Music Notes October, 2016

Thank you for your tremendous response to our request for singers in the fall Festival Choir!

We can still use a few more
tenors and basses.

Rehearsals will be held on
Saturday’s in the sanctuary,
beginning October 22nd at 9:00AM.

“Jesus” will be presented at both worship services on Sunday, December 11.


Looking ahead, we will again have a
harpist as our guest musician
Christmas Eve.

Start planting the seed with your families and friends to join us as we
celebrate our Savior’s birth.

God bless us and keep us while we are absent one from another....
Joan Brown, Director of Music.

God's Work, Our Hands

There's still time to sign up to participate in our community outreach project on Sunday, October 23. We'll meet at the church at 9:00 AM for a brief time of worship led by our Praise Team, followed by a prayer of commission. We should be finished and ready to go to work by 9:15 or so.

Currently, we have the projects listed below, but we're still adding to our list. Some of the projects will be conducted at Spirit of Joy and others will be out in the community.

Please sign up on the kiosk or send email with your choice to

SOJ Projects

Baked Goods for First Responder
We are looking for people to bake and bring donate goods on Sunday morning, October 23. We also need people to as well as deliver them to fire stations and sherrifs office.

Task force leader will organize deliveries, sort and repackage baked goods and include a small note or art work from the children’s group.

Prayers & Squares Quilting
Volunteers will learn about this vibrant ongoing SOJ ministry and will help leader Robin White inspect and organize materials.

Meals for home bound community members
Help with preparing and packaging meals to for home bound community members. Also looking for people to help deliver meals. Group leader Andy Ray

Children’s Art and Letters
Children will create art work and letters to accompany baked and prepared foods to first responders and home-bound community members. We need volunteers to supervise and help the children.  Group leader is Tori Barlow.

We Care Donations
We are collecting monetary donations to be used for supplies needed to complete community projects.

Community Projects

Cornerstone Therapeutic Riding Center
Help with Tree trimming, weed abatement, general clean up, and basic carpentry work ; fixing fences, gates, stalls and other items related to animal enclosures. Group leader Tara Gehler

Busy Bee Day Care
Helping with planting ground cover near playset and general clean up.

Ramona Pregnancy Clinic
Help repairing bath room; tile, paint, drywall, caulking. Group leader Chuck Bergstrom other contact person Amy Hall

Ramona Elementary School.
Help with painting, weed abatement, general clean up , basic carpentry work ; shed repair.

Ramona Senior Center.
Beautify the surrounding grounds of the Senior Center building, trimming trees, pruning rose bushes, other flowers and shrubs, raking up fallen leaves, removing yard waste. Group leader Roberta Gilmore

Trash Pick up.
Walk from current SOJ location to the SOJ Land picking up trash along the way. Looking for help with trash pick-up and also help driving walkers back to current church site for those that don’t want to walk round trip.


7:00-8:00+ PM at the Church
Begining October 12

More Information:
send email to Linda Porcelli at

Coming Events
Wed, Oct 12 7:00 pm
Women's Bible Study Begins
Sat, Oct 22 9:00 am
Christmas Season Festival Choir Begins
Everyone is invited to participate in the Christmas Season Festival Choir beginning on Oct. 22 in the Sanctuary. Click here for more info.
Sun, Oct 23 9:00 am
God's Work, Our Hands Sun
Mon, Nov 14 5:30 pm
Spirits of Grace serve Open Doors
Sun, Jan 22 6:00 pm
SOJ Men's Fellowship Dinner
SOJ Men's Annual Fellowship Dinner potluck & program.

SOJChurch Calendar

Weekly Activities
8:15 & 10:00 am: Worship
Bring Your Bible to Church
8:15: SS preK-6th grade
10:00: SS preK-High School
6:30-8pm: Junior High
Sunday: 1st & 3rd A.M.
11-12:30 High School
8-9am: Bible Study
6-7pm: Bible Study
9am: Prayers & Squares
4-6pm: Kids Klub
7-8:30pm: High School
7-8am: Men's Breakfast
First Wednesday
9:30am: Spirits of Grace
Second Wenesday
7-8:30pm: Women's Bible Study
At Church
7pm: Choir
9:00am: Church Cleanup
We need your help: Please vounteer
Saturday: 1st & 3rd
8-9am: Men's Bible Study
NO breakfast at 7:30
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