December 1 - December 31

"He is Born - A world of Nativities" is on display at the Hill Cumorah Visitors' Center. Open daily 9am - 9pm Monday - Saturday. Sundays - Noon - 9pm.    

December 9,10,11

SATURDAY/SUNDAY/MONDAY - "Christmas at the Historic Joseph Smith Farm (Open House) from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Bring your family and friends. You can enjoy hearing a Biblical Christmas Story in the log home, sing Christmas carols, have fun in the barn and enjoy the refreshments.

December 12

​TUESDAY - YM/YW 6:45pm. YW "Personal Progress".

                    Scouts at 7pm.

December 13

WEDNESDAY - Relief Society at the Chapel at 6:30pm.

December 19

TUESDAY - No YM/YW. Scouts at 7pm.

December 23

SATURDAY - Bishop Storehouse assignment at the Bishops' Storehouse at 8am.

December 25

MONDAY - Christmas Day.

December 26

TUESDAY - No YM/YW or Scouts.


December 31

SUNDAY - New Years Eve.


January 1

MONDAY - New Years Day.

January 2

TUESDAY - YM/YW 6:45pm

                    Scouts 7pm

January 7

SUNDAY - "Self-Reliance Devotional" at the Palmyra Stake Center at 5:30pm. At this devotional they will go over what is in the classes. There you will pick your class you want to take and also meet your facilitator. As a group you will discuss where to meet each week and the time the class will start. This is a 12 week class. This is open to anyone including non-members.

The 4 topics are:  Starting and Growing a Business
                             Finding a Better Job
                             Education for Better Work
                             Personal Finance                      

January 9

TUESDAY - YM/YW 6:45pm

                    Scouts 7pm

January 13

SATURDAY - YM/YW Basketball.

January 14

SUNDAY - Worldwide Devotional for Young Adults at 8pm. Watch the devotional on Church satellite systems,,, Mormon channel and

January 16

TUESDAY - YM/YW "Duty to God and Personal Progress" dinner at the Lyons Ward Chapel at 6:30pm.

January 20

SATURDAY - Stake Youth Activity at the Palmyra Stake Center from 6:30pm to 10pm.

January 23

TUESDAY - YM/YW 6:45pm

                    Scouts 7pm.

January 27

SATURDAY - YM/YW Basketball

January 30

TUESDAY - YM/YW Temple Trip. Be at the Temple at 5:30pm. Bring your Recommend.


February 3

SATURDAY - "Face to Face" with President and Sister Nelson. 1pm. Viewed on Church satellite systems, and

February 6

TUESDAY - YM/YW 6:30pm. Scouts at 7pm.

February 13
TUESDAY - YM/YW 6:30pm. Scouts at 7pm.

February 16

SATURDAY - "Cabaret Night" Come out for a date night or bring the family for a YW fund raising event for girls camp. There will be entertainment, hor'dourves and special treats. Babysitting available. Starts at 7pm and will be held at the Chapel. See the YW Presidency for tickets.

February 17

SATURDAY - YM/YW Basketball

February 20
TUESDAY - YM/YW 6:30pm. Scouts at 7pm.

February 24

SATURDAY - YM/YW Basketball

February 27
TUESDAY - YM/YW 6:30pm. Scouts at 7pm.


March 3

SATURDAY - "Roots Tech" Family History. Discover how the Temples and Family history come together. 1pm. Can be viewed on, or

March 6
TUESDAY - YM/YW 6:30pm. Scouts at 7pm.

March 10

YM/YW Basketball

March 11

SUNDAY - Day Light Saving Times Begins. Set your clocks ahead 1 hour. Also time to change the batteries in your clock, smoke detector and co detector.

March 11

SUNDAY - Lyons Ward Conference

March 13
TUESDAY - YM/YW 6:30pm. Scouts at 7pm.

March 17

SATURDAY - Stake Youth Activity at the Palmyra Stake Center starting at 6:30pm.

March 20
TUESDAY - YM/YW 6:30pm. Scouts at 7pm.

March 23

FRIDAY - The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will perform Handel's Messiah Broadcast at 10:30pm our time. Can be viewed on, or mormon channel.

March 24

SATURDAY - YM/YW Basketball

March 27
TUESDAY - YM/YW 6:30pm. Scouts at 7pm.​​

D&C 42:41 “And let all things be done in cleanliness before me”.

We invite the Lord’s spirit into our ward chapel by help keeping it beautiful and clean.

Ward building cleaning assignments begins on Thursday Nights starting at 6:30 pm.

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.

