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You are cordially invited to attend the 115th Annual “Paws in the Snow” Session of Utah
Grand Chapter October 7-9 at the Historic Salt Lake City Masonic
information here, Meals and Lodging to follow!
We are pleased to resume
live Chapter meetings and the completion of our Grand
Visitations under these guidelines from Worthy
Grand Matron Paula. See you in April!
We are very disappointed to announce the
cancellation of this Fall's Grand Chapter Triennial session
in Salt Lake City. New plans will be announced as they are
Read this letter from General Grand
Chapter regarding GGC Cancellation.
Here are two
new procedures for conducting Initiation Ceremonies
under Covid 19 from GGC.
is the General Grand Chapter nomination application
Please attend your Chapter's Worthy Grand Matron's Official
May 15th 11am. Worthy Grand Matron's HOMECOMING
Mountain Chapter #2, Bountiful!!!
Here is a Video
Eastern Star support of the Service Dogs charity!
In the upheaval of the pandemic all of our usual fundraisers
Donations for the Worthy Grand Matron's charities as well as
the Ed Fund and ESTARL Fund can be made through your Chapter
Secretary. Please give generously.
The Grand Chapter of Utah has been saddened by
the recent loss of too many great leaders of Utah Eastern Star.
General Grand Chapter Trustee and Past Grand Matron Paula
Mantes Argus passed away from causes associated with old age
following a life well lived on July 17th. Her obituary is here,
her Eastern Star memorial can be found here.
Past Grand Patron Jerry Runnels passed away November 3rd. He
was an upright man and Mason and he will be sorely missed.
His Eastern Star memorial can be found here.
Past Grand Matron Ruth J. Hodges passed away February 15th,
2021 after a long illness.
Her Eastern Star memorial can be found here.
Past Grand Patron VL Pete Isaacs passed
away peacefully, at home, February 21th
His Eastern Star
memorial can be found
Our Condolences to the families of these four wonderful
members. May they rest in peace.
General Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star
has a Permanent Disaster Relief Fund.
This has been used for hurricane and earthquake relief and
will be used to provide aid to victims
of disasters throughout our Eastern Star World.
Please contribute generously through your Chapter Secretary.
The Belmont Mansion, Our Eastern Star International
Headquarters in Dupont Circle,
Washington DC has received the DC preservation league's
prestigious Stewardship Award!
a YouTube video about the Mansion.
are more details about the Mansion.
Congratulations to our newly appointed members of General
Grand Chapter for the Fiftieth Triennium 2019-2021.
Congratulations all those involved for their care of our
A 501 (c) 3 foundation is now available for
tax deductible donations!
Carla Carmain-Herret, Ambassador, Hawaii
Ruthmarie Rives, Member, Eastern Star Journal
Karen Holm, Member, Heart Committee
Melinda Klinger-Dennis, Member, Registration
Donna Testi, Most Worthy Grand Matron Special
Appointee “Campfire Friend”
We look forward to your contributions to our future!
What is the Order of the Eastern Star?
Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal
organization in the world to which men and women may belong.
It encircles the earth with over 5,500 Chapters in the
United States, Canada, and 13 other countries.
Though its teachings are based on the Bible the Order of
the Eastern Star espouses no religion and is neither secret
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
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