International Free and Accepted Modern Masons, Inc. and Order of the Eastern Star
MOST WORSHIPFUL ILLUSTRIOUS RENFORD P. BROWN GRAND LODGE
Illustrious James O. Dogan, 33° - Supreme President/CEO • Illustrious Kenneth L. Hollowell, 33° - Supreme Grand Master
Illustrious Robert L. Stevens, 33°
Most Worshipful Grand Master
Order of the Eastern Star Purpose:
The Order of the Easter Star (OES) is an organization where women and men with high moral character, who have a desire to work for the betterment of others, and a drive to make the world a better place can contribute their time, energy and wisdom. The OES was designed to serve among women the same purpose as that of Freemasonry among men, and to provide Masons with the cooperation of women kindred without accepting them into the Lodge.
The objectives of the Order of the Eastern Star are to
Members of the Noble Rose Christine W. Hayes Grand Chapter share their time and effort with the Masonic Brotherhood in advancing the qualities of Brotherly Love, Relief, and Truth. The Noble Rose Christine W. Hayes Grand Chapter is the governing body of the Order of the Eastern Star within the State of Florida under International Masons and Eastern Stars - Worldwide.
The Noble Rose Christine W. Hayes Grand Chapter currently has more than two thousand members in approximately 225 OES chapters within the State of Florida that meet bi-monthly with a State (Grand) Meeting held every three months to discuss the business affairs of the Grand Chapter. Each local chapter in Florida is subordinate to the the Grand Chapter, which is governed by Noble Rose Peachie Tresvant - Grand Matron and her cabinet of officers.
There is a bond between the Most Worshipful Illustrious Renford P. Brown Grand Lodge and the Noble Rose Christine W. Hayes Grand Chapter that connects brothers and sisters to work together and assist in contributing to humanity. Every OES Chapter has a Masonic representative known as a Worthy Patron who serves as a Liaison between the Chapter and Lodge, he assists in opening the OES Chapter and handling of business and conferring of degrees when called upon by the Worthy Matron.