The Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

Orient of Maryland

Membership


WHAT SHOULD A MASTER MASON EXPECT TO RECEIVE THROUGH MEMBERSHIP IN THE SCOTTISH RITE?

  • Scottish Rite answers many questions raised in Symbolic Blue Lodges.
  • Scottish Rite degrees provide additional understanding of the meaning of Freemasonry and its basic principles through the use of drama and appeal to the eye as well as the ear.
  • Scottish Rite emphasizes time-tested moral lessons and virtues which make man worth-while and the world a better place in which we live. 
  • Scottish Rite work is always conducted in an atmosphere of reverence and dignity.
  • Scottish Rite membership will enlarge your circle of Masonic acquaintances and provide additional opportunities for congenial fellowship.
  • Scottish Rite affords varied opportunities for active service in keeping with the talents of each member. 
  • Scottish Rite through its benevolences not only assists members in distress but has established a program designed to benefit all mankind.
  • Scottish Rite, an international organization, continues its work for better understanding among nations and a just and peaceful world.



Please download a petition from here or contact your Lodge Diplomat.  After filling it out, please give it to a Scottish Rite member to sign.