The purpose of the Lone Star Grand Commandery, Order of the Knights Templar is to control and regulate the practice of Knights Templar Masonry throughout its jurisdiction, in accordance with immemorial usage of this Ancient and Honorable Order, and to advance the moral and social interests of its membership’s honesty, industry, and upright living; to cultivate the exercise of charity in its best and broadest sense; to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and bind the wounds of the afflicted; to assist the Widows and Orphans of its deceased Sir Knights, to stimulate friendship, harmony and brotherly love and generally to promote in its own way, the happiness of mankind.


 The Lone Star Grand Commandery, Order of the Knights Templar of Texas is a non-profit organization which embodies and attractive system of morality, veiled in allegory, and illustrated by symbols.  The fraternity, founded upon Christian principles established in the Holy Bible, strives to teach a man the duty he owes to God, his neighbor, and to himself; but interferes neither with religion or politics as it prescribes the practice of virtues in the conduct of its business.  The foundation is Character.  Its purpose is Service.  Its measure is giving.  Making “Good Men Better” perpetuates its foundation.  Its purpose is service which is rendered to the people of Texas to improve their social, cultural, and economic conditions.  Its measure is giving, an act of unselfish sacrifice for the benefit of others. This Mission statement is promulgated by The Lone Star Grand Commandery, Order of the Knights Templar of Texas and Its Jurisdiction and Constituent Bodies, and the subordinate Commanderies owing obedience to the same, and by its Supreme Authority.