liberty Mutual Invitational amateur golf tournament presented by the DC Scottish Rite—will be held on Monday, May 20, 2013, at the Montgomery Country Club, in Laytonsville, Maryland. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Scottish Rite of DC Center for Childhood Language Disorders, providing speech-language diagnostic and therapy services to children, up to twenty-one years of age, with communication disorders.

This event actually consists of two (2) Tournaments. One of the golf tournaments is to support our Clinic [...]


On A beautiful day, time to channel Spring and….Pull for Kids!

February 5, 2013
February 5, 2013

“Pull for Kids” Trapshoot to benefit the Walker Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013 with 8:00 am Registration and Rounds staring at 9:00 am.  The event will be held at the Gateway Gun Club in Bridgeton, MO and there will be two skill levels – Novice and Intermediate. Entry fee is $85 per shooter (Only $75 for Early Bird Registration by 3/15/13!) ; each shooter will receive 50 targets, [...]


Albert Pike Intersection

January 29, 2013
January 29, 2013

The City of Knoxville has designated the intersection of 16th Street and White Avenue  (site of Knoxville Scottish Rite Temple) as Albert Pike Intersection Honorary.

After a number of meetings with the City of Knoxville Planning Commission and City Council, Brother Luther J. Gafford, 33°, General Secretary of Knoxville Scottish Rite, request for the Street to be named in honor of Brother Albert Pike was granted. This is a picture of Luther J. Gafford, Jr., 33° with one of [...]