|Only men who are Masons are eligible and only women with specific
Masonic affiliation may be members. These affiliations include:
- Affiliated Master Masons in good standing,
- the wives
- legally adopted daughters
- half sisters
- great granddaughters
and daughters of sisters or
brothers of affiliated Master Masons in good standing, or if deceased were in good standing at the time
of their death; each of whom shall have attained to at least the age of eighteen (18) years, are eligible
to membership in the Order of the Eastern Star.
How to join: To inquire about membership, talk to a current member, or contact a local chapter.
To find chapters in your area, contact the Grand
Secretary of that state or province. Petitions are carefully read, eligibility investigated and election
to membership must be by unanimous vote. The Order strives to select persons of mental, moral and spiritual
quality who will work together in harmony to perform its objectives.