Community Work

Men in Transition

January 12, 2018 marked the start of Misr Temple #213’s Shrine Year 2018 Community Service Programs. The Nobles of Misr Temple No 213 began visiting the Prince George’s House during 2017 and on every fourth Friday of the month we prepare meals and serve their residents. Located at 603 Addison Rd. South in Capital Heights, Maryland, The Prince Georges House is a County Transition Center that provides housing, meals, housing counseling, substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling, career counseling, and training services to men.  The ages of those served ranges from 17 to 73 ...

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Misr Temple No. 213, Oasis of Accokeek, Desert of Maryland…“at work in the community”


When Noble Rudyard Wallace assumed office as Misr Temple No. 213’s Illustrious Potentate last December he set out an agenda in his acceptance speech that would be about service and not self.  The temple’s agenda would be filled with Imperial Council Programs and a strong commitment to community service.


Es Salaam Aleikum!

As the 34th Illustrious Potentate of Misr Temple No. 213, Desert of Maryland, Oasis of Accokeek of the Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles Mystic Shrine North and South America and its Jurisdictions Inc., it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our cyber home. I am honored and privileged to greet you as the Temple's Illustrious Potentate for Shrine Year 2017, and on behalf of Misr Temple's Divan Members, Past Potentates, and Nobility I extend to you their greetings as well.

Misr Temple is firmly committed to promoting and implementing the high tenets of Prince Hall Shrinedom. Through our actions and activities, we transform those principles from concepts into realities. Our commitment is first to be a benevolent and charitable organization. We are an organization dedicated and focused on providing support, education, awareness, and assistance that exploits opportunities to make a difference. We seek to make a difference in the lives of our youth, senior citizens, those less fortunate, and our community at large, and seek to make a difference by preparing a pathway for our future that includes reflecting on and honoring our rich heritage of the past.

As you further explore our website, we hope that you will acquire a better understanding of who we are, what we do, and the various programs we conduct and participate in to promote Prince Hall Shrinedom and its mission. Please come back and visit our site often to obtain updates on our events and activities. Also, feel free to sign our Guestbook or leave a message or any ideas you may have concerning our website with our webmaster.

Finally, the Oasis of Accokeek lies just outside of our Nation's capital, serving the counties of historic Southern Maryland. So, if your plans ever call for you to be traveling in or near the Metropolitan Washington, DC area, please do not hesitate to visit or contact us.

May Blessings Continue to Flow,