Metropolitan Lodge, No. 161

Welcome to our Lodge page for all members and friends of the Prince Hall Masonic Family of Metropolitan Lodge, No. 161, F&AM, in Leesburg, Virginia.

For information regarding events, activities, stated or special communications, please contact us via our Facebook Message Inbox.

02/25/2022

Today we pay homage to our founder, Grand Master Prince Hall who established the first lodge of African American Masons in North America known as African Lodge No. 459. Today, there are more than forty Grand Lodges of Prince Hall Freemasonry in the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, and Liberia.

02/12/2022

Such an honor to continue to celebrate throughout the month of February by giving thanks to the heroes of Metropolitan Lodge No. 161. May the lives they have lived as well as their legacies continue to shine!

02/08/2022

Today we pause to pay homage to the faithful men of Metropolitan Lodge No. 161. We thank them for their many sacrifices and determination to see us through.

02/03/2022

It's Inspirational Thursday! Let your light shine! /G

01/25/2022

It’s a great day to be a Metropolitan Man!

Photos from Metropolitan Lodge, No. 161's post 01/20/2022

Fantastic time celebrating the 31st Annual Loudoun County Dr. Martin Luther King March and Celebration 2022!

10/20/2021

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10/20/2021

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Masonic Youth Groups That Appeal To The Younger Generation 10/20/2021

Masonic Youth Groups That Appeal To The Younger Generation

Masonic Youth Groups That Appeal To The Younger Generation If Freemasonry is going to continue thriving long into the future, sufficient efforts will need to be made to engage with and appeal to the younger

A Brand-New Museum in Oklahoma Honors Indigenous People at Every Turn 10/06/2021

A Brand-New Museum in Oklahoma Honors Indigenous People at Every Turn

A Brand-New Museum in Oklahoma Honors Indigenous People at Every Turn The team behind the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City incorporated the traditions and spiritual beliefs of 39 tribal nations into its design

10/06/2021

Few people recall the early years of Hampton Institute (now Hampton University) where Native Americans and African Americans attended the institution. This is a photo of Hampton’s Black and Native American students in 1900. For the history of Hampton see https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/hampton-university/.

York Rite Series: The Prince Hall Royal Arch 10/06/2021

York Rite Series: The Prince Hall Royal Arch

York Rite Series: The Prince Hall Royal Arch Join us as we delve into the secrets of the Arch

Metropolitan Lodge, No. 161 updated their phone number. 09/26/2021

Metropolitan Lodge, No. 161 updated their phone number.

Metropolitan Lodge, No. 161 updated their phone number.

09/17/2021

The Loudoun County (VA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated cordially invites you to attend a webinar entitled “How Did I Miss That.” In acknowledgement of suicide prevention month, the webinar will focus on Mental Health awareness and suicide prevention in youth. The topics of discussion will include recognizing the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges like anxiety, depression, isolation and anger, and the community resources available. #TheLinksInc #EALinksInc #loudounlinks #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthmatters #teenmentalhealth

Registration Link https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1RhhAivoSgOP1-_XhhUCKQ

09/17/2021

It's almost time for The Links, Incorporated 26th Annual Walk-A-Thon! Join your favorite Links member virtually for a day of walking for healthy living. Walk anytime during the day on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Save the date and let's get healthy together! #healthyliving #LinksOnTheMove

06/13/2021

Thinking back only a couple years, as beginning my own battle, I had to (on the same day) say goodbye to two (2) loved ones who'd just concluded theirs. Uncle Ron, Bro. Al Green, I miss you both and fight alone for us all. Aunt Maureen, Sis. Tina, we are family forever

News Release: Registration Now Open for “The Lost Empire: Black Freemasonry in the Old West (1867-1906)” Lecture 02/22/2021

News Release: Registration Now Open for “The Lost Empire: Black Freemasonry in the Old West (1867-1906)” Lecture

News Release: Registration Now Open for “The Lost Empire: Black Freemasonry in the Old West (1867-1906)” Lecture Leesburg, VA (February 20, 2021) – The upcoming lecture, “The Lost Empire: Black Freemasonry in the Old West (1867-1906)”, is now open for registration.Historian James R. Morgan III will discuss his award winning debut book, which tells the history of African American Freemasonry in the Old We...

2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Celebration Program 01/27/2021

2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Celebration Program

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2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Celebration Program The MLK “I Have A Dream”, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee, of Leesburg, Virginia invites you to attend our 30th anniversary community program on Monda...

