Valley of Michigan

Valley of Michigan

About AASR

Our Vision

We will strive to be a fraternity that fulfills our Masonic obligation to care for our members.

32° Scottish Rite Freemasonry seeks to strengthen the community and believes that each man should act in civil life according to his individual judgment and the dictates of his conscience.

Our Mission

Inspire our members by emphasizing our Core Values: Reverence for God, Devotion to Country, Integrity, Justice, Tolerance and Service. Ensure that activities are convenient. Provide enjoyable programs and fraternal fellowship.

Inspiration – Convenience – Enjoyment

Our Values

32° Scottish Rite Masonry expands upon the fundamental principles of Freemasonry, exploring Masonic teachings more deeply. Building upon the ethical and philosophical teachings of the blue lodge, 32° Scottish Rite Freemasonry reveals a wealth of knowledge about Masonry not found in the other degrees. It seeks to enrich the philosophy of the Symbolic Lodge in order to help good men become even better.

A member of 32° Scottish Rite Freemasonry seeks to:
  • Aid mankind’s search for identity and destiny in God’s universe
  • Produce wiser men in a wiser world, happier men in a happier world, and therefore better men in a better world
  • Promote the dignity of every person and the humanity in all activities
Our core values are:
  • Reverence for God
  • Devotion to Country
  • Integrity
  • Justice
  • Tolerance
  • Service to Humanity

Valley Of Michigan Leadership

The Board of Directors meet on the second Thursday of every month. These meetings are open to the public.

Sovereign Grand Commander-Walter F. Wheeler, 33°

Deputy of Michigan/Executive Secretary-Timothey S. Marshbanks, 33°, MSA
(734) 751-0776

Active- Jacob E. Hayrynen Jr., 33°
(906) 250-5284

Active-Richard D. Tonda, 33°
(832) 331-2711

Operations Manager-Richard T. Testasecca, 33°, MSA
(586) 909-4788