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Chapters Merging and Surrendering (Excel file)

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01 – Adah

  1. Jephthah’s Daughter (Booklet and poem)
  2. Jephthah’s Daughter
  3. Adah, the Daughter
  4. Sky Blue is True
  5. The Tragedy of the Death of Jephthah’s Daughter
  6. Honoring Past Adahs
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02 – Affiliation Service

  1. Affiliation Service – A Floral Tribute
  2. Affiliation Ceremony
  3. Affiliation Service (Welcomes to Affiliates)
  4. An Affiliation Ceremony
  5. Affiliation Degree
  6. Affiliation Ceremony 3118E
  7. Friendship’s Garden
  8. Floral Affiliation Service
  9. Affiliation Service (with floor diagram)
  10. Affiliation Ceremony (GGC)
  11. A Floral Tribute
  12. Affiliation Service – Fern Leaf Chapter No. 30
  13. Affiliation Ceremony
  14. Floral Affiliation Service
  15. Welcomes
  16. Affiliation Ceremony
  17. Affiliation
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03 – Anniversaries

  1. Crowns of Gold
  2. Say it in Silver
  3. Silver Stars
  4. Silver Anniversary
  5. Memories of Yesterday
  6. Love’s Service – Anniversary Service
  7. Happy Birthday – Honoring W.M.’s Birthday
  8. The Golden Links
  9. “Trees” – Maryland’s 35th Anniversary
  10. Anniversaries – 40th year as Grand Secretary
  11. The Golden Anniversary
  12. Garden of Remembrance
  13. 72nd Anniversary of Mizpah Chapter
  14. We’re Celebrating (For Anniversary Night)
  15. Anniversary Parade
  16. Versus for Anniversaries
  17. Birthday Ceremony
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04 – Bible

  1. Honoring the Bible
  2. Bible Dedication Service
  3. Presentation of Altar Bible
  4. Candle Lighting Ceremony
  5. Presenting Bible to Members after Conferring Degrees
  6. Altar Dedication  (New Bible)
  7. Presentation of Altar Bible and Chapter
  8. The Light Of The Cross
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05 – Christmas

  1. Wishing you Joy at Christmas
  2. A Pre-Christmas Pledge – poem
  3. Love’s Christmas Garden
  4. The Scar Triumphant
  5. Christmas Program
  6. Greetings for the Holidays
  7. “Dreams of the Star in the East”
  8. Gleanings
  9. The Christmas Star
  10. Decorate a Tree
  11. Symbols of Christmas
  12. The Christmas Cross
  13. December – The Christmas Month
  14. Jesus’ Star
  15. “O Holy Night”
  16. Buying Billy’s Christmas Present
  17. Christmas Good Will at the Picture Show
  18. Christmas Readings
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06 – Closing of Chapter

  1. Benedictions for Closing Chapter
  2. The Message of “The Seven Branch Candlestick” (can be used at close of any meeting)
  3. Altar – Closing Ceremony
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07 – Ceremonies

  1. Garden of Remembrance – A Birthday Anniversary
  2. Birthday Ceremony for Presiding Officer
  3. Birthday Cake Ceremony
  4. Happy Birthday – for Celebrating Birthday of Chapter
  5. A Cargo of Birthday Wishes – a ceremony to honor Worthy Matron’s Birthday
  6. A Gift of Hearts – A Valentine Service
  7. Birthday Ceremony
  8. In Appreciation Poem – 25 year members – Past Officers
  9. Chapter Birthday Book
  10. Eastern Star Banquet
  11. A Gift of Hearts – A Valentine Service
  12. A Birthday Party by Months
  13. Old Fashioned Ceremony of Opening And Closing Chapter
  14. Emblem Ceremony
  15. Fellowship Wheel – Brothers’ Night
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08 – Draping the Charter

  1. Draping the Altar
  2. Charter Draping Ceremony
  3. Draping the Charter (short)
  4. Gleanings – Draping the Charter and others
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09 – District Deputies

  1. Address of Welcome at District Convention
  2. To Welcome District Officer
  3. Welcome and Response to District Meeting
  4. Ceremony for District Instructor, $64,000 Question
  5. “Words” to songs for Special Presentations
  6. The Teacher’s Lunch Box
  7. A Pretty Ceremony – Floral
  8. Presentation for District Deputy
  9. Deputies Honored by W.M. and Star Points
  10. Gift Presentation – A Garland of Friendship
  11. Welcome Home to a District Deputy
  12. One Where a Key Corsage is Given
  13. Presentation for D.D, (with a divided heart)
  14. Welcome Ceremony for District Instructor
  15. Honoring School Teachers – by Daisy LeMay
  16. Ceremony Honoring D. D.
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10 – Dedications

  1. Dedication
  2. Let Us Dedicate (any chapter gift)
  3. Dedicating an Altar Cloth and Pedestal Cloths
  4. Dedication of a New Sheaf of Wheat
  5. Dedication of Electa’s Cup
  6. Dedication of Presentation of Altar Cloth
  7. Ceremony for Dedicating Chairs for Star Points
  8. Our Pedestal Cover
  9. Our Signet
  10. Dedication of Infant as Chapter Mascot
  11. The Signet Pledge
  12. Ceremony for Accepting & Dedicating any Chapter Gift
  13. The Inspiration of the Labyrinth Dedication of a Baby
  14. Dedicating A Baby
  15. Re-dedication Ceremony
  16. Inspiration of the Labyrinth – Short Version
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11 – Entertainment

