The Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction, USA
Orient of Texas
Valley of Waco

Physical Address:

The Lee Lockwood Library and Museum
2801 W. Waco Dr.
Waco, TX  76707

Mailing Address:

PO Box 32508
Waco, TX  76703



Office Hours:

9:00 to 5:00 Monday to Thursday
9:00 to 4:00 Fridays


Rusty Garrett, 33° IGH

Rusty Garrett, 33° IGH

Waco Valley Chairman

Mike Waldrop, 33° IGH

Mike Waldrop, 33° IGH

General Secretary

Brenda Light

Brenda Light

Facilities Coordinator

Statement of Allegiance

The Bodies of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry sitting in the Valley of Waco, Orient of Texas, acknowledge and yield allegiance to the Supreme Council (Mother Council of the World) of the Inspectors General, Knights Commander of the House of the Temple of Solomon, of the Thirty-third and last Degree of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States of America, whose See is at the Grand Orient of South Carolina, now sitting at Washington D.C.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, SJ, to improve its members and enhance the communities in which they live by teaching and emulating the principles of Brotherly Love, Tolerance, Charity, and Truth while actively embracing high social, moral, and spiritual values including fellowship, compassion, and dedication to God, family and country.

Our strategic objectives:

  • Fulfill the promise of additional Masonic knowledge through education and training.
  • Build a Positive Public Image of Freemasonry and the Scottish Rite.
  • Support and expand our philanthropic activities.
  • Provide a framework for effective leadership to ensure the stability and long-term success of the Fraternity.
  • Provide a financial process to ensure the stability and long-term success of the Fraternity.