About Order of the Eastern Star® (OES)

Membership eligibility is the same for the Grand Chapters and Subordinate Chapters that are affiliated with the General Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star®.  The membership requirement can be found on our website at:  here

Depending on where you live, the contact person varies.  Please check the “GRAND SECRETARY PAGE” on our website.  This page lists the States, Provinces and Countries which have Grand Chapters organized under the General Grand Chapter and you may contact the Grand Secretary of your Jurisdiction for further information.  This information can be found on our website at:  here

There are existing Chapters under General Grand Chapter in Alaska, Aruba, Brazil, Colombia, Germany, Guam, Hawaii, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Romania, and Taiwan.  Contact information for these sites may be found on our website at:  here

Also, there are Eastern Star Chapters that are not affiliated with General Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star®, and are organized under New York, New Jersey, Australia, and Scotland.  That contact information is on our website at: here

Please note that there are other organizations which may use the phrase or words “Eastern Star”; however, they are not affiliated with the General Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star®, that has its International Eastern Star Headquarters, and General Grand Chapter Office of the Right Worthy Grand Secretary, located at 1618 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009-2549.

Our Ritual and other written work are Copyrighted©; and we have three Registered Trademarks which are the Intertwined OES Letters®, the General Grand Chapter Logo within Three Circles®, and the words “General Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star”®.  Permission to use any of these must be requested from the Office of the Right Worthy Grand Secretary at the above address, or  E-mail.  Any use of our Intellectual Properties, without express written permission, is a violation of the copyright and trademark laws.