Rank Structure of the Order of Christian Knights

High Council

Grandmaster of the Order

The Grandmaster of the Order is the commander of the Order of Christian Knights. He holds a seat on the High Council and oversees the entire Order.

Master of the Order

The Master of the Order is the deputy commander of the Order of Christian Knights. He holds a seat on both the High Council and the Council of Masters. The Master of the Order advises the Grandmaster. He also oversees the training and missions of the Order.

Chaplain of the Order

The Chaplain of the Order is the commander of the Chaplain Corps. He holds a seat on the High Council, advises on spiritual matters, and ensures strategic alignment with Scripture.

Herald of the Order

The Herald of the Order is the commander of the College of Heraldry. He holds a seat on the High Council, advises on matters of public relations, and oversees Order evangelism.

Council of Masters

Master of the Order

See description above.

Masters

Masters hold a seat on the Council of Masters. They oversee Order operations and advise the High Council. The Council of Masters are responsible for establishing and enforcing the Rule of the Order.


Academy of Christian Knights

Knight Commander

Knight Commanders oversee all Academy operations.

Knight Deputy

Knight Deputies are the second-in-command within their Academy and are responsible for advising their Knight Commander.

Chaplain

Chaplains administer all pastoral duties and ensure that their Academy's operations are aligned with Scripture. Chaplains answer to the chain of command established by the Chaplain Corps.

Herald

Heralds advise on local public relations and oversees local evangelism. Heralds answer to the chain of command established by the College of Heraldry.

Knight Captains

Knight Captains perform duties as assigned. They are usually assigned command of other knights and contractors. 

Knight Lieutenants

Knight Lieutenants perform duties as assigned. They are usually assigned command of other knights and contractors.

Knights

Knights perform duties as assigned. All knights have the right to train a squire.

Chief Sergeants

Chief Sergeants perform duties as assigned. They usually supervise other contractors.

Staff Sergeants

Staff Sergeants perform duties as assigned. They usually supervise other contractors.

Sergeants

Sergeants perform duties as assigned. They usually supervise other contractors.

Corporals

Corporals perform duties as assigned.

Squires

Squires train under the one-on-one supervision of a knight. Squires are generally between the ages of 10-25.

Cadets

Cadets train in a classroom setting under the supervision of knights assigned to instruct courses within the Academy. Cadets are between the ages of 12-21.

Pages

Pages train in the foundations of chivalry in one-on-one and classroom settings. Pages are generally under 12 years old.

Companions

Companions are the spouses of knights and contractors. Companions are expected to support their spouse in the service of God and the Order, and are expected to attend Order social events with their spouse.

Fellows

Fellows are individuals who support the Order through volunteerism, teaching, and finances, and are outside the chain of command. Fellows are welcome to attend Order social events.

Expeditionary Force of Christian Knights

Knight Grand Commander

Knight Grand Commanders oversee all Expeditionary Force operations.

Knight General/Admiral/Marshal

Knight Generals oversee land component missions and assets. Knight Admirals oversee sea component missions and assets. Knight Marshals oversee air component missions and assets. 

Knight Deputy

Knight Deputies are the second-in-command within their assigned component and are responsible for advising their Knight General/Admiral/Marshal.

Chaplain

Chaplains administer all pastoral duties and ensure that their Expeditionary Force's operations are aligned with Scripture. Chaplains answer to the chain of command established by the Chaplain Corps.

Herald

Heralds advise on their Expeditionary Force's public relations and oversees their Expeditionary Force's evangelism. Heralds answer to the chain of command established by the College of Heraldry.

Knight Captains

Knight Captains perform duties as assigned. They are usually assigned command of other knights and contractors. 

Knight Lieutenants

Knight Lieutenants perform duties as assigned. They are usually assigned command of other knights and contractors.

Knights

Knights perform duties as assigned. All knights have the right to train a squire.

Chief Sergeants

Chief Sergeants perform duties as assigned. They usually supervise other contractors.

Staff Sergeants

Staff Sergeants perform duties as assigned. They usually supervise other contractors.

Sergeants

Sergeants perform duties as assigned. They usually supervise other contractors.

Corporals

Corporals perform duties as assigned.

Squires

Squires train under the one-on-one supervision of a knight. Squires are generally between the ages of 10-25. Squires under the age of 18 must have parental consent to deploy with an Expeditionary Force.

Encampment of Christian Knights

Knight Commander

Knight Commanders oversee all Encampment operations.

Knight Deputy

Knight Deputies are the second-in-command within their Encampment and are responsible for advising their Knight Commander.

Chaplain

Chaplains administer all pastoral duties and ensure that their Encampment's operations are aligned with Scripture. Chaplains answer to the chain of command established by the Chaplain Corps.

Herald

Heralds advise on Encampment public relations and oversees Encampment evangelism. Heralds answer to the chain of command established by the College of Heraldry.

Knight Captains

Knight Captains perform duties as assigned. They are usually assigned command of other knights and contractors. 

Knight Lieutenants

Knight Lieutenants perform duties as assigned. They are usually assigned command of other knights and contractors.

Knights

Knights perform duties as assigned. All knights have the right to train a squire.

Chief Sergeants

Chief Sergeants perform duties as assigned. They usually supervise other contractors.

Staff Sergeants

Staff Sergeants perform duties as assigned. They usually supervise other contractors.

Sergeants

Sergeants perform duties as assigned. They usually supervise other contractors.

Corporals

Corporals perform duties as assigned.

Squires

Squires train under the one-on-one supervision of a knight. Squires are generally between the ages of 10-25.

Cadets

Cadets train in a classroom setting under the supervision of knights assigned to instruct courses within the Academy. Cadets are between the ages of 12-21.

Monastic House of Christian Knights

House Father/Mother

House Fathers/Mothers schedules and oversees worship, service, study, and work associated with his/her House. A person may only serve as House Father for up to 2 years. 

Brother/Sister

Brothers/Sisters worship, serve, study, and work in association with the other members of their House. A person may only be a Brother/Sister for up to 3 years.

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