Grand Lodge,

Knights of Pythias of Missouri

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

Proclamation for David E. Howard, PGC

P R O C L A M A T I O N for David E. Howard, Past Grand Chancellor    Whereas, the Supreme Ruler on High has seen fit in His infinite wisdom, to call upon Brother Howard to become a member of His official family on March 11, 2023; and, Whereas, Brother Howard served...

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Pythian Awareness Week – Message from Supreme Lodge

Promote and Recruit February 19-25 Happy 159th Birthday Knights of Pythias!   Pythian Awareness Week is the time to promote the Order to the public. Tell what we do in the practice of Friendship, Charity, and Benevolence and through Community Service. This is the...

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