To help our church accomplish amazing feats of faith, we need everyone to participate in the joy of following Christ!  This means you are encouraged to share your time and abilities, whether it is for a project, an event, Confirmation mentoring, or even mowing the grass.  We need you. If you are interested in helping with any of the ministries listed below, or want more information please contact us.

  • Quilt ministry creates quilts to give for baptisms, to people healing from disease of body, mind or spirit, and for special celebrations.
  • Parents of Teens meets the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. This month we will meet at Bison Creek which is behind Huikkos Bowling.
  • The Event Center committee is hard at work to create an amazing outdoor worship space for SOJ and community members to use.
Wednesday Night Faith Formation
  • September-May: 5:50 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

  • Family-style meals are offered from 5:50-6:20

  • Please call ahead to RSVP (763.684.1400)

  • Cost $4 per person/$15 family 

  • All are welcome, regardless of ability to pay

Children’s Ministry Committee
  • Open to everyone interested in faith formation for children and youth

  • Plans Wednesday Night Faith Formation, Vacation Bible School, Sunday School, and service events

Classic Christians
  • Events and activities for people 50+

  • Anything from museum trips to a themed costume dinner

  • Service events also included

  • Kathy Bye is the lead coordinator

Prayer Chain
  • A group of people deeply committed to prayer, who respond to requests quickly.

  • Contact Kathy Bye to join the prayer chain

  • Prayer requests can be confidential

  • Click here to request a prayer

Women of Joy
  • A group of women that gather to do projects, support one another, or plan events

  • Occasionally meet for a meal.

Vision team
  • The governing board of Spirit of Joy

  • Members serve a two year term

  • Meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month


3477 10th St NE

Buffalo MN 55313



763 684-1400


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