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

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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 – Hotel Meal Plan Change

From the desk of Grand Secretary Steve Gleis: I was notified by our Grand convention hotel yesterday that their kitchen will not be available in time for our meals (Thursday 10/15 Banquet and Friday 10/16 Lunch - due to Covid-19). The hotel has contracted a catering...

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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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