Other Lodges, Appendant and Concordant Masonic Bodies
The Masonic Fraternity encompasses multiple lodges and concordant and appendant bodies that make up a larger Masonic family. These include masonic groups for men, masonic groups for both women and men, and masonic youth groups for boys and girls that are mentored by men and women in the Fraternity. The following additional Masonic Appendant and Concordant Bodies are active in Thurston County and also meet at the Olympia Masonic Center.
Harmony Lodge #18
Masons in Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey congregate at Harmony Lodge No. 18, the friendliest Lodge in Thurston County, WA. Our Lodge includes a broad cross-section of the community. We welcome all men over 18 years old who want to improve themselves by associating with like-minded peers. Our membership is distributed fairly evenly across age groups and by profession. We also have many active duty military and veterans thanks to our proximity to Fort Lewis (JBLM).
Through Unity We Can Accomplish Great Things. Members in Prince Hall strive to exemplify appropriate leadership behaviors and demonstrate those behaviors throughout our daily lives. Bringing together our brothers in unity and respecting every Brother and Sister is the cornerstone of our foundation. At all times, we should lead with humility and consistency. We must always plan, check, and execute with passion and precision.
The Brothers in Prince Hall Royal Arch Masons are committed to disbursing charity and creating viable community development programs to combat many of the socio-economic issues prevalent in our community. The charitable programs we promote, some in partnership with the collaboration of other social, civic and faith-based organizations, include promoting education through scholarships, fighting hunger and homelessness and other projects designed for communities in need.
Shriners are a brotherhood of men committed to family, engaged in ongoing personal growth, and dedicated to providing care for children and families in need. Our backgrounds and interests are diverse, but we are bound together by our shared values and a desire to have fun, do good and build relationships that can last a lifetime.
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. Our lessons are scriptural, our purposes are beneficent, and our teachings are moral.
The Order of the Amaranth, in Washington, promotes fellowship through patriotism, teamwork, charitable participation and social interaction. Our membership advocates community service, educational funding and finding a cure for diabetes through research.
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.
Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today. There are girls all around the world who are growing and learning just like you. Job’s Daughters International is a sorority that offers the quality that today’s young women want and need with the guidance and assistance of adult advisors who earn their commitment. We have fun together while developing lifelong friendships, engaging in community service and learning organizational and leadership skills. We are a family of confident young women.
The International Order of Rainbow for Girls encourages young women to adopt good core values that assist in making good life decisions. Girls in Rainbow learn valuable skills including leadership, public speaking, public service, financial management, event planning and execution, poise and social graces. Rainbow Girls learn these skills while building close lifelong friendships in a safe, fun and caring environment that promotes healthy self-esteem and self-confidence to let their individual spirits shine bright. Whether they dream of becoming a successful veterinarian, a talented musician, or a loving mother, Rainbow Girls learn that they can accomplish anything and that they can make a difference.
DeMolay is a non-profit organization that has chapters for young men throughout the world. They use practical, hands-on experience to open doors for young men ages 12 to 21 by developing the civic awareness, personal responsibility, non-profit management and leadership skills so vitally needed in society today. DeMolay is a unique organization in that the youth members actually plan, organize and conduct their own activities with the assistance of adult advisors.