Mentoring Lodges Through Mergers nick.prins Sun, 02/20/2022 – 09:29
Throughout the history of the Order of the Arrow, the process of combining two or more lodges into one has been a regular occurrence. The first lodge merger happened in 1924, nine years after the OA’s founding, in which Unalachtgo Lodge of Philadelphia become a part of Unami Lodge.
Lodge mergers are a complex endeavor. For the lodges involved, it can be easy to approach them with a sense of fear, dread, or even anger. To help mitigate these emotional reactions, the role of the section is of utmost importance.