01/18/2021

About Event - 30th Anniversary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Celebration Program

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This year's event is a virtual event. Please click on the link for the schedule and how to access speakers and other information.

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12/22/2020

We encourage all to get the information to best inform your health decisions.

nytimes.com 07/31/2020

Opinion | John Lewis: Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation

nytimes.com Though I may not be here with you, I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe.

07/11/2020

Chair Phyllis J. Randall

This is what leadership looks like.

Loudoun, yesterday I took another COVID test. They are not painful but they are uncomfortable. Ten (10) seconds in each nostril. The second nostril felt worse (not sure why). The twenty (20) seconds of discomfort is worth knowing. I'm not symptomatic, but wide scale testing helps us understand our percent positive in Loudoun. The entire process took about 10 minutes.

loudounfuneralchapel.com 06/13/2020

Glandwood Daw Moore Sr. - View Obituary & Service Information

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biz.loudoun.gov 05/30/2020

Loudoun Is Ready - Loudoun County Economic Development, VA

biz.loudoun.gov Take the "Loudoun Is Ready" pledge today and commit to the best health and safety practices for your customers as we enter COVID-19 recovery.

05/13/2020

Surrey Freemasons Lockdown Video

Pretty Kool from our Brethren across the pond.

In these tough times we need to stay strong and remember what it is about Masonry that we enjoy and what brings us all together. This video has been made to ...

05/13/2020

From last month...

Today, the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Benin, executive secretary of the Conference of Grand Masters of African Grand Lodges Benoit KOUASSI, died of a coronavirus in Paris.
Rest in peace!

05/03/2020

George W. Bush

If you have a little time to spare, please listen to the message below and visit https://unite.us/ to tune in and learn more.

The Call to Unite
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#answerthecall

04/11/2020

Northern Virginia Regional Commission Coronavirus PSA

Message from the leaders of Northern Virginia's largest localities asking residents to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus. Regional information regardin...

04/08/2020

Roland Martin

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03/31/2020

Governor of Virginia

Please, for all of our health and safety,
S T A Y H O M E !

I'm making an important announcement about our efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Virginia and save lives.

03/31/2020

Leesburg Police Department

Leesburg Police Department Institutes Temporary Changes in Response to COVID-19 – March 30, 2020 Update

Leesburg, VA – The Leesburg Police Department takes the health and safety of our officers and our community very seriously.

It has been brought to our attention that the Department of Motor Vehicles’ below detailed guidance concerning driver’s licenses, identification cards, and vehicle registrations does not include provisions for uninspected motor vehicles or for vehicles with expired inspections. Due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19, the Leesburg Police Department will be enacting the following additional safety precaution in order to support social distancing:

In addition to the below detailed guidance, that was enacted by Governor Northam and forwarded by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, the Leesburg Police Department will be expanding this directive to apply the 60-day extension to also include Virginia safety inspection stickers that expire during the months of March 2020 and April 2020. Therefore, enforcement by members of the Leesburg Police Department of both vehicle registrations and safety inspections are anticipated to resume respectively on June 1, 2020 and July 1, 2020.

Earlier this month, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles released the following changes to encourage social distancing and to discourage public gatherings:

“Effective March 18, 2020, all 75 DMV customer service centers are closed and all mobile services postponed until April 2, 2020 in response to the continued spread of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

To minimize customer inconvenience, DMV at the direction of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, is extending the validity of driver’s licenses, identification cards, vehicle registrations, and escort vehicle driver certificates for 60 days. This includes individuals aged 75 and older who are typically required to make an in-person visit.

Customers whose driver’s license or identification card expires on or before May 15 will have an additional 60 days to renew their credential. However, those Virginians eligible to renew online or by mail are encouraged to take advantage of those services.

Vehicle registrations that expire in March and April should be renewed online or by mail. Replacement titles can be obtained online and original title transactions can be conducted by mail. If in-person service is needed, these customers will have an additional 60 days to renew credentials without a late fee. During the office closures, DMV will continue to process the transactions that come in through mail and the website, dmvNOW.com.

DMV is encouraging its employees and customers to follow the recommendations of the CDC and the Virginia Department of Health in regards to personal health and social distancing.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.”

Chief Gregory Brown would like the public to know that the Leesburg Police Department takes public health and safety extremely seriously, which is why we continue to make changes to how we operate during these times.