  1. A Mason Takes a Wife (Mock Wedding)
  2. Lincoln in Our Starlight (Skit)
  3. The Cost of Things – Star Point Ceremony 
  4. The First Day of School – pageant-play
  5. Followers of the Star (Skit)
  6. What the Stork Brought and What Came of It
  7. A Star Party
  8. A Trailer (poem)
  9. The Sixth Degree of OES (Skit)
  10. St. Patrick’s Day
  11. The Washington Pie (Skit)
  12. Valentine Partners (Ice Breakers)
  13. A Sad Satire on the Modeling of Bonnie Bonnets
  14. Grandma’s Apron
  15. Celebrating With and for Dad
  16. Wedding Bells Sounded
  17. Style Show
  18. Lavender Ladies and Purple Men
  19. And What a Rummage Sale (Skit)
  20. The Garden of the Star
  21. Father’s Day Agenda
  22. Motherhood (Poem)
  23. Dear PA
  24. Happy Father’s Day
  25. Eastern Star (Skit)
  26. Sweethearts Forever
  27. Most Exciting Experience
  28. Once Upon a Rainy Night
  29. The Masons Meet
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12 – ESTARL

  1. Eastern Star Training Awards for Religious Leadership
  2. ESTARL – Silver Creek ChapterESTARL – Bethany Chapter
  3. ESTARL Program – The Lost Chord
  4. ESTARL Program – In His Name
  5. ESTARL Night – Candlelight Service
  6. ESTARL Project – In His Name
  7. ESTARL – Eastern Star Training Awards for Religious Leadership
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13 – Esther

  1. The Purity of Esther
  2. The Flowers of White
  3. Tribute to Esther
  4. For Esther
  5. Addenda for Esther Night
  6. Esther (Poem)
  7. These Three Words
  8. Gleans of the White Ray
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14 – Electa

  1. The Rose of Perfection
  2. Electa (Poem)
  3. Chant to Electa
  4. Electa Night Ceremony
  5. Electa the Mother
  6. Honoring Past Electas
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15 – Easter Service

  1. The Message of the Lilies
  2. Wreath of Love
  3. The Garden of Hope
  4. Easter Service (Original)
  5. Open the Gates of the Temple
  6. Service at Easter
  7. Let Me Keep Lent (Poem)
  8. Easter Service
  9. Behold the Cross
  10. Easter Program
  11. Poetry for Ending Easter Ceremony
  12. The Shining Cross: Today’s Meaning of Easter
  13. The Easter Cross
  14. Easter and Other Topics
  15. Easter Program 17
  16. An Easter Legend
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16 – Friendship Night

  1. The Temple of Friendship
  2. The Wheel of Friendship
  3. With Beauty From True Friendships Ray
  4. Queen for a Night
  5. The Seeds of Friendship
  6. A Lovely Candle Service for Distinguished Guests
  7. Friendship Night
  8. Friends Nite
  9. Candlelight Ceremony for Any Special Guest
  10. Pansies for Friends
  11. Friendship is the Key
  12. The Fruits of Friendship
  13. Welcome for Friendship Night
  14. The Lighted Lanterns
  15. Bells to Welcome You
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17 – Flag Ceremonies

  1. My Own, My Native Land
  2. Flag Patriotism – Three Heritages
  3. Tribute to the Flag
  4. A Quiz on the American Flag
  5. On the Presentation of the American Flag
  6. American Flag Presentation
  7. Our Flag (Poetry)
  8. Our Country and Our Flag
  9. Flag Service
  10. Presenting the Flag to the East
  11. Honoring the Flag (Given Under Good of the Order)
  12. Historic Flags of Our Country
  13. Flag Tribute
  14. Patriotic Sentiments
  15. Flag Dedication
  16. Flag Presentations
  17. Be Thankful for America
  18. Dedication to Our Eastern Star Flag
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18 – Fifty Year Pins

  1. Presenting 50 Year Pins or Life Certificates
  2. Ceremony for Presenting 50 Year Guard Pins
  3. In Appreciation
  4. Presenting 50 Year Guard Pins: A Resume by Star Points
  5. Fifty Year Ceremony (Under Good of the Order)
  6. Presentation of a Medal to a Member Who Has Belonged to the Order for 50 Years
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20 – Installation

  1. Installation with Honor Guard
  2. Humorous Ceremony for Installation
  3. An Eastern Star Rosary
  4. Floral Installation
  5. I Would Have Faith (Installation Program)
  6. The Lantern of Faith (Speech)
  7. Installation of Worthy Matron (Inkster #23)
  8. The Open Gate (Service)
  9. Walk in Love (Ceremony)
  10. Installation Ceremony
  11. At the Foot of the Rainbow (Ceremony)
  12. Lights of Starville
  13. Lights Out and Let your Lights So Shine
  14. Living by the Golden Rule
  15. White Bible Service
  16. My Garden: Brief Floral Ceremony
  17. Signing the Bible
  18. Thanks for Installation
  19. Presentation of Flowers
  20. A Pledge of Faith
  21. Keynote Service (Installation Speech)
  22. A Floral Tribute for Elective and Appointed Officers
  23. Tower of Jewels
  24. Ring Out the Bells
  25. The Eastern Light: A Candle Lighting Service for Incoming W.M. and W.P.
  26. Ceremony for Incoming W.M. and W.P.
  27. My Ship Sets Sail
  28. A Star Within a Star
  29. Installation of Love
  30. The Message of the Bells
  31. Merry Bells Ring for You
  32. The Keys of Gold
  33. The Floral Star
  34. A Well of Good Wishes
  35. The Wishing Well
  36. The Beauty of the Star
  37. The Harmony of the Bells
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21 – Martha

