Frequently Asked Questions:                           

  • Q. Is the Order of the Eastern Star a secret society

A.  No. Secret societies are underground and hard to find. We are easily found within the community, but we enjoy a distinctive means of identifying each other. Only members are allowed in a closed meeting.

  • Q. Can I afford membership in the Order of the Eastern Star?

A.  Yes.  Financial position is not considered in the Order.  Members come from all economic stations of life.

  • Q. Is my religious faith allowed in the Order of the Eastern Star?

 A.  Yes.   Members of all religions may belong to the Order of the Eastern Star.  We only require a belief in a Supreme Being.

  • Q.  Is the Order of the Eastern Star time consuming?

 A.  After your initiation into our Order, you may attend as your time permits.

  • Q.Is there any memory work?

  A.  There is no mandatory memory work except the means of making yourself known if you wish to visit a Chapter or if you become an officer.

  • Q. Is the Order patriotic and democratic?

 A.  Yes.  Members are taught an allegiance to preserve the good of their country.

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