The mission of the United Supreme Council, 33° of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of
Freemasonry, Prince Hall Affiliation, Southern Jurisdiction of the USA is to
serve as the College of Freemasonry for aspiring Master Masons seeking more
light in the Scottish Rite; thereby, enhancing the knowledge base, providing
the moral teachings of the Rite and enriching the brotherhood experience of our
members, as well as, serving as a benevolent society through the United Supreme
Council’s Charitable Foundation by providing scholarships for students seeking
to obtain college degrees..
behalf of all Scottish Rite Masons owing fealty to the United Supreme
33° of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of
Freemasonry, Prince Hall Affiliation, Southern Jurisdiction of the
States of America, Inc., I welcome you to our website.
purpose of our website is to enlighten and inform members of the
along with the general public, about Prince Hall Scottish Rite
the Southern Jurisdiction, as well as the many programs taking place in
our jurisdiction. This website also serves as a means of
disseminating information and broadening the accessibility of our
theme is Rebuilding the Rite Stone by Stone:
Through Remembrance, Revitalization and Recommitment. We must remember from whence we’ve come and
remember our oaths and obligations to this prestigious organization, to each
other and to mankind. While revitalizing
the organization through the use of modern technology, the implementation of
innovative ideas, and inclusion, leading to an enhanced member experience. Finally, we must recommit or rededicate
ourselves to the principal teachings of the Rite. Together, let us rebuild the Rite, stone by
Fraternally, Illustrious Corey D. Hawkins Sr, 33° Sovereign Grand Commander
We have been carrying the Scottish Rite Banner since 1886 and have
consistently supported the programs of research and education.
We have members, friends and families in 27 Orients, to include CONUS and OCONUS locations, supporting our programs .
We are proud to have supported over 125000 students, by providing
scholarships to attend institutions of higher learning and to advance
The first Scottish Rite organization among African-Americans was the
African Grand Council of 1820 in Philadelphia, which was referred to as a
Council of Princes of Jerusalem.
The Foundation is the principal philanthropic entity of the United
Supreme Council. It is operating under the supervision of United Supreme
Council. Its funds provide the support of two extremely important
The Order of the Golden Circle is the women’s auxiliary of the United Supreme Council, 33°, Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Prince Hall Affiliation, Southern Jurisdiction, USA, Inc
I believe in God, the Grand Architect of the Universe. The Alpha of the
un-reckoned yesterdays, the Omega of the impenetrable tomorrows. The
Beginning and the Ending.
I believe in man, potentially God’s other
self. Often faltering on his way
upward, but irrepressible in the urge to scale the spiritual
I believe in Free Masonry; that corporate adventure in universal brotherhood, despising kinship with
no child of the All Father.
I believe in Prince Hall Masonry; a door of benevolence, securely tiled
against the unworthy, but open wide to men of good rapport, whether
Aryan or Hottentots.
I believe in Masonic Vows; the truths of true
men, plighted to their better selves.
I AM A PROUD PRINCE HALL SCOTTISH RITE MASON