Odd Fellows News and Information
If you ever get a chance, talk to the Secretary of your Odd Fellows Lodge and ask to look at the Member Register. This is the document that provides information on all members of your Lodge from the date of institution of the Lodge till the present. It’s really a fascinating historical document, and I think you will enjoy the interlude in your Lodge’s past.
One of the very first things we learn when we join Odd Fellowship is the ancient “commands” of this Order, instructing members to…
What do you see in this photograph? If you said “a group of Odd Fellows” you were absolutely correct. The three links symbol on the chair in the foreground and the banners in the background indicate that you are in a Lodge of Odd Fellows.
I have never seen a group so intent on finding ways to eliminate its membership or keep people out! The Independent Order of Odd Fellows in America.
Does your Odd Fellows Lodge have internal conflict? It must be handled or it will cause significant damage to your organization.
Over the last Century membership in Odd Fellows’ Lodges has dropped by over 90%. That is a significant and concerning decline.
The concept of “weak Lodges” is recognized in the Odd Fellows Codes. And certainly every jurisdiction has Lodges that could be categorized as “weak”.
It’s time the Independent Order of Odd Fellows revamp its degrees to fit society’s pace, which is efficient and to-the-point.
It’s a real oddity, the fact that the Independent Order of Odd Fellows may take themselves a bit too seriously.
Updated: July 22, 2021 Today's DMC Newsletter could be entitled "Anatomy of a Healthy Odd Fellows...
The Odd Fellows theater will be opening in September and we will be showing three films on three Sundays in September on our big movie screen in the Upper Hall.
California leads the way for progressive Odd Fellowship! We look at the numbers and must investigate the reason behind this larger jurisdiction. Surely, it has to do with the more liberal interpretation of our codes and rituals.