Shriners International is an international fraternity based on fun, fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief and truth. There are approximately 375,000 members from 191 temples (chapters) in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Republic of Panama.
Shriners of North America support Shriners Hospitals for Children, a one-of-a-kind international health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing specialty pediatric care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs. Since 1922, Shriners Hospitals for Children have significantly improved the lives of more than 865,000 children.
If you hold the title of Master Mason in Freemasonry, you qualify and are invited to join the Shriners. Information on becoming a Shriner can be obtained by clicking the "Become a Shriner!" link on the menu to the right.
Shriners of Montana
There are 3 Shrine Temples in Montana - Al Bedoo in Billings, Algeria in Helena, and Bagdad in Butte. Each of the three temples have a variety of activities designed to make being a Shriner and supporting the 22 hospitals fun!
The Shrine Temples in Montana are 3 of the 18 Temples that make up the Pacific Northwest Shrine Association, PNSA. The PNSA is held in different locations each winter, for a business meeting, and each summer for a ceremonial and fun meeting. In 2015, the summer session of PNSA will be hosted by Bagdad Temple and held in Butte, MT!
314 W. Park Street
Butte, Montana 59701
If you would like to learn more about the history of Bagdad Temple, please check out the history link.