Who are the Knights?

The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.7 million members. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people.

Membership Benefits

As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of Columbia magazine, the world’s largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits.

How to Join

Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men in union with the Holy Spirit, who are at least 18 years old. A practicing Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church. Ready to become a Knight today?  Join us in minutes with our simple online application, with a free registration.  Get access to great resources to help you lead with faith protect your family, serve others and defend your values.  Include our Council number 16103 on your application and our Council will be notified.


Soon after you join, your local field agent – a brother Knight – will contact you to welcome you and talk about our history and your member benefits.  If you are also interested in joining our local council, let us know by reaching out to one of our Membership Directors, and we will help you with the process.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to Grand Knight, Jeff Thigpen, or Deputy Grand Knight, Jason Knape.