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 1339 are growing.  It goes without saying that fraternal organizations are experiencing a […]

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 and love… It was among the most august of events with the sisters and brothers from all […]

Bidding Farewell to Grand Master Emeritus, Brother Labon Malachi Lundy

On June 4th, The Grand United Order of Oddfellows in America and Jurisdiction said their final farewells to Most Honorable Grand Master Emeritus, Brother Labon Malachi Lundy of Nassau, Bahamas. Aged 70 years Bro. Lundy was born Oct. 25th 1947, and departed this life on May 23 2018. He leaves behind a host of family […]

Washington Lodge 1513 needs US!

Washington Lodge continues to write its history, future By Tammy Shaw Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 12:43 am(Updated: February 21, 1:02 am) New Castle’s Grand United Order of Odd Fellows Washington Lodge #1513 purchased a Main Street building in the late 1880s that stands as an historic reminder of Henry County’s past, and the strength […]

One of Bay State Lodge #814’s Founders

  Honorable Bro. John J. Smith was born a free man in Richmond, Virginia, on November 2, 1820. As youth he heard stories about Boston, and made up his mind to settle there. By the time he was 20, he had saved enough money to move. In the 1840s, he opened a barbershop at the corner […]

South Carolina District 13 Just Got A Little Safer

Greetings in the bond of Friendship Love and Truth!  I am honored to be able to write this piece in particular as great things are happening in District No. 13 ! I would like to introduce you to Bro. Emanuel Page Sr. of Wayman lodge 1339. Bro. Page has been appointed to the District Gr. […]

Looking back at 175 years of excellence, then looking forward…

I greet you all quite early this morning in the bond of Friendship Love and Truth! -Many historians note the #GrandUnitedOrderofOddFellows as one of the most significant black mutual aid societies even at its beginning stages in the 1840’s. By the 1880’s, the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows underwent a remarkable expansion period and […]

South Carolina District 13 is on the Move!

District 13’s #threewisemen were at it again, traveling to #Virginia this time to visit with the #PastGrandmastersCouncil ! The brothers went to learn and attain their wisdom as we move forward in our goal to become the Hub District for the #GrandUnitedOrderofOddFellows in #America and Jurisdiction and then the #World!   Through positive examples of […]

More Pics from the 2018 Officers Installation

In the bond of Friendship Love and Truth the Brethren of the Mighty District 13 greet you all !!!! Provided below are more pictures for your viewing pleasure from this year’s Grand Officers Installation for the Grand United Order of Oddfellows in America and Jurisdiction. …   We are blessed to come amongst a group […]

Officers Installation 2018 in Philadelphia

I greet you in the bond of Friendship Love and Truth!  Salutations are in order for Our brethren who traveled this past weekend, to Philly to be duly Installed in their seats on the District Grand Lodge.  It was a wondrous occasion as Oddfellows and Ruthites from across our jurisdiction were again blessed with the […]