Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry
Prince Hall Affiliation – Southern Jurisdiction – United States of America
P. O Box 61319, Durham, North Carolina  27715

THE SCOTTISH RITE CREED

The cause of human progress is our cause, the enfranchisement of human thought our supreme wish, the freedom of human conscience our mission, and the guarantee of equal rights to all people everywhere, the end of our contention.

THE STATEMENT OF ALLEGIANCE

The several bodies of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, sitting in the Orient of North Carolina, acknowledge and yield allegiance to the United Supreme Council of Sovereign Grand Inspectors General of the Thirty-Third and Last Degree of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Prince Hall Affiliation of the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States of America, whose Holy Se is at Memphis, Tennessee of which the Illustrious Deary Vaughn, 33rd, S.G.I.G. (Active) is the Sovereign Grand Commander of the United Supreme Council.