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2023 Annual Meeting!

The Annual Meeting of the York Rite Bodies of South Carolina will be held on Friday and Saturday March 10 & 11, 2023 at the Columbia Scottish Rite, located at 7230 Garners Ferry Road. Columbia, South Carolina, and all functions will be held there. The Annual meeting will begin Saturday March 11, 2023, 9:00 AM and should conclude around 4:00 PM.

Important: You MUST register with you local Secretary!

South Carolina Grand Bodies

These are the four Masonic organizations that make up the American York Rite in South Carolina. They are the governing bodies in this jurisdiction.

Grand Lodge
Ancient Free Masons
Grand Chapter
Royal Arch Masons
Grand Council
Royal & Select Masters
Grand Commandery
Knights Templar

Constituent Bodies

Discover more about the local York Rite Chapters, Councils, and Commanderies throughout South Carolina.

Click the map to access the Constituent Body pages.

Administrative

Information for Members, Secretaries, Recorders, and Treasurers can be found here.

View & download
Petitions
Membership
Information
Charity
Information
Official Visit
Schedule
Committee
Assignments
Annual
Proceedings

Chair Degrees

These are optional degrees available to be conferred on eligible Elected Heads of each body.

Order of
High Priest
Thrice Illustrious
Master
Knight Crusader
of the Cross

Appendant Bodies

These are South Carolina’s invitational and honorary Masonic organizations that require membership in one or more York Rite Body. All represent exploration into more light in Masonry, and some acknowledge honorable achievement.

Knight York
Cross of Honor
York Rite
College
Knight
Masons
Allied Masonic
Degrees
Red Cross of
Constantine
H.R.A.K.T.P.
S.R.I.C.F.

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