The July/August 2016 issue (p. 14) has the first installment of an exciting new feature of fun facts that will run in The Scottish Rite Journal, the bi-monthly membership magazine for the Scottish Rite, SJ, USA. Each issue will contain attention-grabbing factoids about people, places, and things (and even events) relating to Freemasonry. Some of the entries will amaze, enlighten, and possibly even amuse our readers. Accompanying many of these marvelous tidbits and nuggets will be [...]
Sixty-five Valleys were winners in the Valley Membership Achievement Project (VMAP) for 2015, and 2016 VMAP is underway. With these Valleys’ successes in 2015, we know this will be a banner year. The SR Workshops and initiatives are completed, and we are happy to report overwhelming success across the entire Southern Jurisdiction.
Each Scottish Rite brother in your Valley is important to the Valley’s success, and sharing the workload across all your members will keep them focused and give them [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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, [...]