YOUR OFFICIAL INVITATION: COME JOIN THE LARGEST FRATERNAL ORGANIZATION IN THE WORLD FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN
If you are Masons in good-standing and women with specific Masonic affiliation YOU can become a MEMBER! These affiliations are as follows:
- Step-sisters of affiliated Master Masons in good standing, (or of deceased Master Masons who were in good standing at the time of their death)
- Members - either active for three (3) years, or majority of International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, or the International Order of Job’s Daughter. Each of whom have attained at least the age of eighteen (18) years of age.
INTERESTED? READ ON!
To inquire about membership, talk to a current member, or contact a local chapter. If neither of these work, go to our web site www.ohiooes.org. There will be chapters and names that can be contacted. Petitions are carefully read, eligibility investigated and election must be an unanimous vote.
The Order strives to select persons of mental, moral, and spiritual quality who will work together in harmony to perform its objectives.
OK! YOU HAVE PETITIONED – THIS IS THE NEXT STEP! (this is done by the Chapter)
Petitions shall be signed by the applicant and recommended by two members of the Chapter in which the petition is placed. Specific fees will accompany the petition. Petitions are read at a stated meeting and referred to a committee of three (3) for investigation. The petition shall lie over at least one meeting. Once the investigative committee returns with a favorable report, the petition is voted on and you will then be initiated into the Order of the Eastern Star!
A member who has been under suspension for non-payment of dues for less than (1) one year, may pay the current year’s dues plus a fee of $2.00 (providing no charges have been preferred).
A member who has been under suspension for non-payment of dues for more than (1) one year, may pay current year’s dues plus a fee of $2.00, if upon a secret paper ballot at least three-fourths (3/4) of the members voting consent to such reinstatement.
Petitions for affiliation shall be in writing, signed by the applicant and recommend by two members of the Chapter. The fee must also accompany the petition.
For more information please contact the Grand Secretary who's name, email and phone are below.