Brothers Uniting Remotely: 10 Ways to Connect with Brethren

Each state around the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction is grappling with the impact of the Coronavirus. Many of us are disappointed to cancel spring reunions and are feeling the strain of not being able to meet with Brothers in person. Still, Valleys are coming together to check on brethren remotely and leveraging technology to keep members informed during this difficult time. Read more

What are Scottish Rite Valleys?

32° Scottish Rite Freemasonry, NMJ is comprised of 15 states. Each state is broken down into local chapters or “Valleys.” Read more


The welcome mat is out, and the front door is open to good men seeking to find self-discovery and light through Freemasonry. That is the idea behind, a newly launched website made possible through a first-of-its-kind partnership between Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction (NMJ), Shriners International, and Scottish Rite, Southern Jurisdiction. Read more

Introducing: Rite on the Road

Any traveling man of 32° Scottish Rite Freemasonry knows there is nothing quite like making the journey to witness a new degree. Of course, traveling to observe degrees requires time and financial investment that some brethren just cannot manage -- sometimes preventing Master Masons from joining the Scottish Rite in the first place. Read more

Five Tips for Welcoming a New Brother

Spring reunions are nearly here! As we look to grow our craft, it’s important we take special consideration to our newly initiated Brothers. Read more

Behind the Scenes: The Making of the 17°

We’re excited to bring you behind the scenes of the recent 17° production which was filmed at the Valley of Harrisburg. The cast and set design are made up of Brothers from the Valley of Harrisburg, who truly "put their all into making this degree a feast for the eyes," said M. Todd McIntosh, 33°, Active Member, who served as director of the degree. Read more

Lodge Spotlight:

“Willkommen Bruder” is the standard greeting a Brother may hear as they step through the doors of Hermann - Humboldt Lodge No. 125 in Warminster, Pennsylvania, home to the oldest German-speaking lodge in the United States. Since 1810, all degrees have been done in German in addition to English, and members wouldn’t want it any other way. Read more

2019: A Year of Giving, Growth and Brotherhood

In honor of an incredible year, we’ve put together some 2019 highlights from around the Jurisdiction that highlight the strength of our brotherhood. Read more