Welcome to the Ancient and Accepted
Scottish Rite of Freemasonry
Orient of Alabama
In the United States the Scottish Rite is officially recognized by Grand Lodges as an extension of the degrees of Freemasonry. The Scottish Rite builds upon the ethical teachings and philosophy offered in the craft lodge, or blue lodge, through dramatic presentation of the individual degrees.
As the Deputy Genreal for orient of Alabama, I hope this website can be of assistance to you, our brethren.
- Terry Wester, 33°
The Scottish Rite Creed
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 vales including fellowship, compassion, and dedication to God, family and country
As Sovereign Grand Commanders, we stand united in strongly encouraging our members, wheresoever
dispersed, to once again partake of opportunities to meet with their Brethren. We emphasize that the doors of
every Valley in both of our jurisdictions are open to Scottish Rite members in good standing, regardless of their