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Grand Canyon Synod Women's Retreat

  • Franciscan Renewal Center 5802 East Lincoln Drive Paradise Valley, AZ, 85253 United States (map)

Theme: “Transformed: A New Katie”

  • Friday, October 20th, 7 pm to Saturday, October 21st, 4 pm
  • Franciscan Renewal Center: 5802 E Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale AZ 85253
Be transformed by the renewal of your mind
— Romans 12:2

Be refreshed and renewed in the serene setting of the Franciscan Renewal Center, where it’s said that “even the trees whisper.”  Join us in celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, and help us vision the future for our women’s ministry movement. 

Activities include: 

  • Reformation era music
  • German wine and cheese gathering on Friday evening
  • A visit from Katie Luther
  • German strudel with our Saturday morning coffee
  • Fellowship time
  • Presentation by Streetlight (Human Trafficking) and LSS-SW
  • Lutheran Jeopardy
  • Visioning the future for Women of the ELCA’s ministry
  • Quiet time in the Center’s Prayer Chapel, Gardens and Labyrinth
  • Communion with offering 

Registration is open until October 4. 

All registrations and payment must be received by our registrar on or before October 4.  A registration form (with additional retreat information) can be downloaded from this link:

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