64th BMC Cancelled
Hello Brothers and Sisters, We are all aware of the catastrophic effects that the coronavirus has caused world-wide. We are also aware that the effects of the virus are much more serious in older people and those with pre-existing medical conditions- two categories in which many of our members are classified. In an effort to slow the spread of the virus, most localities around the world have developed “stay at home” and “social distancing” policies. Whereas these policies have reduced the number of infections and deaths, most medical experts appear to agree that the only thing that will truly eliminate or reduce the effects of this virus among the world’s population is the…
BMC Protocol Dress
THE B.M.C. PROTOCOL DRESS I. MEMORIAL SERVICES A. MALE BRANCH OF ORDER Black Suit, White Shirt, Black Shoes, Proper Regalia. B. FEMALE BRANCH OF ORDER– Short White Suit or Uniform, White Shoes, White Gloves, Proper Regalia. C. MILITARY BRANCH OF ORDER MALE-Black Uniform (no side arms), Proper regalia FEMALE-Black Uniform (no side arms). Proper Regalia. NURSES– White Uniform, Proper Regalia. And Kit. II. PUBLIC SESSION A. MALE BRANCH OF ORDER-Black Suit, White Shirt, Black Shoes, Black Tie, Proper Regalia. B. FEMALE BRANCH OF ORDER- Long White dress (sleeves), White Shoes, White Gloves, Proper Regalia. All others Sisters, short White Suit or Uniform (sleeves), Proper Regalia. C. MILITARY DEPARTMENT MALE– Black…
Schedule of Events for 64th BMC 2020
THE 64TH B.M.C. Grand United Order of Odd Fellows SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AUGUST 8-14, 2020 SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018 ACTIVITY 9:00 AM- 4:00 pm Committee of Management July Full Board Meeting TBA Registration SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2020 9:00 AM Registration 11:00–AM- Worship Service 7:00 PM-8:30 PM Memorial Service 9:00PM-11:00 PM Hospitality MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2020 9:00 AM Registration 9:00AM-12 Noon Official Opening 12:30 PM-2:00 PM Ten Standing Committee Luncheon 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM Joint Session 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Grand Lodge Session “ Grand Household Session 7:30 PM-9:30 PM Grand Chamber Program TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2020 8:00 AM-10:00AM Prayer Breakfast 10:00 AM-11:30 AM Education Committee – Oratorial…
64TH BMC INFO
THE 64th BMC August 9 (Arrival)- August 14, 2020 (Departure) Live Loft Hotel and Suites 7491 New Ridge Road Hanover, MD 21076 The Committee of Management is happy to announce these details about the 64th BMC. Join us as we convene at the Live Loft Hotel and Suites in Hanover, MD. Hanover is just outside of Baltimore- Charm City, USA. RESERVATIONS AND HOTEL ROOM RATES Standard/Double rooms are $119 per night (taxes not included). Reservations can be made by calling 410-694-9450. Be sure to ask for the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows room block when making reservations. The deadline for hotel reservations is July 1, 2020. REGISTRATION FULL REGISTRATION PACKAGE $275. The deadline for registration…
GUOOF Area IV Session 2020
Bro. William Martin, Area IV Director Sis. Joann Farve, Area IV Co-Director 5123 Forest Hill Road 125 Easy Street Jackson, MS 39272 Luling, LA 70070 Telephone No. 601-597-4337 (C) Telephone No. 469-9292 (C) 601-346-7854 (H) 601-469-386-9292 (H) GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS AND HOUSEHOLD OF RUTH 21st ANNUAL AREA IV SESSION TO: Area IV Executive Officers, District Grand Masters, District Most Noble Governors, Elected Officers and Members FROM: William Martin, Area IV Director & Joann Farve, Area IV Co-Director DATE: January 31, 2020 SUBJECT: 21st Annual Area IV Session Announcement Give God the glory for his blessings upon our Annual Session for…
GUOOF Area II Session 2020
To: Executive Board, All District Grand Masters, All District Grand Most Noble Governors, All 10 Standing Committee Chairpersons, All Brothers and Sisters Greetings: Our Area II meeting will occur on April 24-25, 2020, at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites, 300 S. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, MD, 21801. HOTEL RESERVATIONS: Call the La Quinta Inn, 410 546-4400 to make your reservations. The deadline for hotel reservations is March 27, 2020. The hotel room rate is $89.00 (not including taxes). Be sure to tell the hotel that you are with the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in order to get the group rate. REGISTRATION: $70.00 Pre-Registration, $80.00 – On Site. Please make…
Retired Commander of the Grand Patriarchy Honored
At the Saturday evening banquet in Philadelphia, PA, Jan. 11, 2020, the retired Commander of the Grand Patriarchy, Maj. Gen. Paul Van Heynegen was honored. There were presentations by Committee of Management, Grand Household of Ruth, Grand Patriarchy and the Second Brigade Patriarchy. He received two plaques and tokens of love. Much love was shown by all present.
New Household of Ruth Charters Presented
Charters were presented by MHGM John Green at the banquet to two new Households of Ruth. Sis. Marquisa Jenkins, MNG, and Sis. Julie Corley, RNG, accepted the charter for Saint James Household of Ruth #18 of Georgia. Sis. Kim C. Peterson, MNG, accepted the charter for Kim C. Peterson Household of Ruth #110 of North Carolina.
First Timers to Household of Ruth Meeting in Phil., PA
Left to right: Kim C. Peterson, Kim C. Peterson HH of R #110, NC; Bertha E. Spates, Monitor HH of R #4550, MD; Jacqueline Lewis, Kim C. Peterson HH of R #110, NC; Julie Corley, St. James HH of R #18, GA; Marquisa Jenkins, St. James HH of R #18, GA.
Installation of District Grand Officers
Some photos of District Grand Officers being installed.