Motto: We Serve
Slogan: Liberty, Intelligence, Our
Where Lions meet,
Be present Lord,
To weld our hearts in one
To do thy will, Lord
Make us strong,
To aid the weak
and right the wrong.
And now may the Lord
Bless you and keep you
May the Lord be
gracious unto you
May the Lord lift up his countenance unto
And give you peace,
Now and forever more.
Not Above you
Not Beneath you
But With you
LIONS CODE OF ETHICS
To show my faith in the worthiness of my vocation by industrious application
to the end that I may merit a reputation for quality of service.
To seek success and to demand all fair remuneration or profit as my just due,
but to accept no profit or success at the price of my own self respect lost
because of unfair advantage taken or because of questionable acts on my own
To remember that in building up my business it is not necessary to tear down
another's; to be loyal to my clients or customers and true to myself.
Whenever a doubt arises as to the right or ethics of my position or action
towards my fellow men, to resolve such doubt against myself.
To hold friendship as an end and not a means. To hold that true friendship
exists not on account of the service performed by one to another, but that
true friendship demands nothing but accepts service in the spirit in which
it is given.
Always to bear in mind my obligations as a citizen to my nation, my state
and my community, and to give to them my unswerving loyalty in word, act and
deed. To give them freely of my time, labor and means.
To aid my fellow men by giving my sympathy to those in distress, my aid to
the weak, my substance to the needy.
To be careful with my criticism and liberal with my praise; to build up and
LIONS CLUB OBJECTS
To create and foster a spirit of "generous consideration"
among the peoples of the world through a study of the problems
of international relationships.
To promote the theory and practice of the principals of good
government and good citizenship.
To take an active lead in the civic, social and moral welfare
of the community.
To unite the members in bonds of friendship, good fellowship
and mutual understanding.
To provide a forum for the full and free discussion of all
matters of public interest, partisan politics and sectarian
religion alone excepted.
To encourage efficiency and promote high ethical standards
in business and professions; provided that no club shall hold
out as one of it's objects finanacial benefits to it's members.
Induction ceremony (basic)
It is my pleasant duty to induct you into Lionism:
your right hand, giving your name where
I give mine:
I __________________, do solemnly swear/promise to
constitution of Lions Clubs International,
Lions of the State of New
York and Bermuda, and the
constitution and by-laws of the
___________________ Lions Club.
I will faithfully perform any duties to which I am
elected. So help me God.
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