WELCOME TO THE
WILMINGTON YORK RITE
The York Rite, or more correctly, the American Rite, is a valuable avenue in furthering the fraternal members masonic knowledge of Freemasonry. As it is an Appendant Rite, which consists of 3 independent Masonic groups (called bodies) that are directly associated with the York Rite. These Masonic groups are known as: The Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, The Council of Royal & Select Masters or Council of Cryptic Masons, & The Commandery of Knights Templar.
For the Wilmington York Rite, these Masonic bodies are:
Concord Chapter No. 1 R.A.M. (of the Chapter of Royal Arch Masons),
Muson Council No. 4 R & S.M. (of the Council of Royal & Select Masters or Council of Cryptic Masons), &
Plantagenet Commandery No. 1 (of the Commandery of Knights Templar)
WHAT DO WE OFFER:
Together the York Rite conjoins to & compliments the Symbolic (or Blue) Lodge with expanding upon masonic knowledge, through offering the 4 Capitular Degrees of the Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, the 3 Cryptic Degrees of the Council of Royal & Select Masters or Council of Cryptic Masons, & (optionally, if you so choose) the 3 Chivalric Orders of the Commandery of Knights Templar.
For further information on these Degrees & Orders:
INTERESTED IN JOINING:
Feel free to join us for dinner, as the York Rite Masonic Bodies meet monthly every 2nd Monday (except in June & July) at 6:30pm for dinner (& have our meeting at 7:00pm) at:
Orient Lodge #395 AF & AM,
312 Shipyard Boulevard, Wilmington, NC 28412.
200th Year Anniversary Knights Templar Medal
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All donations are accepted and appreciated.