Damascus Lodge No. 445

Inst. October 3rd, 2020, Emporia, KS
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Our Mission & Vision

Damascus Lodge is dedicated to exemplifying the principles of Friendship, Charity, and Benevolence in the Emporia, Kansas, area and beyond.


Our Lodge, like the Order itself, rests on the ever-recurring needs of man as a social being. 

It has beneath it, therefore, a permanent foundation. Resting on this bottom rock, it has a reason for existing as mighty and lasting as the nature of man himself.  It has but to be true to itself , keep steadily to the truth which gave it birth, to take and hold its place among the mankind-building and mankind-helping institutions of all future time. The Order of Knights of Pythias is an organized check on the growing selfishness of our times, and Damascus Lodge #445 is an organized opportunity for the development of mutual faith and goodwill as a ground for a more real, restful, and beneficial social life for Emporia and the surrounding community. 

Upcoming Meetings & Events

Regular meetings are on the First Saturday of Each Month at 7pm

January Meeting:

Regular Convention
& Installation of Officers

Saturday, Jan. 6th, 2024, 7pm
Location: Americus Masonic Hall


February Meeting:

Regular Convention

Saturday, Feb. 3rd, 2024, 7pm
Location: Americus Masonic Hall

March Meeting:

Regular Convention

Saturday, March 2nd, 2024, 7pm
Location: Americus Masonic Hall

Midwest Pythian News

The Latest News & Updates

District 4 Meeting Sept. 23

District 4 met on Saturday, September 23rd, in Odessa, Missouri, to discuss the district's membership needs and the upcoming Grand Lodge...

Grand Council Meets 4/22/23

  The Grand Council met on April 22nd, 2023, at Heady Bar-B-Que in Republic, MO. In attendance were the following Brothers: Grand Chancellor...

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