Minnesota Grand York Rite Session

Dress Code

All the Time Accessory…………………Please bring a mask in case it is required 

Public Welcome 

  • Grand Officers: red, purple or Grey coats without aprons 
  • Companions/Sir Knights: suit or business casual 
  • No jeans and T-shirts 
  • Ladies informal 

Grand Chapter Session

  • Grand Officers: Red Jackets with aprons 
  • & Installation Companions: suit or business casual with aprons 
  • No Jeans and T-shirts 

Grand Council Session 

  • Grand Officers: Purple Jackets with aprons 
  • & Installation Companions: suit or business casual with aprons 
  • No Jeans and T-shirts 

Grand Commandery Session 

  • Grand Officers: Full uniform 
  • & Installation Sir Knights: Full Uniform (per your Commanderies code) or dark suit 
  • No Jeans and T-shirts 

Luncheons/Dinners ………………………..Casual 

Grand Banquet 

  • Grand Officers and Distinguished Guests: 
    • Tuxedo or K. T. Uniform less belt, sword and chapeau 
    • Grand Officers’ Ladies: Formal 
    • Distinguished Guests Ladies’: Formal 
  • Companions/Sir Knights: Uniform less sword, belt and chapeau or dark suit 
  • Companions’/Sir Knights’ Ladies: Semiformal 

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

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