The Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization in the world to which both men and women may belong. It encircles
the earth with over 10,000 Chapters in the United States, Canada and many other countries. Though its teachings are based on the Bible, the Order of the Eastern Star espouses no religion and is
neither secret nor political . Its members are comprised of men who are Master Masons and women with specific Masonic relationships
Millions of dollars are raised annually within its membership for
numerous projects which benefit mankind. Many national and local charities are among the projects supported by its members. Through this fraternal service to humanity its members strive to build a
better, more fulfilling way of life for all.
From The Eastern Star Journal
Summer 2005 Edition