The Loudoun County Health Department is the primary agency responsible for local response to a public health concern, including the evolving coronavirus outbreak. For information about the current situation, recommendation actions, and the planned response, please visit the Loudoun County Health Department website: www.loudoun.gov/coronavirus. Residents may also text LCCOVID19 to 888777 receive text alerts from Loudoun County about Coronavirus.

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news.yahoo.com 03/23/2020

Surgeon General has coronavirus warning: 'This week, it's going to get bad'

news.yahoo.com The disease is spreading, the surgeon general said, because many people are not following the guidance to stay at home.

03/19/2020

March 19, 2020: Chair Phyllis J. Randall's Message on COVID-19

A message from Phyllis J. Randall, Chair At-Large of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, on COVID-19.

03/17/2020

Leesburg Police Department

Leesburg Police Department Institutes Temporary Changes in Response to Coronavirus

Leesburg, VA – Yesterday afternoon, Loudoun’s First Responders briefed the community on measures implemented in light of the evolving Coronavirus situation. Deputy Chief of Police Vanessa Grigsby, Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Mike Chapman, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Chief Keith Johnson, Purcellville Police Department Chief Cynthia McAlister and Middleburg Police Department Chief A.J. Panebianco addressed the community at the joint press conference, which can be viewed at https://bit.ly/39ZTvG4.

The Leesburg Police Department takes the health and safety of our officers and our community very seriously. For this reason, you may notice changes in the way our officers respond to calls for service. You may also notice an adjustment in the availability of some services that are normally offered to the community. Due to the ongoing spread of Coronavirus, we have instituted the following changes effective immediately. While these changes are temporary, they are in effect until further notice. Many of these changes are consistent with the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) guidance for Law Enforcement professionals.

Safety Measures and Temporary Changes in Officer Response to Calls for Service:
• Our officers have been directed to use social distancing to avoid unnecessary physical contact with non-arrestees. This may include not shaking hands with members of the public and/or remaining at a distance of six feet when possible.
• You may notice our officers wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including but not limited to, rubber gloves and/or facemasks if physical contact is deemed necessary.
• Our officers have been directed to routinely wash their hands with soap and water, or if in the field to use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
• Our officers have been issued sanitizing spray and wipes for their cruisers, equipment, and gear.
• We have increased cleaning and sanitizing of commonly touched surfaces in our station.
• We will take police reports over the phone, rather than in person, whenever possible.

Temporary Adjustment of Services:
• All tours of the police station, cruisers, and other equipment have been suspended.
• The Leesburg Police Department Ride-Along program has been suspended.
• We are unable to accept food donations at our police station at this time.
• Most police department public events, such as Coffee with a Cop, have been tentatively suspended.
• The Chat with the Chief event on March 31, 2020 at 6:30 PM will tentatively be hosted on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/LeesburgVAPolice/, rather than in a public setting.

Potential Future Temporary Adjustment of Services:
• All tours that involve an officer traveling to another location, such as a daycare or house of worship, may be suspended.
• Fingerprinting and car seat inspection services offered to the general public may be suspended. Our officers will utilize protective gear when performing these services in an abundance of caution.
• The use of the Leesburg Police Department’s Community Room by public groups may be suspended.

Chief Gregory Brown would like the public to know that while we understand that these temporary changes may affect the level of service that you have come to know an expect, we believe that they are necessary to protect our officers and our community. We will continue to work with our local, state, and federal partners during this time to ensure that public safety remains our #1 priority.

We kindly ask that members of the public follow the advice of healthcare professionals. If you are sick or exhibiting symptoms, please do not come to our station for routine services. We ask that you instead reach out to us via our Dispatch at 703-771-4500, by email, or via the internet.

The Loudoun County Health Department is the primary agency responsible for local response to a public health concern, including the evolving coronavirus outbreak. For information about the current situation, recommendation actions, and the planned response, please visit the Loudoun County Health Department website: www.loudoun.gov/coronavirus. Residents may also text LCCOVID19 to 888777 receive text alerts from Loudoun County about Coronavirus.

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03/15/2020

Greater Loudoun residents, STAY INFORMED !

We have at least the first two (2) cases of COVID-19 infections in our count and we all want be as vigilant, responsible, informed and caring to each other as we can.

Sign up to get the latest news about COVID-19 in Loudoun County on your phone.

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Keep up to date about coronavirus disease 2019. Text LCCOVID19 to 888777 to receive text alerts from Loudoun County about COVID-19. Details at loudoun.gov/coronavirus

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