Welcome To Oregon's Amaranth Website
The Order of the Amaranth is a fraternal and philanthropic organization comprised of both men and women with Masonic affiliation. The Order is organized into three levels or jurisdictions. A local group of members is known as a “Subordinate Court”. The presiding officer is a woman who is elected by the members and has the title of “Royal Matron.” She is advised and escorted by the “Royal Patron” who is also elected. Together with a corps of elected and appointed officers, they conduct the monthly meetings, activities and fund raising efforts of the subordinate court.
2015 - 2016 Oregon Grand Royal Matron and Grand Royal Patron
"Celtic Joy" Year
GRM: HL Anne M Beaton
Theme: Knotty Ladies
Emblems: Celtic Knots and Crosses
Verse: Tobit 13:7 "I will extol my God and my soul shall praise the King of Heaven and shall rejoice in His greatness."
Colors: Royal Purple, Gold, and Silver
Flowers: Roses, Trilliums, Shamrocks, and Thistles
Fun Emblems: Otters and Ferrets
Philanthropic Projects: The Wounded Warrior Project and the General Fund
GRP: SK Wes Aanderud
Theme: Sophisticated Knight
Emblems: Garden Tools to help Amaranth Grow
Bible Verse: Matthew 13:32 "Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so birds come and perch in its branches."
Color: Emerald Green
Flower: Bird of Paradise
Fun Emblem: Michigan J. Frog
Philanthropic Projects: Youth Scholarship Fund and Amaranth Diabetes Research Foundation
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