SCOTTISH RITE CLUBS OF TEXAS
The aims and purposes of a Scottish Rite Club, while many, are primarily to serve as a vehicle with which to convey to its local community the philosophy, ideals and precepts of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. The main function of a Scottish Rite Club is to give organization and direction to Scottish Rite Masons in cities, towns and areas not favored by the presence of a Scottish Rite Temple. Scottish Rite Clubs are social, fraternal, and charitable, non-partisan, non-profit, unincorporated organizations composed of members in good standing who have attained the 32nd Degree of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, and who remain in good standing as such. A club is administered by a specific Valley, but may be composed of Scottish Rite Masons from various Valleys.
Fundamentally, the mission of a Scottish Rite Club is to promote the visibility, and the activities of Scottish Rite Masonry. Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas has another vital, most important mission – TO REINFORCE BLUE LODGE MASONRY. Every plan the Club makes, every action it takes, should be aimed at helping the Blue Lodges in its influence area. It is most important to remind the members on a regular basis that your Scottish Rite Club, and the Scottish Rite Bodies in San Antonio, are primarily committed and totally dedicated to the advancement of Blue Lodge Masonry. We support the Masters, Wardens and Secretaries Associations… we support the District Deputy Grand Masters in all their efforts …. we support the Grand Master and all Grand Lodge programs. If Brethren want to be the best possible members of the Scottish Rite, they should give first priority to active support to the Blue Lodge. Club members should assure that Club activities do not get in the way of their support to the Blue Lodge.
Below are the currently active Scottish Rite Clubs under the jurisdiction of the Waco Valley. The Waco Valley is currently working to promote and expand its Scottish Rite Clubs. If you are interested in helping, please contact the General Secretary.
Cove Scottish Rite Club (Copperas Cove)
Meeting Date – Second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM at Mount Hiram Lodge
President – Bill Chenoweth, 32° e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary – John Moltz, 32° e-mail: email@example.com
Killeen Scottish Rite Club
Meeting Date – Various Meetings held throughout the year held at Hall of Killeen Lodge No. 1125, 716 N. 4th Street, Killeen, Texas on the 4th Saturday of each quarter.
For dates, contact the Secretary
Secretary – Jerry Eller, 32° KCCH e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mid-TX Scottish Rite Club (Gatesville)
Meeting Date – Fifth Thursday of the month – Evening meeting
President – Donald C. Jenkins, 32°
Secretary – Kenneth Dahl, 32° e-mail:
Tri-County Scottish Rite Club (Abilene / Ballinger area)
Meeting Date – Fifth Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM at various locations set by secretary. Contact Secretary for locations.
President – Rick Trogdon, 32° KCCH e-mail: email@example.com
Secretary/Treasurer – Brandon Poehls, 32° e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other clubs in the area:
San Saba Scottish Rite Club (Austin jurisdiction)