  1. Addenda – Martha Night
  2. Martha Poem “The Practical Christian”
  3. Martha Night
  4. Martha, “Faith of our Fathers” (Music)
  5. Honoring Martha (or Marthas)
  6. The Fern of Rememberance
  7. Star Points – Martha
  8. The Eastern Star Gleaner, page 28 – Martha
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22 – Mother’s Day

  1. Flowers for Mother
  2. Mother’s Day and How it Began
  3. Poem and Prayer for Mothers
  4. To Mother from Daughter
  5. Mother’s and Father’s Night
  6. A Mother’s Day Addenda
  7. Mother (Granville Chapter #47)
  8. One Page Treasures – Making Mother’s Day Different
  9. A Tribute to Mother
  10. A Mother’s Day Ceremony
  11. A Tribute to Mother
  12. The Favorite Mother’s Day Program – Poems, Plays, Etc.
  13. In Honor of These Mothers of Ours
  14. To A Daughter on Mother’s Day
  15. Agenda to Honor Mothers
  16. A Mother’s Creed
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23 – Marches – OES

  1. Retiring March No. 4 (1945)
  2. Outgoing March 32 (1965)
  3. Retiring March 41 (1968)
  4. Retiring March (1968)
  5. Outgoing March 40 (1968)
  6. Retiring March 5 (1974)
  7. Retiring March 8 (1980)
  8. Closing March 10 (1982, Orpah)
  9. Retiring March (Acacia #12)
  10. Retiring March 22
  11. Retiring March 16
  12. Officers Retiring March 49
  13. Officers Retiring March 58
  14. Peace and Goodwill, Retiring Jewel March 43
  15. Outgoing March 31
  16. Outgoing March 30
  17. Outgoing March 28
  18. Closing March 45
  19. Incoming March 15 (1995, Orpah)
  20. Incoming March 33 (1965)
  21. Incoming March 36 (1967)
  22. Incoming March 42 (1969)
  23. Opening March 4 (1974)
  24. Opening March 7 (1980)
  25. Opening March 11 (1984)
  26. Opening March 13, Cup Formation (1986)
  27. Opening March 17
  28. Opening March No. 6 23
  29. Entering March (Acacia #12)
  30. Incoming March 2
  31. Incoming March 39
  32. Incoming March 38
  33. Incoming March 37
  34. Incoming March 27
  35. Incoming March 26
  36. Incoming March 25
  37. Opening Cup Formation 46
  38. The New Opening and Closing Marches
  39. Opening and Closing Marches 21 (1961)
  40. Incoming and Outgoing Marches (1969)
  41. Incoming and Outgoing Marches 4 (1972)
  42. Opening and Closing Marches 6 (1979, Pam and Paul Burkhardt)
  43. Opening and Closing Marches 9 (1982, Orpah)
  44. Opening and Closing Marches 12 (1985)
  45. Incoming and Outgoing Marches 14 (1990)
  46. Opening and Closing Marches 34
  47. Opening and Closing 48
  48. Opening and Closing 47
  49. Officers March 3
  50. Floral March
  51. Electa March
  52. Lovely Lady March
  53. Standard Chapter Floor Work
  54. Seating of Officers
  55. Placing of Officers 35 (1965)
  56. March Diagrams
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24 – Marches – Grand Chapter

  1. Incoming March
  2. Cup and Heart March
  3. Golden Chain Marches
  4. Order of Marches
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25 – MATRONS – WORTHY GRAND

  1. You Are My Sunshine – Honoring W.G.M or W.M.
  2. Daisies Will Tell – W.G.M. Ceremony
  3. Our Neighbors
  4. A Bubble Party
  5. Ceremony for Worthy Grand Matron
  6. Flower Presentation to W.G.M.
  7. It is Our Welcome
  8. Greeting a Grand Matron
  9. Tribute to Worthy Grand Matron
  10. Sweetheart Ceremony for W.G.M.
  11. Love Sends a Little Gift of Roses – Welcome Ceremony
  12. Contest – Trophy Winner for W.G.M.
  13. An OES Welcome – W.G.M.
  14. Songs Sung to Grand Officers
  15. Welcome Song to W.G.M. and W.G.P.
  16. Short Speeches of Welcome – W.G.M. and Officers
  17. Welcome to Worthy Grand Matron and Visiting Chapters
  18. To Present the Worthy Grand Matron
  19. A Ladder of Roses
  20. St. Patrick’s Day – A Ceremony for Presenting W.G.P.
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26 – Worthy Matrons – Incoming, Installation, Speeches, Welcomes

  1. Atomic Speech for W.M. or Inst. Night
  2. Speeches for Incoming Matron
  3. Incoming Matron’s Address
  4. Speeches for the Assoc. Matron
  5. Incoming Matron’s Address at Inst.
  6. Two Keys for You – Advance Night
  7. Installation Speech for Incoming Matron
  8. Worthy Matron’s Incoming Address
  9. Installation Night Speech for a newly installed W.M. (Keynote for year is Harmony)
  10. A Triad for Incoming Matron, welcomes, etc.
  11. Installation Night Speech and Keynote Service
  12. A Welcome Ceremony – for month of April – for a special guest
  13. Planning your greetings from the East
  14. “Welcome” ceremony using flowers
  15. The Isle of Love – ceremony honoring a new W.M.
  16. Incoming Address – Theme – Electa
  17. Planning more member interest and participation – booklet
  18. “Handy” words for Incoming W.M.
  19. Macoy’s Address of Appreciation by W.M. or W.G.M. on election to office
  20. Rural Rhyme – honoring a new W. M. who is a farmer’s wife
  21. Worthy Matron’s Resolve for the Year
  22. Gilberts – W.M. ‘s Tribute to her officers
  23. Welcomes – Greetings
  24. Ship Ahoy – to honor new W.M.
  25. Group of Speeches For The Incoming Matron
  26. How the Presiding Officer Can Plan Ahead For Her Year
  27. January – The Month of Beginnings
  28. Worthy Matrons Incoming Address No. 2
  29. He Shall Direct Thy Path
  30. Short Addresses For Matron
  31. Welcome Bells
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29 – Worthy Matrons – Honoring Retiring Worthy Matrons

