by Michael Greenzeiger http://www.siliconvalleyoddfellows.org/ Brothers and Sisters, We are reminded every time we begin a formal meeting that we should regard our lodge as our family and hail each other as brothers and sisters. Perhaps we hear this statement so frequently that we simply take it for granted and don’t stop to think about what […]Read More More than a Social Club
Submitted by Seth Anthony Triune Lodge #307 Middletown, PA As I toured some new members around our Lodge room, I pointed to an old Encampment apron and collar on the wall. It was beautifully mounted and displayed. The bullion thread showed nary a bit of tarnish. It looked as if the regalia had been boxed […]Read More Wearing the Pride of the Order- by Seth Anthony
I agree: the featured image of the “man-chickens” is pretty odd. One of the things we’re supposed to do as Odd Fellows is take care of one another so here are 10 webpages that can help you lead a better Odd life! The first two you may have to copy and paste in your address […]Read More 10 Webpages To Aid Your “Odd” Life!
The Corvallis Odd Fellows just sponsored an Odd Fellows themed mural that was painted by artist Alice J Marshall. It is part of a larger downtown project called the Corvallis Mural Project which “seeks to establish a comprehensive network of mural activity and engagement by artists, property owners, and the community.” Creative projects like this are […]Read More Odd Fellows Mural in Corvallis, Oregon
(Editor Note:) The message below was sent to us as a response to the August 28, 2017 post “What the Odd Fellows of Tomorrow Could Look Like”. Submission by Billy Sanderson, An Initiatory Degree member with Columbia #2 in Victoria, BC, Canada. Dear Brother Ainslie, I enjoyed the post on the vision of the Order’s […]Read More Comments on the Vision of the Future by Billy Sanderson
Highlight video for interview with Andy Don Emmons for the Tropic Pictures documentary about fraternal society art titled “As Above, So Below.” Enlarge the video to enjoy!Read More As Above, So Below: Andy Don Emmons!
Michael Greenzeiger http://www.siliconvalleyoddfellows.org/ Music has historically played a major role in human culture. We use it to help set the mood for all sorts of occasions, be they happy, sad, solemn, or joyous. Music has also played a major role in the history of Odd Fellowship to the point where we even have provisions for […]Read More Music in the Lodge by Michael Greenzeiger