Helping a Brother in Blue

This story is part of a series for the Helping Hand initiative, a digital fundraising campaign for the Scottish Rite Grand Almoner’s Fund in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of this campaign is to successfully raise $100,000. Read more

4 Ways to Make the Most of the Member Center

With our updated Member Center you’ll find that, in and outside of the Valley, there’s great joy and treasures to be found in belonging to the Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. Keep reading for some ways to make the most of your membership online through our Member Center. Read more

From Stonemason to Freemason: History and Origin of Modern Freemasonry

While no one knows with certainty when or how Freemasonry was formed, the most widely accepted theory among Masonic scholars traces our fraternity back to the stonemasons of the middle ages. Read more

Children’s Dyslexia Centers Launches Online Tutoring During the COVID-19 Crisis

All of the Children's Dyslexia Centers are currently up and running, facilitating over 500 tutoring sessions a day. Read more

Leaders of the Pack

Ill. William (Sandy) Karstens, 33° shares his thoughts on the perception of masculinity and what it means to "be a man" in today's society. Read more

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