  1. To Retiring Matron when presented with a gift
  2. The Old Rocking Chair – honoring retiring
  3. Matron & Patron Retiring Worthy Matron A Winter Garden – retiring W.M.
  4. A Winter Garden
  5. Presentation of Jewel to retiring W.M.
  6. Presentation of flowers to all officers
  7. Ceremony for retiring Matron & Patron
  8. Lights Out and Let Your Lights so Shine
  9. Onward Matron, Patron, Farewell to Outgoing Matron and Patron
  10. Presentation of Gift to Worthy Patron
  11. Two Keys for You – Advance Night
  12. “Farewell to Thee ” – floral degree – presenting past matron’s jewel
  13. Assoc. Matron’s Address to the W.M. on Advance Night
  14. Bon Voyage – honoring retiring Matron and Patron
  15. Addenda Honoring Outgoing W.M. by Grace Ericson
  16. Keep the Home Fire’s Burning
  17. Presentation of Past Matron’s Pin
  18. “Golden Chain of Memories” for Outgoing Matron
  19. Home at the Range – Honor Retiring Mat.
  20. The Whole Story in a Nutshell – farewell to Retiring Matron
  21. Presenting the Gavel – Humorous program for outgoing W. M.
  22. My Thanks to You – retiring Matron’s thank to Officers
  23. Gleaning – Helpful Suggestions For Successful Meetings
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30 – Past Matrons and Patrons

  1. Greetings to Past Matrons & Past Patrons
  2. The Garden of My Heart
  3. The Last Shall Be First
  4. Shine, Eastern Star
  5. Fenced In by Love
  6. Serving Again
  7. Program for Past Matrons and Past Patrons Night
  8. Ships
  9. The Colors of Our Star
  10. To Welcome Past Matrons and Past Patrons
  11. Ladder of Fraternity
  12. Past Matrons’ Night
  13. Star Circus
  14. The Gay Ninety Dream
  15. Climbing to Serve
  16. They Followed the Gleam
  17. Alumni of O.E.S.
  18. Welcome Alumni
  19. Stars in the East
  20. Lights of Starland
  21. This is Your Life, Ima Star, Past Matron
  22. Ceremony for Past Matrons’ & Past Patrons’ Night
  23. Past Matrons and Past Patrons Night
  24. The House the Matrons Built
  25. Happy Birthday Program to Honor P. M. and P.P. and Birthday of Chapter
  26. Yours are the Hands
  27. Program used for Honoring Past Matrons and Past Patrons
  28. Speeches for Worthy Matron
  29. First Aid
  30. Ladder of Service
  31. Gold Gavel Banner Service
  32. Loyalty
  33. Lights of Starland
  34. The Dearest Ties
  35. Past Matrons and Past Patrons Night
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31 – Robert Morris

  1. Suggested Robert Morris Program
  2. Biography of Robert Morris
  3. The Five Loveliest Ladies
  4. Robert Morris – Teacher, Writer and Founder of O.E.S.
  5. Tribute to Robert Morris
  6. Robert Morris – The Masonic News
  7. In Memory of Robert Morris
  8. Robert Morris Ceremony by Hazel Gilbert
  9. Dr. Rob Morris
  10. Poem – Robert Morris’ Message from the Grave
  11. Brief Sketch of Robert Morris’ Life
  12. A Suggested Program for “Robert Morris Day”
  13. Founders’ Day Program – Suggested Outline
  14. Letters from Robert Morris
  15. A Dream of Robert Morris
  16. The Vision of Robert Morris
  17. Biographical Sketch of Robert Morris
  18. Our Gift from Robert Morris
  19. In Honor of Robert Morris (1951)
  20. Dr. Rob Morris (Program given by Cando Chapter 11/75)
  21. Founder’s Day Honoring Robert Morris
  22. The Order of the Eastern Star
  23. Rob Morris Little Red School House
  24. Honor Rob Morris – Friendship Night, September 14, 1977
  25. Brief Biography of Robert Morris
  26. Eulogy on Robert Morris
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32 – Presentations

  1. Various Presentations of WGM/WGP, GGC Committee Members, PGM/PGP, etc
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33 – Memorials – Grand Chapter

  1. Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
  2. Memorial Service – Michigan Grand Chapter
  3. Memorial – arranged by Mrs. Nettie Ransford
  4. That Comforters We May Be (1971)
  5. The Keys to the Kingdom – Memorial Service
  6. The Gate that Looketh West (20 min. long)
  7. Beyond the Sunset (25 min. long)
  8. The Light of Memory (1963)
  9. The Hands of Memory (1972)
  10. Our Absent Ones (1962)
  11. Triangle of Memory
  12. Memorial Service – Daisy Lemay Grand Chaplain
  13. To Die Is To Live
  14. Hour of Remembrance – “I’ll Walk With God”
  15. Eternal Springtime
  16. Memorial Service 1979
  17. Garden of Prayer
  18. The Light Of Love Memorial Service
  19. The Keys To The Kingdom – Elizabeth Rodriguez – Grand Chaplain
  20. Through The Gate
  21. In Memoriam – PGM May Helen Wheeler
  22. In Memoriam – PGM Frances Chenery Beeman
  23. In Memoriam – PGM Blanche Lynn Whittemore
  24. In Memoriam – PGP Arthur Hagen
  25. In Memoriam – HPGM Jean McNaughton-Stevens
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34 – Membership

