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Florence Lodge No. 2212 was founded on August 8, 1881 and was reactivated on November 26, 2015.

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The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America

The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America, under the jurisdiction of the Committee of Management, England, organized and created for the purpose of aiding and assisting each other, when but for the helping hand of a brother and friend sorrow and misery might sojourn and remain for a long period in our midst; for this as well as our great brotherly love and charity to all mankind, we have banded ourselves together by solemn ties, promising to act at any and all times, and to each other as brethren, extending the helping hand to all in the time of need, in the hour of sickness, sorrow, or suffering, and thus, having by our mystic tie the power of knowing and discerning the pangs of poverty and how to relieve them; the despondency of sickness and how to alleviate the same and in the hour of mortal dissolution render less terrible and sorrowful the surroundings by the friendly and brotherly aid of the members of our mystic circle, who, uniting together for the common good of all, enable ourselves to guard against the unforeseen casualties which all are liable to encounter in this life; and having taken upon ourselves the mission of uniting and consolidating in one grand harmonious combination our entire Order in the sacred work of promoting the highest interest of humanity, as well as develop and elevate the mental and moral character of our brotherhood, by a liberal support of science and art, the inculcation Of the loftiest and most pure principles of philanthropy, honor, patriotism, and justice  and, above all, to promulgate and disseminate the true principles of friendship, love, and truth; preserve and diffuse the faith of the founders of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, and of society at large. as the embodiment of all the dictates of the human heart, as well as to place our Order, from the lowest to the most exalted branch, in one comprehensive working system.

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South Carolina's Oddfellows are moving up and out !

As the title states,  I am pleased to inform everyone of our latest news ! Firstly, congrats are in order for Bro. Supreme Page jr for being appointed by the Committee of Management to again Chair the Historic Committee.  Our District Grand…

Toys for Tatts 2018

I am pleased to announce our 2nd annual Toys for Tatts drive on behalf of the #oddfellowstattoosociety of Wayman Lodge 1339 !  In conjunction with the Diamond Cut Tattoo Company we are putting our talents to work for a worthy cause! We…
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Finding common ground, bridging the gap !

As we grow as GUOOF members , we must remember the reasons we are searching for our history is a lack of communication between the Seniors and new members. Our senior member are responsible for education the new members on the rules, history,…
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Noble Grand Elected to Noble Position

I am pleased to announce to the world that our Brother and #NobleGrand Albert Davis lll of #Hartsville, #SC won a seat on the Darlington County Council for District 6 on Tuesday November 6, 2018 !!!!  Bro. Davis is in charge of Darlington…

Brother Ransom W. Westberry

Bro. Ransom W. Westberry, was born July 1871 in Horatio,Sumter County, SC His childhood was split between working the farm and attending some grade school. Later, he attended Benedict College as well as Wilberforce University for a term. For…

Wayman Lodge #1339 is growing!

There are three types of people in this world : 1. Those who make things happen. 2.Those who watch what happens. 3. Those who wonder what happened. It pleases me to announce that here in Columbia, SC.  The brethren of Wayman Lodge…

The 63rd Biennial Movable Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana

  The 63rd Biennial Movable Conference was a memorable experience for all inattendance this year. The scene: The Astor on Canal Street, the heart of New Orleans. The mood: intense yet warming  The mantra: Moving forward with integrity…

District Session For District Grand Lodge #7 and District Grand Household of Ruth #10, State of North Carolina

It’s such an honor to post our District Session pics For District Grand Lodge #7 and District Grand Household of Ruth #10, State of North Carolina. We have as always, our two sisters that’s 90 and 92, Sis. Lucy Sligh and Sis Clara of Shaffman HHR#683 Greensboro, NC.  Two of … Continue reading

The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows of North Carolina and South Carolina helped revive The Knights of Pythias back to South Carolina

The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows of North Carolina and South Carolina helped revive The Knights of Pythias back to South Carolina. The Odd Fellows And Knights of Pythias were brought back to South Carolina with aid of young men who knew of the historical significance these older fraternal … Continue reading

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