St. John Lodge No. 16 Celebrates 154 Years of Service

On Saturday, March 23,  St. Johns Lodge No. 16 Free and Accepted Masons,  will celebrate 154 years of service, as the “Mother Lodge” of the 7th Masonic District, a subordinate lodge of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge State of New York., at their Master’s Ball  at Marygold Manor, 770 Marygold Drive, Cheektowaga.

At the gala, St. Johns Lodge No. 16,  under the leadership of Worshipful Master Tony “Solo” Hearst 9 will welcome the Grandmaster Walter C. King Jr.(pictured right), from New York, New York.

St. John’s Lodge No. 16 has been a stalwart in the Buffalo community. Focusing on making “Good Men Better,” service to God, neighbors and each other,  they are known for their service to the surrounding community.  The men of St. John’s Lodge have contributed to the higher education of many students over the years, involved themselves with 7th District Annual Toy Drive and early in St. John’s inception some of it members helped to create the Niagara Movement, which in some form would eventually turn into the oldest civil right group in America, the NAACP.

St. John’s Lodge No. 16 extends an invitation to  the Buffalo Community to   join them in their upcoming celebration. Donation $60  per person, Ticket inquires or Advertisement inquires can be made to