Grand Lodge,

Knights of Pythias of Missouri

part of a fraternal order dedicated to

Friendship, Charity, & benevolence

If fraternal love held all men bound, how beautiful this world would be.

-Justus H. Rathbone, Founder of the Knights of Pythias

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About the Knights of Pythias

History of the Knights of Pythias

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Thank you for visiting the official website of the Grand Lodge of Missouri of the Order Knights of Pythias. Instituted in 1871 under the authority of the Supreme Lodge, our grand domain now incorporates the states of Missouri, Kansas, and Arkansas.

Please take full advantage of our resources here. Read of our rich and gallant history, stay up to date with our news and events, and see what subordinate lodges are near you. If you are of good moral character, believe in a Supreme Being, are willing to learn and experience our chivalric way of life and want to know how to join, or if you have any other questions, please contact us.

Recent News & Updates

Grand Lodge Convention Committee Announcement

Brothers of the Grand Lodge and Visitors; In holding our annual convention during this pandemic, the convention hotel is taking full protective measures in doing their part; and we must do our part as well - Safety is above all. Therefore, we will have the following...

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Damascus Lodge #445 Institution Day Announcement

From Grand Secretary Steve Glise: "On behalf of Grand Chancellor Caudle and the Grand Council, it is a pleasure to announce the Institution of a new Lodge within our Domain - Damascus #445 in Emporia, KS. This will be held on Saturday, October 3 at the Masonic Lodge,...

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From the Desk of Steve Glise, CDSC, Grand Secretary

From the Desk of: Steve Glise CDSC Grand Secretary July 23, 2020   Dear Brothers; We are still in the midst of unprecedented times, at least in the last 100 years.We are far from being out of the woods yet as to Covid-19. As to the resumption of meetings, the...

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