Family Assignments are:​​​​​​​​​​   ​​

December 14th    R. Morrison          D. Bradstreet          E. Ellis 

December 21st    J. Sergeant          S. Denniston

December 28th    M. Dorr                R. Collett                 C. Davis

January 4th          W. Lamb              D. Jung

Ward Christmas Party 12-8-2017​

Endowment Sessions

Summer Schedule     (Monday, May 1 - Sunday, October 29)

Monday Summer: ............................9:00, 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday–Wednesday Summer: ......9:00, 11:00 a.m.; 1:30, 3:00, 6:00, 7:30 p.m.
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, .....................6:00 a.m.
Thursday Summer: ..........................9:00, 11:00 a.m.; 6:00, 7:30 p.m.
Friday Summer: ...............................9:00, 11:00 a.m.; 1:30, 3:00, 6:00, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday Summer: ...........................7:30, 9:30, 11:00 a.m.; 1:30, 3:00 p.m.
Winter Schedule         (Starts Monday, October 30)
Monday Winter: Closed
Tuesday and Thursday Winter: ........9:00, 11:00 a.m.; 6:00, 7:30 p.m.
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, ......................6:00 a.m.
Wednesday and Friday Winter: ........6:00, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday Winter: ...............................9:30, 11:00 a.m.; 1:30, 3:00 p.m.



* To Schedule an Appointment to see the Bishop please contact the Executive Secretary, Brother Michael Dorr.

* Temple Interviews with Stake Presidency Member every 3rd Thursday of the month at the Palmyra Stake Center from 7pm to 8pm in the High Counsel Room or every 3rd  Sunday at the Kreag Road Building from noon to 1pm in the Family History Center Room.

* Sundays - Family History during the second hour held in room #119 with Sister Cahoon. Everyone welcomed.

* Sundays - Missionary Prep Class will start on February 11th and run through March 18th at 6:pm at the Palmyra Stake Center.

​* Tuesdays – Ward Scripture Study at the chapel staring at 7 to 8pm in room 102. Open to anyone.

* Tuesdays - Young Single Adults Institute at the Palmyra Stake Building from 7pm to 8:30pm in the High Counsel Room.

* To Schedule an Activity at the Lyons Ward Chapel building contact Brother Ted Gardner.

* Donate Your Pop Bottles to the Scouts. Stop in with your pop bottles at Home Town Auto Recycling Center in Lyons and tell them you would like to donate to the Lyons Ward Scout Troop. 

* FoodLink is in Need of Volunteers. If you can help see Sister Rouse for details. Dates for volunteering are located in the Lyons Ward Announcement section.

* Feed the Missionaries. Make the commitment and sign up once a month to feed the missionaries. Contact Sister Denniston to sign up.

* Report Your Home Teaching / Visiting Teaching Visits by the end of the month to your R/S or Priesthood Supervisor.

* Employment Opportunities are posted on the ward bulletin board across from the Young Women's Room. See Brother Keith Baker for more details. 

* For Ward Bulletin Submissions, Baptism Bulletins, Funeral Bulletins or Posters for your Activities, contact Brother Jack Lockwood by email at or call or text. Inserts welcomed. Deadline is noon Saturday.


The Lord has commanded all of us to be self-reliant. The Church has created the Self-Reliance initiative program. This educational program runs 12 weeks on 1 given topic. This is free and open to anyone.

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:    

Starting and Growing a Business

Finding a Better Job

Education for Better Work

Personal Finance

Next Orientation and Registration - Sunday January 7th, 2018 5:30pm at the

                                                          Palmyra Stake Center.



SEMINARY (for the Lyons Ward)

Stake Seminary Principle - Brother Don Gammon 

Stake Seminary Supervisor - Brother Steve Clark

Stake Seminary Teacher - Sister Beth Robinson (over Lyons Ward)

INSTITUTE - Stake Level (For Young Single Adults and Single Adults)
Stake Institute Principle - Brother Don Gammon
Stake Institute Teachers - Kirt Shilling
                                          Kerri Waddell
                                          Greg Wright    (Single Adults)

Locations: Young Single Adults (YSA) Tuesdays at the Palmyra Stake Center

                  Single Adults (SA) Tuesdays at the Palmyra Stake Center


* Online visual class is every Monday morning at 5:50am until 6:50am.

Divorce - Abuse - Mental Health - Addiction -  Disabilities & More

Phone Numbers:  

Clerks Office..................(315) 946-4109      

Hall Phone.....................(315) 946-9451

Welcome to ...

the Lyons Ward ​Web-Page

Sacrament Service...............................Sundays - 9:30am
Sunday School....................................Sundays - 10:50am
Priesthood / Relief Society..................Sundays - 11:40am
Young Men / Young Women................Tuesdays - 6:45pm
Boy Scouts / Cub Scouts.....................Tuesdays - 7:00pm


Are You Ready


SUNDAY 12/10/2017           LESSON  

Gospel Doctrine                      42          

Gospel Principles                    33          

Priesthood / Relief Society      23                 

SUNDAY 12/17/2017           LESSON  

Gospel Doctrine                      43

Gospel Principles                    34

Priesthood / Relief Society      24

"The Building Blocks to Prepare for the Unexpected"


D&C 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".

(Serving from the Lyons Ward)

Elder Benjamin Griffin .................................. Braziul Juiz de Fora Mission​​

Ward Mission Leader                                Ward Missionary Meal Coordinator

Brother Gary Wildey                                    Sister April Wilhelm

Ward Missionaries                                     Serving in our Ward

Brother John Sergeant                                 Elder Mecham and Elder Thorpe

Sister Dottie Sergeant ​                                 Sister Greenwood and Sister Boulter

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