Supereme Grand Chapters Order of Eastern Star


SGM Hilda G. Spencer has been a member of St. John Grand Chapter, OES, Chicago, IL for 38 years. She was elected Grand Matron (5) terms (10 years) and has served in various positions. She has served as Supreme Associate Grand Matron of the Supreme Grand Chapter, OES, Supreme Second Counselor of the Supreme Lady of Knights of Templar and Supreme Financial Secretary of the Supreme Royal Ladies Palace. She was employed at Standard Oil (BP Amoco) for 27 years as a Programmer Analyst. Her passion is serving others, identifying problems and recommending solutions. Her talents are planning and organizing. Her favorite scripture is "In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your path" Proverbs 3:6 NKJV. Her work ethic is, always meet and exceed a person's expectation. Always do your best and let God take care of the rest.


Mission Statement

The National Supreme Grand Chapter is a clearing house for Grand Chapters, Grand Officers and members for the purpose of regulating affiliations, advancing the Adoptive Rite work and new work whenever possible according to the landmarks of the Adoptive Rite. To promote charity and education.


History

The Supreme Grand Chapter was established in the meeting of 1849 in Washington D.C., was re-organized in 1880 and revived in 1893 in Chicago, Illinois by the Late John G. Jones who became its Eminent Supreme Grand Patron. The present name is, Supreme Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star of the United States of America and Canada. It was incorporated in perpetuity in Washington, D.C. on July 18, 1929. It could also be stated “On July 18, 1929, the Supreme Grand Chapter was incorporated in perpetuity The Supreme Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star (OES) is composed of Grand Chapters and local chapters in states and territories where no Grand Chapter has been organized or in places where the Grand Chapter ceases its affiliation. In 1946, amendments were made to the constitution with the signatures of the authorized acting members of the Board of Directors, James Alja McDonald, Chairman, Timothy Butler, Odesia Williams, Mason Collins and Sallie Mae Dickey. The amended constitution was notarizedon March 30, 1946 in Harris County Texas. (No. 31087) One of the changes was to ensure that the Corporation will be permanent and perpetual and shall not be changed or amended. In between meetings the Board of Directors is responsible for the day to day operation of the business affairs of the Supreme Grand Chapter under its laws and regulations. The former Supreme Grand Matrons are; SGME Ula Yeargin, CA, the late Ora White,CA, late Lillian Huffman New York. The current Supreme Grand is Sister Hilda G. Spencer (2015 - present)

The Elected Officers July 2017 to July 2019



Board of Directors


  • * Information for contact persons
    SGM Hilda G. Spencer, 1200 East 78th Street Apt 414, Chicago, IL 60619-3378, C-773-559-9132, hspencer2013@yahoo.com
    SGFS Anna L. Hall-Wafer, 34 East Altadena Drive, Altadena, CA 91001-51003, 626-797-9939, C-626-755-6635,
    anna_hall-wafer@sbcglobal.net


    SUPREME GRAND CHAPTER, ORDER OF EASTERN STAR United States of America and Its Territories ORGANIZED AUGUST 1847 2017 GRAND CHAPTERS

    • BATHSHEBA GRAND CHAPTER..............................LITTLE ROCK,AR

    • ETERNAL HEOINES GRAND CHAPTER........................LITTLE ROCK,AR

    • GREATER QUEEN ESTHER GRAND CHAPTER................... DETROIT, MI

    • HADASSAH GRAND CHAPTER...........TEXAS

    • LILY OF THE VALLEY GRAND CHAPTER.............BRONX, NY

    • MARTHA GRAND CHAPTER.................................... NEWARK, N J

    • MORNING STAR GRAND CHAPTER..................................GEORGIA

    • MORNING STAR GRAND CHAPTER..OHIO

    • MOUNT MORIAH GRAND CHAPTER....ARKANSAS

    • NELLIE DOWDY GRAND CHAPTER....MEMPHIS TN

    • NEW QUEEN SHEBA GRAND CHAPTER.....MICHIGAN

    • NEW LIFE GRAND CHAPTER.....TEXAS

    • NORA L. SMITH GRAND CHAPTER................GEORGIA


    • ORIENTAL GRAND CHAPTER............... GARY, IN


    • QUEEN ELIZABETH GRAND CHAPTER.............. LOS ANGELES, CA


    • QUEEN ELIZABETH GRAND CHAPTER..................TEXAS

    • QUEEN ESTHER GRAND CHAPTER................LOS ANGELES, CA

    • QUEEN OF QUEENS GRAND CHAPTER.......... WEST ORANGE, NJ

    • QUEEN VESTI GRAND CHAPTER.......DETROIT, MI

    • SHEERAH GRAND CHAPTER.......ILLINOIS

    • ST. JOHN GRAND CHAPTER..................CHICAGO, IL

    • SUNSET LOYAL GRAND CHAPTER.................. MESQUITE,TX

    • UNITED GRAND CHAPTER.................. BROOKLYN, NY