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Arkansas Grand Chapter



ONE HUNDRED FORTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL SESSION

ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR

STATE OF ARKANSAS


SESSION:
"Rebuilding By Faith"

THEME:
New Beginnings for Faith, Hope and Perseverance

MOTTO:
All for One God,
One God for All

AIM:
Promote Unity (working together) and
Knowledge (learning our beautiful work).

WATCHWORDS:
Patience
Wisdom
Constancy

EMBLEMS:
WGM's - Sheaf, Open Bible, Crossed Keys


WGP's - Square and Compasses, Crossed Batons

SYMBOLS:
WGM's - The Ark, Rainbows, Angels, Elephants, and all Cats
WGP's - Dragons, big cats, and prismatic gems (the kind that produce rainbows when light hits them)

COLORS:
WGM's - Purple, Raspberry, Golden Yellow
WGP's - Emerald Green, Sapphire Blue

FLOWERS:
WGM's: Iris, Jonquil (daffodil), Yellow Mums
WGP's: StarGazer Lilies

BIRDS:
WGM's: Hummingbird, Hawk
WGP's: Snowy Owl

SCRIPTURES:

WGM's:
2 Corinthians 5:7:
"For we walk by faith, not by sight."
Philippians 4:13
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

WGP's: Romans 12:10
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.

Opening Ode:
"In the Garden"

Closing Ode:
"Evening Prayer"

Honor Stations:
Ruth - Gleaner of Wisdom
Chaplain -Leader of Faith
Treasurer - Keeper of Keys

Grand Choir: Carolers of Constancy

Escorts of the Grand Officers: Peace Keepers

Past Grand Matrons & Past Grand Patrons: Faithful Foundation

Worthy Matrons & Worthy Patrons of Subordinate Chapters: Builders of Hope

Loyal Members: Builders of Perseverance

Worthy Grand Matron's Songs:

Amazing Grace
Peace in the Valley
Mansion on a Hilltop
I'll Fly Away
How Great Thou Art

Worthy Grand Patron's Songs:

It is Well
10,000 Reasons
Dream Small (Josh Wilson)
I can only Imagine (MercyMe)
Screen Door (Rich Mullins)



Special Nights:

Obligation Night (First meeting of the year)
Friendship Night (invite counterparts to be your special guest)
Masonic Night (Work and plan together)
Honor Night for Honor Stations (Ruth, Chaplain, Treasurer)
Founder's Night (Rob Morris)

Projects:
Fisher House (A place of care and support for Military members, veterans and families)
Service Dog
Pull tabs for Ronald McDonald House
Community Food Banks
All projects of Arkansas Grand Chapter

Fund Raisers:
Sale of Itinerary Calendars - Alzheimer's
Sale of paw charms or stickers or puppy chow mix - Service Dogs
Sale of candy or nuts - Fisher House