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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.

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 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...

July 23, 2017

Hi Everyone,Well we did it! We finally went to Corsica! And it was beautiful and so fun. We have missionaries and a senior couple serving there. Our Senior Couple is from Bordeaux, but the husband is from Corsica. And they are different than the French. They are bold,...

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...

July 9, 2017

Hi Everyone,Said good bye to 29 missionaries on Monday. They survived President and Sister Brown, so maybe we are starting to figure this mission thing out. Then we welcomed 22 new sleepy missionaries on Tuesday. And your Mom has the meal plan down!!! I can only cook...

June 27, 2017

Hi Everyone,Well, 24 stake conferences done, 12 more to go. I can do this!! Never thought I would be speaking in so many Conferences. And I don’t even speak french! Hope the people survive “Souer Brown” (giggle).We returned late Sunday night from the Bordeaux Stake...

June 13, 2017

Hi Everyone,I am behind and need to catch you up. We have had two zone conferences and we are playing charades in wading pools (it is hot), another stake conference (one more to go), took a P- Day in Cassis (it was heaven) and we found a new beautiful sandy beach....