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Welcome to the Lyons Ward Web Page. There's a lot of Ward information here. So, take your time and look around. Don't see something, let us know.
Sacrament Service – Sundays............................. 9:30am
Sunday School – 1st & 3rd Sundays............... 10:40am
Priesthood – 2nd & 4th Sundays..................... 10:40am
R/S & YW – 2nd & 4th Sundays........................ 10:40am
Young Men & Young Women -Tuesdays.......... 6:45pm
Genealogy Class - Tuesdays................................ 7:00pm
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 Here.
Download the Lyons Ward & Palmyra Stake Announcements Here.
Download the Lyons Ward & Stake Reminders Here.
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 e-mail 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.
Thousands of ordinances are performed weekly throughout the Church. These ordinances are to be 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.
Therefore, a priesthood authority line traces a priesthood holder's authority from the person ordaining him back to the Lord (D&C 42:11)."
(website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints)
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
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.
"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
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
New Hours are:
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am to 5pm
Wednesdays & Fridays 3pm to 7pm
Saturdays 9am to 5pm
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
Sister Jessica Rouland - Serving in the Figi Suva Mission
Brother & Sister Sergeant
Missionaries Called to Serve in our Ward
Sister Wright & Sister Koford
Full-Time Senior Couples Missionaries Serving in our Ward
Elder & Sister Wood
Elder & Sister Johnson
Elder & Sister Chapman
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.
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.
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 COUNTY
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 County.
Family Promise of Wayne County
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"
DEADLINE FOR THIS FALL IS SEPTEMBER 3rd, 2019
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.
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.
Below are the next
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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