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Shreveport Scottish Rite

Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

Valley of Shreveport, Orient of Louisiana

Southern Jurisdiction, U.S.A.

 

HOW TO JOIN




      
ALL MEMBERS OF THE SCOTTISH RITE ARE MASTER MASONS.  HOWEVER, NOT ALL MASTER MASONS CHOOSE TO FURTHER THEIR MASONIC KNOWLEDGE BY JOINING THE SCOTTISH RITE AND RECEIVING THE FOURTH THROUGH THE THIRTY-SECOND DEGREES. 

 

       TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SCOTTISH RITE MEMBERSHIP, THE PROSPECTIVE MEMBER MUST BE A MASTER MASON IN GOOD STANDING BELONGING TO A LODGE THAT IS RECOGNIZED BY THE GRAND LODGE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.  A COMPLETED PETITION WITH THE APPROPRIATE APPLICATION FEE MUST BE SUBMITTED TO START THE PROCESS.  THE PETITION IS AVAILABLE EITHER AS A DOWNLOADABLE FORM FROM THIS WEBSITE OR FROM ANY SCOTTISH RITE MEMBER OF THE SHREVEPORT VALLEY.  THE APPLICANT MUST SECURE THE SIGNATURES OF TWO SCOTTISH RITE MEMBERS WHO RECOMMEND HIM FOR MEMBERSHIP. 

 

       CANDIDATES APPROVED FOR MEMBERSHIP WILL ATTEND EITHER THE SPRING OR THE FALL REUNION.  THESE REUNIONS ARE TWO-DAY CLASSES IN WHICH THE FOURTH THROUGH THE THIRTY-SECOND DEGREES ARE RECEIVED BY THE CANDIDATE.  THE FEE FOR THE SPRING REUNION IS $247.00.  THE FEE FOR THE FALL REUNION IS $211.00.  THESE ENTRY FEES INCLUDE YOUR PRO-RATED ANNUAL DUES FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE CALENDAR YEAR.

 

       THE ANNUAL DUES THEREAFTER ARE $72.00 PER YEAR.  PERPETUAL MEMBERSHIP IS AVAILABLE FOR THE LUMP SUM AMOUNT OF $1200.00 OR IT CAN BE PAID IN 3 EQUAL INSTALLMENTS OF $400.00 EACH.

 

       ANY MEMBER WISHING TO BE RE-INSTATED OR TO AFFILIATE FROM ANOTHER VALLEY OR ORIENT NEEDS TO CONTACT OUR SECRETARY AT 318-221-9713.

 

      SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING MEMBERSHIP, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US AT 318-221-9713.

 

PETITION FOR MEMBERSHIP

 

PETITION FOR AFFILIATION

 

REQUEST FOR LETTER OF GOOD STANDING

 

 

 

 

 

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Revised: 10/26/12.