Who Qualifies for Membership?

  • Any female 18 years or older who is:
  • sponsored by a Master Mason who is a member of the Order of the Eastern Star
  • OR
  • related to a Master Mason (living or deceased) in good standing in his Masonic lodge.
  • A Master Mason in good standing in his Masonic Lodge
  • Candidate MUST Believe in a Supreme Being.
  • Candidate shall be a resident of New York for the six months immediately preceding the date of his/her
  • petition for initiation.*
  • Candidate cannot be a convicted felon.
* otherwise written permission of the Grand Matron of the jurisdiction in which the candidate resides or resided shall be obtained prior to balloting on the petition.