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Coming Events

Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 7:00 PM
Thanksgiving Eve Service
Join us Thanksgiving Eve 7-8pm to worship and share the blessings that have been ours over this past year.
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 7, 2014
Congregational Meeting Between Services
Please stay late and come early to the congregational meeting between services to approve council nominations and 2015 budget. 
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 5:00 PM
Annual Christmas Gathering
Don't miss this festive evening of Joyful Fellowship, a good dinner, a visit from Santa, and more...
Sunday, December 14, 2014, 6:00 PM
Bryce's Christmas Concert
Bryce's high school choral groups present their Christmas concert. Don't miss this special performance.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 5:00 PM
Spaghetti Dinner & Bingo
Savory spaghetti, laughs & cheers and groans with bingo, and dollars for the youth. What's not to like? See you there.

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
9-11am: Festival Choir
Saturday: 1st & 3rd A.M.
Men's Bible Study:
  7:30am: breakfast
  8-9am: discussion

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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.


On Friday, November 14, the San Diego Planning Commission approved our plans for building our new church home at Highway 67 and Highland Valley Road.

We are thanking and praising God for this landmark event.

Now, please continue praying for our capital campaign and building program.

We'll let you know more as things develop.

Your Building Committee











Thanksgiving Cornucopia

Thanksgiving Eve Service

As Christians our cup truly overflows. Invite your family and friends to join us in worship, thanksgiving, and celebration for the many blessings that have been ours over this past year.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 7-8pm

This special Thanksgiving Eve Service will be adorned with a harvest theme, and will include special music, a Thanksgiving message, and Holy Communion.  We hope we'll see you there.

Gospel Reading for
Thursday, November 27

John 6:25-35 - When they found him on the other side of the sea, they said to him, "Rabbi, when did you come here?" Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, you are seeking me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate your fill of the …
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“Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe,”
Hebrews 12:28

RAMONA, CA (760) 788-7456