2022-2023 Grand Chapter Officers and Information

147th Grand Chapter Session

April 20, 21 and 22, 2023

Hyatt Regency

400 W. Waterman St.

Wichita, Kansas


GRAND OFFICERS

 

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OFFICENAME 
Worthy Grand MatronGale Masten
Worthy Grand PatronTony Anderson
Associate Grand MatronWendy Cunningham
Associate Grand PatronDavid Hendricks
Grand SecretaryChristy Hard
Grand TreasurerDebra Lindsten
Grand ConductressGlenda Perkins
Associate Grand ConductressTeresa Ryan
Grand TrusteeDolores "Dee" Smith, PGM
Grand TrusteeMike Edwards, PGP, GGCCM
Grand TrusteeWanda Ryan, PGM, GGCCM
Grand TrusteeSteven Boyer, PGP
Grand TrusteeGarrie Oppitz, PGM
Grand ChaplainMike Strickland
Grand MarshalCatherine Blocher
Grand OrganistDanni Altman-Newell
Grand AdahRonna Kimbrell
Grand RuthRuth Ann Staton
Grand EstherMelissa Squires
Grand MarthaJacqueline Kremer
Grand ElectaSharon Harrison
Grand WarderNancy Young
Grand SentinelDavid Ahlstrom

SESSION THEME & SYMBOLS

Our Theme
Be A Light

Our Motto
WGM: Give it to God and Always Say a Prayer

WGP: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think (Christopher Robin)

Our Watch-words and Aims
LOVE – Live Our Values Everyday
HOPE – Have Only Positive Expectations
FAITH – Forward All Issues To Him

Scriptures
WGM: John 14:27: Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives.  Do note let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

Joshua 1:9: Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do note be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.

James 4:10: Humble yourself before the Lord and he will exalt you.

WGP: Genesis 9:16: Whenever the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and all living creatures of every kind on the earth.

I Corinthians 13:11: When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child.  When I became a man I put the ways of childhood behind me.

Our Emblems
Session: Four-sided square lantern
Fun Emblems: WGM – Monarch Butterfly
                                        – All things Harley Davidson and peanut butter cookies
                            WGP  – Jet ski

Honor Station
Romans 2:11: For God shows no partiality. We are all equally important

Colors
Black, White, Silver, Orange,and Red.

Flowers
Seasonal flowers, Marigolds and Red roses.

Our Charities

  • Passageways
  • Children’s Miracle Network

Our Special Projects

  • OES Scholarships
  • Masonic Youth Organizations
  • Membership
  • Grand Chapter Session
  • New member recognition
  • 50  & 75 year member recognition
  • Kansas/Nebraska Reunion
  • Kansas/Oklahoma Exchange
  • KSDS
  • Star Gazer
  • WGM/WGP Project of Choice

Our Activities

  • Five State Fun Gathering (Hannibal, MO)
  • Alpha-Omega Sewing Day
  • Spring Fund Raiser

Our Songs

SESSION:         Be A Light (by Keith Urban, Chris Tomlin, Hillary Scott, Reba McEntire)

WGM:

  • Humble and Kind (Tim McGraw)
  • You Raise Me Up (Josh Groban)
  • Girl and Fire (Alecia keys)

WGP

  • Pontoon (Little Big Town)
  • Wipeout (The Ventures)
  • Rainbow (Kacey Musgraves)

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