Order of the Eastern Star
Wright G. Campbell Chapter #181
Concord, NC


What is The Order of The Eastern Star?      The Order of The Eastern Star is a Freemasonry related fraternal organization open to both men and women. It was established in 1850 by Boston, Mass., lawyer and educator Rob Morris, a former Freemason official. The order is based upon teachings from the Bible, but is open to people of all religious beliefs. It has approximately 10,000 chapters in twenty countries and approximately 500,000 members under its General Grand Chapter.
What is the purpose of The Order of The Eastern Star?      The Order of The Eastern Star exists for the purpose of giving practical effect to one of the beneficial purposes of Freemasonry, which is to provide for the welfare of the wives, daughters, mothers, and sisters of Master Masons.
Who can join The Order of
The Eastern Star?
     Each female petitioner for the Eastern Star degrees must be at least 18 years of age at the time the petition is read at a stated meeting of the Chapter, and must present with her petition a certificate of qualification by proper Masonic relationship or qualification by membership - either active for three (3) years or majority -  in the International Order of Rainbow for Girls or in Job's Daughters International.
Petition For Degrees
1) Go to http://www.oes-nc.org/forms/sec_form_petition_for_degrees_2011-02-10.pdf 
Print. Fill out by hand. Send to phudson2@carolina.rr.com.


2) Go to http://www.oes-nc.org. The third button is "secretaries info". Select this button, then scroll down until you find the "Petition for Degrees" line. The fourth column allows you to pull up a Petition for Degrees which can be filled out on-line. Please fill out on-line and send to phudson2@carolina.rr.com.

Meetings The 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month,
June and July: the Order meets on the 4th Tuesday only
December: the Order meets on the 2nd Tuesday only
Meeting location Stokes Lodge #32
51 Brumley Avenue NE
Concord, NC 287025
Contact number Chapter Secretary:
Doris Williams; 704-723-4718
Directions From I-85, take exit 58 (Routes 29 & 601South). At Northeast Medical Center (hospital) on the left, take Route 601 business, which is Church Street. Continue a number of blocks. Look for a fire station on the right. Turn left on Brumley Avenue.
From Highway 49, exit onto Route 601N. At the first stoplight take NC136. Turn left on Cabarrus Ave. At the second stop light, turn right on Church Street, then turn right on Brumley Ave., NE. The temple is on the left.
State web site http://www-oes-nc.org