Senior Pastor



Shawn R. Mason II is a servant, thinker and visionary leader.  A Brooklyn native, he serves as the proud Senior Pastor of The Freedom Church which officially launched in September 2017. He was reared from birth in the Historic St. Mark Holy Church under the leadership of the late Bishop Nathaniel Townsley, Jr. serving in several ministry capacities.  Preaching his first sermon at nine years old; it was evident that the hand of the Lord was on his life.  It was there that he was licensed to preached and ordained to the presbytery.  Presently, he serves as an Overseer and General Secretary within the St. Mark Churches.


Overseer Mason studied at the University at Albany, where he pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.  He also received a Bachelor’s in Theology from Dominion Theological Seminary.   Currently, he is enrolled in a Master of Divinity program at North Carolina Theological Seminary. 


A much sought-after lecturer and episcopal protocol consultant, he is the visionary and lead facilitator of the "Empowering Servants Symposium" an in-depth and informative series of workshops for those in the ministry of helps. For 20 plus years, Shawn has had the privilege of serving in the adjutancy.  For over a decade he has served Adjutant General for a multitude Episcopal Consecrations and Ordinations and is currently working on his own manual for ministers of protocol.


Overseer Mason’s greatest joy is doing life with his wife, Lady Niakeeya Mason and being the father of four outstanding children. 

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