Masonic Lodge
No. 100

Who is eligible to join?

Only men who are Masons are eligible and only women with specific Masonic affiliation may be members. These affiliations include:

• Affiliated Master Masons in good standing
• the wives
• daughters
• legally adopted daughters
• mothers
• widows
• sisters
• half sisters
• Granddaughter
• stepmothers

• stepdaughters
• stepsisters
• daughters-in-law
• grandmothers
• great granddaughters
• nieces
• great nieces
• mothers-in-law
• sisters-in-law
• aunts

And first and second female cousins of affiliated Master Masons in good standing, or if deceased in good standing at the time of their death; as well as members – either active for three (3) years or majority – in the International Order of the Rainbow of Girls or in Job’s Daughters    International, each of whom having attained at least the age of eighteen (18) years, are eligible to membership in the Order of the Eastern Star.


Q. Is the Order of the Eastern Star a secret society?
A.  No.  Secret societies are underground and hard to find.  We are easily found within the community, but we enjoy a distinctive means of identifying each other.  Only members are allowed in a closed meeting.

Q. Can I afford membership in the Order of the Eastern Star
A. Yes.  Financial position is not considered in the Order.  Members come from all economic stations of life.

Q. Is my religious faith allowed in the Order of the Eastern Star?
A.  Yes.  Members of all religions may belong to the Order of the Eastern Star.  We only require a belief in a Supreme Being.

Q. Is the Order of the Eastern Star time consuming?
A. After your initiation into our Order, you may attend as your time permits.

Q. Is there any memory work?
A. There is no mandatory memory work except the means of making yourself known if you wish to visit a Chapter or if you become an officer.

Q. Is the Order patriotic and democratic?
A. Yes.  Members are taught an allegiance to preserve the good of their country.

Southgate Masonic Lodge No. 100

1004 SW 152nd St
Burien, WA 98166
(206) 433-9945

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