The stated purposes of the organization are: Charitable, Educational, Fraternal and Scientific; but there is much more to it that. Dr. Rob Morris, the Poet Laureate of Masonry, founded the Order using the beautiful and inspiring Biblical examples of heroic conduct and moral values. These portray the noble principles which should adorn the personal lives of Eastern Star members. Eastern Star strives to take good people and through uplifting and elevating associations of love and service, and through precept and example build and Order which is truly dedicated to charity, truth and loving kindness.