Odd Fellows News and Information
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.
“An Onion to a Beggar” is a religious parable originally used in the classic work “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky. But it has been reused again and again, both in later prose, and real life. I
Why are some of our Odd Fellows Lodges growing in membership while other Lodges are shrinking? This is, to be brutally frank…
The biggest single thing that can bring an Odd Fellows Lodge to a premature demise is the decline in membership
Updated: May 24, 2021A few weeks ago, a long-time, quite traditional member of the Independent...
It’s no secret why Odd Fellowship is diminishing. Every year – our state and national numbers go down. They go down for one simple reason…
I am often asked, “Our Lodge has stagnated. What can we do to help our Lodge grow?” This article and these tips will answer that question.
Focus on membership has been the recurring theme of the Dedicated Members for Change (DMC) and Odd Fellows of California.
Membership, the Elephant in the Room. This is our most important and vexing problem of the Odd Fellows. Each year we see a decline in the number of Lodges.
Statistics show that the Odd Fellows are slowly disappearing as an Order. This trend, however, can be reversed.
The first meeting of the in the back room of a public house. Taverns were the focal point of social life, where people met to conduct business, eat, drink and sing.