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Welcome to Letters From Lyon!

President Scott Brown & Sister Traci Brown share their experiences as Mission President of the France, Lyon mission.

June 8, 2018

Hi Everyone, This week we had our last group of missionaries return home with honor, and new missionaries arrive.  The missionaries returning home were all Elders. So there were no dinner leftovers! (I love this)  This was a special group, they had high energy, strong...

May 26, 2018

Hi Everyone, First, our missionaries reached the challenge of having 1,000 members helping them teach new investigators with ten days to go.  They are going to smash it! It has energized the mission and they are all loving it,  I feel like when I go into Dad’s office...

May 6, 2018

Hi Everyone, We attended our last Mission President Seminar, it was wonderful and so much fun. As I sit there in the meetings, I always wonder what I am doing in this room with these wonderful people.  But after attending seminars the last three years, these are just...

April 19, 2018

Hi Everyone, It has been busy finishing our eight zone conferences, getting new missionaries in a week early, and saying goodbye to 8 missionaries on Monday and we leave for Frankfurt Germany Tuesday morning for the Mission President Seminar (...

April 1, 2018

Hi Everyone, Sorry, it’s been a while. We had Brett and Brooke, we played, ate too much French food including snails, octopus, goose liver ( Brooke and I could have passed on this, ) (Giggle), we talked, laughed, and had a major road trip.  Dad even had them share...

March 11, 2018

Hi Everyone, The zone conferences are over, and the Book of Mormon is inspiring our missionaries daily.  It truly is the word of God. The transfer calls have been made, and our departing missionaries will be here tomorrow for interviews, dinner, and testimonies.  It...

February 24, 2018

HI Everyone, We are off, and on the road again! And what a week it has been. Zone conferences have started and the first one was in Toulouse. On our way, Dad finally stopped at his favorite sculpture or artwork in the middle of nowhere and we took a picture. Just so...

February 7, 2018

Hi Everyone, We are now in February and your Dad and the Assistants came up with a great idea for Mission Leadership Council. they have decided as a Mission we are going to give France a Heart Attack on Valentines Day Mission-wide so I guess Switzerland will get...

January 24, 2018

Hi Everyone, Well, the New Year is here! And Missionaries returning home on Monday and 16 new missionaries arrive on Tuesday!!  So it is my getting ready and cooking like a crazy lady week (giggle). Zone conference tour was awesome, all the zone leaders and Sister...

January 2, 2018

Hi Everyone, Happy New Year!! 2018 really is here! I think I am going to make it!  Wasn’t quite sure when we left in 2015 if 2018 would really happen.  It seemed so far away.  But look your Mom can really do this.(giggle)  Thanks to all of you and the Lord.  And by...