As a result of a meeting of 6 brethren in September 1972 led to the decision for the need to create a lodge in the Tea Tree Gully area. On Monday 28th of May 1973, the Ceremonies of Constitution and Consecration of the Lodge and the Installation of the first Worshipful Master – WBro. L. A. Wright P.M. and Investiture of Officers in the Tea Tree Gully Institute, 33-35 Walters Street Tea Tree Gully.As part of Tea Tree Gully Lodge No.218 activities is to raise funds on behalf of numerous charities within South Australia and Australia. Until recent times brethren held a "Sausage Sizzle" at Golden Grove. Over a period of some 10 years the lodge raised in excess of $40,000, averaging approximately $1,700 per year which was distributed over the years to many organisations.
GIVE JACK EARS
The Worshipful Master of Tea Tree Gully Lodge No.218 VWBro. Dick Thornton presented a cheque for $5,000, in association with The Masonic Foundation, to Ben and Amy Robertson to assist in their fundraising efforts to enable their son, 2 year old Jack, to have surgery to give him ears.
PURCHASE OF DEFIBRILLATOR
With a Defibrillator within the program will provide confidence and peace of mind for parents and OSHC staff in the event of incident. The unit best suited would be applicable for older children and adults with paediatric pack for children under 8 years old.
On the 28 August 2017 the Lodge had the pleasure to receive an official visit from the Grand Master of Mark Master Masons of South Australia and Northern Territory MWBro. David Kitching. Including the Worshipful Master of the Tea Tree Gully Mark Lodge No.56 Worshipful Master WBro. David Plant and Wardens of the Lodge. In additional the Chairman of Membership WBro. Bill McBride gave a very informative talk on the Mark Degrees.
VWBro. K. Perrott District Grand Superintendent – Metro 2 presents VWBro. Richard (Dick) Thornton with his Past Master’s Certificate.
During the Installation RWBro. D. Priori as the Grand Master’s representative presented RWBro. David Kitching with a 25year pin to celebrate 25 years in Freemasonry and VWBro Richard (Dick) Thornton a pin to celebrate completion of 35years in Freemasonry.
As part of the official visit the Grand Master presented a 25 year pin to Bro. Tim Perkin who had completed 25 years in freemasonry and a member of Tea Tree Gully Lodge for the whole period of time.
The Lodge of Light No. 11 and Tea Tree Gully Lodge No. 218 held a Re-enactment of Twinning Ceremony at Kapunda on Wednesday the 8th of July 2015.