Welcome to The Sovereign Grand Lodge, International Association of Rebekah Assemblies, Youth Website. The purpose of this site is to provide information to our members and advisors about events and programs that are available. This site is also a forum to communicate and share information between our lodges as well as our members. Finally, we invite any visitors to our site, who are not members of our three-link fraternity, to stay and browse as long as you like.
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Should you have any questions about our programs or becoming a member, please email us or contact one of the committee members at the numbers listed at the bottom of this page.
The different types of Youth Groups
Junior Lodges are open to any boy between the ages of 8 and 21. The watchwords of this degree are Honor and Fidelity. The symbolic colors of the degree are Silver and Dark Blue.
Theta Rho Girls’ Clubs are for girls between the ages of 8 and 21. The Theta Rho motto is “Happiness through Service” and the symbolic colors of the degree are Peach and Yale Blue.
United Youth Group is the third branch of The Sovereign Grand Lodge, International Association of Rebekah Assemblies Youth Programs. The Group is open to boys and girls from age 8 to 18 in a co-ed lodge setting. In lodge sessions, the youth are in charge of the activities of the lodge, under the direction of adult advisors. The boys and girls are encouraged to accept positions of leadership and responsibility, if they so choose. In the lodge session, the youth plan their work, social and fun activities, and projects in the lodge or community.
The Cadet Corps are the junior branch of the Patriarchs Militant. Their motto is “Service is Honor”.
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Vol 9 Iss. 3 Youth Informer March 2020
Youth Informer January 2020 Final
Youth Informer September 2019
Vol 8 Iss. 4 Youth Informer July 2019
Vol 8 Iss. 3 Youth Informer Mar. 2019
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Youth Informer April 2018 Vol. 7 Issue 3
Youth Informer January 2018
Youth Informer Fall 2017 Vol. 7 Issue 1
Youth Informer Winter 2016
Youth Informer Summer 2015
Youth Informer Fall 2015
Any jurisdiction wishing to have a member of The SGL-IARA Joint Youth Committee visit their Grand Junior Lodge, Theta Rho Assembly, United Youth Group, regional meetings, or jurisdictional functions please send their request to Chairman James Danial through Committee Secretary Ray Lessans. The request should be in writing (regular mail or e-mail) and identify the reason(s) for the visitation. Any request should be made well in advance, and based upon the need, past history of visitation, committee member availability, and budgetary factors, a timely reply will be provided as to the determination.
Steve Adams, Chairman
JYC Committee Chaiman
422 Trade Street
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Mary Houle, Secretary
Duard Fyffe, Youth Days Coordinator
Greta Bowers, Pin Coordinator, Facebook Page
Gwen Wixom, Editor Youth Informer
Laurel Delony, Liaison to the JYC