Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons in Virginia
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Grand Chapter
Royal Arch Masons in Virginia
Grand Chapter
Royal Arch Masons in Virginia

500 Masonic Lane, Suite C, Henrico, Virginia 23223‑5552 500 Masonic Lane, Suite C
Henrico, Virginia 23223-5552

Grand High Priest

Most Excellent
James Milton Scearce, Jr.
Most Excellent
James Milton Scearce, Jr.

Brother and Companion James Milton Scearce, Jr., the son of the late James Milton Scearce and Nora C. Scearce, was born in Danville, Virginia, on March 10, 1937. Brother Scearce moved to Roanoke, Virginia June 1, 1963, where he now resides.

He graduated from George Washington High School in June 1955 and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in June 1963, with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Major in Accounting.


27 Questions Contest

Test your knowledge of Royal Arch Masonry. Beginning Monday, March 21st, a new question will be posted here each week for 27 weeks. Submit your answers to the Grand Provost and be entered into a drawing for great prizes to be announced at the 2016 Grand Annual Convocation. See the Complete Contest Rules for more information.
Question No. 11 (Week of May 30th)
What is the name of the grip of a Past Master?
Previous Question from the Week of May 2nd
Why was the City of Jerusalem and King Solomon's Temple destroyed?
Submit your answer to:
Right Excellent Kyle W. Strickland, Grand Provost
PO Box 6802, Chesapeake, VA 23323-0802

This Week in Royal Arch

Wednesday, 7:00PMFauquier No. 25 (Fairfax)
Wednesday, 7:00PMWarwick No. 80 (Newport News)
Thursday, 7:00PMFairfax No. 13 (Culpeper)
Thursday, 7:00PMRichmond No. 3 (Richmond)
Thursday, 7:00PMUrbanna No. 59 (Urbanna)
Thursday, 7:00PMWaynesboro Union No. 2 (Waynesboro)
Thursday, 7:30PMEastern Shore No. 12 (Cape Charles) (held at 10237 Rogers Drive, Nassawadox (Broadwater Lodge No. 71) per dispensation)

Brother Merrill Walter Hoover Dedication at Arlington National Cemetary

June 13, 2016 at 9AM
Arlington National Cemetary

You are invited to a special memorial ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, June 13, 2016, at 9AM, where the headstone of World War II hero and DeMolay Brother Merrill Walter Hoover will be dedicated with full military honors by the United States Coast Guard.


Grand Chapter Information

Grand High Priest: Most Excellent James Milton Scearce, Jr.
Grand Secretary: M.E. Clyde McAvoy Perry
Deputy Grand Secretary: R.E. Frederick Russell Dixon


500 Masonic Lane, Suite C
Henrico, Virginia 23223‑5552

 Phone and  Hours

Office: (804) 222-9120
Fax: (804) 222-3513
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:30AM to 1:30PM