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Harvest Bake Sale

Spirits of Grace will host a Harvest Bake Sale between services on Sunday, October 26. Proceeds will go to our new kitchen and church needs.

Cakes, brownies, cupcakes, cookies, fudge, rice-krispy treats, popcorn balls, caramel apples. Please help out by baking and/or buying. Contact Marion Oddo for more information.

Weekly Activities

8:15 & 9:45 am: Worship
8:15: SS preK-6th grade
9:45: SS preK-High School
6:30-8pm: Junior High
Sunday: 1st & 3rd A.M.
11-12:30 High School 
7-8am: Bible Study
7-8pm: Bible Study
9am: Prayers & Squares
4-6pm: Kids Klub
7-8:30pm: High School
7-8am: Men's Breakfast
7-8pm: Women's Bible Study
First Wednesday
9:30am: Spirits of Grace
7pm: Choir
Beginning Oct 18
9-11am: Festival Choir
Saturday: 1st & 3rd A.M.
Men's Bible Study:
  7:30am: breakfast
  8-9am: discussion

Coming Events

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 10:15 AM
Harvest Bake Sale
Spirits of Grace will host a Harvest Bake Sale between services on Sunday, October 26. Proceeds will go to our new kitchen and church needs. 
Friday, October 31, 2014, 3:00 PM
Safe Trick or Treat at Spirit of Joy
Ramona's Safe Trick or Treat Games and Candy on Main St  - 3 –6 pm, sponsored by the Ramona Chamber of Commerce.
Sunday, November 2, 2014, 5:00 PM
Spirit of Joy 20th Anniversary Gala
Join as as we celebrate Spirit of Joy's 20th Anniversary at a dinner and dance.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:00 PM
Kids Klub Open House
Parents (and other adults) are invited to help us celebrate the windup of our Super Heroes Unmasked unit. Dinner's included! Let Alyssa know if you're coming at {{}}.
Monday, November 10, 2014, 5:30 PM
SOJ Youth Serve Open Door meals
SOJ Youth serve Open Door meals at the Grange , 6:00 P.M. Please sign up on the kiosk to bring food and/or serve.  Click Here for more information.
Saturday, December 6, 2014, 8:00 AM
Church Work Party
Help spruce up our Church property... and bring your kids! A rewarding time of fellowship and good deeds.
Sunday, December... 


Do You Know Magdalena?

She's a 7-year-old girl in Tanzania, and our Sunday School Missions Mile of Pennies has been supporting her since 2009. We need your pennies.  Click Here  to see how easy it is to help.

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Welcome to the Internet site of
Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church in Ramona, California

You'll find our worship services expressive, open to all, and full of the presence of the LORD.

Our goal is to glorify God in our meetings and meet your needs with his Word. Spirit of Joy is diverse in age and ethnic and social origin, but we are united by love for Jesus Christ our Savior.

There is no better life than one based on the Word of God and lived in relationship with Him.

Please visit... we'd love to know you. And we promise you'll feel welcome!

We're located in Ramona, California, on the edge of the "back country" in northern San Diego County... Click here for directions.

20th Anniversary Celebration Nov. 2

Our 20th Anniversary Celebration will be Sunday, November 2 starting at 5pm at the San Vicente Valley Club. Tickets are limited to 150 and may be purchased at $12.00 per person. The night of celebration includes dinner, music, and dancing. Tickets may be purchased between services or send a check payable to Spirit of Joy for the number of tickets you'd like and noted on the memo line (e.g., N Anniversary Tickets); be sure to include your return address in the envelope. Send it to Spirit of Joy, 1735 Main Street, Ramona, CA 92065.

P.U.S.H. H.O.P.E.

We're not ones to push or forward or re-post or re-tweet the latest cute kitten or ice bucket challenge video. However, the video below comes too close to our heavenly home to ignore, especially since it directly affects one of our own dear sisters.

Many of you know, and have been praying for, Rana H. This video on You Tube from a family member is a reminder to all of us where the real solutions to all of the personal challenges around us can be found: It's in P.U.S.H. H.O.P.E.Pray Until Something Happens.... Hang On, Pain Ends.  

Can we become a P.U.S.H. H.O.P.E church?

Gospel Reading for
Sunday, October 26

John 8:31-36 - So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, "If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." They answered him, "We are offspring of Abraham and have never been …
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“A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word!”
Proverbs 15:23

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