J2483

Commending Bishop Adolphus D. Lyon and First Lady Lyon for their faithful service to the First Baptist Full Gospel Church of Brownsv...

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  • 14 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J2483


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Bishop Adolphus D. Lyon and First Lady
Lyon for their faithful service to the First Baptist Full Gospel Church
of Brownsville, Inc. and its community

WHEREAS, The spiritual guidance and nurturing of the citizens of the
State of New York is of great importance to the vitality and well-being
of our communities; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Bishop Adolphus D. Lyon and First Lady Lyon for their faithful service
to the First Baptist Full Gospel Church of Brownsville, Inc. and its
community; and
WHEREAS, Bishop A.D. Lyon and Lady Lyon dedicated their lives spiritu-
ally at an early age and in 1962 Bishop Lyon was called into the minis-
try to preach the gospel; and
WHEREAS, Bishop Lyon has established many new outreach programs,
including the Feeding and Clothing Ministries, Wednesday Noonday Commu-
nity Services along with many others; and
WHEREAS, Bishop Lyon was a proud member of the military serving in
World War II, European Theater in the 614th Tank Destroyer; as a Staff
Sergeant serving in battle in Germany, Austria and France, he was honor-
ably discharged in 1945 with three Bronze Stars; and
WHEREAS, Bishop Lyon received Honorary Degrees from the Academy of
Newark Bible College and Baltimore College, along with numerous cita-
tions from the City of New York; and
WHEREAS, Bishop Lyon serves as Spiritual Liaison at the 73rd Precinct
and is active in community affairs; he is also a member of the Trustee
Board at the Brookdale Hospital Center in Brooklyn, and is one of the
founders of United to Save our Children Drug and Alcohol Abuse Program;
and
WHEREAS, A founder of Brooklyn Clergy Task Force, Bishop Lyon was
consecrated Bishop on September 23, 2003; he cares for the spiritual
growth of the ministry and is the Chancellor of Full Gospel Baptist
Bible College of New York; and
WHEREAS, Because of the dedication of Bishop and Lady Lyon, First
Baptist Full Gospel Church of Brownsville, Inc. remains a spiritual
focal point for many in Brooklyn; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when people of
such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our attention it is
appropriate to publicly and jubilantly proclaim and commend those indi-
viduals for the edification of others; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Bishop Adolphus D. Lyon and First Lady Lyon for their faithful
service to the First Baptist Full Gospel Church of Brownsville, Inc. and
its community; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Bishop Adolphus D. Lyon and First Lady Lyon.

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