How to Join OES
Who is Eligible to Belong?
Affiliated Master Masons in good standing, the wives, daughters, legally adopted daughters, mothers, widows, sisters, half-sisters, granddaughters, stepmothers, stepdaughters, stepsisters, daughters-in-law, grandmothers, great granddaughters, nieces, great nieces, mothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, first and second female cousins 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 - in the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls or in Job's Daughters International, each of whom shall have attained the age of 18, are eligible to membership in the Order of Eastern Star.
How does one belong?
Those desiring membership must petition to do so. A petition may be obtained from any member of the Eastern Star. Petitions are carefully read, eligibility investigated and election to membership must be by unanimous vote. A petition is also available on our website at OES Petition.