In recogniton of Scottish Rite Day in Michigan, all the Valleys are encouraged to join together at the Valley of Detroit to confer the Dirge Ceremony.

New candidates for Scottish Rite may join on this day. There will be a conferral of the 4°. They will still need to go through the Reunion on April 27, 2019, in order to become a 32° Scottish Rite Mason. The $250 petition fee needs to be paid on this day as well. Candidates may fill out a petition for joining the Valley here:

There will be a joining opportunity for new members of the Brothers of the Rite on this day at 3:00 p.m. A special shirt needs to be ordered. There are no other dues or fees to be paid. Contact the Secretary for ordering information.

Following the Dirge Ceremony at 5:00 p.m., the Valley will be holding a Festive Board to celebrate the Day.

The Festive Board theme will be the Brothers of the Rite.

Cost for this event is $25 and includes the Dirge Ceremony and Festive Board meal.

BOR members may register online for the Dirge/Festive Board (Click) HERE

The Dirge is open to all Scottish Rite Masons in good standing. For joining information, please contact Secretary EMAIL Tim Marshbanks at the Office at 313.724.1907