  1. Membership Rowser
  2. New Member Guide
  3. Cultivating Grass Roots For Growth 2009 – 2012 (GGC supplied)
  4. Together We Build a Better Life (ND Brochure)
  5. Is Eastern Star Membership For You (ND Brochure)
  6. Ways To Promote Membership
  7. Planning More Member Interest and Participation
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35 – Memorial Services

  1. Memorial Service, Ruth Chapter
  2. Memorial Service, Cando Chapter
  3. Memorial Service, Century Chapter
  4. Memorial Ceremony
  5. Memorial Service, Thistle Chapter
  6. Memorial Service as Presented by Past Matrons
  7. The Star of Memory, 1938
  8. Beyond the Sunset
  9. Memorial Ceremony, Tioga 126
  10. In Memory’s Garden
  11. The Hour of Rememberance
  12. Broken Links – A Memorial Service
  13. The Light of the Cross
  14. Commemorative Services for Those Who Have Gone Before
  15. Memorial Ceremony with Presentation of Electa Cup
  16. Our Absent Ones
  17. Memorial Program Floral Tribute
  18. In Memory of Those Gone Before
  19. Memorial Ceremony
  20. Memorial Service
  21. The Land Beyond – A Memorial Service
  22. Memorial Service or Chapter of Sorrow
  23. Truth’s Seamless Robe
  24. Beautiful Rays of Light
  25. Believest Thou This
  26. Memorial and Dedication Ceremony
  27. Memorials (poems)
  28. The Open Door
  29. A Generous Life
  30. Through Pearly Gates
  31. Chapter of Sorrow
  32. Areme Memorial Service
  33. The Rainbow of Dawn
  34. It Only Seems
  35. Memorial Ceremony
  36. Memorial Hour
  37. In the Garden of the Master
  38. Lest We Forget
  39. The Alter of Memory
  40. Joint Memorial Service – Pembina Chapter #41 & Pembina Masonic Lodge #2
  41. Memorial Service
  42. Memorial Service – Cando Chapter No. 29, 1979
  43. Memorial Service – Finley Chapter #82
  44. Chapter Memorial Service
  45. Moments of Meditation (Booklet)
  46. Memorial Service – 1982
  47. Memorial Ceremony
  48. Memorial Program – Home Chapter (May 1982)
  49. Memorial Service – Venus # 14
  50. Garden of Prayer
  51. Memorial Service – Lady Washington #1
  52. Memorial Service 1979
  53. Remembrance – Memorial Service
  54. Memorial Service #65
  55. Ceremony of Hope
  56. A Glimpse Into Heaven
  57. It Only Seems
  58. Clock of Life
  59. The Altar of Memory
  60. Moments of Meditation
  61. Memorial Service – The Keys To The Kingdom
  62. Memorial Service – Daisy LeMay Grand Chaplain
  63. Memorial Service
  64. Memorial Service
  65. Memorial Service – Glory of Everlasting Life (Grand Chapter 1956)
  66. Miracle of The Raindrop
  67. Memorial – The Lord’s Prayer
  68. Memorial Service (1975 written by Mary C. Houtcooper, PGM)
  69. In Memoriam
  70. Draping The Alter
  71. The Hour of Remembrance – A Memorial Service
  72. Memorial Service – Venus Chapter # 14 (April 7, 1981)
  73. Memorial Service – Memory’s Alter
  74. Memorial Service – Alter of Memories
  75. Memorial Service
  76. The Alter of Remembrance by Myrtle Morrison
  77. Sunset’s Gateway
  78. Memory’s Alter
  79. Memorial Service – Candle Service (Used in 1960 & 1961)
  80. Memorial Ceremony
  81. Memorial Service – Remembrance
  82. Memorial Service – Footprints on the Sands of Time
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37 – Honoring Officers

  1. Thank You for Your Service – Honoring Secretary
  2. Presentation of Flowers to a Secretary “who has served many years”
  3. To Honor The Secretary (Or Any Officer, or Committee Member)
  4. The Secretary – poem
  5. Honoring an Associate Matron & Patron
  6. Ceremony Honoring “Chaplain”
  7. Honoring a Chaplain
  8. Chaplain – poem
  9. Honoring Warders
  10. Honoring Organist
  11. Marshal Night
  12. Honoring a Chapter Treasurer
  13. Honoring Older Members of the Order of Eastern Star
  14. Farewell to Officers
  15. Raincoat, Umbrella and Rubbers (a short presentation)
  16. To Honor Any Officer for Faithful Service
  17. An Old OES Album – Honor Living Past Officers
  18. As We March Along – Honor Past Officers
  19. Star Circus – Honor Past Officers
  20. Gleanings – One Among Many
  21. Gleanings – A Handful of Stars
  22. A Floral Farewell to a Retiring Officer
  23. Honoring Organist of Granville Chapter
  24. The Light In The Window
  25. A Sunset Birthday – Honoring Members Who Have Reached or Passed Their Seventieth Birthday
  26. The Secretary
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38 – Presentation of Gifts

