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What can I get out of joining the Order of the Eastern Star?

I would like to know what can I gain by joining the Order of the Eastern Star?

What do they talk about in their meetings; what do they learn; and why would someone want to become one?

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Apr 09, 2012
What you can expect from joining?
by: Associate Matron

What you can gain depends on how much you actively try to gain. Easter Star is a wonderful place to feel like you are part of a family. You can always find help, advice, friendship, etc.

Unfortunately, a lot of people use age as an excuse not to join or change. The lessons you learn in Star can help anyone of any age, in any circumstance, and every walk of life.

In way of what is discussed in meetings...it is just a meeting. Where you get the benefit is what you do for your brothers and sisters and also for anyone else that is ever in need. A meeting is just a meeting. But friendship and the blessing of helping others is what is important.

As for me, I am 22. I am now in one of the many leadership positions in my chapter. I have become much more confident in my ability to work with and for others. I think anybody can improve themselves through Eastern Star. They just have to apply themselves.

Apr 10, 2012
very nice people
by: S & I

I joined the star. I would be considered middle-aged but I still feel like I'm 17. The people I have met in the star are very kind and friendly. I haven't attended for the last few months though because I don't understand the point of the stories. Also, the meetings take forever and I find it difficult to pay attention to it for long periods. I believe I would hurt the feelings of all those kind people if I asked about the real meaning of the stories. Oh and I am really disappointed that my husband became a mason because that group does not allow women to join and I feel that by attending, he supports gender discrimination. So, right now I am boycotting all masonic groups and any of his masonic functions that include wives/partners/girlfriends.

I got the opportunity to meet many very kind people by joining the star.

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