Events in the Valley of Fayeteville and the Orient of Arkansas

Besides our monthly meeting on the 4th Wednesday of the month, The Valley of Fayetteville holds special events throughtout the year such as lectures and special feast days.

Calendar of Events - click on links for more information.

  • Stated Meeting - February 28th - Dinner - 6:00 p.m. Bro. Clint Chastain, 32°, KSA will be presenting the 24°, Prince of the Tabernacle.
  • Stated Meeting - March 28th - Dinner - 6:00 p.m. Bro. Kevin Hatfield, 33° will be presenting the 25°, Knight of the Brazen Serpent or Sufi Master.
  • Spring Reunion - April 7, 2018 at 8:00 a.m, breakfast at 7:00 a.m. - Degrees will conclude with the Light Chamber, 18°, 30°, 32°.

Recent Events

The Valey VMAP committee
(Valley Membership Achievemet Project) meets with Chairman Keith Peterson, 32°, KSA. The intent of VMAP is to help each Valley carry out its service to the Scottish Rite by providing the very best experience for its members. VMAP requirements are broken into the following 10 specific subject Areas which cover the full scope of the Scottish Rite experience.

Welcome to new Members
The Valley welcomes our newest members for 2016:
Thomas Chastain, Springdale
Harry Greene, Lavaca
Lance Manning, Fayetteville
Michael McGowan, Greenwood
Josh McGinnis, Lowell
Brent Perkins, Bentonville
Calvin Leek, Green Forest
Joshua Peden, Oak Grove
Brian Perkins, Bentonville
Ryan Cobb, Van Buren
Anthony Herbaugh, Fayetteville

Annual Ceremony of Renewal and Remembrance
was held on Wednesday, April 27th when members of The Western Arkansas Chapter of Knights Rose Croix presented the annual Ceremony of Renewal and Remembrance with Wise Master Eric Paslick, 32° KCCH presiding. The bell tolled for the 28 members of this fraternity who passed through the gates of the balustrade during 2015.

Since our founding in 1925,
in Fort Smith, the Western Arkansas Scottish Rite Bodies has conducted 199 reunions in its 91 years. The Valley of Fayetteviille, created in 2013, has held five reunions. We just completed our spring reunion, the 199th, on April 16th with 11 new members. Our fall reunion (the 200th) will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 7th and 8th, 2016.