  1. Presenting Birthday Gift to W. M. or W.P.
  2. Presentation of Gift to Worthy Patron
  3. For Presenting Guest Book
  4. Friendship with Fans
  5. The March of the Umbrellas
  6. Presentation of Patron’s Jewel etc.
  7. Four Handy Speeches
  8. “Heart” Presentation
  9. To You and Yours from Me and Mine
  10. Presenting a Gift to Guest of Honor
  11. For Presentation of Flowers
  12. Presentation of Bible
  13. Short ceremony used near St. Patrick’s Day with song
  14. Presenting Jewel to Retiring Worthy Matron with Flowers
  15. Presentation with Flowers, of Pin or Small Gift to Retiring Matron
  16. Presenting Gift to Grand Officer Visiting Home Chapter
  17. Presenting Jewel to Retiring Worthy Matron with Flowers
  18. Presentation
  19. Voices from the Star
  20. Presentations
  21. The Chosen Prayer – Ceremony (presenting ribbons)
  22. Presenting Gift to Organist
  23. Lyrics to a couple songs for special presentations
  24. Presentation of Past Matron’s Pin
  25. Presentations – 7 different ones
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39 – Prayers

  1. Many short prayers
  2. A Closing Prayer
  3. Prayer For Peace
  4. Prayer For World Peace
  5. This is My Prayer
  6. I Ask Thy Lord, Dear Lord
  7. Give Me A Year
  8. For World Peace
  9. Prayer For Peace
  10. The Lord My God Be With Us
  11. Prayer For World Peace
  12. A Closing Prayer
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40 – Past Matrons Club

  1. Initiation Ceremony for Past W. M.
  2. The Bells Ring Out
  3. Past Matrons Club – Initiation Ceremony
  4. Induction into Past Matron’s Club and Presentation of Past Matron’s Pin
  5. A Friendship Circle – Welcome into a Past Matron’s Club
  6. Welcome into Past Matron’s Circle
  7. Ceremony for Welcoming Retiring Matron and Patron into P.M. and P.P. Circle
  8. Leisurely Days
  9. Humorous Installation For Past Officers of Auxiliary Group
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41 -Patriotic

  1. “Now He Belongs to the Ages” – Lincoln’s convictions offer an Eternal Creed
  2. The Red, White and Blue
  3. Patriotic Sentiments
  4. Columbus on October 10, 1942
  5. Benjamin Franklin Said,
  6. Christopher Columbus Program
  7. Pilgrims
  8. Declaration of Independence
  9. John Quincy Adams once admitted:
  10. Washington’s Prayer
  11. George Washington
  12. Woodrow Wilson – April, 1917 – War Message to Congress
  13. Emblem Ceremony – Patriotic Year
  14. President Ronald Reagan Wrote
  15. The American’s Creed
  16. Labor Day
  17. The Cross – Sayings by Famous People
  18. Breakfast From Battle Creek
  19. Veterans Day
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42 – Star Points

  1. Fraternity’s Garden – presentation of flowers to Star Points at Installation
  2. Adah, Ruth, Esther, Martha, Electa
  3. To the Five Star Points
  4. Ancient Symbology – History of Star Points
  5. The Star of Color – Service for Star Point Initiation
  6. Our Colored Rays – Honoring Star Points
  7. Honoring Star Points – Floral Center
  8. A Ceremony Honoring 5 Star Points – “Star Point Night”
  9. The Fairest Flower – Star Point Addenda
  10. Star Point Ceremony (Leona Kuske – Home Chapter)
  11. Wishes 5 – Floral Presentation
  12. Our Guiding Star – Honoring Star Points parts for reader and chaplain
  13. Our Star Point Heritage – Honoring all Star Points
  14. Poetic Star Point Ceremony – Lighting the Labyrinth
  15. Gleanings – Featuring Five New Star Point Address Ceremonies
  16. AREME – Ceremony honoring the Five Star Points
  17. The Star In Song and Story
  18. The Beatitudes – Five Ceremonies to Honor the Star Points
  19. It’s A Small World
  20. How Five Star Point Interpret the Dignity of Labor
  21. Star Flowers
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43 – Poetry

  1. You
  2. Complimentary
  3. Since You Have Gone
  4. Three Words of Strength
  5. For Friends
  6. Good, This is the Way
  7. What God Hath Not Promised and Let Me Keep Lent
  8. Hearts of Men
  9. Accounts Closed for Another Year
  10. Song – Tune:   Bicycle Built for Two Mother a Worthy Matron
  11. Mother a Worthy Matron
  12. The Parable of the No Talents
  13. A Helping Hand by Edgar A. Guest
  14. Miscellaneous Poems – “Two Stars” – Greeting for District Instructor
  15. The Always Faithful Few
  16. 40th Wedding Anniversary – poem
  17. On Being A Star
  18. 3 Poems
  19. Words to be sung to tune: Long, Long Ago
  20. Poem in honor of a visiting member
  21. We Thought We Knew You Long Ago
  22. Flowers
  23. Poem by Lizzie Hardy Clark
  24. That’s Where the Star Comes In
  25. Friendship
  26. The One Who Just Belongs
  27. The One Who Just Belongs Poems – “A Helping Hand” -“Cooperation” “You”
  28. Our Star
  29. The Quiet Ones by Grace V. Watkins
  30. Songs – 6 different ones
  31. Poem – for member who is moving away
  32. At Summer’s End
  33. We Pledge Ourselves
  34. The End of the Road
  35. Ain’t God Good to Indiana  and others
  36. Song – tune:   “Trees”
  37. That Five Pointed Star
  38. Cooperation – poem
  39. Complimentary – poem
  40. How Beautiful and Honorable – poem or song
  41. Friendship (several) – 4 pages
  42. Welcomes
  43. Inspiring Thoughts for Daily Living – for each month
  44. Songs and Table Grace
  45. Friends and My Wish for My Friend
  46. The Eastern Star – poem
  47. Poetry – 6 pages
  48. Greetings for the Holidays
  49. Songs – 2 sheets
  50. 24 poems – 4 pages
  51. A Welcome on Masonic Night
  52. Poetry – 5 pages
  53. Father’s Are Wonderful People
  54. In The Garden of My Heart by Harriet E. McArthur
  55. Bit of Angel – Margaret Rorke
  56. The Home by Kay Hoffman – To help celebrate WGM/WGP’s Theme of Home & family
  57. Miscellaneous poems
  58. My Dear
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44 – Rainbow

