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 of the Supreme Council for Alabama, I hope this website can be of assistance to you, our brethren.
- Terry Wester, 33°
Deputy of the Supreme Council for Alabama
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.
To the Scottish Rite Orient of Alabama, I would like to take a moment to give my thanks and appreciation to the brethren of Dothan Valley for selecting me to represent our valley at the 2022 Grand Commanders Fellows Program at the House of the Temple in Washington, D.C. Also,…