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

Greetings and Welcome!

Gene Cobb 33 Sovereign Grand Inspector General of North Carolina

Ill. A. Gene Cobb, Jr., 33°
Sovereign Grand Inspector
General of 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° Sovereign Grand Inspector General of 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.

Orient Leadership
Sovereign Grand Inspector General of North CarolinaIll. Gene Cobb, 33° PGM
Personal RepresentativeRussell Bridges, 33°
Orient Chairmen
Americanism ChairmanTim Parker, 33°
Communications ChairmanRory Justin Byers 32° KCCH
Degree Team ChairmanMike Daniels, 33°
Golf Tournament ChairmanKirby Matthews, 33°
Historian ChairmanLudwik Wodka, 33°
Membership ChairmanJeremy Hicklin, 32° KCCH
NCSR Foundation Chairman DC Heilman, 33°
Public Relations ChairmanRita Daniels
RiteCare ChairmanAlex Edmisten, 32° KCCH
Scottish Rite Journal Editor Craig Horton, 33°

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 nine Scottish Rite Valleys.

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