Chartering Officer: “PLEASE RAISE YOUR RIGHT HAND IN THE AFFIRMATIVE, AND
REPEAT THIS OATH AFTER ME.” “WE THE BROTHERS OF
CHAPTER – DO SOLEMNLY
_________________________________ SWEAR, THAT WE SHALL, HOLD HIGH THE NAME OF ALPHA - OBEY ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS -THIS OF THE DISTRICT OF ___________________ THE SOUTHERN REGION - AND THE GENERAL FRATERNITY - SO HELP US GOD” Brothers will turn and sit at secondary tables.
Chartering Officer: “WHY ALPHA PHI ALPHA?” Chartering Officer will give a short talk on the question. MAXIMUM TIME TEN MINUTES.
Chartering Officer: At the end of the talk, the Chartering Officer shall recite an appropriate poem or passage.
Chartering Officer: ‘OF THIS BROTHER GROUP, I CALL THE PRESIDENT.”
_______________________ REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT.” The President shall acknowledge his name.
, I AM, YOUR SERVANT, BROTHER
Chartering Office: “COME FORWARD.” Brother approaches.
Chartering Officer: “WILL YOU ACCEPT THIS CHARTER ON BEHALF OF YOUR CHARTERING BROTHERS?”
PRESIDENT: “YES, I DO.”
Chartering Officer: “THIS CITY, I LET THIS CHARTER. MAY GOD BLESS ITS PURPOSE. YOU MAY ADDRESS YOUR GUEST MR. PRESIDENT.”
The President introduces guest at Head Table. The president makes a five to seven minute talk on the “role of his Chapter in this community; what is to be expected, etc.”
At the end of his presentation, the President shall say, “WITH ME ARE MY BROTHERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. I TAKE PLEASURE IN PRESENTING EACH.”
Present Brother, wife, children, etc.
Awards may be presented at this time. Brothers may be called for assistance. At the end the President shall say, “MR CHARTERING OFFICER, OUR WORK BEGUN. WE ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE. GOD BE WITH US ALL.” All return to their seats. RETIRING THE JEWELS
15th Draft 9/18/07