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How to Join


VIsit a Scottish Rite Valley near you for more information. 

Joining The Scottish Rite

Membership in the Scottish Rite is an excellent opportunity to receive further education and lessons that expand upon the first three degrees of Masonry.


Before joining the Scottish Rite within the Orient of Washington, you must be a Master Mason and member in good standing of a lodge within the jurisdiction of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of Washington.


To join, you may visit the Scottish Rite Valley nearest you where you can submit a petition and the appropriate fee. Explore the Valleys menu tab to find the contact information for the Valley nearest you.

Why Join?

Since the 18th Century, the Scottish Rite has provided an environment to learn deep philosophical subjects through a degree system that is rich in history.

Scottish Rite Factoid

On May 31, 1801, the first Supreme Council of the Thirty-third Degree, the Mother Council of the World, declared its existence with a motto of “Ordo ab Chao” (Order from Chaos).

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