The mission of the Danish Sisterhood of America is to strengthen, maintain and preserve the Danish heritage and traditions for future generations.

The Danish Sisterhood of America was founded on December 15, 1883 by Christine Hemmingsen, a Danish immigrant from Orup, Denmark. Inspired by the success of the Danish Brotherhood of America, Mrs. Hemmingsen established Christine Lodge #1 in Negaunee, Michigan. The Danish Sisterhood of today continues to grow with numerous lodges located throughout the United States and Canada.

The Danish culture is rich – its history long and distinguished, going back thousands of years. Membership in the Danish Sisterhood of America is a wonderful opportunity to connect with your Danish heritage, learn more about Danish customs and traditions, and strengthen your connection to Denmark. A cordial invitation is extended to you to join the largest national Danish organization dedicated to preserving and sharing these deeply rooted traditions. 

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Updated, January 2021

Local lodges are urged to continue the suspension of in-person gatherings and events as we work together to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Sisterhood lodges are encouraged to utilize technology such as Zoom or Google Meets to conduct virtual meetings.

The Supreme Lodge recognizes that many of our members fall within the high risk category established by the CDC. The entire board continues to urge you to take the necessary precautions and stay safe and healthy.

With warm regards, venlige hilsner, and in sisterly spirit,

Christina Sallee, National President

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