Welcome to the Texas Tophats

The Texas Tophats is dedicated to our own Past Grand Patron Henry S. Martin, who became the Most Worthy Grand Patron, General Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, at the “Precious Memories on the Wings of Love” 49th Triennial Assembly on October 25, 2018 – November 2, 2018 in Orlando, Florida.

The 50th General Grand Chapter Triennial Assembly will be in Salt Lake City, Utah, October 29 - 31, 2021, where our MWGM Marianne Shenefelt and Henry will preside.

News of GGC Triennial in the Eastern Star Journal, December 2020, Page 4

“Salt Lake is the One in 2021”

Come join us for the
“Circle of Friendship & Service Around the World”
2021 Triennial Assembly
October 29, 2021 –November 5, 2021
Salt Lake City, Utah USA
The Triennial team has been very busy moving forward with preparations for the 50thTriennial Assembly! Reservations at the selected OES hotels, the Downtown Hilton and Radisson, are being taken now at the official booking site. Jurisdictions are welcome to choose whichever hotel they prefer, Hilton or Radisson.

Check out the web page:
Stay tuned, more information will be forthcoming. We promise this is one Triennial Assembly you will not want to miss


From the Desk of MWGP Henry S. Martin
(Excerpt from the Eastern Star Journal, December 2020)

Greetings from MWGP Henry S. Martin
from Texas OES Bulletin

Holiday Greetings from the MWGM and MWGP
(Click on the letter below for an Adobe Reader (.pdf file)

Holiday Greetings from MWGM and MWGP


Facebook Note and Video from the MWGM Marianne Shenefelt

 Photo-MWGM Marianne Shenefelt

Hi Friends - This is a short video from me. I hope everyone's Christmas was wonderful. The New Year of 2021 is coming up quickly. I love the New Year because it means a new beginning is just around the corner! The pages of your (our) book titled "2021" are blank--they are just waiting for you (us) to write your (our) story as only you (we) can write it. It's going to be awesome! In friendship & love,
Marianne MWGM

MWGM Facebook Video

Our Most Worthy Grand Matron and Patron produced a movie about Service Dogs. Click on the picture on the left to view it.

Link to GGC Website.

Link to Texas Grand Chapter Website.

Link to Wyoming Grand Chapter Website.
MWGM's Grand Chapter