The York Rite Bodies of Kansas City

The degrees of Ancient Craft Masonry are the first three degrees of York Rite Freemasonry. Those who have attained the degree of Master Mason may petition for the remainder of the York Rite Degrees and Orders.

As a Master Mason, an overseer of the Word, you are taught many moral lessons and are prepared for the life to come, but the Temple of life is not yet completed. Those faithful Craftsmen who have labored so long are deprived by the wickedness of others, of that for which they have wrought so faithfully, the WORD, which would entitle them to WAGES. Because of the symbolism used in the Ancient Craft Degrees, it is often difficult to comprehend. The York Rite Degrees and Orders exist to explain and make clear the wonderful knowledge imparted to us in symbolic form, and to supply that which was lost but later FOUND.

York Rite Pin Wheel

The Kansas City York Rite bodies meet at 7:00pm, on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month, at the Ivanhoe Masonic Temple, 8640 Holmes, Kansas City, MO, 64131.

  • Kansas City Chapter No. 28
  • Kansas City Council No. 45
  • Kansas City Commandery No. 10

Download the petition for membership.

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