Membership vs Year

    Who may join Eastern Star??

Men who are Masons in good standing are eligible and
Women with specific Masonic affiliation .

Women with the following Masonic affiliations

wives stepdaughters
daughters stepsisters
legally adopted daughters daughters-in-law
mothers grandmothers
widows great granddaughters
sisters nieces
half sisters great nieces
granddaughters mothers-in-law
stepmothers sisters-in-law


    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;
as well as members - either active for three(3) years or majority - of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls or of the International Order of Job's daughters, each of whom having 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 Pennsylvania. Petitions are carefully read, eligibility investigated and election to membership must be by vote. The Order strives to select persons of mental, moral and spiritual quality who will work together in harmony to perform its objectives.

Source: General Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star