Appendant and Affiliated Organizations
The Scottish Rite is the largest and most widely practiced Masonic Rite in the world and employs a lodge system. It is part of a tradition of “high degrees” that expand upon and elaborate the teachings and lessons of the first three degrees of Freemasonry.
Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction
Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Southern Masonic Jurisdiction
Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Canada
Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Mexico
Scottish Rite Museum of Our National History
Pennsylvania Council of Deliberation, AASR
Scottish Rite, Valley of Allentown, PA
Scottish Rite, Valley of Altoona, PA
Scottish Rite, Valley of Coudersport, PA
Scottish Rite, Valley of Erie, PA
Scottish Rite, Valley of Harrisburg, PA
Scottish Rite, Valley of Lancaster, PA
Scottish Rite, Valley of New Castle, PA
Scottish Rite, Valley of Oil City, PA
Scottish Rite, Valley of Philadelphia, PA
Scottish Rite, Valley of Pittsburgh, PA
Scottish Rite, Valley of Reading, PA
Scottish Rite, Valley of Williamsport, PA
“The Northern Light” Journal Publication of the AASR-NMJ (Members Only – Requires NMJ Login; Current issue available on home page)
“The Scottish Rite Journal” Publication of the AASR-SMJ
The York Rite comprises a collection of separate Masonic bodies and associated degrees. The three primary bodies in the York Rite are the Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, Council of Royal & Select Masters or Council of Cryptic Masons and the Commandery of Knights Templar.
The York Rite of Freemasonry in Pennsylvania
The Grand Holy Royal Arch Chapter of Pennsylvania
Grand Council of Royal and Select Master Masons of Pennsylvania
Grand Commandery of Pennsylvania
General Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, International
General Grand Council, Cryptic Masons, International
Grand Encampment, Knights Templar of the United States of America
York Rite Invitational Bodies
Allied Masonic Degrees of the USA, Grand Council
Convent General Knights, York Cross of Honour (KYCH)
Holy Royal Arch Knight Templar Priests
Masonic Societas Rosicruciana In Civitatibus Foederatis, The High Council
Tall Cedars of Lebanon
Tall Cedars of Lebanon of North America is an appendant Masonic organization devoted to fostering friendship and fellowship among Freemasons and to all mankind.
Shriners International is a fraternity based on fun, fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief and truth. Shriners International also supports Shriners Hospitals for Children®.
The Grotto provides a social element to its members, with sympathy and good fellowship being the key tenets of the organization.
High Twelve International
High Twelve is an organization of Master Masons who support Masonic causes with special emphasis on youth support and patriotic events. It is so named because noon was once known as “high twelve” and the time to call off from labor.
The principal objects for which the organization is formed are fraternal, social and charitable. It endeavors to develop the moral character of its members through a belief in a Supreme Being and the teachings of Truth, Faith, Wisdom and Charity.
The Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization in the world to which both men and women may belong. Its stated purposes are: Charitable, Educational, Fraternal and Scientific.
Masonic Research and Leadership
Masonic Leadership Center Research Group, sponsored by the Philalethes Society
Masonic Medical Research Laboratory
Masonic Study Circle ‘New Holland’, Australia
Missouri Masonic Lodge of Research
South Australian Lodge of Research No. 216
George Washington Masonic Memorial, Alexandria, VA
Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center Information
Masonic Villages of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania
Masonic Homes Patton School Alumni Association, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Masonic Motorcycle Club, International