Reporting live from the front lines Bro. Thomas Morris Chester

Excerpts from History.net   Our brotherly lineage is full of reasons why every member of today’s #GrandUnitedOrderofOddFellows should smile ear to ear!!! South Carolina District 13 DGM Shawn O. Cannon gave me the name and now I present to you… Past Grand Director of America and Jurisdiction…. Bro. Thomas Morris Chester. He’s a Harrisburg,Pa native… […]

History of Patrick Henery Reason

Patrick Henry Reason Grand Master, 1861-1867 By Ludwick S. Hall                                                                  Patrick H. Reason who was elected Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of New York in 1861 (now the MWPH,GL-NY), was born in New York City, on March 17, 1810. His father, Michel Rison, was a native of St. Anne Island, a part […]

GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION AREA TWO SHOE SIZE RALLY

GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION  AREA TWO SHOE SIZE RALLY DONATE A DOLLAR MATCH OF YOUR SHOE SIZE                                AREA TWO WAYS AND MEANS FUNDRAISER HELP SUPPORT THE WAYS AND MEANS  CHAIRPERSON SISTER BRENDA DUTTON-HARDING IF YOUR […]

Congratulations are in Order

Congratulations are in order to brothers: Von Farquharson, Joseph Whyms, and Keith Cleare on attaining the esteemed honors of becoming Most Venerable Patriarchs in the #Bahamas!!! Aurora lodge #810 stand up and cheer! Hail Hail thrice Hail!

The Order only Grows through Membership!

The Grand United Order of OddFellows have grown just a bit in the last few days ! Congratulations to Bro. Charles Brown! Congratulations to my boy all the way from the sunshine state Latroy Ervin on joining florence lodge #2212 and becoming a member of the elite Double odds Squad !!! Thats #GUOOF and #IOOF […]

Pilgrim lodge #1651 Giving back for the holidays

  The greatest gift we can give to people comes from the first level of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, food, shelter, and clothing…..I am honored to be in the company and fellowship of @ibn_dawu and the #GrandUnitedOrderofOddfellows of #Virginia……The brethren never fail to give back despite the fact that we are so few in numbers. […]

I Bro. Asean Malik Bey greet you all with the Fraternal Greeting of Friendship, Love, and Truth!

I Bro. Asean Malik Bey greet you all with the Fraternal Greeting of Friendship, Love, and Truth! I Bro. Asean Malik Bey am the Noble Grand and Charter Holder of Northern Star Lodge No. 715 of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in American and Jurisdiction in Syracuse New York. I live my life […]

Brother Henry C.C. Astwood: founder of the Grand United Order of Oddfellows in the Dominican Republic

Astwood was thirty years old when he migrated to #NewOrleans in 1874. According to the Christian Recorder, his life up to that moment had been marked by both privilege and tragedy….. Born in #SaltCayIsland in 1844, Astwood lived in the #BritishWestIndies #TurksandCaicos Islands during his childhood. The Astwoods were counted among the more privileged class […]

Prof. Edward Walter Turner, Sr. The Great Teacher….

Prof. Turner was born in the District of Columbia on October 25, 1850. His mother Sarah Turner Mercer, was a devoted Christian, rendering loyal and consecrated service to her parents in the foundation of the M. E. Church in Washington, D. C. As a boy, young Turner attended private school in Washington before the establishment […]

Connecting my Family Oddfellows and the Household of Ruth Past to the Present 

Connecting my Family Oddfellows and the Household of Ruth Past to the Present  By: Tina Carter Douglas When I was a child, children did not participate in “grown folks’ business so when and adult pulled you aside for a face to face eye to eye conversation you knew it was serious. My Grandmother Pearl Arnethea […]