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Canyon Echoes Newsletter

Canyon Echoes Newsletter (published quarterly with “Special Editions” as needed)

Canyon Echoes, an e-mail publication of the Grand Canyon Synod Women of the ELCA, provides helpful tools and information to enhance our quest to grow in our faith, celebrate grace and become better servants of God.  It is distributed free of charge.  You are encouraged to make copies and share with others who may not have e-mail addresses.  If you wish to be on the distribution list, please e-mail a request to

Contributions to the publication about events, celebrations and ministry work being done by your local Unit or Conference is welcome!  Deadlines are two weeks BEFORE normal publication dates (January, April, July, October).   E-mail your photos, stories or questions to

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2021 Summer

2020 Fall

2020 Spring

2019 Winter

2019 August

2019 May

2019 February

2018 JUNE Special Convention Edition

2018 May

2018 February

2017 November

2017 Aug/Sept

“Anxious for Nothing:  Finding Calm in a Chaotic World” (Max Lucado)

Includes the hard cover book, 6 study guides, and the accompanying DVD

“Taste and See:  Discovering God Among Butchers, Bakers & Fresh Food Makers” (Margaret Feinberg)
Includes her book, a study guide, and the accompanying DVD
“Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World” (Joanna Weaver)
includes her book, a study guide, and the accompanying DVD
“What Love Is:  The Letters of 1, 2, 3 John” (Kelly Minter)
includes the leader guide and accompanying DVD

“Fierce:  Women of the Bible and Their Stories of Violence, Mercy, Bravery, Wisdom, Sex and Salvation”  (Alice Connor)
includes two texts

“Bad Girls of the Bible and What We Can Learn from Them” (Liz Curtis Higgs) includes the text and one workbook

“You Are Never Alone”  (Max Lucado) includes the book, 2 study guides, and the accompanying DVD

“One Thousand Gifts”  (Ann Voskakmp)
includes the book, one study guide and the accompanying DVD

Having a Mary Spirit – Allowing God to Change Us from the Inside Out  (Joanna Weaver) includes 2 copies of the text, one study guide, and the accompanying DVD


Grand Canyon Synod Women Scholarship Programs

Models for Unit Organizing