Free Illuminist Sovereign Sanctuary of the Ancient and Primitive Rites of Memphis and Misraim 
of the United States of America.

Proposed under the auspices of the

Grand Hierophant and the Members of the Areopagus of the 96 

To all Illustrious Fraters and Sorors, and to all Illuminates 

to whom this proposal shall come


Salutations on all points of the Triangle and Honour to the Inner Order

Whereas, It has been brought to the attention of various members of this body that many Free Illuminist Lodges, Temples, Nodes and individuals, seekers of the Divine Light, desire to seek alignment and guidance with a clear, committed formal or traditional Ancient Egyptian Rites of Memphis and Misraim clearinghouse and center for facilitation and

Whereas, the overall purpose of the Free Illuminist Movement is to facilitate and foster the spiritual edification of our brothers and sisters, and to work together in a fashion that is equitable, benevolent, and compassionate toward all, for all, and

Whereas, We, the Areopagus of the 96and The Grand Hierophant of the Free Illuminist Sovereign Sanctuary of the Ancient and Primitive Rite of Memphis and Misraim have the prerogative to and will to carry out this work absent of any competition, on our part, with any other Memphis and Misraim Sovereign Sanctuary. We propose to:

Charter, Found and Establish Free Illuminist Lodges of the Ancient and Primitive Rite of Memphis and Misraim that agree to function under the auspices of the Free Illuminist model, and shall recognize as valid expressions of the Memphis and Misraim Rite for the attainment of illumination that may come through the vehicle of the teachings, etc, of the various degree levels within the rite - 
a) Ritual Initiation (Traditional Masonic Memphis and Misraim),

b) The Ecclesiastical Revision Method of Memphis and Misraim,

c) The Points Chauds/Scrying schema and,
(devised via +Michael Bertiaux and +Allen Greenfield)

d) any combination thereof. 

The Sovereign Sanctuary shall serve as a facilitating body, chartering, founding,  mentoring and establishing lodges* in the United States of America, as well as serving as a clearinghouse for any and all information on the various valid expressions of the Rite, and issuing Gauges of Amity, as well as Statements of Mutual Support for Esoteric Organizations , whose work is agreed, by the Sovereign Sanctuary, to be in harmony with the spirit of Free Illuminism. The Sovereign Sanctuary is composed of the Areopagus, who are at least six (6) 96 initiates, Sublime Magi, appointed and lovingly led by one (1) 97 initiate, Acting as Presiding Member - +Allen Greenfield. 


  * We should also make clear that already existing chartered bodies in the free illuminist community are welcome to affiliate with us, and, even if not affiliated, if they so wish to seek our advice, arbitration et al on all and any matters they wish.