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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.

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...

December 23, 2017

Hi Everyone, Merry Christmas!!  We got snow and Dad made a snow sculpture of the nativity, cookies are made, presents wrapped and now Christmas can come.  It hasn’t started and I am already tired (ugh).   We are having a Christmas breakfast with missionaries in...

December 8, 2017

Hi Everyone, I know I am behind, but I have been in Heaven with Brandi, Travis, Lexi, Hunter, and Ali.  They have been here and been doing it all. We have been to the Sea, on a boat, saw crocodiles, had a turkey Thanksgiving feast, medieval city, the planetarium,...

November 11, 2017

Hi Everyone,It’s Thanksgiving time and I don’t know if I am going to get a turkey.  I have been trying for about two weeks but between butchers being closed and not sure why I need turkeys. I don’t know if it is going to happen.  But I will keep trying. Definitely a...

October 13, 2017

Hi Everyone,Wow!  What a couple of weeks.  We had new missionaries arrive, veteran missionaries return home with honor. And our family from Utah visiting us in France.  First Presdient's sister , Sherri (and Terry) were here so we took them up to Switzerland and...

September 24, 2017

Hi Everyone,I think President and I would count this in one of our top ten highlights of our mission.We were able to attend Ghislaine baptism in Ajaccio this weekend.  It was really cool because the baptism was in the ocean and it was gorgeous. Our sweet Elders...

September 18, 2017

Hi Everyone.What a week.  Celebrating Birthday and Anniversary.  Also, we went to Mission President’s Seminar.  Our special guest was Elder Holland and his sweet wife, Pat.  So grateful they could come for my birthday (giggle).   It was amazing to spend and be taught...

September 3, 2017

Hi Everyone,Well I am a little behind. Ty and Em have come and gone at it was awesome! A few days in a French villa, sunny days, great food and the best part GRANDKIDS!! Ty participated in our MLC, told a story about “I”ve got a Hanker’in”  and it has caught fire...

August 17, 2017

Hi Everyone, New transfer has started, meals are done new missionaries are on their way to new assignments, and Grandma Trace is exhausted. Sometimes I think I am too old for this (giggle).  President is energizer bunny, he just keeps interviewing and interviewing and...

August 6, 2017

Hi Everyone,We just finished our two-week mission tour. President interviewed 180 missionaries, I cleaned 8 churches, the missionaries we so ready for conferences and yes, there were water balloons! And I got wet! (Giggle) But so much fun!!  President is an amazing...