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VBS Video & Slides

View our VBS VIDEO & SLIDES from our exciting Son Surfin' Safari July 14-18 .

Home Groups are Coming

We're excited about the introduction of Spirit of Joy's Home Groups early in September. This will be a wonderful opportunity to get to know more about your faith, get to know some of your fellow Christians more in-depth, and learn how the Church becomes the Church. Click here to see more, and watch for more information in the weeks to come.

Church Calendar

Sunday, September 7, 2014, 8:15 AM
Rally Day Registration 8:15-9:45
Kick off the new school year at Spirit of Joy's annual Rally Sunday. Sunday School Registration at 8:15 service, between services, and at 9:45 service; Pancake Breakfast; Youth BBQ Dinner; and Pinewood Derby.
Sunday, September 7, 2014, 9:15 AM
Pancake Breakfast Between Services
The Men's Fellowship will serve a sit-down pancake breakfast between services on Rally Day. Can't you taste them?
Sunday, September 7, 2014, 3:00 PM
Youth Serves up BBQ
Spirit of Joy Youth will serve up their classic BBQ hamburgers and hotdogs just before the Pinewood Derby. Come early and stoke up on energy to cheer you on as you root for your favorite Derby contender.
Sunday, September 7, 2014, 4:00 PM
Pinewood Derby
Whether you're a contender or a spectator, you'll have a lot of fun just being there in the presence of so much exuberant good cheer and celebration. Don't miss this sixth annual rendition of our Pinewood Derby competition where everyone is a winner.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 4:00 PM
Kids Klub New Year Begins
Kids Klub launches a brand new year for all preK-6th graders on Wednesday, September 9. Register Online (form available soon). 
Saturday, September 13, 2014, 7:00 AM
Spirits of Grace Yard Sale
Spirits of Grace are now collecting items for their Garage Sale on Saturdy, September 13, 7am-1pm at Sharon Meegan-Daniel’s home on Dye Road. If you have... 


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.


All of the children who attended our wild and wet SonSurf VBS (July 14-18)elebrated God's unconditional love as they discovered that God has a purpose and a plan for everyone and that he crafted each of us with his own loving hands.

Bible-learning experiences, Bible Point crafts, team-building games, cool Bible songs, and tasty treats were just a few of the activities that help faith flow into real life. Join us as we relive this week through video (below) and photo slide show.

Bishop of London's Amazing Sermon on Marriage

Gospel Reading for
Sunday, August 31

Matthew 16:21-28 - From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, …
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“There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”
Galatians 3:28

RAMONA, CA (760) 788-7456