Last Updated: 3 June 2023 (Departed Brethren)

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Sadly the Valley must announce the loss of Ill. Bro. Johnny A. Wagner, 33° who passed away May 29, 2023 at home surrounded by his family. Click HERE for the obituary and arrangements.

The Valley of Moline Knights of St. Andrew will meet in June to for their Bi-annual election of Officers. The Date and time of that meeting will be announced soon by our Knight Commander. If you’re interested in joining the Knights of St. Andrew, please reach out to Russ Hoeper for an application, we’d love to have you!

The next stated meeting will be held June 12, 2023. The Moline Lodge of Perfection will be in charge of the meeting. The Board meeting will be at 6:00pm to elect Board Officers and then move into the regular Board meeting followed by the Fraternal meeting at 7:30pm. We hope to see you there!

Do you have an article to submit for the next issue of the Chimes? Get it to our editor, Russ Hoeper, ASAP!

Congratulations to Bro. Frank Lucas on completing his first path in the Pathfinder program! Are you interested? Do you have questions? It’s an educational program wrapped in a scavenger hunt. Setting up your dashboard/profile on the Supreme Council website is just the beginning. Click HERE to get started.

We have a new link to make donations directly to the ICOD scholarships! The Illinois Scottish Rite has given over $5 Million in scholarships over the last 15 years,
awarded to individuals of all ages, allowing them to pursue or continue their education, knowing education is the stimulus for individual growth and improvement of our society.
With your financial support, we can increase the scholarship amounts and the number of scholarships awarded.
The Illinois Scottish Rite Scholarship Fund is a 501(c)3 charity, and upon completion of your donation, a printable receipt for your tax records is generated. Click HERE to make your donation by credit card today.

Congratulations to Bro. Tom Hodges for receiving his Moline Cross Award, and to Bro. Bruce McCrady for being selected as the next recipient!

To read the latest edition of the Chimes (Spring 2023), click HERE.

The Blue Envelope fall campaign is here and should be hitting mail boxes shortly! We need Valley members to step up for our charities!

  Donating to the Blue Envelope appeal not only helps our charities, it helps our Valley with the Valley of Excellence program, and it helps you as members reach a mile marker in the Pathfinder Program.  Make a minimum donation of $1, record it in your Field Book (PF-SP-008) and log it on your members page. 

  Donate today, whether it’s $1, $10, $32, $100 or more! Every member’s donation counts towards our goal!


Are you interested, (maybe even a little excited), in the new Pathfinder Program? Log in on the 2nd Wednesday of each month this year, just before 6pm, to your member’s center on the Supreme Council website and watch a webinar that should answer many of your questions. This is gonna be fun!

Congratulations to James Goetsch on being named to receive the Meritorious Service Award (MSA) at the 2023 Illinois Council of Deliberation! If you see him, shake his hand and congratulate him.

The Supreme Council has released another new campaign – “Pathfinder: The Journey of a Lifetime”. You should have received a mailing from the Supreme Council with your “Field Book”. For more information, click HERE!

Brethren, the Supreme Council has released a new campaign titled “Journey On”. The premier of this program has been well received. Here is the replay link. Share this with Master Masons you know who you believe would be interested, and if they’re moved by it, ask them to fill out the online petition.

The Valley meets at 409 2nd Avenue E., Milan, IL on the 2nd Monday of each month – Board meeting at 6:30pm, Stated meeting at 7:30pm

The Valley’s mailing address is: 677 Avenue of the Cities, #119, East Moline, IL 61244