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Providing a program based on timeless principles and practical experience, DeMolay strives to not only create the extraordinary leader, but a leader of character.

Kansas City, MO - DeMolay International's Birthplace

Born in Missouri

DeMolay International got its start right here in the Show-Me-State. The organization was founded in 1919 in Kansas City, Missouri at the original Scottish Rite Temple on 15th & Troost.
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Missouri DeMolay Jurisdictional Officers

What We Do

DeMolay is a youth-led, adult-advised organization in which young men learn to plan, organize, and facilitate their own programs. Members take part in a wide-range of activities.
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Jacques DeMolay - Knights Templar Grand Master

Our Namesake

During years of torture, Jacques DeMolay continued to be loyal to his friends and Knights. He refused to disclose the location of the funds of the Order and he refused to betray his comrades.
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Walt Disney - Famous Senior DeMolay

Famous Members

From Walt Disney to John Wayne, astronauts to world leaders, professional athletes to movie stars, the Order of DeMolay has seen many notable members throughout its rich history.
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Youth Leadership Development

Missouri DeMolay is honored to continue our storied tradition of education, excellence, and leadership development by presenting The University of DeMolay.

Complete with courses that cover character building, personal and professional development, DeMolay education, life skill development, and so much more… we’re confident that this program will be the most powerful leadership conference we’ve ever had.

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Opportunity of a Lifetime
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Missouri DeMolay Featured on Fox 2 News in St. Louis

On March 18, 2019, Missouri DeMolay was featured on Fox 2 News in St. Louis as representatives of Missouri DeMolay gathered at our State’s Capitol with Governor Mike Parson who signed the “DeMolay Bill” effectively into law for the State of Missouri. Governor Parson was also made a Personal Representative of Missouri DeMolay, as well…

Missouri DeMolay Centennial DeMolay Month Celebration

We are excited for the upcoming month and cannot wait to bring Missouri DeMolay into the centennial year! As your chapters are planning and executing events celebrating our 100 year anniversary make sure to check out the point system and great opportunities you and your chapter have in the Missouri DeMolay Month Program! We look…

Missouri DeMolay Second Annual DeMolay 5K

Missouri DeMolay has announced the second annual DeMolay 5K in Forest Park to be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Walker Scottish Rite Clinic at Maryville University to assist preschool age children with speech and language disorders. The 5K will start at 8:00am and all participants must register…

Missouri DeMolay Sports Tournament

Join Missouri DeMolay for an event filled with camaraderie and competition on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at the Moolah Shrine Temple. Dodgeball and volleyball will be played to compete for the coveted Missouri DeMolay centennial sports champion title. Make sure to register as soon as possible to secure your team’s spot. This event is open…

Eastern Missouri Squires Social

Join the Squires in your area for a day of fun at Rockin’ Jump in Shrewsbury! Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:00am – 12:30pm $18.00/person All participants must sign a waiver (downloadable at and socks. Please RSVP to Mom Lisa Bergfeld at by Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

Centennial Night at the Rite

Join Missouri DeMolay as we host the Centennial Night at the Rite at the historic Kansas City Scottish Rite on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019. Preconceived notions of all DeMolay Lock-Ins will be obliterated. Join the greatest fraternity in the world to celebrate its 100th year of making good men better. Proceeds from the event will…

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