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Coming Events

Sunday, June 11, 2017, 2:00 PM
Annual Church Picnic
Our annual Congregational Picnic will be held Sunday afternoon, June 11 (location to be announced). We'll share in BBQ and music, games, and swimming. This will be a great time for the whole family, so put this date on your calendar and come and join us for a fellowship time together.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 6:30 PM
Women's Bible Study Continues
The Women's Bible Study continues the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30-8:00pm, at Church. Contact Linda Porcelli for more information.
Monday, July 10, 2017, 9:00 AM
Vacation Bible School July 10-14
Spread the word: Spirit of Joy VBS is  coming! Make sure your child, grandchild, niece or nephew is included. Invite your neighbors’ and friends’ kids to be part of the fun too! Look for more information in the coming weeks as we look forward to this event.
Monday, August 14, 2017, 5:30 PM
Spirits of Grace serve Open Door meals
SPIRITS OF GRACE 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.
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Rally Day All Day
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 10:00 service; Pancake Breakfast; Youth BBQ Dinner; and Pinewood Derby.

Photo Privacy Policy

We take videos and photos at most Spirit of Joy activities and events.  We may use these photos and recordings in Spirit of Joy sponsored or approved publications or media, such as bulletins, newsletters, promotional materials, news articles, slide shows and online media such as our Web site at Click here to read our photo privacy policy and see how you can notify us if you don't want us to use photos or videos of you or your children.

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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We take our Sunday Greetings Seriously!

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

Our worship services are 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. We guarantee that you'll feel welcome at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church. We're warm, friendly, and we love to greet visitors.

8:15 am Sunday Worship
Traditional Worship w/Choir; Sunday School (preschool thru sixth grade); Nursery provided
10:00 am Sunday Worship
Contemporary Worship w/Praise Team; Sunday School (preschool thru high school);Nursery provided

We have families and individuals of all ages and backgrounds and with a wide variety of Christian experience. Please visit... we'd love to know you. And we promise you'll feel welcome! You'll be glad you did!

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

New Church Building

These are exciting times as we see our property at Highway 67 and Highland Valley Road being readied for actual construction of our new church home.  After the grading is finished the next step is installing storm drains from both Highway 67 and Highland Valley Road to the north end of the property.

As we eagerly watch these changes taking place, please continue to pray for God's Blessings on this effort to build our new church home at the entrance to Ramona. Also thank Him for bring our way numerous breaks and discounts in planning and contruction costs.

Finally, CLICK HERE to view a slide show of comprehensive architectual renderings and aerial views of what we are building.

28 Apr 17

They are filling in the holes, so soon we'll be able to start laying the foundation. At least, that's what I think will happen next. Let's not get ahead of ourselves. Enjoy this footage of filling in the holes.  Harvey Payne, 28 Apr 2017

(View full-screen video by clicking on [ ] icon in lower right of video screen above.)

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God's Work, Our Hands Sunday, Oct. 23

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Gospel Reading for
Sunday, May 28

John 17:1-11 - When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, "Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have …
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“However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace.”
Acts 20:24

RAMONA, CA (760) 788-7456