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Friday, May 6, 2016

Scottish Rite Express


Valley of Des Moines
Orient of Iowa

May 6, 2016
Masonic Cooperation: 
Memorial & Ascension Service

The officers of the Des Moines Lodge of Perfection and the Des Moines York Rite bodies invite you to our York Rite/Scottish Rite Ascension & Memorial Service to be held May 11, 2016. 
The evening will begin with dinner at 6:15 pm.  There is no charge for the dinner but a reservation made with the SR Office would be greatly appreciated ( 
The Scottish Rite Quarterly Meeting will be held at 7:00 pm in the Consistory Classroom
The service of remembrance for our departed brothers from the York Rite and the Scottish Rite will be at 7:30 pm.  This event is open to Master Masons, their families and guests.


Scottish Rite
Quarterly Meeting
May 11, 2016

The Quarterly Meeting of the Des Moines
Consistory will take place at 7:00 pm
in the Consistory Classroom. 
It will be followed by the
Ascension and Memorial Service
with the Des Moines York Rite Bodies.
The 2016 Summer Reunion will honor three members of the Knight Commander Court of Honour, Charles V. Carpenter, James "Scotty" McDonald Jr., and Robert J. Mickle.

This reunion will begin with dinner on Friday evening, June 24th and will feature the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 14th degrees.  On Saturday, June 25th we will confer the 15th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 29th, 30th, and 32nd degrees.  This shortened reunion format will allow a Master Mason to complete his journey through the Scottish Rite in just one weekend, yet still receive many of the great lessons and lectures of our degrees.

The cost to join Scottish Rite is $325 ($275 if less than 31 years of age) and includes the 2016 dues.  Candidates will receive all meals, a copy of the book "A Bridge to Light", the 14th Degree Pyramid, and a 32nd degree pin, Patent of Membership, and Class picture.

                     Friday, June 24, 2016
4:30 pm              Class Assembles
5:00 pm              Dinner
6:00 pm              Opening of Reunion & Receive Class
6:20 pm              4th Degree - Secret Master
7:10 pm              5th Degree - Perfect Master
7:55 pm              6th Degree - Confidential Secretary
8:35 pm              14th Degree - Perfect Elu
9:30 pm              Dismiss

                  Saturday, June 25, 2016
8:00 am              15th Degree - Knight of the East
9:10 am              16th Degree - Prince of Jerusalem
10:15 am            18th Degree - Knight Rose Croix
11:25 am            Class Picture
11:40 am            Reunion Honoree Luncheon
12:25 pm            20th Degree - Master of the Symbolic Lodge
1:20 pm              29th Degree - Knight of St. Andrew
2:15 pm              30th Degree - Knight Kadosh
3:35 pm              32nd Degree - Master of the Royal Secret
5:30 pm              Social Hour / Dismiss


May 11th           SR Quarterly Meeting
May 16th           KSA Knighting
June 10th           AASR Golf Outing
June 24th/25th   Summer AASR Reunion
June 28th/29th   U of FM - Royal Mile
July 25th            AASR Honor's Banquet
August 18th       University of Freemasonry
August 31st       Worker's Dinner/Kick-off
September 14th  SR Quarterly Meeting
October 15th      1st Saturday (4° - 14°)
October 29th      2nd Saturday (15° - 22°)
November 12th  3rd Saturday (23° - 32°)
December 7th     SR Meeting/Holiday Party

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