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Prince Hall Day Festival (52)

Celebrating 167 years of Charitable Service to the State of New Jersey and Abroad FAITH, HOPE, CHARITY First, I would like to extend warm and sincere greetings in the...Read More

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Posted on 08/21/2015

Advocates for Autism (59)

The Autism Society invites you to get involved in The Big Give for Autism on September 17. See attached for more info.

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Posted on 08/20/2015

Prostate Cancer Awareness

Prostate cancer, also known as carcinoma of the prostate, is the development of cancer in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. Most prostate cancers are slow growing;...Read More

Posted on 08/21/2015

Lift Every Voice to Fight Voter Suppression Initiative

Lift Every Voice to Fight Voter Suppression is an initiative intertwined with operation S.A.V.E. Voting rights are under attack nationwide as states pass voter suppression laws. These laws lead to...Read More

Posted on 08/21/2015

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Quote of the Day

"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."

- Mother Teresa

  • Meet the Grand Lodge Cabinet
  • Advocates for Autism
  • Operation S.A.V.E.
  • Lift Every Voice to Fight Voter Suppression Initiative
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness
  • Prince Hall Day Festival
  • Operation S.A.V.E.
  • Employment Opportunities
  • Ancestor's of Service

Welcome to the website for the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, State of New Jersey

Fraternal Greetings!

The MWPHGL of New Jersey is a proud member of the Prince Hall Conference of Grand Masters and enjoys fraternal fellowship with the 48 Member Grand Lodges dispersed through the United States, Ontario, Canada, Bahamas, Caribbean, and Liberia, Africa.

The MWPHGL of NJ was Organized in 1848
167 Years of "Wisdom and Instruction"

Our Grand East is located at
188-190 Irvine Turner Boulevard
Newark, New Jersey 07018
Building Manager's office 973-824-9227

Please explore our Website where you will find a brief history of the origin of Prince Hall Freemasonry of New Jersey, as well as other pertinent information about our Grand Lodge and it's officers.


Titus 2:7
"Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity "

M.W. Shelton J. Prescott
Grand Master

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Read More..

Lodge Locator

Wouldn't you love to own a brand new C250 Mercedes-Benz or 5 day Caribbean Vacation? If so get your 2015 Annual Grand Lodge Charity Raffles before it's too late.Click here for more info.

Prince Hall Family Relief Fund was established to assist victims that suffered catastrophes from hurricanes, floods, and fires that accrued to them as well as their family members. Read More..


The Pillar is a periodic newsletter highlighting member and lodges of the MW Prince Hall Grand lodge of NJ. Click her to read the lastest articles.

Grand Master Visitations

Display's the Grand Master's Events for the next 4 months
Cabinet Meeting/PHA meeting 9am - MWPHGLNJ
Sep 05, 2015 - Sep 06, 2015
Location: Grand East

Prince Hall Grand Chapter of Connecticut - Sister Jurisdiction Visit - Oziel
Sep 12, 2015 - Sep 13, 2015
Location: Rocky Hill, CT

Seminar (September 30th date pending) - Bethlehem Grand Court
Sep 12, 2015 - Sep 13, 2015
Location: TBD

Prince Hall Community Day - MWPHGLNJ
Sep 12, 2015 - Sep 13, 2015
Location: East Orange, NJ

Prince Hall Day 2:30pm - MWPHGLNJ
Sep 13, 2015 - Sep 14, 2015
Location: JFK H.S. Paterson, NJ

Sep 18, 2015 - Sep 19, 2015
Location: Hampton, VA

Joint Royal & Select Past Grand Court/Past Grand Council Officers Banquet - Arthur L. Taylor Grand Council/R&SM
Sep 18, 2015 - Sep 19, 2015
Location: Hotel ML, Mt. Laurel

Annual Assembly - R&SM/LOCOP
Sep 19, 2015 - Sep 20, 2015
Location: Hotel ML, Mt. Laurel

Cornerstone Laying - MWPHGLNJ
Sep 20, 2015 - Sep 21, 2015
Location: Newark, NJ

Recognition Banquet GWM/GWP - Oziel
Sep 26, 2015 - Sep 27, 2015
Location: East Brunswick

Annual Church Visitation-Commanders of the Rite - NJ Council of Deliberation
Sep 27, 2015 - Sep 28, 2015
Location: Bethel AME-Beverly, NJ

GL Seminar/Cabinet Meeting 9am - MWPHGLNJ
Oct 03, 2015 - Oct 04, 2015
Location: Progressive/New Brunswick

Primrose Assembly No. 9 - Order of the Golden Circle
Oct 04, 2015 - Oct 05, 2015
Location: Riverside

Annual Session - Bethlehem Grand Court
Oct 10, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015
Location: Newark, NJ

Grand Convocation - HRAM
Oct 10, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015
Location: Newark, NJ

Prince Hall Grand Chapter of Rhode Island - Sister Jurisdiction Visit - Oziel
Oct 17, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Location: Warwick, RI

Ophir Consistory & Lady Orchid Assembly Banquet - Order of the Golden Circle
Oct 18, 2015 - Oct 19, 2015
Location: TBD

Oziel Grand Chapter Seminar - Oziel
Oct 24, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015
Location: Grand East

Douglas Consistory & Rose of Sharon Assembly - Order of the Golden Circle
Oct 25, 2015 - Oct 26, 2015
Location: Grand Ceturion-Clark, NJ

(+) Click here to see his full itinerary


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