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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.

July 15 - 20, 2018

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Opportunity of a Lifetime
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Recent DeMolay News

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Champions for Head Start Children

Get Involved Today! For the months of November, December, and January, Missouri DeMolay is launching a food and supply drive for local Head Start Centers. Head Start is a Missouri-wide provider of early childhood services for Missouri’s most at-risk preschool-age children and their families who are in need of clothes, healthy food, new toys for…

Announcing the 2018-2018 Jurisdictional Officers

Congratulations to the newly selected 2018-2019 Jurisdictional Officers of Missouri DeMolay. Be sure to join us for the State Installation on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in St. Louis, Missouri. The Legion of Honor Investiture will begin at 5:00pm, followed by a dinner, and the Installation. We hope to see you…

Missouri DeMolay 5K Results

The 2018 Missouri DeMolay 5K Fun Run&Walk was a wonderful inaugural event that boosted community awareness for DeMolay and raised funds for great causes. Individuals from all over the region came together to benefit the children of the Walker Scottish Rite Clinic, and countless families and children will be touched by the generous efforts of all…

Grand Master’s Masonic Youth Award

Please see the message below from Dad Mike Lodholz, Chairman of the Masonic Youth Committee regarding the Masonic Youth Award To: All Missouri DeMolay Chapters Again this year the Grand Master has asked the Masonic Youth Committee to help in the selection process for the Grand Master’s Youth Award. We are requesting that you please…

Missouri DeMolay Receives DeMolay Day Proclamation From Governor

On Friday, March 16th, 2018, Eric R. Greitens, Governor of the State of Missouri, signed a proclamation into effect declaring March 18th as Missouri DeMolay Day. The Order of DeMolay was founded upon the inspiration of the great historical legend of Jacques DeMolay, the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar during the Crusades of the 14th…

DeMolay International Kach Essay Contest

DeMolay International, in conjunction with the Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction of the United States of America, is pleased to announce the 2018 Ill. Paul R. Kach Essay Competition. This years topic is: “What Purpose Does DeMolay Serve in 2018?” Entry categories are 10th grade & below, and 11th grade &…

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