Become a Shriner

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Building friendships that will last a lifetime

Shriners International is a fraternity based on fun, fellowship, and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief for others, and the truth. An organization of men who are dedicated to brotherhood, and the compassion and service to others. It's obviously, spiritually, more than just a fraternity - with nearly 200 Temples (chapters) in seven countries, and thousands of clubs around the world.

Oasis Shriners are very proud members of Shriners International, which is a governing body for all Shriners throughout the entire world. Shriners International provides the comprehensive and hands-on leadership that allows each individual Shriner's location to focus on the philanthropy for others, maintaining the proud traditions, and also the fun in doing so, all while keeping the standards of Shriners everywhere and making the necessary changes to allow Shriners, and also the Shriners Hospital for Children® to remain fully operational in helping others in need, in this ever changing world.

To become a Shriner...all you have to do is just ask

In order to become a Shriner you must ask a current Shriner to support and sponsor your application. This site makes that process easier by pairing you with a virtual mentor who can answer all of your questions, guide you through the petition process, and help you get to know members and future friends of your local Shrine Temple. We are by your side every step of the way.
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Benefits of becoming a Shriner

Active Membership

Membership activity in a well-known fraternal organization recognized for all its social and philanthropic activities.

Long-lasting Relationships

Opportunity to develop long lasting relationships with like minded men from all parts of your country, and throughout the entire world

Multiple Social Activities

Engage in multiple social activities, dinners, dances, and events that are available for not only you, but your entire family as well.

Special Interest Groups

Participate in many special interest groups within the Shriners, that allow like minded men to enjoy a little high-spirited fun. Motorcycles, trap shooting, parades, golf, flying, and sports cars are all just some of the many examples of these types of groups.

"World's Greatest Philanthropy"

The privilege of supporting the "World’s Greatest Philanthropy,” Shriners Hospitals for Children®, which offers Shriners many opportunities to find personal fulfillment and satisfaction.

Some Frequently Asked FUN Questions

What significance does the emblem play?
Just like the Mercedes-Benz is known for it's 3-pointed star symbol, the Shriners fraternity is known for its Crescent, or "Jewel of the Order". Carrying on the Near East theme, the emblem is composed of the claws of a tiger, united in the middle with the head of the sphinx. One the back of the emblem are a pyramid, urn, and star. Additionally, the emblem bears the motto "Robur et Furor", which means "Strength and Fury".

Just as Mercedes' star represents something - domination of land, sea, and air... So does the Shriners emblem. The scimitar stands for the backbone of the fraternity - its members. The two claws are for the Shriners fraternity and its philanthropy, the Shriners Hospital for Children®. The sphinx is representative of the governing body of the Shriners, while the star hanging beneath the thousands of children helped by the philanthropy every year.

Useful Links

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BECOME A FREEMASON IN NC

The path to Masonic membership is fairly straightforward, however there are several points to consider before you join the fraternity.
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BECOME A SHRINER

Shriners believe fun and philanthropy are central to fellowship and are great men committed to making an even greater difference together.
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SHRINERS VILLAGE

Shriners Village is a private web community for Shriners. Register your account or login to the private community through this link.
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WebFez

My Membership Tool - Shriners International utilizes WebFez as a membership tool to help connect shriners with other shriners in an effort to grow their community.
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SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL

Shriners International is a fraternal organization of men who are dedicated to brotherhood, compassion and service to others. Shriners International... it's more than a fraternity.
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SOUTH ATLANTIC SHRINE ASSOCIATION

The object of SASA is to promote cordiality and friendship between the Shriners composing this Association and to provide means for the exchange of ideas.
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Here are some useful links to find out more about Shriners Hospitals for Children and ways you can support the great things they are able to provide.
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About Us

Shriners International is a fraternity based on fun, fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, truth and relief.

Get In Touch

Charlotte Headquarters

OASIS SHRINERS
604 Doug Mayes Place
Charlotte NC 28262
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