2022 Minnesota Grand
York Rite Session
June 23-25 Holiday Inn - Alexandria MN
To the Officers and members of all Chapters, Councils and Commanderies of Minnesota York Rite:
The three presiding officers, M. E. C. R. Sean Gardiner, Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Minnesota, M. I. C. W. David Emery, Most Illustrious Grand Master of the Grand Council of Cryptic Masons of Minnesota, and S. K. Joseph Anderson, Right Eminent Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Minnesota, cordially invite you to attend the Annual Grand York Rite Session. The Annual Sessions of the Grand York Rite Bodies of Minnesota is being held at the Holiday Inn in Alexandria, MN on June 23-25, 2022.
ALL Minnesota Chapters, Councils and Commanderies are encouraged to send their full quota of voting delegates. Any member in good standing is welcome to attend their respective groups and encourage your Lady or guest to attend. Alexandria provides many things to do during the down time.
It is important that every Chapter, Council and Commandery in Minnesota be represented. It is in your bylaws and the duty of the dais officers and the Secretary/Recorder of every Constituent Chapter, Council and Commandery to attend their Annual Grand Session in person or by their duly authorized representative. If a dais officer is unable to attend, the proper proxy form must be filled out and presented to registration. Please follow the proper protocol for this procedure.
Please review the attached schedule of this Grand Session. There will be two Ladies’ programs this year. ALL the chair degrees will be represented and Lotus. We are working on another outing to the Andria Theatre. There is a fabulous breakfast buffet available to get you going in the morning. This letter also gives highlights on the events, dress codes and the food menu.
Hotel Reservations: The Grand Session will be held at the Holiday Inn, 5637 Highway 29 South, Alexandria, MN 56308. Call 320-763-6577 and mention Grand York Rite Session to make your reservation. There is a room block set aside for June 22-25. Our special rate for standard and King is $120.99 + taxes a night. Hotel reservations need to be made by June 1, 2022 to receive this special rate.
The Minnesota Grand York Rite Committee
The 2021 - 2022 Presiding Grand Officers
Most Excellent Companion R. Sean Gardiner,
Most Excellent Grand High Priest of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Minnesota
Most Illustrious Companion
W. David Emery,
Most Illustrious Grand Master of the Grand Council of Cryptic Masons of Minnesota
Sir Knight Joseph J. Anderson,
Right Eminent Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Minnesota