Valley of Joplin
505 S. Byers Ave
Joplin, Missouri 64801
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Welcome to the Valley of Joplin Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite
The Valley of
Joplin has been an influential branch of Masonic history in Southwest Missouri
and recently marked its 100th Anniversary in 2004.
The Scottish Rite is
an Appended Body of Freemasonry; The Worlds oldest and largest Fraternity.
open to any Master Mason who is in good standing and seeks further knowledge
into the craft and further light into the principles that guide every Freemason.
Like all Masonic branches, the Scottish Rite does not discriminate on the basis
of Race or Religion.
Our Cathedral is located at 5th and Byers in Joplin
and stands in testament to the Architecture that existed in the early 20th
century. All visitors are welcome and, with advanced notice, tours of this
magnificent structure are available to individuals and groups. We also
rent our Cathedral for activities that need Meeting space, Dining Hall
facilities or Auditorium space.
Please browse our website to learn more
about the Scottish Rite and the role we play in the Southwest Missouri area.
Feel free to send us an email or call our office concerning any questions you
may have about the Scottish Rite,
The Four Bodies of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, sitting in
the Valley of Joplin, Orient of Missouri, acknowledge and yield allegiance to
the Supreme council (Mother Council of the World) of the Inspectors General,
Knights Commanders of the House of the Temple of Solomon of the Thirty-third
Degree of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry for the Southern
Jurisdiction of the United States of America, whose See is at Charleston, in the
State of South Carolina.
2012 Valley of Joplin
Accepted Scottish Rite