Last Updated:  17 October 2020

The fall Reunion scheduled for November 7, 2020 has been cancelled.
The Valley will be honoring Jamie Emery and Tom Nipper on the 7th of November at Welcome Inn in Milan. They will be receiving their red caps and jewels.
This event is open to members and guests.
There will be a social hour starting at 4:00, dinner at 5:00, and the conferral after we eat. The Valley will be picking up the meals for everyone! Dress is suit and tie (no caps or jewels). Please use this link to register for your free tickets (please make reservations by the 1st of November).

Departed Brethren updated 17 Oct 2020 (Bros. John “Jack” Jacob Poust, John Michael Myers, and Earl “Buck” Wendt)

A link to the New Scholarship Application  (to include our new Vocational Scholarship) will be available soon!

A section has been added to the website for the Knights of Saint Andrew! (look at the top menu on the right)  More to be added, later.

Congratulations to Ill. Bro. , Past Grand Master and Grand Treasurer Anthony Cracco for being selected to serve as Active Member of the Supreme Council!  Also, congratulations to Bro. Dean L. Sheese, MSA for his selection to be honored with the 33° at Supreme Council in 2021, and to Bros. Michael L. McDorman and Dale F. Thayer who will receive the Meritorious Service Award at ICOD in 2021.

Class pictures have been added to the website!  Click HERE!

Our next meeting will be 14 September 2020.  Board meeting will be at 6:30 pm, followed by the Stated meeting at 7:30 pm at the Masonic Temple in Milan.  The Consistory will be in charge of the meeting.  We will be following the meeting requirements of Grand Lodge (masks required, no handshakes, social distancing), no exceptions.  If you do not feel comfortable attending, then please stay home.  At this time, there will not be a meal.  Check back for updates!


The list of Officers was updated for the 2020-2022 term.

 Congratulations to our Valley’s newest MSA’s: Thomas Newton Nipper and Jamie Allen Emery!  (Ceremony will happen at the Fall Reunion, November 7, 2020 at Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center.)

The Valley Executive Secretary has a new email address:  srite.moline@gmail.com  Please update your contact lists and address books!

 March 23, 2020

Dear Brethren:

Please watch this short video about the closing of the Supreme Council offices, and what we will strive to do to keep in touch with you. As always, our fraternity is the best there is, and, counting on and helping each other is now more important than ever.

Fraternally and most sincerely,

David A Glattly, 33°

Brethren, keep those articles coming for the Chimes Newsletter!  Please submit your articles to the Chimes editor Russ Hoeper, 32° as soon as possible.  

To read the latest edition of the Chimes, click HERE!

 Check out the Current Events (in and around the Valley) page.

Veterans, add your service record to your member profile in the Scottish Rite, NMJ member center by clicking here.

 New update from ICOD, Scholarship applications are now due NLT March 1st!

The Valley will be meeting at Eureka Lodge #69 in Milan.  The address for the Lodge is:

414 1st Ave. W.

Milan, Illinois  61264

The Valley has a new mailing address as well (it is not the same as the physical address):

Valley of Moline

677 Avenue of the Cities, #119

East Moline, Illinois  61244

Petition for membership in the Valley of Moline is available here . Petition takes a moment or two to load.

E-MAIL ADDRESSES:  We are well aware that postage and all other expenses continue to increase.  We would like to communicate with all of our members that have e-mail address through that medium.  It’s easier, faster, and less expensive.  If you have an e-mail address, and have not been receiving messages from us, please let us know.  Our e-mail is srite.moline@gmail.com.  Drop us a note, and we will get you on the list.