Welcome to the Scottish Rite Orient of North Carolina, Southern Jursidiction

Greetings and Welcome!

Gene Cobb 33 Deputy in North Carolina

Ill. A. Gene Cobb, Jr., 33°
Deputy in North Carolina

You have reached the webpage of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Orient of North Carolina. We are over 5,000 strong Master Masons who have chosen to add light to coming light through a continued support of our educational endeavors, patriotism, and philanthropic pursuits through RiteCare. As you explore our online information, I hope you will find it interesting and inviting. If you are a Master Mason and desire to become a part of the Scottish Rite in North Carolina, all you have to do is click on this link. Choose whichever Valley is closest to you and start your journey. Come with and come to receive the "Right/Rite" heart!

Sincerely and fraternally,
A Gene Cobb, Jr., 33° Deputy of the Supreme Council in North Carolina

Scottish Rite Orient of North Carolina

Scottish Rite Creed

Human progress is our cause,
liberty of thought our supreme wish,
freedom of conscience our mission,
and the guarantee of equal rights to all people everywhere our ultimate goal.

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.

North Carolina Scottish Rite Valleys

The Scottish Rite is one of the appendant bodies of Freemasonry that a Master Mason may join. North Carolina is home to eight Scottish Rite Valleys.

Orient Chair Representatives

Orient DeputyIll. Gene Cobb, 33° PGM
Orient Personal RepresentativeRussell Bridges, 33°
Orient HistorianLudwik Wodka, 33°
Chairman - MembershipJeremy Hicklin, 32°
Sec. - Treasurer, NCSR Fndn DC Heilman, 33°
James Howell, 33°
Chairman -CommunicationsRory Justin Byers 32° KCCH
Chairman - Public RelationsPending
Chairman - AmericanismTim Parker, 33°
Orient Degree TeamMike Daniels, 33°
NC Insert & EditorCraig Horton, 33°
NC RiteCare ChairmanAlex Edmisten, 32°

RiteCare Orient Committee

Region - Western
Western Carolina University
Marcus (Marc) Bryson, 32° KCCH
Region - Western Central
Appalachian State University
Alex Edmisten, 32°
Region - East Central
Lee Short, 32° KCCH
Matt Cockman, 32° KCCH
Region - Eastern
East Carolina University
Michael May, 33°
Advisory Council Jim Medlin
David Winslow
Chris Richardson
Phil Shortt
NC RiteCare Past Chairman Steve Pendergrass, 33°
Michael May, 33°