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Welcome to the Lyons Ward web-page of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
To find out more about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints click the link below.
President Russell M. Nelson Shares a Message of Hope and Healing.
The message can be viewed at 1pm est at the link below.
Luz de Las Naciones (Light of the Nations Event) at 9pm. This year’s theme is “Unidos en Esperanza,” or, in English, “United in Hope.” A virtual event on December 19 will showcase Latino cultures from across the world and highlight a shared heritage and belief in the Lord Jesus Christ as the Light of the World.
View the past The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints invites you to attend an online Area Conference for the North America Northeast. This meeting will start on Sunday 11/22/2020 at 11am.
Click the link to join the meeting.
Sacrament Service at the Chapel has resumed. With direction from Church leaders, only 99 members can attend at a time.
If there is anyone who wants to attend or is aware of someone who wants to attend the in-person meetings, have them contact a member of the bishopric.
If you have been assigned to a sacrament meeting group and have any questions about the in-person meetings, please contact any member of the Ward Council.
Online Sacrament Service start at approximately around 11:30am. To watch live, click the link below. You also can join in by calling 1-646-876-9923. Meeting number is 6763982230. Pass Code is 200907.
On the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, join us on Zoom by clicking the Link below to view and participate in the Elders Quorum lesson. Lesson will start at 2pm.
Join and view Sunday Morning, for Sunday School on Zoom on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at 2 pm.
CLICK BELOW to join the Sunday School lesson.
Join and view Sunday Morning, for Sunday School on Zoom on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at 2:30 pm.CLICK BELOW to join the Sunday School lesson.
BECAUSE OF COVID-19, CHURCH MEETINGS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED OR MODIFIED.
YOU MAY VIEW SOME OF THEM ONLINE.
SEE THE ONLINE LINKS AND TIMES ABOVE.
Beginning Sunday September 20th, 2020, we will hold Sacrament meetings at two different times: 9:30 Session and the 11:30 Session.
As a general guide, those with
Surnames “A” through “L” should go to the 1st session at 9:30 am.
Surnames “M” through “Z” should go to the 2nd session at 11:30 am. However, because the limit has been expanded to 99 attendees and it is so close to our normal single meeting attendance, you have permission to attend either one for any reason.
Ward Bishop............................... Bishop Collett
1st Counselor......................... Brother Bennett
2nd Counselor............................ Brother Flood
Executive Secretary........... Brother McCooeye
Ward Clerk............................ Brother Reynolds
Clerks Office.............................. (315) 946-4109
Hall Phone................................. (315) 946-9451
The Articles of Faith is a creed from Joseph Smith Jr. as part of a letter to "Long" John Wentworth editor of the Chicago Democrat on March 1, 1842. It was first published in the Latter-Day Saint newspaper called the "Times & Seasons".
In Addition to the Articles of Faith we also Believe in a Document Called the Family Proclamation to the World.
This Proclamation was announced to the World by President Gordon B. Hinckley on
September 23, 1995
Download the Lyons Ward
Weekly Bulletin Below.
Download the Lyons Ward & Stake Reminders Below.
New Church Sunday Schedule
In 2019 a new Church schedule was implemented. The 3 hour block has been shortened to a 2 hour block which the second hour block rotates on a weekly bases.
This year's study in Sunday School is the
Book of Mormon
Below is the schedule and Manual.
Sunday School 1st & 3rd Sundays
Relief Society and Elder's Quorum lessons are take from the November 2019 conference issue of the Ensign magazine.
Relief Society & Elder's Quorum 2nd & 4th Sundays ofevery month.
The Holy Scriptures
Doctrine and &Covenants 18: 28
"And if they desire to take upon them my name with full purpose of heart, they are called to go into all the world to preach my gospel unto every creature".
Ward Mission Leader
Brother Eric Haffner
Assistant Ward Mission Leader
Brother Spencer Morrison
Called to Serve a Full-Time Mission
From the Lyons Ward
None at this time
Brother & Sister Sergeant
to Serve in our Ward
Sister Mahaffey & Sister Morgan
If you would like to have the Sister Missionaries for Dinner Click Below
"HOLINESS TO THE LORD - HOUSE OF THE LORD"
Doctrine and Covenants 138:54
"Including the building of the temples and the performance of ordinances therein for the redemption of the dead, were also in the spirit world".
The Holy Temples are the most sacred place on earth. There are 164 Temples throughout the world.
2019 Palmyra Temple Endowment Schedule & More
Palmyra Temple Phone Number
Temple Interviews with a Stake Presidency Member
Every 3rd Thursday of the month at the Palmyra Stake Center at 6:30pm in the High Counsel room.
Every 3rd Sunday at the Fairport / Pittsford Ward Chapel at 1:30pm in the Family History Center room.
Church Distribution Store
221 East Main St. Palmyra
Call for Hours
Doctrine and Covenants 42:41
“And let all things be done in cleanliness before me”.
Ward Chapel cleaning assignments begins on Thursday nights starting at 6:30 pm.
Cleaning the Chapel usually takes about 1 to 1 1/2 hours if everyone assigned shows up.
All Families assigned below are asked, by the Bishopric, to report their cleaning efforts to Brother & Sister Sergeant or Brother & Sister Lucia. Please report anything broken or needs repair.
