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What to expect when you worship at Incarnation 

Visitors are Welcome (and welcomed back)!   We will not make you stand up or embarrass you!

Relax, we will greet you with smiles and handshakes, answer questions, and give any needed assistance.



In worship we hear God’s Word and share the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper.

Child care is provided throughout Sunday morning. All services are held in the main sanctuary. 

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On behalf of our family of faith here at Incarnation Lutheran, I welcome you to our church! Incarnation is located in Poway, California on Espola Road. For those of you who live in the neighborhood, we are literally yards away from Rancho Bernardo, just off of Pomerado Road. If you know the area, or are passing through, we would love to have you join us, as we experience and celebrate God’s gifts of grace, in worship, and as we seek to live out our vision statement, “Serving God in the Service of All God’s People!” Our congregation offers both traditional and contemporary worship opportunities, Christian education for all ages, a wide variety of opportunities to serve, and ways to connect with God and one another through small group ministry activities.
Worship and service is at the heart of who we are as a community of faith, and if those things are important to you, we encourage you to come and check us out!
Traditional Worship:                            8:30 a.m. Sunday
Christian Education for All Ages       9:45 a.m. Sunday
Contemporary Worship:                   11:00 a.m. Sunday
Informal Worship                                 5:30 p.m. Saturday
Pastor Luther Symons, Senior Pastor
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We want to include you in our prayers and arrange for pastoral visits. Please notify the church office (858-487-2225 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) as soon as possible when:

  • a member of your family or someone important to you has died
  • you or someone you know is ill, grieving, or in the hospital
  • you or someone you know could use a helping hand or a listening ear
  • you or someone you know wants to plan a baptism, wedding or other celebration
  • you have a change of address, telephone numbers, or e-mail addresses


If you have an emergency, please call one of the ministry staff members on our cell phones.

What’s an emergency?

  • you or a family member is in the emergency room seriously ill or injured
  • you or someone you know is suicidal or homicidal (please also consider calling 911!)
  • someone important to you has died unexpectedly


BEFORE YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY: Please enter our contact information into your cell phone’s address book so you can be sure to find it (and make sure your kids have our info too!) 

Pastor Luther           (858)705-0885        This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Pastor Karla             (858)883-8038        This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Mindy                        (858)232-2141         This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Rev. Karla Welcome PDF Print E-mail

Welcome to Incarnation! Looking for a place where the Spirit is moving people to loving service, lasting faith and growing in their sense of mission? Well, you found it! I hope you will join us for worship, small group events during the week or one of our service projects. It would be a privilege to have you check us out!

You can find out what is going on by clicking on the “Get Involved” or the calendar tabs on this website.

You can get a taste of what we are all about by sampling some of our sermons, reading “Words to Live By” which post on this website every Thursday under the "Get Involved" tab, or visiting our congregation’s Facebook page “God Among Us – Incarnation Lutheran Church.” (Our youth group has a Facebook page of their own.) I also have a Twitter account where I tweet “God thoughts,” observations, and inspirations as a way to help my followers notice and be attentive to what God is up to these days. Follow me at “Pastorkmss.”

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The youth and children’s ministries at Incarnation are thriving and, as a result, faith and love for God are growing.  Worshiping, learning, and serving can be meaningful and fun.  The children and youth at Incarnation are proving that each day. 


Youth are invited and encouraged to participate in a variety of worship activities like choirs, acolytes, musicians, AV tech’s, greeters, lectors, and more.  They are active in service projects both locally and abroad.  Our 6th-12th grade youth group, LINK, meets weekly for a Bible study including games, skits, and fellowship.  The 1st – 5th grade youth, REX Club, meets once a month during the school year for a similar experience.  You can find more information “Youth Programs."  And, you can find us on Facebook at Incarnation Lutheran Youth.


We invite you to join in the fun and faith-building at Incarnation.  We hope you make Incarnation your home church. 

Mindy Bugaj


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