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The International Order of Job’s Daughters (IOJD) was organized with the consent obtained from J.B. Fradenburg, the Most Worshipful Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Nebraska; Mrs. Anna J. Davis, the Grand Matron of Nebraska, Order of the Eastern Star; and James E. Bednar, the Grand Patron of Nebraska, Order of Eastern Star, to work under the following landmarks:  

First:           To be known as Job’s Daughters.  

Second:      Membership to be composed of developing girls who believe in God and bear a Masonic relationship.  

Third:         The meeting place to be called a Bethel.  

Fourth:       The teachings based on the “Book of Job” with special reference to the 42nd Chapter, 15th verse.  

Fifth:           To be taught in three epochs (not degrees).  

Sixth:          Motto: “Virtue is a quality which highly adorns woman.”  

Seventh:     The emblems to be the Open Book, Horn of Plenty and the Lily of the Valley.  

Eighth:        Requiring all members, guardians and visitors to assume a pledge based on honor.  

Ninth:         To be a democratic organization with the right of appeal to a supreme authority, with all members and guardians amenable to the laws.  

Tenth:         A Supreme Guardian Council with Constitution and Bylaws in conformity with the landmarks governing Supreme Guardian, subordinate Guardians and Bethel members.  

Written by Mrs. Ethel Wead Mick, 1920 Founder

For further information, please contact Mrs. Susan Anderson, Bethel Guardian

In all the Land there were no women found so fair as the Daughters of Job!

International Order of Job’s Daughters is a 501 (c)(3) organization.  Federal

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For questions concerning Bethel No. 1 e-mail: Mrs. Susan Anderson 

or Mr. Thomas Schram, Director of Fraternal Relations

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