For the 2019 Family Ward Building Cleaning Assignments Click on "2019 Ward Cleaning Schedule"below.
Did you know that you can request your Priesthood Line of Authority?
Well, you can.
The Church has a website that you can go to to request your Line of Authority.
If you have questions, you can call 1-800-453-3860, ext. 2-3500 or send a fax to 1-801-240-6816 or send an email to the link at the bottom of this column.
WHAT IS PRIESTHOOD LINE OF AUTHORITY?
"A Priesthood Line of Authority shows who ordained an individual and who in turn ordained them and so on back to the Lord Jesus Christ.
Thousands of ordinances are performed weekly throughout the LDS Church. These ordinances are performed by priesthood holders who have been properly ordained and properly authorized by one who has the keys to authorize the ordinance under the direction of the prophet and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Therefore, a priesthood authority line traces a priesthood holder's authority from the person ordaining him back to the Lord Jesus Christ (D&C 42:11)."
(website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints)
As a member, of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, we are commanded to gave a years supply of food and commodities on had for emergencies and hard times.
Here you can buy in bulk and other sizes of these food items.
The Bishops' Storehouse is a place where anyone can go to purchase basic food commodities.
The Bishops' Storehouse is also a place where people can go to get food and basic commodities for their family when they are in a time of need. First they have to request it from a Bishop which will call the Relief Society President who will sit down with the family and see what they have on hand and write a food order of the items they will need to get through the next week or so. Then it goes back to the Bishop for review and he has to approve it before they family receives the order.
LDS FAMILY SERVICES
LDS family services can point you in the right direction of where to get help. At this website you can find information on many different topics like:
Death, Grieving or Loss
Emotional & Mental Health
Pregnant & Single
Single Parent Families
Mormon and Gay
If you are needing help this is a great place to start. Click Here at
Research your family history. Find out who you are related to and learn family and personal stories of your relatives.
Ward Temple and Family History Leader
Brother R. Wilson
Ward Temple and Family History Consultants
Brother D. Bradstreet
Sister D. Reynolds
Sister S. Baker
Brother S. Owens
Websites to do Genealogy
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints have family history centers at some of their chapels. There are volunteers on hand that will help you get started and also show you what to do. It is free to the public.
Here are a few locations in the Rochester area
LDS Church Family History Centers
Palmyra Stake Center
Fairport - Pittsford Chapel
Open to the public.
FAMILY PROMISE of WAYNE & ONTARIO COUNTIES
You may not see them but in every community there are homeless people living among us.
Others could be in an abusive situation at home and need to leave but have no where to go.
This is what the Family Promise of Wayne County is about.
Below is the link for the homeless in Wayne & Ontario Counties.
This educational program runs 12 weeks on 1 given topic. This is free and open to anyone including non-members.
It consists of 4 different topics that can improve a better way of life and help you achieve to become a better self-reliant person and provider.
All 4 topics run at the same time and there are 3 different times during the year to take a classes.
The 4 different topics are:
1. Starting and Growing
2. Finding a Better Job
3. Education for Better Work
4. Personal Finance
Pathway is an online flexible, very inexpensive way to pursue an educational degree.
Pathway is a tri-semester entrance program that opens the door to online BYU courses and on your way to earn a associate's or bachelor's degree.
Start today by visiting the Pathway website and be on your way for a better life.
"Education is not
Merely a Good Idea -
it's a Commandment"
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Ensign November 2013 Edition "Two Principles for Any Economy"
Pathway Phone Number
Seminary is a religious study program that is offered to students ages 14 through 18 years old.
It is a 4 year program studying in depth the 4 Holy Scriptures,
1. The Old Testament,
2. The New Testament,
3. Book of Mormon,
4. Doctrine and Covenants &
The Pearl of Great Price.
Each student will receive a graduation certificate for how many years they have completed.
Stake Seminary Principle
Brother Don Gammon
Stake Seminary Supervisor
Brother Steve Clark
Stake Seminary Teacher
Sister Beth Robinson
(Lyons Ward Teacher)
INSTITUTE - for Young Single Adults and Married Couples ages of 18 to 30 .
Meet Weekly on Thursday nights at the
Canandaigua Ward Chapel, Relief Society Room at 7pm.
We, the Lyons Ward, are proud of the following individuals that have taken on the responsibilities to protect our great nation.
Brother Adam Lockwood
United States Army
Brother Nathan Lucia
United States Air Force
Brother Kyle Williams
United States Air Force
We are also proud of those veterans, that have also served in the armed forces from our Ward.
Thank You all for your service!
The Lyons Ward supports, by volunteering to help out at the
"food link" drop off spot at the Lyons Community Center once a month.
Those that would like to help out by volunteering need to be at the Lyons Community Center by 4pm on the dates listed below (the 4th Thursday each month).
The food is distributed from 5pm and 7pm.
To find a drop off spot near you.
If you are looking for a job or want to change jobs, stop at the bulletin board across from the Young Women's Room and check our job opportunities there.
Check out the Church's website for job opening with the Church.
Here is a local help wanted websites.
Check with your Ward Employment Specialist for more job openings in your area.
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