  1. Newspaper article (large) – The Christian Science Monitor – Friday, February 7, 1958
  2. Rainbow Patriotic Service
  3. November – Rainbow Night – songs
  4. A “Rainbow” Welcome Service
  5. The Rainbow Song
  6. History of Rainbow for Girls
  7. The Rainbow Light – Newspaper (1935 and 1965)
  8. What is Rainbow?
  9. The Square and Compasses – Order of the Rainbow (Very bad shape, not complete)
  10. The Fellowship Forum – Assembly No. 1 Oklahoma
  11. Our Chapter Rainbow
  12. Rainbow News report (1922)
  13. Booklet – The Mother Advisor
  14. History of Devils Lake Assembly No. 11, 1949
  15. Program of Grand Assembly – June 1933
  16. Rainbow Session Program – June 1936
  17. 7th Session – Grand Assembly Rainbow program – June 1937
  18. Rainbow Light Publication – 1937, 1936
  19. “THAT OLE LODGE HALL”
  20. Program Grand Assembly Rainbow, June 1931
  21. Presentation ceremony – song
  22. Tribute To The Rainbow Flag
  23. Senior Obligation Night
  24. A Mother Advisor
  25. Dear Parent
  26. What Is The Order of DeMolay
  27. DeMolay
  28. Remember you Rainbow promise
  29. Our Chapter Rainbow
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45 – Ruth

  1. Ruth Night
  2. Ruth – poem by Bertha Nolan – ‘In Bethlehem of Judah”
  3. Sweet Harvest – Honor Ruth
  4. Ruth – poem from Moab’s Hills
  5. Honor for Ruth
  6. Ruth – Hand-Maid of God (booklet)
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46 – Grand Representatives

  1. Letter to Mrs. Ray Collins
  2. Welcome to Grand Representatives and suggestions
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47 – Addresses & Speeches

  1. Welcoming Speech for W. M.
  2. Greetings and Odes for March meeting
  3. Welcomes for Inspection Night
  4. Lift Up Another – short talk by Dist. Deputy, W.M. and etc.
  5. Group of speeches for Incoming Matron
  6. To Welcome Past Grand Matron
  7. Speeches for the Worthy Matron
  8. Presentation Speeches To accept gift from officers
  9. To Accept Gift from Officers
  10. To accept gift for chapter
  11. Speeches for the Worthy Patron
  12. Associate Matron’s Address to W.M. on Advance Night
  13. Responses – 5 different ones
  14. Responses
  15. Speeches for Special Occasions – Welcome to School of Instruction
  16. Group of Speeches for the Worthy Matron
  17. Worthy Patron’s acceptance and retiring address
  18. Group of Welcomes
  19. Greetings – various
  20. Speech when visiting another chapter
  21. Welcome for New Year’s Day meeting
  22. An Eastern Star Melody – series of Welcomes to visitors and members
  23. Speeches for All Occasions
  24. Four Handy Speeches
  25. Themes, Mottoes, Emblems
  26. Kindness
  27. Welcome
  28. Our Garden of Love
  29. The Magic Lamp
  30. The Touch of the Candles
  31. Welcomes for Winter Months
  32. Worthy Matron to Her Chapter at First Meeting
  33. Worthy Matron Taking Office
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48 – Side Liners

  1. Honoring Older Members of the Order of Eastern
  2. Star Side-liners Night – Observed by Spiceland Chapter
  3. Side-liners – We Love You
  4. Party Lines – Honoring Members on Side Lines
  5. Side-liner Night
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49 – Study Outlines

  1. Suggestions for a Year’s Program
  2. OES Study Program Outline
  3. History of the Year
  4. The Story of Women
  5. Gleaner – The Study Club, pg 6
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50 – Symbolism

  1. The Meaning of our Eastern Star Symbols
  2. The Circle
  3. Numbers in O.E.S.
  4. Jewels of the Office
  5. Thoughts on Initiation
  6. Historical Sketch of the Order of the Eastern Star
  7. Fabric
  8. The Spirit of the Eastern Star In Verse
  9. A Treasure Chest of Eastern Star Traditions
  10. O. E. S. Symbols
  11. O. E. S. In the Beginning
  12. History of the Signet
  13. The Eastern Star
  14. Symbolism – Booklet
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51 – Thanksgiving

  1. Praise Ye the Lord
  2. A Thanksgiving Prayer – by W.M. and W.P.
  3. The Grace of Gratitude – Thanksgiving
  4. A Thanksgiving Tribute – Cando Ch. #29
  5. Prayer at Harvest
  6. Let Us Give Thanks
  7. Thanksgiving Treasure
  8. Thanksgiving Friendship
  9. Kernels of Corn – A Thanksgiving Tradition
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52 – Clippings & History

