National Order of Eastern Star
National OES Mission Statement
Our mission is to continue to support the York Rite Masonic family through activities and projects that will provide meaningful service to our organization and communities. To perpetuate a sisterhood that will provide service while showing love and compassion to all humankind, thus becoming models for the women of the community. Sisters who will allow the inward light from their star to shine brightly, so that all who see it can grow from their works and join them in glorifying the source of all light.
1. To fulfill our quest to increase membership by
gaining new Chapters, reviving defunct
Chapters and Chapters with low memberships.
2. To develop strategies for recruitment and
retention of members, and enhanced supervision.
3. To increase the visibility of the OES in the
community through greater participation in civic
activities including positive youth movements.
4. To continually update the Procedural Manual, to
insure the uniformity of ceremonies through out
the country to adapt to change.
5. To provide avenues and information for all
members through workshops,conferences, retreats
and other leadership programs.
6. To update the history of the York Rite Eastern
7. To foster a greater love throughout the sisterhood.