Once a Man has Made the Decision to Become a Mason and Progressed to the Sublime Degree of a MASTER MASON ( 3rd Degree ), His Journey is Not Over; however, It Has Just Begun!
It is now at this point that he may petition other Masonic Bodies and Family Members may also petition certain Masonic organizations. Examples of relatives that may join because of their association with a Mason include: Spouse, Son, Daughter, Grandson, Granddaughter, Nephew, Niece, etc.
Scottish Rite – Valley of Harrisburg
There are 16 Valley’s in Pennsylvania, the Valley of Harrisburg being the closest to Orrstown Lodge. Many of our members are part of this Valley or one of the other appendant bodies on this page.
The 16 Valley’s of PA are Allentown, Altoona, Bloomsburg, Coudersport, Erie, Harrisburg, Lancaster, New Castle, Oil City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Scranton, Towanda, Uniontown, Williamsport.
York Rite Bodies – Chapter, Council, Commandery (Knights Templar)
The symbolic degrees of Entered Apprentice, Fellowcraft, and Master Mason, as conferred in the United States, are degrees of the York Rite. York Masonry is the oldest and best known of all Masonic Rites. It takes its name from York, England, where the earliest known record of Masonry exists, dating from about A.D. 923.
Tall Cedars of Lebanon – Harrisburg Forest No. 43
Tall Cedars of Lebanon of North America is an appendant Masonic organization devoted to fostering friendship and fellowship among Freemasons and to all mankind.
We are over 10,000 members with an unyielding commitment to provide a "place in the sun" for those many thousands of victims of neuromuscular diseases who, through their own means, may not be able to share and enjoy the experiences of life that we so often are able to take for granted.
The Zembo Shrine, and the Shriner’s of Shriners’ International, we call them Nobles, have a rich history of fellowship, and philanthropy. Becoming a Shriner strengthens the soul and adds meaning to daily life. The Members of Shriners International, are members of the Masonic Order, and adhere to the principles of Freemasonry. Brotherly Love, Relief, and Truth!
Zembo Harrisburg http://zembo.org/
Shriners International http://www.shrinersinternational.org/
Order Of The Eastern Star – Martha Custis Chapter 342 Chambersburg
The members of the Order of the Eastern Star are dedicated women and men who sincerely reflect the spirit of fraternal love and the desire to work together for good. It gives them the opportunity to give a part of their time to many projects that benefit mankind.
Masonic Youth Organizations
DeMolay International – George Washington Chapter Chambersburg
DeMolay is the premier youth leadership organization building young men of character and dedicated to making young men better people and leaders. Providing a program based on timeless principles and practical experience, DeMolay strives to not only create the extraordinary leader, but a leader of character. DeMolays hold themselves to a higher moral standard, striving to constantly improve and be better each and every day.
Job’s Daughters – Chambersburg Bethel #16
Founded in 1920 by Mrs. Ethel T. Wead Mick, Job’s Daughters International is an organization of young women with members in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Philippines, and Brazil. Members have fun together at activities such as swimming parties, dances, family picnics, slumber parties, miniature golf, marching in parades, and so much more. In Job’s Daughters you will make new friends that will last a lifetime.