  1. Chapter opened 1st meeting – Sept. 1887 (news item) – Lady Washington
  2. Pennsylvania Takes Backward Step
  3. Restricting the Prerogatives of Individuals
  4. New York to Investigate Order of OES and DeMolays
  5. History of Order of Eastern Star
  6. Will the Star Endure?
  7. Origin of the Eastern Star, 1924
  8. Installation Rite is Final Ceremony of OES Sessions
  9. Takes Issue with Darrah
  10. Lady Washington Chapter of OES Celebrates 45 Anniversary of Founding
  11. Color and Pomp mark Eastern Star Convention 8-9-49
  12. Mizpah Chapter will Observe Anniversary – 3-28-23
  13. Lady Washington Chapter No. 1 – District School – 5-1-34
  14. History of Rosemary Chapter, Edmore, N.D.
  15. Proficiency Test
  16. Contributions to China Relief
  17. “History Repeats Itself”
  18. OES of the State of New York
  19. Walhalla OES presents 3 act comedy
  20. “Bells for Peace” by Orpah Chapter, Fargo
  21. The Metropolitan United Church, Order of Service, Toronto
  22. The “Centennial of the Writing of the Ritual” and program booklet
  23. W. G. M’s letter and a poem (The Eastern Star, pg 3)
  24. Survey and Chronological Record of #1 chapters in several jurisdictions
  25. The Orpah Oracle – Fargo – 1940, 1944
  26. Mrs. Christianson Heads Up Eastern Star
  27. State OES To Meet In Fargo
  28. Covered Wagon Banquet – Grand chapter of North Dakota – June 11, 1964
  29. Songs & boot from Banquet (I assume)
  30. Cloth dropping of a Gavel
  31. Open Installation, Moorhead Chapter No. 164 – 1964
  32. Banquet School of Instruction, Fifth District
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53 – Charities

  1. Medical Center For Children In Korea
  2. He Holds The whole World in His Hands
  3. Planning a Special Program – The Friends of Pusan Children’s Charity Hospital Inc.
  4. 54 – OES CORRESPONDENCE
  5. Korea Democracy’s Opportunity
  6. Misson Accomplished 3X
  7. Newsletter of the Friends of Pusan Children’s Charity Hospital, Inc.
  8. The New Age – Friends of Pusan Children’s Charity Hospital
  9. Newsletter – The Friends of Pusan Children’s Charity Hospital
  10. Christmas 1971
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55 – International Temple Programs

  1. Eastern Star Acquires The Belmont Mansion – 1932
  2. Dedication Ceremonies – 1937
  3. Twenty Third Triennial Assembly – 1940
  4. Invitation to Dedication of the New International Star Temple
  5. International Eastern Star Temple
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56 – Grand Chapter Program Booklets

  1. Annual Sessions of Masonic Grand Bodies and Eastern Star 1903
  2. Annual Sessions of Masonic Grand Bodies and Eastern Star 1904
  3. 27th Annual Session 1921
  4. 34th Annual Session 1928
  5. 35th Annual Session 1929
  6. Resume 37th Annual Session 1931
  7. 38th Annual Session 1932
  8. Friendship Session 1933
  9. 40th Annual Reconsecration Session 1934
  10. 41st Annual Service Session 1935
  11. Rainbow Session 1936
  12. Let Your Light Shine 1937
  13. As Children of the Light, Let us Walk in the Light 1938
  14. The Golden Rule Session 1939
  15. Garden Session 1940
  16. Harmony Session 1941
  17. Session of Light and Peace 1943
  18. Session of Golden Opportunity 1944
  19. Service for Peace Session 1946
  20. Good Neighbor Session 1947
  21. 54th Annual Session 1948
  22. Devotional Session 1949
  23. Century Starlight Session 1950
  24. Star Ray Session 1955
  25. Gleaner Session 1961
  26. This Chapter Session 1962
  27. Merry Heart Session 1963
  28. Christmas 1964
  29. The Heart of Friendship Session 1964
  30. The Star Love – Fellowship Session 1965
  31. The Golden Chain Session 1967
  32. The Cup of Loving Kindness Session 1968
  33. The “Helping Hands” Session 1972
  34. Portal to Happiness 1973
  35. Triangle Session 1974
  36. The Abundant Life Session 1985
  37. The Love Equals Life Session 1986
  38. Live Well, Laugh Often, Love Much 2005
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57 – OES Music

  1. Song Book dedicated to Carol Strizek, P.M. of Radiant Chapter No. 207, Seattle, Washington
  2. Jean’s Sand Dollar March – Dedicated to Jean Beck, PGM of Ohio – 1984
  3. Anita’s Doll Dance – Anita Atkins, WGM 1981-1982
  4. The Rose (March)
  5. Dove of Peace March – Betrice Lovelase, WGM 1980-1981
  6. An Original Eastern Star Service (Washburn Chapter No. 104)
  7. Ring Out The Bells
  8. Lady Richmond March – Dedicated to Cora O. Richmond, WGM 1921-1922
  9. Foral Work – Contains instructions, Music, etc. (Helen H. Stockwell)
  10. Gems of Song for Eastern Star Chapters
  11. Our Sacred Eastern Star – words to America the Beautiful
  12. Pathfinder Program – Sarah Christianson
  13. Pathfinder Program -Lottie Shipman
  14. Proficiency Test
  15. Questions For A Proficiency Nite Program
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