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Originally posted by Masonic Light
This is a popular misunderstanding about Masonry; I can't speak for the Oddfellows, but it may apply to them also:
It is against our rules to invite anyone to join.
In order to become a Mason (or, presumably, an Oddfellow), the person who wants to join is required to ask to be admitted. We are not permitted to invite anyone, not even family members. Invitations to join are known as "soliciting", and is highly frowned upon by most US Grand Lodges.
Originally posted by BoonePanic
I have been trying to become an oddfellow...but there is no lodge nearby...however I know the national office is in winston salem...about an hour and a half from me...Senrak you got any ideas?
Originally posted by TgSoe
I was just sort of curious, what do Odd fellows do? I hate to offend an Odd fellow by just guessing something horribly wrong.
[edit on 8-10-2005 by TgSoe]