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Annual Scottish Rite Family Day Picnic 2019

The Annual Scottish Rite Family Day Picnic was held at the Lake St. Catherine State Part on Sunday, August 11 between 11 AM and 3 PM.

Brother Bill Anderson presents Brother Barry Brown with his MSA hat

Brother Harrie DeMers is having fun making balloon figures for the children at the next site.

The ladies getting the tables set up for the food line.
Brother Lanny and Woody in deep conservation, while wives also converse

Masonic Bible Presentation


Brother Justin LaFond is presented with his Masonic Bible by Active member of Supreme Council, Ill. Brother William G. Basso II at Hiram Lodge #101 on Thursday July 25, 2019 during our Administrative meeting.

Valley of Rutland’s newest 32nd degree Freemason.

The Valley of Rutland’s newest 32nd degree Sublime Prince of the Royal Secret Brother Warren Pease receiving his certificate from Active member of Supreme Council Ill. Brother William G. Basso II and Deputy’s Representative R. Worshipful Kenneth Curtis. The award was presented at a meeting of the Valley of Rutland Administrative Council at Hiram Lodge #101 in West Rutland on July 27, 2019.

3rd Quarterly Reunion of the year.

Dear Brothers All,

On March 16th the Valley of Rutland Scottish Rite Freemasons will be hosting the third quarterly reunion of the year. The Reunion will open at 10 AM at St. Paul’s Lodge in Brandon. Degree candidates and Scottish Rite Brothers are welcome to arrive by 9 AM for coffee and pastry, as well as great Masonic fellowship. In the morning members of the Otter Creek Consistory will be performing the 8th Degree; “Intendant of the Building” and in the afternoon Central Valley will be performing the 23rd degree dedicated to the story of the “Four Chaplains” and their heroism in World War II. At around noon we will be going from labor to refreshment for the traditional St. Patrick’s Day Corn Beef and Cabbage Lunch provided to us by the members of the Marble Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. The cost of the lunch is $15.00 per person. If you are planning on attending please contact our Consistory and Valley of Rutland Secretary Robert Bach so we will be able to alert our chefs for the lunch. If you have any questions please contact myself or our secretary Robert Bach.

Most fraternally,

Steve Farrington, MSA
Commander in Chief, Otter Creek Consistory

Installation of Officers

The Valley of Rutland and Otter Creek Consistory, in joint session with the Valley of Southern Vermont will conduct our Officer Installation for the pursuing year. This event will be held on Thursday, May 24th at Hiram Lodge #101 in West Rutland starting at 6:30 PM.

Annual Holiday Gathering

The Valley of Rutland invites all Brothers, significant others & guests to the 7th Annual Holiday Gathering at the Fair Haven Inn, Fair Haven, VT.

Social hour and appetizers 5pm, dinner at 6pm.

The cost is $20 a plate and all Brothers are welcomed to attend.

Please invite or give a ride to a Brother.